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:HelpPlugins: Alphabetical List of Plugins J-R

revision date: 1 August 2016

 

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Jesse Chunn Plugin Pack - @jchunn. Effects: Soften edges, Focal point, Stencil, Color Replace, Varicose, Bricks.

Jigsaw Puzzle - @toe_head2001. Generates a Jigsaw Puzzle cut-out of an image.

Jitter v3.0 - @pyrochild. Jitters' each row of pixels by a random amount, giving a shimmy type effect. Pyrochild's Plugins

JPEG 2000 - @Gumboot. Use JPEG 2000 instead.

JPEG 2000 - @null54. Loads and saves JPEG 2000 images, superseding the old JPEG 2000 plugin.

JPEG Effect - @Simon Brown. Distorts an image by running it through the JPEG codec. Found in Simon Brown's Legacy Plugin Pack.

JPEG XR - @Chrysler. Load and save JPEG XR (aka HD Photo) image files

Jumble - @Curtis. Jumbles the image in horizontal and vertical elements. Found in Curtis' Plugin Pack. Three DLL's contain a number of effects.

KaleidGen - @MadJik. Generate kaleidoscopes from scratch using selectable auto generated shapes. Magical Plugins Megapack.

Kaleidoscope - @MadJik. Turn images into kaleidoscopes. Magical Plugins Megapack.

Kaleidoscope Effect - @pleabo. Generate kaleidoscopic effects. Has center point selector and a source angle rotator. Also known as DPL Kaleidoscope.

Kill Color v1.1 - @HiPhiSch. Removes a color from the selected part of the image and tries to find a substitution for it by analyzing the surrounding parts.

Koch Snowflake Fractal - @stuff_gnome. Renders the Koch fractal snowflake in configurable complexity, with brushwidth & antialias options.

Kodak Tri-x 400 Emulator - @johandanforth. Emulates a Kodak Tri-x 400 filter (enhanced greyscale). Tri-X is a classic high-speed black-and-white photographic film from Kodak. Tri-X 400 is usually rated at ISO 400 when processed in standard developers and remains among the fastest black-and-white films today.

KrisVDM's Plugin Pack - @KrisVDM. Plugin pack contains installer and a DLL file. Run installer to selectively install effects in this pack. Effects: Drop Shadow, Duotone Light, Duotone Ink on Paper, Cyanotype, Sepia 2, Grayscale on Colored Paper, Monochrome Ink on Paper, Average Blur, Smart Blur, Color Accent, Fade Edge, Gradient, Gridlines, Object Align.

Lameography - @BoltBait. paint.net 4.0x version of BoltBait's Lomography plugin.

Laplacian pyramid filter - @MichaelVinther. Improve the overall illumination of photos, typically when the scene is in shadow. Can smooth or enhance details in a photo without smoothing edges.

Lattice - @Ed Harvey. Transform the image to a duotone (Primary/Secondary) lattice. Effect is not unlike a embroidery pattern. Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

Layer Cake - @TechnoRobbo. Slice an image into concentric circles and applies incremental rotations to each slice.

Layer Saver - @I Like Pi. Standalone executable saves each layer in a paint.net file as a separate file. Incompatible with pdn4.

LCD Subsampling resize - @xrl. Resizes image horizontally at 50% while retaining sharpness.

Lens - @Ed Harvey. Overlay a magnifying lens. Size of lens is not configurable, but magnification is. Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

Lens Distortion Correction - . Distortion correction effect. Also displays meta data (Exif).

Lens Flare - @MadJik. Adds light induced flares to the bright spots in your image. Magical Plugins Megapack.

Lens Flare (aka CameraTrouserFlare) - @sradforth. Adds sunlight induced lens flare effect to images. You've gotta love the name.

Level Horizon - @BoltBait. Correct photos which have been taken on a tilt by levelling the horizon.

Light Rays - @MadJik. Draws 'rays' of light from the center (can be offset). Uses alternated triangles as the rays. Magical Plugins Megapack.

Lightning - @Cookies. Create lightning, smoke and other cool energy bolts.

Line Tracer - @TechnoRobbo. An edge detection / lineart effect with options to configure Line Width, Threshold (strength of the effect) and Color.

Lines/Grid - @ReMake. Creates vertical/horizontal lines or grids. Line width and coloring options. Also available in Russian.

Linocut - @ReMake. Mimics the Linocut printmaking technique which uses grooves cut into a sheet of linoleum to create a relief surface. The grooves appear white, the rest of the image black - unless inverted. Also available in Russian. Source available.

Liquify - @pyrochild. Similar to Photoshop's Liquify or GIMP's IWarp. Compatible with Photoshop's mesh files. Pyrochild's Plugins

Local Contrast Enhancement - @Tanel. Clarify flat or hazy looking photos by selectively adjusting the contrast. Tanel's Plugin Pack.

Local Noise - @davidf. Similar to the Frosted Glass effect, but with more configuration options (Radius, Strength, Coverage, Distance Bias, etc…,). Great for adding a bit of diffusion to an element.

Lomography - @BoltBait. Simulate the effects of a Lomo camera : high contrast, twisted colors and a noticeable vignette.

Low Color Filetype (bmp, gif, png) - @jxp. Save images as 16 color bitmaps or gifs. Previously known as '16 Colors'.

MadJik' Plugin Pack (aka Magical Plugins Megapack) - @MadJik. Over 60 effects: Color Zoom Blur, Gradient Blur, Color Aberration, Reverse Colors, Distorting Mirror, Donut Distortion, Gravity, Kaleidoscope, Magnifier, Motion Sharpen, Oblique, Page Curl, Panelling, Polar Transformation, Seamless Texture Maker, Sine Wave distort, Tiles Reflection XL, Tube Effect, TwistZ, Water Reflection, Waves, Wet Floor Reflection, Auto Chrome noise, Bars, Buttons, Frames, GenTree (TreeGen), Grid Maker, Hexagonal Grid, KaleidGen, Light Rays, Mazes (2), Randome Lines, Rosaces, Shapes, Sparkles, Spiral, SpiroGraph, SpiroShapes, Splashes, Volutes, Majority Color, Over Liner, Star Glow, Moire, Perlin Texture, Radial Colors, Rainbow Twist Colors, Autochrome, Color modulo, Displacement, Lens Flare, Matrice, Nebulous, NewtonFractal, Vibrato, XY Coords.

Magnifier (Lens+) - @MadJik. An evolution of the Ed Harvey's Lens effect, with enhanced features & options. Magical Plugins Megapack.

Majority Color - @MadJik. Each pixel takes the value of its neighbors that have the majority. Magical Plugins Megapack.

Make Colour Transparent - @Simon Brown. Obsolete. Use Color to Alpha Advanced.

Make Transparent - @GoldenCrystal. Make an image transparent in respect of the chosen color. In other words this is another color to alpha plugin.

Manual Color Correction - @Gaeriel. Change colors by transforming one color into another. Similar to the 'Manual Color Correction' tool in Paint Shop Pro.

Matirce - @MadJik. An emboss type effect with coloring options. Can be used to fake metallic sheen and edge detection. Magical Plugins Megapack.

Measure Object - @Martin Osieka. Measures an object in a selection within the active layer. Measurements returned are: area, location, width, height, diagonal, and angles of the bounding rectangle.

Measure Selection - @Martin Osieka. Take measurements of an active selection or the whole layer. Option include setting the unit, dpi and scale. Useful for mapping or technical drawings.

Metallize - @dpy. Applies a chrome or metallic sheen to an image (an effect like the Predator's vision). Great for faking all sorts of metals. Find this plugin in dpy's Pack.

Mexican Hat Edge Detect - @PhilipLB. A simple Mexican Hat edge detection filter.

Mike Ryan's Plugins - @Mike Ryan. Effects: Alias, Color Trimming, Input to Output, Brightness/ Darkness to Alpha, Invert Alpha, Silhouette Plus.

