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Help & Info about Paintbrush for mac

  • What is Paintbrush?

    Paintbrush is an excellent little application that lets users doodle, draw, and modify images to their hearts desire! Paintbrush is similar to the popular Microsoft Paint program. Paintbrush is one of the most downloaded Mac apps when it comes to doodling and image modifying because it is so easy to use.
  • Is Paintbrush for Mac safe?

    Yes. Paintbrush for Mac is a completely secure platform that is integral to Apple products. Notwithstanding, it is extremely important to make sure that the sites you may choose to download from are safe and secure. If you are unsure if a website is secure or not, look for the lock icon that comes up just to the left of the browser URL. Some sites will even include an iconic watermark beside this lock emblem to let users know that their site is legit.
  • Is Paintbrush free?

    Yes it is, especially if you choose to download it from top sites such as Softonic. You may need to sign in to one of your preferred applications like Facebook or Google + in order to reveal the true download link.
  • What about viruses?

    Paintbrush for Mac is secure and carries no viruses. However, it is extremely important to use caution as many free download sites are littered with ads that mimic the actual website’s download link, causing some users to be led astray, leading them into treacherous virus territory.
  • How often is Paintbrush for Mac updated?

    Paintbrush gets updated quite often. The last update occurred in December of 2017.
  • What’s new in the latest version of Paintbrush?

    The newest version of Paintbrush, Paintbrush 2, brings many interesting innovations like: speed improvements and bug fixes, canvas resizing, image resizing, cropping, and a revamped Text tool. Paintbrush 2 also features four new tools, including: Zoom, Eyedropper, Rounded Rectangle, and Airbrush.
  • What formats can Paintbrush save to?

    One of the greatest aspects of this image editor is that it can be saved to a variety of different formats including: PNG, JPEG, TIFF, GIF, and BMP. Unsure what format is right for you? Choose PNG as a default, it is highly recognized and supported.
  • How do I install Paintbrush?

    Installing Paintbrush for Mac is easy. All you need to do is go to a secure site, like Softonic, follow the download prompts, wait for the download to be completed, and then check either your Downloads or Application folders to find Paintbrush. Most Macs will automatically place recognizable applications in the Application folder, so check there for Paintbrush if you are still having difficulty finding it after downloading.
  • Why are images automatically opening in is the default program used to view images on a Mac. To prevent opening up in this default application, choose the “open with” tab when right clicking on the image you wish to open in Paintbrush. Once paintbrush is downloaded onto your computer, will appear as an option in the drop down tab of applications one can choose to open said image.
  • Is Paintbrush and MacPaint the same thing?

    No. MacPaint is Apple’s now defunct paint and image modification program.


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