Simple drawing and photo-editing program included with Microsoft Windows since Windows 1.0.

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How can I make Windows Paint save by default as JPEG format?

Every time I want to save an image I've pasted into the Paint application, it chooses a BMP/DIB format (which is the worst for saving things from the clipboard). How can I hack Paint into defaulting ...
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How to paste Print Screen on MS Paint automatically when press “PrtSc” button?

Same question as by this person, but I need a better answer :) Paint is great for my needs; I do not need anything else 99% of the time. How to paste Print Screen on MS Paint automatically when press ...
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Is it possible to save settings for Microsoft Paint?

After closing paint the last used settings went back to default. I want them to be saved. Like the selected Brush-Tool, Color, Line-strength, etc. Either after every usage or I define one I use most. ...
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Is it possible to change MS paint's default save file type to PNG [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How to set default file format for MS Paint How do I make Windows pbrush default to a save-as JPG format? PNG is better than BMP in my work and I too often forgot to ...
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Lower case file extension in MS Paint

How to make MS Paint (Windows XP) to use lower case file extensions when saving files? I mean setting the default behaviour when I don't enter the extension explicitly.
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Replace “Paint” as default program for 'Edit' Explorer command

Default action in Windows 7 for 'Edit' is to open image in Paint. I don't use Paint. I hate Paint. I don't want to see it ever again. Can I reassign it to, say, Paint.NET? Or if I can't, how can I ...
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How to set default file format for MS Paint [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Lower case file extension in MS Paint I'm using MS Paint on WinXP at work, for capturing simple screenshots. Problem: MS Paint always wants to save in BMP format. How can I ...
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How to configure mspaint on Windows Server 2008R2/ Win 7 to start up with 1-pixel canvas or auto-crop a pasted image?

I do a lot of screen print capturing, and I have just figured out how to use AutoHotKey to paste screen prints into MsPaint automatically. How to paste Print Screen on MS Paint automatically when ...
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Turn off anti-aliasing for text in MS Paint

I've been using Microsoft Paint for a project I've been working on many years. I started to work on the project for the first time in almost two years and I've noticed, despite using the same font, ...
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Paint cannot save this file. Save was interrupted, so your file has not been saved

When saving any PNG image in paint to any directory (other image formats save fine), I receive the error: A 0 byte PNG file is created, and deleted immediately after closing the error dialog. ...