Mirror / Rotate - @null54. v4.0x version of Mirror / Rotate - originally found in Toli's Effects plugin pack.

Mirror / Rotate - @Toli. Mirror selection horizontally, vertically, or over a diagonal. Rotate a selection. Toli's Effects. See also Mirror / Rotate Menu

Mirror / Rotate Menu - @null54. v4.0x version of Mirror / Rotate Menu - originally found in Toli's Effects plugin pack.

Mirror / Rotate Menu - @Toli. Mirror selection horizontally, vertically, or over a diagonal. Rotate a selection. This is the same effect as Mirror/Rotate but houses the effects in the Mirror submenu. Toli's Effects.

Mirror Over Line - @evanolds. Mirror an image across a vertical or horizontal line. Part of Evan's Effects.

Mirror Selection - @GOAE. Mirror a selection horizontally, vertically or both.

Moire - @MadJik. This texture plugin replaces the selection (or the active layer if no selection) with colourful concentric rings. Magical Plugins Megapack.

Monochrome - @hollander. Unsupported. Download links fail. Converts image to monochrome (black, white & color supported).

Monochrome Ink on Paper - @KrisVDM. Recolors image a single specified hue. Transparent areas are left unchanged. Part of Kris VDM's Plugin Pack.

Mosaic Effect - v1.0.0.0 - @Tim!. Converts a drawing into a mosaic pattern, using the Secondary colour as the adhesive or grout between the tesserae. Tim's Effects.

Mosaic Maniac (Collage Paint) - @MosaicManiac. Paint with whole collections of images! Creates a unique non repeatable pattern of images form a directory of images. Menu title is Collage Paint.

Motion Sharpen - @MadJik. Directional sharpening. Think of it as the natural opposite of Motion Blur. Magical Plugins Megapack.

Multi Color Gradient - @romein. Create a Linear, Radial, or Square multi-colored gradient with custom colors, direction and opacity.

MultiSpline - @Red ochre. Renders a series of closely spaced 'splines' (a spline is a smooth curve through points). Uses either random displacement or the source layer as it's base. Large number of options to customize the effect.

Multi-Threshold - @dpy. Run multiple 'threshold' filters at once. Excellent for turning a photo into Warhol inspired pop-art. dpy's Pack

MultiView Warp - @Ed Harvey. Distorts an image into a multifaceted view. Similar to the Fragment Blur without the blurring, or Glass Blocks without the rounded edges. Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

Nebulous - @MadJik. Creates a brightly colored rainbow halo which appears pinched up in the centre. Magical Plugins Megapack.

Neon Edges - @ReMake. Simulated neon glow around the edges in an image. Options: line thickness, glow intensity, hue & saturation. Two versions are available, one for 3.5x and 4.0x and an enhanced version for 4.0x only. Both versions are also available in Russian.

NewtonFractal - @MadJik. Fractal generator. Creates colored flower-type petals infilled with colored noise. Magical Plugins Megapack.

Night Vision - @pleabo. Transform a scene into a green filtered 'Night Vision' version.

Noise Bleacher - @TechnoRobbo. Desaturates and adds noise to an image. Options to control the desaturation hues and noise intensity.

Noise Reduction - @ncoquard. Noise reduction plugin, written specifically to reduce the artefacts in JPG images.

Noisechoice - @Red ochre. Add noise, with a range of choices including anti-aliasing to transparency. Part of Red Ochre's Plugin Pack

Normal Map - @stinger. Height field (gray scale) to normal map (creates a much better illusion of height).

Normal Map Renderer - @eekysam. Renders normal maps. Has a cinematic light that which can be moved around the virtual 3D surface. Also has exponential drop-off/spread settings which can be used to modify sharpness, contrast, brightness, and angle effect (dialog is deceptively simple). Plugin is no longer being developed.

Normal Tools v1.1 - @gOUJOSAMMA. Suite of three plugins for the creation of Normal Maps.

Normalize - @PhilipLB. Normalize stretches the histogram (entire color range is used).

NormalMap 1.1 - @harold. Incompatible with paint.net 3.5x, use NormalMapPlus v1.0.

NormalMapPlus v1.0 - @Simon Brown. Updated version of NormalMap 1.1. Uses the Sobel Filter from AMD's Render Monkey's normal map example to calculate the first order derivatives of the image (think: emboss). Light angle is adjustable.

Null54's Plugin Pack - @null54. Plugin pack. Effects: PSFilterPdn, Radical Image Optimization Tool (RIOT), Soft Proofing, Twainable+. FileTypes: Base 64 FileType, EA Fsh FileType, Image Tiling FileType, JPEG 2000 FileType, Optimized JPEG FileType, Paint Shop Pro FileType, Photoshop Brush FileType, Photoshop Pattern FileType, Raw FileType, WebP FileType.

Object Align - @KrisVDM. Realigns an object within a selection vertically, horizontally, left, right or centrally (and combinations). Part of Kris VDM's Plugin Pack.

Object Bevel - @Red ochre. Apply different shaped bevels to an object, with either parallel or perspective lighting at a full range of angles. Bevels types: convex round, inset convex, convex bevel, convex chamfer, double convex, convex linear-flat, convex flat-linear, concave round, inset concave, flat.

Object Edges - @Red ochre. Produces a range of outline/bevel effects on objects. Part of Red Ochre's Plugin Pack

Object Inner Shadow - @BoltBait. Inner Shadow projects a shadow from the edge of an object inwards. The shadow fades as it extends inwards. The natural twin to Drop Shadow in many respects. Part of BoltBait's plugin pack (3.5.x and 4.x)

Object Reflections - Wet Floor Effect - @BoltBait. Obsolete. Use @MadJik's Wet Floor Reflection.

Object Shadow - @BoltBait. Drop shadow effect for objects. For a code walk-through see How to Write an Effect Plugin (Part 7 - Extra Surface)

Object Tools - @BoltBait. A mini pack of effects which work on objects (groups of pixels with surrounding transparency). Bevel Object, Feather Object, Inner Shadow, Outline Object, Part of BoltBait's Plugin Pack

Object2color - @Red ochre. Recolor opaque objects with anti-aliased edges on a transparent layer. Part of Red Ochre's Plugin Pack

Oblique Effect - @MadJik. Incline images vertically horizontally or both. Magical Plugins Megapack.

Octagonal/Quad reshape/matte - @evanolds. Reshape the image or crop to an arbitrary quad or octagonal region. Part of Evan's Effects.

Offset - @TechnoRobbo. Offset the layer or selection in horizontal and/or vertical directions. Image wraps at the edges. A less complicated version of the Panelling Effect.

Offset Alternating Stripes - @MJW. Creates alternating stripes of pixels with configurable horizontal offset, width and separation. Angle, Edge Behavior and Quality options are also available. See post #9 for 3.5.11 version.

 


*NEW* Oil Painting+ - @BoltBait. Updated Oil Painting artistic effect which produces a more natural looking oil painting. Part of BoltBait's Plugin Pack

 

Olden 1.5 - @Simon Brown. Applies and aged look to your image. Simon Brown's Plugin Pack.

OpenRaster Filetype - @Zagna. Ora file support. Requires exe download/run to install.

Optimized JPEG - @null54. Optimizes JPEG images using jpegtran. The Visual C++ 2010 SP1 runtime is required (x86 for a 32-bit OS, or x64 for a 64-bit OS). To install place both the exe and dll in paint.net's FileTypes folder.

OptiPNG - @I Like Pi. Incompatible with 4.0x. An updated version is available, see OptiPNG Updated. Integrates OptiPNG with paint.net, optimizes PNGs to make them smaller (http://optipng.sourceforge.net/). To install place both the exe and dll in paint.net's FileTypes folder.

OptiPNG (Updated) - @Mr X. Updated version of OptiPNG (fixes some security vulnerabilities). Functionality is same: compresses the PNG filetype when saving images. Both the OptiPngFileType.dll and optipng.exe need to be in the FileTypes directory.

