Hours and hours of our collective childhoods were lost creating fills, oblongs and crudely drawn apple trees on this program… you don’t want to just wave goodbye to a friend that old.
Fortunately it has been revealed that Paint will live on as a free, downloadable program for Windows. Close call.
Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened: celebrate 32 years of basic Paint imagery with these 10 album covers.
Mostly these were torn apart versions which turned the original image into a deformed monster. Luckily though, some LP covers (with credit to a few handy MS Paint artists) actually make a little sense when they’re cut back to bare bones.
Here are 10 covers which actually look good when ported over to our favourite, most nostalgic image editing software.
And a shoutout to this special little child: