Download NPS Image Editor 3.0.71 build 7394

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.

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Added and Improved Functionality

  • Added Skew
  • Added Color Matrix
  • Added warning when loading indexed images
  • Added transparency warning when the image contains transparency and is being saved in a non-transparency-supporting format
  • Added support for extra image formats
  • Added raw bitmap saving support (high performance)
  • Added filters: Grayscale (updated), Gaussian Blur, Channel Mapper, Render Noise
  • Improved undo/redo buffer performance by using raw bitmap
  • Added rounded tools: filter brush, eraser, warp tool, clone, Texture Brush
  • Added to filter tool: color addition/subtraction/multiplication, blur, red eye removal
  • Added cursor outline for more accurate drawing estimate
  • Added Polygon tool
  • Added Freeform Select (lasso)
  • Added clipboard support for masked selection regions
  • Added Offset feature
  • Added mouse cursor
  • Added fill (hatch) style menu and dialog, and enabled for shapes and standard brushes
  • Added Eraser intensity adjustment
  • Added transparency awareness (now enabled by default) and Inverse mode to flood fill
  • Added Bezier tool
  • Added Channel Picker
  • Added support for saving and editing brushes directly from the main editor window
  • Transparency mode will now auto-select depending on image format
  • Added new splash screen and About box
  • Updated credits
  • Added startup integrity check for installation
  • Moved palette picker to top of palette
  • Added support for flat buttons and custom text color to color schemes
  • Added skinning directives: DialogControls,
  • Added preview functionality when changing color schemes
  • Added document recovery dialog
  • Added brush editing functionality
  • Rearranged toolbox buttons for more intuitive selection
  • Added panning with middle button regardless of tool
  • Added custom transparent background color support
  • Added skins: Elegant (Fire, Slate, and System), Basic (System and Orange).
  • Set default skin to Elegant: Fire
  • Added initial WIA scanner/camera import functionalty. CURRENTLY BROKEN.
  • Added descriptive labels to some adjustment controls
  • Made most paint tool settings persistent
  • Added information about current document size in px and bytes to status bar
  • Added option to save undo steps to RAM instead of disk (caution with large images!)
  • Added error logging for crashes.
  • Added Component Manager: brush editor, file formats
  • Changed interpolation mode while zoomed out for improved performance
  • Added 2-color and 1-color mode selector for line and border patterns.
  • Added Brush Manager
  • Removed transparency warning for legacy filters for images without any transparency data. This avoids the nagging dialog in situations where there is no possible loss of image quality.
  • Added customizable Ctrl, Shift, Alt scroll wheel modifiers
  • Added customizable grip size (helpful for touchscreens or high-resolution displays)

Bugs Fixed

  • Fixed Flip menu
  • Added "Do not show" option for default behavior when pasting
  • Made rotation act on selection when a selection is present
  • Fixed clipboard transparency handling
  • Pressing Esc will clear selection
  • Fixed filter category sorting
  • Fixed single-pixel drawing bugs with several tools
  • Fixed selection rectangle border 1px off bug
  • Fixed selection 1px transparency line appearing on the left/top
  • Fixed selection movement with arrow keys
  • Image Size, Tile now work correctly for selection
  • Hid irrelevant functions in Rotate dialog when in selection mode
  • Fixed transparency bug where resizing the image in opaque/keyed mode would destroy transparency in the rest of the image
  • Fixed Screen color picker bugs: label background and history display
  • Disabling the Welcome panel will revert NPS to auto-opening a new image
  • Updated toolbox icons -- fixed bugs when using dark UI, updated designs
  • Fixed Filter Tool so it works properly at 1px drawing width
  • Fixed menus for Warp tool direction
  • Fixed high DPI issues: toolbar button scaling, toolbar appearing above menu bar for no particular reason
  • Fixed shape fill and preview offset bugs (noticeable when semitransparent colors are used)
  • Fixed background colors of slider controls to match color scheme.
  • Fixed keyboard shortcuts for text tool
  • Fixed numerous high-DPI bugs
  • Fixed custom brush sizing bug due to high DPI

Removed Functionality

  • Gradient and Magic Wand tools have been scrapped. However, you can use Filter > Render > Gradient to generate gradients.
  • Removed Uninstall shortcut from start menu to reduce clutter. You can still uninstall via Control Panel.

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%