OtherFarmColorReplacer - @OtherFarm. Remove or change a color or a range of colors. Numerous options including color selection and transparency.

Outline - @BoltBait. Puts an outline of the selected color around your object. Part of BoltBait's Plugin Pack

Outline Object - @BoltBait. Outlines an object by wrapping it in a customized edge. Part of BoltBait's Plugin Pack

Outline Object v2.6 - @pyrochild. Place a border around object/area. Note: object must be surrounded by transparency. Pyrochild's Plugins

Outline Selection - @Aziz. Outline the inside of a selection with a rectangular border. Use @BoltBait's Outline Selection

Outline Selection - @BoltBait. Outline the current selection with your choice of color and width. Part of BoltBait's Plugin Pack

Overblur - @Red ochre. Effect useful for making textures or as a passable sharpen effect. You can compare the blurred picture to the original and choose how much of that change to apply. Part of Red Ochre's Plugin Pack

Overliner - @MadJik. Scans the image to find breaks in the colors between pixels. If the break is from dark to light then the pixel is replaced with the light color (otherwise the dark color). Magical Plugins Megapack.

Page Curl - @MadJik. Creates a curl on a corner of your image, just like a curling page. Magical Plugins Megapack.

Paint Shop Pro FileType - @null54. Allows paint.net to load and save Jasc's Paint Shop Pro format.

paint.net Bulk Image Processor - @Corillian. Batch processor. Removed by paint.net developer for failing to comply with plugin guidelines. Forum thread no longer exists.

paint.net Effect Installation Right-Click Menu Option - @Simon Brown. Simplifies plugin installation by adding an 'install' option to right click menu on plugin ZIP file.

paint.net Plugin Installer - @Powerslave UK. Removed due to license issues. Forum thread no longer exists.

paint.net Plugin Manager - @Braiden. Incompatible with paint.net 4.x. Add or remove plugins from the paint.net/Effects folder.

paint.net Scriptor - @HurryK. Write composite effect scripts in a JavaScript-like-language. Allows the splitting of the original image into its composite parts on order to apply effects on each separate part and blend them together again.

paint.net Search for Firefox - @Simon Brown. Obsolete. Use PDN OpenSearch Custom Toolbar.

Palette from image tool - @jxp. Extracts the palette from the current image & saves it to (or creates) a paint.net palette file.

PaletteConverter BETA - @Simon Brown. Converts and edits palettes including paint.net, PSP and Kuler palettes. Will only save paint.net palettes. Beta.

Panelling Effect - @MadJik. Allows the moving of selection, vertically, horizontally or both. Magical Plugins Megapack.

Paper Kaleidocycles - @Martin Osieka. This plugin allows the creation of nets for kaleidocycles. A kaleidocycle is a ring of pyramids which can be twisted inwards and outwards to show different sides of the pyramids.

Parallel Lines and Patterns - @Martin Osieka. Draw parallel lines or patterns or fill a region with them. Like an enhanced paint.net Fill Style.

Paste Alpha - @BoltBait. Takes the clipboard contents and converts colors to grayscale, then uses the grayscale for Alpha values in the current layer (i.e. masking). Part of BoltBait's Plugin Pack

PasteFill - @TechnoRobbo. Tiles the clipboard image across the canvas until filled. Much like Tile Fill from Clipboard

Pastel/Water Color - @BoltBait. Pastel/Water color filter. BoltBait's Plugin Pack

PCX Plug-In - @Joshua Bell. Load & save PCX images.

PDN File Info viewer - @harold. View information about a paint.net file (dimensions, number of layers and the version of paint.net used to save the image).

PDN OpenSearch Custom Tool Bar - @L3ron. Add the paint.net Search Engine (by Google) to Firefox or Internet Explorer toolbar.

PdnBench for paint.net v3.0 - @Rick Brewster. Superseded by new version

PdnBench for paint.net v3.20 - @Rick Brewster. Obsolete paint.net benchmarking utility (i.e. a system speed test using paint.net). Forum thread no longer exists.

PdnFF - @null54. Allow filters from Adobe's Filter Factory (for Photoshop) to be run by paint.net.

PDNWatermark - @Simon Brown. Incompatible with 4.0x. Add watermarks to your image. Found in Simon Brown's Legacy Plugin Pack.

Pencil Sketch - @Ed Harvey. Similar to the built in Pencil Sketch effect only up to 20 times faster. Found in Ed Harvey's FastFx plugin pack.

Perlin Texture - @MadJik. Creates brilliantly colored patterns. Magical Plugins Megapack.

Person_321's texture and color plugins - @person_321. Effects: Invert Channels, Rainbow loom, Sound wave & X Rainbow bars.

Perspective Effect (Beta) - @dpy. Trapezoid transform of your image by adjusting the height &/or width of the sides. dpy's Pack

Perspective Lines - @tzachs. Draws vanishing points & guidelines to help you with drawing in perspective.

Photo Flood Fill - @pleska. Incompatible with 4.0x. Takes an image and 'flood-fill' it into the selection region, repeating it over and over.

Photoshop Brush - @null54. Load and save brushes used by Adobe® Photoshop®. Brushes sampled from image data are supported, dynamically computed brushes are ignored.

Photoshop file plugin - @frankb. Plugin for loading and saving Photoshop files. Use Photoshop PSD file plugin.

Photoshop Pattern - @null54. Load Pattern files used by Photoshop's Fill command. Only Grayscale, Indexed and RGB mode patterns (8-bit and 16-bit) are supported.

Photoshop PSD file plugin - @taoyue. Plugin for loading and saving Photoshop files. Two version are available, one each for 3.5x and 4.x.

Photoshop Swatch Converter - @null54. Converts Photoshop color swatches (ACO files) to paint.net. Swatches with more than 96 colors are split into multiple parts. RGB, HSB, CMYK and Grayscale color modes are supported.

Pie Chart - @evanolds. Create a pie chart by entering category names and values. Part of Evan's Effects.

Pie Chart - @toe_head2001. Renders a Pie Chart based on specified Colors and Values. Can also render Labels on the chart.

Pixelate (Cairo Pentagonal) - @Ed Harvey. Pixelate an image into irregular five sided polygons. Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

Pixelate (Hexagonal) - @Ed Harvey. Pixelate an image into regular six sided polygons. Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

Pixelate+ v1.0 - @pyrochild. Enhanced pixelate effect, adds a new sampling mode (the one GIMP uses) as well as the ability to use non-square cells. Pyrochild's Plugins

PixelatedFrame - @Simon Brown. Adds a frame to an image that is a pixelated version of the image itself. Found in Simon Brown's Legacy Plugin Pack.

PixelCounter 2 - @TechnoRobbo. Generates an Excel Spreadsheet guide for Book Folding (folding the pages of a real book into decorative designs). This plugin uses the source image to create the folding mask. It does not modify the image.

PixelLab Beta 1 - @Simon Brown. Provides a simplified programming language in which to create effects/plugins. Note: Beta status.

Planetoid - @Ego Eram Reputo. Create realistic looking 3D planets or 2D maps. Co-authored by TechnoRobbo.

Plugin Browser - @TechnoRobbo. Locate, search and run effects from within the Plugin Browser. List installed plugins by Menu, Author, Alphabetically or by Keyword(s). Bookmark and add comments to your favourite plugins. Find information on plugins and see an effect preview image (where available). Extensive inbuilt documentation.

Plugin Effect Installer 1.0 - @Hunter. Simple plugin installer. Select the *.dll file to install and click Go. Easy.

PNG Preprocessor - @niwax. Optimizes image color range in order to reduce the saved PNG file size. Size of the file can be 40-80% of the original size.

PNG Sprite Matrix - @TechnoRobbo. Takes all visible layers in a PDN image and arranges them into a Matrix as close to equal height and width as possible. Hidden Layers are ignored. Usage: File > Save As > Sprite Matrix (*.png).

