paint.net 4.2.10 is now available

This small update fixes a few important bugs, most notably with installations that directly use the MSI file for deployment (e.g. AD/GPO).

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 4.2.9:

  • Fixed: Installations that directly use the MSI (e.g. AD/GPO deployments) no longer need to run the repair process immediately after installation. Some important DLLs were not being updated because while their assembly version was different, their file version was unchanged, so Windows Installer incorrectly skipped over them. Click here for more information.
  • Fixed: Loading an image with an enormous photoshop:DocumentAncestors node in the XMP metadata will no longer hang the app
  • Fixed a rare crash in the auto-updater UI related to font initialization
  • Improved performance when clicking OK on an effect or adjustment dialog that has already completed part of its rendering

Enjoy!

8 thoughts on “paint.net 4.2.10 is now available

  1. Prof Dr Saad B H Farid says:

    You don’t know how much this software helped me. It contains every function I need.
    Thank you a lot

  2. Avo says:

    Hello,
    Just to tell you how much I love Paint.net. It is just the perfect combo between user friendliness, flexibility and power. I cannot understand why this is the only software that ticks all the boxes. My 2 requests :
    *Please make it for Mac (One can dream ^^)
    *Please make it 100% compatible with Bamboo drawing tablets, with pressure levels and all. That would be awesome.

    Thanks for your great work.
    Avo

  3. K R Ritchie says:

    I cannot update to 4.2.10. I get notifications, it tries to download, and update, but then aborts. I am on an HP with Win 7 SP1. There is no way I can do an upgrade to Win 10 at this time. Please advise.

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