paint.net 4.2.5 is now available!

This is a pretty straightforward update, adding WebP (*.webp) support and fixing a few important bugs (like copy-paste from Firefox).

If you’re using the Windows Store release, you should get the update automatically within the next 24 hours. You can also force an update check by following these instructions.

For the Classic release, you should be offered the update automatically within the next week or so. You can get the update sooner by going to ⚙ Settings → Updates → Check Now. You can also download and install it directly from the website.

Changes since 4.2.4:

  • New: WebP images are now supported due to bundling @null54‘s excellent WebPFileType plugin (v1.3.0.0)
  • Fixed: Pasting images from Firefox’s "Take a Screenshot" feature was resulting in swapped red and blue channels due to mishandling of DIB_V5 clipboard data using the BI_RGB value for bV5Compression (thanks @null54 for the fix!)
  • Fixed crash at startup (for both app and installer) on Windows "N" editions due to missing mfplat.dll (Media Foundation Platform)
  • Updated bundled DDSFileTypePlus plugin to v1.9.7.0

Enjoy!

20 thoughts on “paint.net 4.2.5 is now available!

  1. Jeffrey White says:

    Thank you for your continued efforts on this excellent program. I learned a lot of photo editing techniques by using Paint.Net.

    If this ever turns into a paying gig, you may want to bring @null54 along with you!

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