PNM File Type Plugin - @zeeshanejaz. Incompatible with 4.0x. Reads and writes PNM Images. PNM is a portable bitmap format used in legacy software (more common in LINUX / UNIX Platforms). A newer version which is compatible with v4.0 is available.

Point Blur - @Boude. Does the reverse of Zoom Blur (Zoom Blur blurs away from a certain point, Point Blur blurs towards the centre point).

Point Warp - @Illnab1024. Distort an image by stretching it toward or away from a specified point. Found in Illnab1024's Plugins

Point Warp / Engorged Smudge - @Illnab1024. Incompatible with 4.0x. Similar to the Bulge effect but in the horizontal plane instead of the vertical. Find a new version in Illnab1024's Plugins.

Point Warp / Engorged Smudge for PDN4 - @toe_head2001. A recompilation of 's plugin of the same name in order to make it compatible with 4.0x. The effect warps the layer about a single point with options to control the strength, radius and direction as well as the point location.

Polar to Rect - @Illnab1024. Transformation of polar coordinates to cartesian. In effect this creates a wrap around distortion of the original image. Found in Illnab1024's Plugins

Polar Transformation - @MadJik. Translate image from rectangular to polar coordinates and vice versa. Magical Plugins Megapack.

Polaroid Frame - @Ego Eram Reputo. Overlays a frame with the correct size ratios to form a Polariod.

PolyGlitch (Glitch Effects) - @gsuberland. Plugin pack of 'glitch' effects. Effects include: 3Displace, CodeBook, Cumulative Math, Xor, Addition, Interlace Lines, Pixel Drag, Quad Flip, Row Shifter, Quadratic Looper, Render Raw File. Helpful HTML file included.

Polygon / Stars - @BoltBait. Render triangles, pentagons, hexagons and also stars. Useful for making standard shapes and the pointed edges of stickers. Part of BoltBait's Plugin Pack

Polygon / Stars - @BoltBait. Draws closed polygons & stars. BoltBait's Plugin Pack

Polygon Tool - @Simon Brown. A line tool - which will draw another line from the last drawing position to the current position.

Polygonal Transparency - @evanolds. Create many sided polygons of transparent pixels. With options to feather edges & invert transparent areas. Part of Evan's Effects.

Portable AnyMap (PNM) File Type - @Martin Osieka. Loads and save files in one of the PNM formats. PAM - Portable Arbitrary Map (Black and White, Grayscale, RGB; Alpha channel; raw only; up to 16bits per channel), PBM - Portable Bit Map: (Black and White; plain and raw), PGM - Portable Gray Map: (Grayscale; plain and raw; up to 16bits per channel), PPM - Portable Pixel Map: (RGB; plain and raw; up to 16bits per channel).

Portrait Effect - @BoltBait. Soften portraits to look more professional. Included paint.net 3.1+ as Effects > Photo > Soften Portrait (originally in Effects > Portrait).

Postage Stamp - @toe_head2001. Creates an edge like a modern postage stamp (i.e. wave like perforations) around the image.

Posterize - @Ed Harvey. Posterize is now built in to paint.net. Find it in the Adjustments menu.

Posterize Alpha - @jxp. Based on the standard Posterize adjustment, with enhancements to also change the Alpha channel.

Posterize in HSV Space - @MJW. Enhanced Posterize effect that converts the color into HSV space, truncates the values, then converts back to RGB.

Posterize+ - @AhmedElyamani. Reduce colorization differences with options to limit the output to certain color channels. Part of Ahmed's Plugin Pack

PostScript FileType - @Martin Osieka. Imports PostScript (*.PS) , Encapsulated PostScript (*.EPS), and Adobe Illustrator (*.AI) files and renders them as bitmap layers in paint.net. Requires Ghostscript to be installed.

Power Stretch 2.0 Beta - @pyjo. Stretch images in numerous ways including vertical, horizontal and bulge. Note: Beta

Primary Color Difference to Alpha - @Enormator. Calculates the difference between the pixel and primary color. The more they are equal, the more transparency will result.

Print It - @Martin Osieka. Customized printing tool with a huge range of options like paper size, image size, DPI setting, alignment & offset, tiling, header & footer, watermark, etc…,

Printer+ v1.0 - @Simon Brown. Enhanced paint.net printing interface.

PS Emboss - @Cookies. Embossing effect. Simulates the one in Photoshop.

PSFilterPDN - @null54. Run (some) Photoshop Filters using paint.net.

Psychedelic - @romein. Incompatible with 4.0x. Filter creates a variety of psychedelic color effects.

Psychocolour - @Red ochre. Produce a large range of psychedelic colour effects. Part of Red Ochre's Plugin Pack

Pure Black and White converter - @AdamCG. Converts image to a COMPLETELY black and white (not grayscale). Amount of black/white is configurable.

pyrochild plugins - @pyrochild. Effects: Curves+, Borders 'N Shapes, Gradient Bars, Film, Jitter, Outline Object, Stitch, Scriptlab, Gradient Mapping, Splatter, Pixelate+, Color Match, Random Effect, Random Shape Fill, Smudge, Trail, Gradient Blocks, Twist, Liquify, Grid Warp.

Quadrilateral Reshape - @evanolds. Reshape the image to an arbitrary quadrilateral region. Part of Evan's Effects.

Quick Gravity - @AhmedElyamani. Stretches an image downwards (only). Part of Ahmed's Plugin Pack

QuickBASIC BSAVE Graphics - @Ham62. Adds support for Screen 13 QuickBASIC BSAVE'd graphics with the file extensions *.BSV or *.VGA. Limitations: maximum image size 320x200px, file size of 64kb, 8bpp & standard VGA color palette.

Radial Blur Deluxe - @dake. Incompatible with 4.0x. Configurable radial blur. Also known as Fast Radial Blur.

Radial Colors - @MadJik. Predefined formulas (sinusoid curves) define and mix Red, Green, Blue colors. Magical Plugins Megapack.

Radial Fade - @Rei. Gradually fade an image to transparent from the center to the edges (or vice-versa). The transparency gain over distance to the center is modulable, as well as the circle size. For 3.5.11 compatible version see post #22

Radial Prism - @Xhin. Changes the hue of the image in a reflecting circular prism-like pattern.

Radical Image Optimization Tool (RIOT) - @null54. Heavily optimizes then exports the current layer in a format suitable for web use.

Radius Corners - @toe_head2001. Round off the square corners of an image, with nicely anti-aliased edges. An update to dan9298's Radius Fill Corners plugin

Radius Fill Corners - @dan9298. Round off square corners.

Rainbow - @spongey437. Fills selection with a rainbow colored gradient.

Rainbow Loom - @person_321. Renders a pre-defined pattern. Person_321's Texture & Color Plugins

Rainbow Twist - @MadJik. Rainbow twist the three basic color Red, Green, Blue. Magical Plugins Megapack.

Rainbow-Splitter - @Xhin. Split an image into two sections, both of which can be colored by a repeating colored gradient of your choice.

Random Effect v1.2 - @pyrochild. Chooses a random plugin (or built-in effect), and renders it with randomized settings. Pyrochild's Plugins

Random lines Generator - @MadJik. Create/add straight & curved lines. Magical Plugins Megapack.

Random mazes - @MadJik. Two plugins to render horizontal or diagonal mazes with configurable size, wall chance, brush width & more. Magical Plugins Megapack.

Random Shape Fill v1.0 - @pyrochild. Draws random (predefined) shapes on the canvas. 17 shape modes & 9 color modes plus many options. Pyrochild's Plugins

RAW File - @cefoot. paint.net 4.x version of RAW File. Note: this is a file reader, so there is no option to save in the RAW format.

RAW File - @Pebal. Dcraw based raw file reader. A paint.net 4.x version has been released: Raw File

RAW FileType - @null54. This is a DCRaw-based raw filetype. Uses the latest incarnation of DCRaw.

RAWFile LAB - @operamint. A dcraw based RAWFile plugin with an advanced GUI. Requires 64-bit dcraw.exe to be downloaded, renamed and placed in Filetypes folder.

Rawload v1.0 - @avatare. Load *.raw files with metadata using the Windows Imaging Component and preserving the image metadata.

RawLoader - @rpetrich. Decode RAW camera images and make them available for use in paint.net. Requires use of installer or plugin + DCRaw.exe. Download links are not working.

RawReader - @Ivn. Dcraw based RAW file reader. DCRaw has been recompiled as a *.dll (32 and 64 bit).

Recolour choice - @Red ochre. Presents multiple methods to select and replace a colour. Part of Red Ochre's Plugin Pack

Red Eye Quick Fix - @Tanel. Red eye removal tool. Make a selection around the eyes and run the plugin. Part of Tanel's Plugin Pack.

Red Ochre's Plugin Pack - @Red ochre. Alpha Threshold, Composition Tool, Contour, Earths&Greys, Gradients Galore, Highlight, Noisechoice, Object2color, Object edge, Overblur, Psychocolor, Recolor choice, Selection2clear, Squirkle, Squirklewarp, Tweak edges.

Reduce Noise - @Tom Jackson. Reduces the noise in an image while maintaining detail. Included in paint.net v3.22+

Reflection - effect - @dS810. Create mirror/water type reflections of an existing image.

Refocus Filter v1.0 - @alexb. Sharpens a blurred image using algorithm with deconvolution element.

Remove Dust - @BoltBait. Removes photographic dust by minutely clone-stamping them out.

Render Color Wheel - @MJW. Draws a HSV color wheel, centred in the current selection.

Resource translator v1.0 BETA - @Simon Brown. Obsolete. Designed to aid development of paint.net Language packs. Replaced by Strings.resx by paint.net developer Rick Brewster

Reticulation effect - @ReMake. Creates a pseudo-reticulation effect (in film photography reticulation is wrinkling, cracking the emulsion layer of film). Options include Size, Density, Blending mode and transparency options. Also available in Russian.

Reverse Blend - @ArgusMagnus. Reverses "Normal" blending using a selection and a specified color (Primary, Average or Dominant color) to create a new image. Each pixel has the minimum Alpha value which recreates the original image under "normal" blending with the specified color.

Reverse Colors - @MadJik. Selectively reverse the values of any of the RGBA channels. Magical Plugins Megapack.

RGB Remapper - @sradforth. Allows the remapping of RGB channels to other colours. Included in Stu's Effects.

RGB to CMYK - @BoltBait. Conversion between RGB (RedGreenBlue) and CMYK (CyanMagentaYellowblacK) color formats.

RGB565 Filetype - @ejohnson0547. Read and write to the RGB565 or RAW565 format. Used for Android splash screens.

Ripple - @Ed Harvey. Applies a regular ripple distortion across the image surface. Wavelet size, shape and magnitude are all configurable. Similar to Wobble. Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

Rosaces - @MadJik. Generate simple or complex 'roses' (symmetrical patterns like a mathematical representation of a rose/flower). Magical Plugins Megapack.

Rotate Text - @dpy. Write text to the canvas at an angle. The dll named RotateTextSUI.dll is enhanced for larger displays. dpy's Pack

Rotate Zoom+ - @dpy. Zoom & rotate a selection or layer with different resampling algorithms. dpy's Pack

Rotation Bilinear v1.1 - @alexb. Precision rotation of selection using bilinear algorithm.

Rounded Rectangle - @Curtis. Render a rectangle with customizable curvature in the corners. Found in Curtis' Plugin Pack. Three DLL's contain a number of effects.

Rounded Rectangle v1.2.0.0 - @Tim!. Uses the Primary and Secondary colours and the current brush width to draw a rectangle with rounded corners into the current selection. Tim's Effects.

Ruler - @toe_head2001. Renders a ruler using the specified units & sub units. This will NOT measure anything and will NOT convert pixel length to another unit of length.

 

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revision date: 1 August 2016

 

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Sabrown100 Plugin Pack - @Simon Brown. Superseded by later release: Simon Brown's Plugin Pack. Forum thread no longer exists.

Saturation RGB - @ReMake. Separately adjust the saturation of the red, green and blue color channels.

Saturation to Alpha (formerly Switch Color to Alpha) - @AnthonyScoffler. Sets the transparency of each pixel equal to the intensity of it's color. In other words it overwrites the alpha channel with the saturation value. It makes colors with less saturation more transparent (and vice versa).

Scintillate - @Red ochre. Alternately inverts the colours of an image in a tiltable pattern. At small scale the result is a migraine inducing tiled moire style pattern. Slightly larger scales mimics a half-tone effect.

Screen Pixel - @toe_head2001. An update of Bleek II's ScreenPixel plugin. Use it to breaks an image into it's constituent RGB components. For a pdn 3.5 compatible version see post #3 in the thread.

ScreenPixel - @Bleek II. Takes a (preferably pixelated) image and breaks the blocks into RGB components.

Scribble - @Red ochre. Change a photographic image to look like a hand drawn picture. Many presets including; coloured pencil drawing, graphite pencil, cross-hatched ink and scratchboard. Also the ability to save your settings.

ScriptLab v2.4 - @pyrochild. Create compilations of other paint.net effects, adjustments, and plugins. You can save, load, and share your scripts. Includes Batch Processor. Pyrochild's Plugins

Seamless Move - @davidf. Helps create seamless images. Somewhat similar to Seamless Texture Maker

Seamless Texture Helper - @BoltBait. Makes a given image seamlessly repeatable. Largely replaced by Seamless Texture Maker

Seamless Texture Maker - @MadJik. An updated version of BoltBait's Seamless Texture Helper. Create textures with no apparent edge when tiled. Magical Plugins Megapack.

Segment Image - @Neil Cassidy. Analyzes image and groups pixels that are relatively close together in the image and have roughly the same color.

Seismograph - @Ed Harvey. Transform an image into a colored line representation. Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

Selection Obscurer - @sradforth. Remove dust/spots/freckles/moles/left over food/extra limbs/etc.. This is a little like small scale seam carving. Included in Stu's Effects.

Selection Tools - @BoltBait. Mini pack of tool for working on a selection. Effects are Feather (fade edges), Bevel (add shadow/highlights), Outline and Blur. Contained in BoltBait's Plugin Pack

Selection2clear - @Red ochre. Makes the selection transparent, whilst leaving the selection active. Part of Red Ochre's Plugin Pack

SelectionInnerContour - @HorridoJoho. Applies an inner contour to a selection using the primary color. Similar to BoltBait's Selection Outline plugin, but faster.

Selective Enhancement v1.1 - @HiPhiSch. Spread out or push together colors close to the selected one.

Selective Palette - @Curtis. Build up a list of colours, then convert each pixel in the image to the closest colour in the list. Lists can be saved and loaded as paint.net Palette files. Found in Curtis' Plugin Pack. Three DLL's contain a number of effects.

Selective Toning v1.0 - @HiPhiSch. Apply toning corrections. With blending mode selector and alpha channel support. Similar to Advanced Color Replacement.

Self-Negation - @Xhin. Does the equivalent of taking a selection, adding it to another layer, setting the layer mode to 'Negation' and flattening it.

Sepia 2 - @KrisVDM. Apply a sepia filer to an image. Configurable intensity. Part of Kris VDM's Plugin Pack.

ShadiSearch - @doverdemon77. Diagnose the Shade, Transparency and Saturation of an image or selection by recoloring using the Primary color.

Shadow / Highlight Recovery - @Tanel. Fix excessively contrasted photos, by brightening shadows and/or darkening highlights. Tanel's Plugin Pack.

