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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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Overview of Beta 3

  • New touch-friendly layout with larger buttons optimized for touchscreens
  • Support for high-DPI displays for a consistent and usable UI on any screen while preserving the ability to edit individual pixels
  • Better system integration through Default Programs in Windows
  • Added document templates to quickly create a new document in standard sizes
  • And as usual, lots of bugs fixed!

Change Log for 3.0.86

  • Bound Alt key to clone source
  • Fixed crash when opening Color -> Foreground and Color -> Background menus
  • Keyboard shortcuts
    • Esc now places selection like MS Paint
  • Updated EULA

Change Log for 3.0.85

  • Core Changes
    • Switched Target Framework to .NET 3.5 (< Windows XP no longer supported)
    • Added .NET 4 and 4.5 runtime compatibility to allow NPS to run on Windows 8 without adding extra features
  • Added new Get/Set settings functions with strong typing of configuration data
  • Added strongly-typed floating-point configuration file values (Fixed culture issue with handling floating-point numbers in configuration files)
  • Fixed configuration panel failing to close when applying settings required application restart
  • Added (internal) scripting support to some more internal paint tools
  • Added the ability to choose a default tool to load when NPS is opened (Configuration Panel -> General -> Drawing)
  • Configuration Panel: Moved "Remember paint tool settings" checkbox to the Drawing page
  • Fixed update notification button overflow settings so the buttons don't disappear when the window is too small
  • Fixed color picker -> Evaluator error descriptions for missing parameters (issue#70)
  • Fixed color swatch lag when cycling colors (issue#71)
  • Fixed window lockup on extension crash
  • Clicking outside of the paint area will now place the selection (if any)
  • Fixed zoom display update when using Zoom tool (issue#68)
  • Improved scaling on high-DPI displays
    • Main window controls now line up and scale correctly
    • Fixed bugs in auto-sizing tool panel controls
    • Fixed button scaling in Configuration Panel
    • Removed configuration directives: ScaleToolbarImages
  • Added touch-friendly layout
    • This mode enlarges buttons for easier finger use, adds touch controls
    • Added "Place" buttons for selection and text
    • Added "Set Source" button for clone tool
  • Updated "New" menu with templates (predefined sizes of new images)
  • Replaced welcome screen buttons with ToolStripButtons to allow extra menus to be created
    • Added templates to New button
    • Added MRU list to Open button
  • Changed default MRU list size to 8 items (up from 4)
  • Updated text
    • Replaced "NPS" with "NPS Image Editor" where appropriate
    • Updated About box text
    • Added Tips
  • Removed Advanced Printing menu item (this will be added in a future release)
  • Fixed operations to apply to selection if one is present (issue#174):
    • Count Colors
    • Color Matrix
    • Invert Colors
    • Tile
    • Clear Image (disabled when text tool is in use)
  • Splash screen changes
    • Improved responsiveness, allowing it to be moved/closed consistently
    • Added spinner
  • Added variants of Elegant color scheme, changed menu margin to a flatter look
  • Fixed button transparent border causing crash (issue#155)
  • Added InstallVariant directive to core config
  • Fixed bug report form to load the correct controls after going home and choosing different feedback type
  • Made document recovery dialog more intuitive to use by adding checkboxes for each item and re-labeling controls (issue#151)
  • Filters
    • Moved "Selective Color" to Artistic category
  • Fixed text tool edit behavior to filter extra line breaks when Ctrl+Enter is pressed
  • Fixed bounds of eyedropper tool to select edge pixels when moved off-image (instead of a transparent color)
  • Installer
    • Registered application in the Default Programs control panel for easy file association
    • Added NPS Document icon
  • Fixed visual style bug on buttons in MsgBoxEx
  • Added selectable text area to MsgBoxEx to make it easier to copy error messages
  • Keyboard shortcuts
    • Ctrl+I now inverts colors (instead of New Instance)
    • Ctrl+Shift+N now opens a new instance (instead of clearing image)
    • Ctrl+Alt+N now clears image