Download NPS Image Editor 3.0.60

NPS Image Editor is a free, unique image editing program that is perfect for pixel art, drawing, and photo editing. It is lightweight, customizable, and intuitive, yet surprisingly powerful.

Release date: January 15, 2012

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Release notes for this version

Added and Improved Functionality

  • Added "smooth edges" interpolation mode selector
  • Paint color can now be selected before creating a new image, and it won't reset to black
  • Added color information and history to screen color picker
  • Place selection with Enter key
  • Move selection with arrow keys
  • Added warning when saving with unplaced selection
  • New Color Picker dialog layout
  • Added HSL color space support and 2 color pickers
  • Added HSL, YUV, and random color to CRE
  • Added System color picker
  • Added 1D constraints to Line tool when shift key pressed
  • Made Eyedropper tool revert to previous tool after use (click twice to make it "stick")
  • Added filters: HSV/HSL mixer, HSV/HSL channel invert, artsy colorize
  • NPS crash dialog now remembers previous choice
  • Added rudimentary color count
  • Added "Lock Saves" option to prevent accidental saves to sensitive file

Bugs Fixed

  • Fixed screen color picker image mask
  • Fixed selection bug where it was impossible to clear a selection by clicking outside of it (1px selection always formed)
  • Fixed pasted image location bug -- pasted image now appears in upper left corner regardless of scroll position
  • Other bug fixes in Color Picker
  • Fixed Canvas Size dialog graphics
  • Fixed NPS restart functionality -- NPS will actually restart and not just close
  • Missing Debug Console "Save As" functionality now works
  • Fixed splash screen bug where text was cut off at higher DPI

Removed Functionality

  • Disabled buttons for features not yet implemented to avoid confusion -- these will be added later

Known Issues

  • This build is NOT optimized for performance. You may experience general slowness, especially with larger images.
  • Occasional zoom and rounding bugs, especially when using fractional zoom levels like 150%
  • Brush editor is preliminary and is limited to converting BMP/PNG images to NPS Obsidian brush format.

Not Implemented

  • NOTE: This is not a feature-complete release. Some elements of NPS are not fully functional.
  • This Help system is not complete.
  • The following paint tools are partially implemented and may be missing important functionality:
    • Zoom tool
    • Text tool
    • Clone Brush
    • Texture Brush
  • The following paint tools are not implemented at all:
    • Freeform Select
    • Magic Wand (may be discontinued)
    • Gradient
    • Polygon
    • Bezier Curve