Shadow effect - @ryanr23. Generates shadows with angle and transparency options. Like Google Map. Recompiled by Midora to work with paint.net 4.x.

Shape(ray, arrow, circle, etc) - @myxlplyx. Draw rays, arrows & circles with 'tv snow' effect (similar to chalk drawing) added to the shapes.

Shape3D - @MKT. Wrap your image around a 3D shape (with appropriate lighting).

Shaped Gradient v1.5 - @n d. Creates a gradient in a multitude of shapes. Round, square, conical, linear and also elliptic, trapezoid, hexagonal & more…

ShapeMaker - . ShapeMaker is a tool which uses a WYSIWYG interface to allow the creation of SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) Shapes, Lines and Curves. paint.net Shapes can be created and manipulated using just the mouse. Extensive documentation in two PDF files supplied in the download. The Dwarf Horde are @TechnoRobbo, @Red ochre, @Ego Eram Reputo and @BoltBait.

Shapes - @MadJik. Render a repeating shape. User selects the increase/decrease step, speed, etc, Magical Plugins Megapack.

Sharpen Landscape (aka Landscape) - @BoltBait. Automates a number enhancements for landscape pictures. Also known as 'Sharpen Landscape'. Part of BoltBait's Plugin Pack

Sharpen+ (Advanced Unsharp Mask) - @Tanel. Sharpen photos with an unsharp mask. Yields finer results than the built-in sharpen effect. Part of Tanel's Plugin Pack.

Shatters - @black2hack. Break up an image into fragments. Note Beta status. Similar to Mosaic

Silhoette Plugin v2.1 - @Simon Brown. Silhouettes images with partial transparency; turns the RGB to 000000 while preserving alpha. Silhouette(sp?)

Silhouette Plus - @Mike Ryan. Converts the entire canvas into your selected color while preserving the alpha levels of each pixel. Part of Mike Ryan's Plugins

Simon Brown's Legacy Pack - @Simon Brown. There is no forum thread for this plugin pack. Find it as a link in one of the effect threads. Effects: Alpha Mask Brush, Bullet, Channels, Conditional Pen, Create Image Map, Desktop Background Preview, FilmNoir, FindEdges, Fire, Flags, ImageShack Upload, JPEG Effect, PDN Watermark, Pixelated Frame, Stock Library, Subtle Effect, Texture, Transitional Brush. Filetypes: AviFile, AVIImport & SVGImport. Note: the file SBCommon.dll is required to be installed with these effects.

Simon Brown's Plugin Pack - @Simon Brown. Effects: CustomBrushesMini, ThatOtherApp, Printer+, Find Edges, Olden, Editable Text, Extend Border, DragFrom. Filetypes: Animated Image. Note: the file SBCommon.dll is required to be installed with these effects.

Simon B's plugin pack for 4.0 - @Simon Brown. Plugin Pack for 4.0x. Pack includes Effects: Custom BrushesMini, DragFrom, Editable Text, ExtendBorder, FindEdges, Olden, PrinterPlus, ThatOtherApp and Filetype: AnimGif.

Simple Lines Plugin - @spongey437. Draw vertical /horizontal lines across a selection.

Simplify - @Ed Harvey. Blur which simplifies the image by reducing color differences (and therefore fine detail). Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

Simulate Color Depth - @Cookies. Reduces the color depth of an image as if they had x bits of color data. Both monochrome and RGB options are included. Supporting files (dither folder) go in the \Documents\paint.net User Files\ folder.

Sine Curves - @MadJik. Use Equation from Curtis' Plugin Pack.

Sine Wave Distort - @MadJik. Uses sine function to apply a horizontal &/or vertical shift. Magical Plugins Megapack.

Single Hue - @Ed Harvey. Recolor an image to greyscale and a single color (hue). Hue and Saturation are configurable. Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

Slinky - @Red ochre. Render ellipses or circles along a line or curve... or in concentric circles. Named after the helical spring toy, this effect can be made to mimic.

Smart Blur - @KrisVDM. Similar to the built in Surface Blur. Part of Kris VDM's Plugin Pack.

Smart Sharpen - @Pebal. Dedicated to sharpening images after reduction size. Uses an adaptive algorithm, optimized for maximum reduction of halo effect.

Smooth - @null54. v4.0x version of Smooth - originally found in Toli's Effects plugin pack.

Smooth - @Toli. Selected area is smoothed internally, as if there were no surroundings. Toli's Effects.

Smudge v2.2 - @pyrochild. Use custom brushes (*.png format) to smudge along the mouse path. Pyrochild's Plugins

Soft Proofing - @null54. Simulates how the current layer would look when printed with a specified color profile. The layer can then be exported as a JPEG or TIFF with the target color profile embedded. Note: Visual C++ 2010 SP1 runtime is required.

Soft Saturation (aka Vibrance in 4.0x) - @Ed Harvey. Enhance or reduce the amount of color saturation. Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5 (DLL contains numerous effects). Note: renamed Vibrance in 4.0x

Soften Edges - @jchunn. Detect 'rough' edges and softens them. Jesse Chunn Plugin Pack.

Soften Portrait - @Ed Harvey. Similar to the built in Soften Portrait effect only up to 40 times faster. Found in Ed Harvey's FastFx plugin pack.

Solarize - @Ed Harvey. Reverses the hue of shadows and highlights. No configurable parameters. Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

Sound Wave - @person_321. Renders a wave pattern. Person_321's Texture & Color Plugins

Sparkle Glitter - @kshotts. Incompatible with 4.0x. Generate glowing spheres, diamonds, and flares, with lots of parameters. Replaced by MadJiks Sparkle Effect

Sparkle Stars - @kshotts. Generate stars. Replaced by MadJiks Sparkle Effect. Appears broken in 4.0.5226.

Sparkles Effect - @MadJik. Scans the image to find the bright highlights then adds some sparkle to them. Magical Plugins Megapack.

Speech Bubble - @dpy. Write speech bubbles and text directly to the canvas. dpy's Pack

Spiral - @MadJik. Simple spiral plugin. Use it to create/add spirals to your images. Magical Plugins Megapack.

Spiral Text ver 1.2 - @dpy. Writes text on a spiral. dpy's Pack

Spirit Level Photo Effect - @Martin Osieka. Rotate a layer using a virtual spirit level. Ideal for misaligned horizons in photos. Note: the rotation is limited to the range +/- 45°. Many options to rescale or refit the image to the canvas.

SpiroGraph - @MadJik. Draws alternated centred polygons and rotates/reduces each of them. Uses Primary & Secondary colors. Magical Plugins Megapack.

SpiroShapes - @MadJik. Draws repeating polygon shapes to create a more complex shape. Similar to spirograph. Magical Plugins Megapack.

Splashes - @MadJik. Create filled or unfilled splashes (think unusual closed polygon shapes). Magical Plugins Megapack.

Splatter v1.5 - @pyrochild. Create paths similar to dripping paint. Pyrochild's Plugins

Splinter - @Ed Harvey. Generates a number of rays (splinters) radiating outwards from the pixel. Number of splinters, length and rotation are configurable. Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

Spoked Wheel - @toe_head2001. Creates a circular wheels with options to specify size, spoke number, axle size, rim thickness, color and more. CodeLab source provided. See post #12 of the thread for a paint.net 3.5.11 compatible version.

Sponge Effect - @ReMake. Simulates painting with a sponge. Options include Brush Size, Roughness and Intensity. Also available in Russian. Source available.

SpriteSheet Animation v1.3 - @SeriousSam. Test and design Sprite Sheets.

Spritesheet Export Plugin - @MadDugan. Saves a multilayered sprite sheet to a single layered file with the layers positioned side-by-side.

Squirkle - @Red ochre. Render 'squirkle' shapes from rounded lozenge through circle to square. Part of Red Ochre's Plugin Pack

Squirkle Warp - @Red ochre. Magnifies and distorts 'squirkular' (square/circle) shapes. Part of Red Ochre's Plugin Pack

Star Glow - @MadJik. Use it to add some high lustre sparkle to your image. Magical Plugins Megapack.

