Paint.NET 3.0 alpha3

Paint.NET is a photo and image editing tool designed for computers running Microsoft Windows XP or Windows 2000. It serves the digital imaging community as a free alternative to the standard paint application included with Windows. It brings powerful features to the desktop, a myriad of special effects, plug-in extensibility, and layer manipulation. It enhances the image editing experience for tablet owners with Windows XP Tablet Ink support. Digital photographers and artists can enhance their images with features and effects such as levels adjustment, cross-layer cloning, anti-aliased tools, motion blur, and red eye removal.

* New effect: Outline
* New effect: Blurs->Unfocus
* New effect: Blurs->Median
* Improved: Sharpen effect uses a totally new algorithm, which looks better and performs faster
* Improved: Rendering performance of certain gradient types was slightly improved
* Improved: Most file types now use less memory when saving
* Improved: Gradient tool’s transparency mode is more intuitive
* Improved: Gaussian Blur’s maximum radius is now 200 (instead of 100)
* Improved: Some icons were improved / changed
* Changed: Gradient tool now uses opposite mouse button for moving both nubs instead of Ctrl. This is for constency with the selection tools
* Changed: In Vista, the floating tool windows no longer have glass frames and heavy drop shadows
* Changed: Layers->Import from File no longer spams the user incessantly asking them to expand the canvas size
* Changed: Delete button was removed from Colors window
* Changed: Ctrl+F4 now closes a tab in addition to Ctrl+W
* Fixed: 18+ crash bugs reported by users

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