Starry Sky - @mcamp14. Creates a starry sky (utilizes PixelLab). Renders a handful of stars on a black background. No configurable parameters.

Stars Effect - @MadJik. Create polygon based multipoint stars. Magical Plugins Megapack.

Steganography - @BoltBait. Hide / show a second image in your original image. BoltBait's Plugin Pack

Stencil - @jchunn. Convert an image (or selection) into a two color image similar to a stencil. Jesse Chunn Plugin Pack.

Stencil2Eye - @doverdemon77. Create a stencil (monotone) image based on the primary color.

Stewien Filters - @John Stewien. Apply one of five filters to your image. Filters are Dilate, Kuwahara Filter, Kuwahara Filter Modified, To Angle and Transparency By Color Subtraction.

StickMan - @Ego Eram Reputo. A plugin which helps position & pose predefined stick figures using a simple click-n-drag interface.

Stipple - @davidf. Replaces an image with a 'dotted' version (circles with density depending on the image brightness).

Stitch - @pyrochild. Distorts base image with a 'splintered' appearance. Pyrochild's Plugins

StockLibrary1.5 - @Simon Brown. Manage your stock images from within paint.net. Found in Simon Brown's Legacy Plugin Pack.

Stray Pixel Remover - @archip. Removes pixels which are surrounded by transparent pixels. More poetically, it removes opaque islands in a sea of transparency.

StringAndPin - @Red ochre. Mimics String Art (aka Nail and Yarn) by stringing colored lines evenly between three fixed points to form abstract geometric patterns. Relocatable "pin" points & many coloring options.

Stus Effects - @sradforth. Selection Obscurer, Advanced Rotate, Alpha Contrast, Vignette, iPhone TabBar Icon Maker & RGB remapper.

SubLCD - @toe_head2001. This is a usability update of xrl's original SubLCD resize plugin (LCD Subsampling resize), which "is useful if you want to display your images in a LCD/Plasma screen as it gives the appearance of a little more resolution."

SubtleEffect - @Simon Brown. Incompatible with 4.0x. Allows you to select a plugin and independently adjust the opacity that the effect will hold over the original image. Found in Simon Brown's Legacy Plugin Pack.

Subtract Color - @davidf. An easy to use color remover (i.e. color-to-alpha).

SVG Filetype - @Martin Osieka. Imports SVG and SVGZ files (Scalable Vector Graphics) and renders them as paint.net layers.

SVGImport - @Simon Brown. Adds support for SVG files. Files will be rasterized by the conversion process. Note: requires InkScape be installed.

Switch Alpha to Gray - @BoltBait. Converts the image to shades of gray based on the alpha value of each pixel. Useful for making masks. Part of BoltBait's Plugin Pack

Switch Gray to Alpha - @BoltBait. Deletes white/black from and image (leaving transparent pixels). Converts all other pixels to black. Useful for isolating line art. Part of BoltBait's Plugin Pack

Take screen shots and paint it in paint.net - @pamkkkkk. Screen shot utility to take screen images and send them to paint.net.

Tanel's Photo and Color Plugins - @Tanel. Effects: Sharpen+, Shadow/highlight recovery, Local contrast enhancement, Color to alpha, Color mixer, Red eye quick fix, Basic photo adjustments, Black & White Converter, Eyeshine (animal red-eye) removal, Grain noise, Alpha blur v2, Bidirectional Blur.

Target Panel - @rwp80. Target Panel v1.0 advanced color manipulator. Part of Color Target Plugin Pack

Tartan - @toe_head2001. Build and render custom tartan/plaid patterns.

Tattersall - @toe_head2001. Generates a Tattersall pattern with custom colors, line width, spacing, and line style.

TechnoRobbo's Plugin Pak - @TechnoRobbo. TechnoRobbo's Plugin Pak. Contains: TR's Displacement Map, TR's ZigZag, TR's Tesla Coil, TR's Star Filter, TR's Scatter, TR's Cloud Control, Tessellation Combo, Noise Bleacher, Line Tracer, Layer Cake, Full Spectrum Posterizer, Fish Eye, Distort This!, CMY Ghost, Cycle HSV, TR's Halftone, TR's Colorizer HMS, TR's Tiled Pixels, TR's Edge Fader Extreme (EFX), TR's Pixel Sharpener, TR's B&W Photo, TR's Bokeh, TR's Pixel Pusher, TR's Tilt Shift, TR's Contour Filler, TR's Coquin Graduated Filter, TR's Strobe Motion, TR's Str8Edge Tool, TR's Film Stock, TR's Alpha Cutter, TR's Smudger, TR's Pixel Puller, TR's DoodleMatic, TR's FreeWarp, TR's SplineMaster, TR's PseudoSnap.

Tessellation Combo - @TechnoRobbo. A pair of plugins to offset an object then tile it from the clipboard.

Text Pro (free trial) - @romein. Impressive Word Art package for paint.net. Registration is required to remove watermark protection.

Text Steganography BETA - @I Like Pi. Encodes hidden text within an image. The plugin is also needed to view the text. Note: Beta status.

Text Window - @toe_head2001. Renders a string of text to the layer or selection. String can be repeated, offset & a specific font specified. For PDN 3.5 version see post #21 in the thread.

Text+ - @dpy. Render text specifying line spacing, location, direction, color and font pitch. Useful for when you need precise placement of text.

Texture - @Simon Brown. Add a custom texture to the image on the canvas. Found in Simon Brown's Legacy Plugin Pack.

Texture Shader - @MJW. Uses the current layer as a height map to texture an image held in the clipboard. The clipboard image will appear to have shading and displacement applied as defined by the black and white height map. For 3.5.11 compatible version see post #20.

Texturize effect - @MichaelVinther. Add a texture to a photo or image by changing the pixels brightness (based on the gradient of the texture).

That other app v1.0 - @Simon Brown. Adds an item to the tools menu which allows you to shell out to another application (GIMP, Photoshop, etc..,) to edit the current layer. On Save & Close the changes will appear in paint.net.

Thermal Heat Map - @Ego Eram Reputo. Create a thermal representation of an image where brightness becomes 'heat' and dimness becomes 'cool'.

Threshold - @Ed Harvey. Converts a range of colors to black and white based on the user set threshold. Color channel is selectable as are the minima and maxima. Part of Ed Harvey Effects v3.5

Threshold - @Simon Brown. The threshold effect will change all pixels over the specified number to white, and the rest black. This version is obsolete, use Ed Harvey's version instead Ed Harvey Effects

Tile Fill From Clipboard - @dan9298. Incompatible with 4.0x. Fills the current image with a tiled version of another image (held in the clipboard).

Tile Image - @Curtis. Tiles the image a number of times in each direction. Has the ability to flip every 2nd image to make the edges line up. Found in Curtis' Plugin Pack. Three DLL's contain a number of effects.

Tiles Reflection XY - @MadJik. Enhanced version of 'Tiles Reflection' from paint.net v3.1. Magical Plugins Megapack.

Tim's Effects - @Tim!. Contains: Rounded Rectangle v1.2 & Mosaic Effect v1.0.

Tint Splinter - @Xhin. Recolor an image by simultaneously tinting it with two different colors. Can take an RGB channel and shift it to another, for example shift green to red.

TinyPNG - @toe_head2001. Save filetype plugin that uses the TinyPNG service to compress images. TinyPNG is a lossy compression system which maintains transparency and most visual quality. Note: An active internet connect is required. The plugin will send your image to a third party service (TinyPNG), and download the compressed version. You should read TinyPNG's Terms of Service, and you need to sign up for your own API key.

 


*NEW* toe_head2001's Plugin Pack - @toe_head2001. Adjustments: SubLCD. Effects: Gaussian Blur (Clamped), Screen Pixel, Blur Fill, Inset Box Shadow, Barcode, Bulletin Board Trim,Coordinate Plane Points, Gingham, Isometric Cuboid, Jigsaw Puzzle, Pie Chart, Postage Stamp, Ruler, Spoked Wheel, Tartan, Tattersall, Two-point Perspective, Radius Corners & Text Window. Available as stand-alone dll's or can be installed with custom exe installer.

 

Toggle Alpha Channel - @wbeard52. Modify the alpha channel by resetting the Alpha value (subtracting the alpha channel value from 255). CodeLab source code included.

Toli's Effects - @Toli. Effects: Mirror/Rotate, Mirror / Rotate Menu, Engrave/Emboss, Smooth. All effects require IniFile.dll be present in /Effects/ folder. Language files are also available as part of the package.

Toli's Effects for v4.0 - @null54. Null54 has recompiled the "Toli's Effects v2.0.2" plugin pack in to be compatible with paint.net 4.0. Effects: Mirror/Rotate, Mirror / Rotate Menu, Engrave/Emboss, Smooth. All effects require IniFile.dll be present in /Effects/ folder.

Toon Filter - @ownage. Extracts pencil / line type drawing from an image (based on edge detection).

Toon Shader - @Smoke_Dev420. Simplifies image colors using code based on DirectX toon shaders.

Trail - @pyrochild. Echos' an object on an otherwise transparent layer, so that it appears to have a 'trail'. Pyrochild's Plugins

Trail 3d - @n d. Creates a shaped gradient 'trail' from the object towards a configurable destination point. Gradient color is editable.

TransitionalBrush - @Simon Brown. Allows users to select two colours and have a brush that gradually changes colour between them. Found in Simon Brown's Legacy Plugin Pack.

Transparency Adjustment Effect - @BoltBait. Adjust the opacity of a selection independent of the entire layer. BoltBait's Plugin Pack

TreeGen - @MadJik. Generates tree-type trunks and branches. For a more realistic effect, see the GenTree effect. Magical Plugins Megapack.

Triangular Gradient - @Enormator. Makes a triangular gradient in selection (or on the full image when nothing is selected) from primary to secondary color (including alpha).

TR's Alpha Cutter - @TechnoRobbo. Set up to 512 points around an object to define a mask.

TR's Alpha Mapper - @TechnoRobbo. Graphically adjust how brightness translates to transparency. Useful for blending images.

TR's B&W Photo - @TechnoRobbo. Simulates the use of color filters and hot spots in B&W photography.

TR's Bokeh - @TechnoRobbo. A classic photographic effect of multicolored diffuse circles overlaid over the image. Almost like blurred Christmas lights.

TR's Brush Strokes - @TechnoRobbo. Redraws the contents of the layer/selection with simulated brush strokes. Options: Texture, Stroke Width, Stoke Direction, Bristles.

TR's Cloud Control - @TechnoRobbo. Renders configurable clouds to the layer or selection.

TR's Color Reducer and palette maker - @TechnoRobbo. Reduce the number of colors (n) in an image. Useful to reduce file sizes. Editable color table if n<1000 and ability to save as a palette if n<97.

TR's Color Wave - @TechnoRobbo. Finds the borders between colors (not shades) and allows the user to interpret 'ripples' as they fan out in waves from the epicenter.

TR's Colorizer HMS - @TechnoRobbo. Smoothly adjust the image colorization between three color ranges (highlights, midtones & shadow).

TR's Contour Filler - @TechnoRobbo. Gradient fill effect which conforms to the contour of the Alpha Channel.

TR's Coquin Graduated Filter - @TechnoRobbo. Apply Jean Coquin's graduated filter. A simulation of the 1970's photographic effect.

TR's Croquis - @TechnoRobbo. A French word, croquis means "sketch". The plugin mimics a quick pencil sketch of the contents of the selection or layer.

TR's Custom Palette Matcher - @TechnoRobbo. Remaps the image colors to conform to a custom (paint.net) palette by finding the nearest color match.

TR's Custom Shape Filler - @TechnoRobbo. Fills the layer or selection with multiple copies of a specified png in varying sizes and rotation.

TR's Displacement Map - @TechnoRobbo. Enlargement/distortion effect.

TR's Dodge and Burn - @TechnoRobbo. A photo retouching tool which allows the application of effects via custom brushes. Effects included: Dodge, Burn, blur, sharpen, saturate, desaturate, contrast, rotate hue, color blend & luminosity. Many other photography type options.

TR's DoodleMatic - @TechnoRobbo. Edge detection effect which turns artwork into a pencil type sketch.

TR's DrumSkin - @TechnoRobbo. Re-maps rectangular images to circular.

TR's Edge Fader Extreme - @TechnoRobbo. Fade the hard edge of an object. Like feathering, only stronger. Now called TR's EFX and located in the Object menu.

TR's Export Selection - @TechnoRobbo. Exports any selection from the active layer (including irregular shaped selections). Exports to the PNG format.

TR's Filaments - @TechnoRobbo. A simulation of time lapse of writing with light. You place the nodes and the plugin draws fine filaments in a continuous curve through all the nodes. Many options to control filaments and colors.

TR's Film Stock - @TechnoRobbo. Mimics photographic film speed (ISO) by reinterpreting the contrast in an image without losing the dynamic range.

TR's FilmStrip - @TechnoRobbo. Creates a proof sheet style image from a series of video grabs. Number of columns in the finished compilation is configurable. Note that the two support files are essential.

TR's FireWorks - @TechnoRobbo. Create star bursts and skyrocket type explosions.

TR's FreeWarp - @TechnoRobbo. Distortion tool which reshapes an image by stretching it’s detail.

TR's Fuego - @TechnoRobbo. A parametric fire simulator (creates realistic flames for the Pyrochild in all of us).

TR's Glass Vignette - @TechnoRobbo. A Refraction-like distortion with an un-distorted center. In other words - it distorts the image as if it were viewed through curved glass. Shiny!

TR's Halftone - @TechnoRobbo. Simulate Halftone printing (technique used in newspapers and magazines) by interpreting color depth as a Dot or Square.

TR's HDR-ish - @TechnoRobbo. Mimics HDR style images by smoothing out the transitions between light and dark, making a dull picture less dull

TR's Intense Filtration - @TechnoRobbo. Color filter and color augmenter, with options to set the hue, gain, intensity and also to fade in the changes.

TR's Intensity Warp - @TechnoRobbo. Re-map pixels within an image by the intensity. Supports textures, gradients and custom textures. Some very nice metallic sheens are possible.

TR's iPollock - @TechnoRobbo. Abstract art generator inspired by the works of Jackson Pollock (think: paint drips, dribbles and splashes).

TR's Kaboom - @TechnoRobbo. Scatter or disperse an image outward from a central point using alpha transparency. Similar to a 360 degree version of Scatter.

TR's KeyFrame - @TechnoRobbo. An animation tool. Create a path for an object then generate frames to animate the image as if it were moving along the path.

TR's KlumpNoiz - @TechnoRobbo. Groups generated "noise" together in clumps to create colorful, vaguely fractal patterns.

TR's Monolithic (3D Text Generator) - @TechnoRobbo. Creates monolithic (slab-like) text using an installed font as a base. Think word-art for paint.net. Many options include a range of color options, lighting, pitch, yaw and roll, size, zoom, etc...

TR's Morpher - @TechnoRobbo. Morph one image into another using a control grid to define 'like' areas. Once defined, generates the between images. Also creates warps (self morphs). Outputs a number of successively numbered images for animating.

TR's PanoPDN Panoramic  Viewer - @TechnoRobbo. Converts equirectangular images (think: spherical images or spherical projections) into a texture map and renders them in direct3d.

TR's Paste Frame - @TechnoRobbo. Custom frame maker which uses a clipboard image to create a frame.

TR's Paste Warp - @TechnoRobbo. Warps an image contained in the clipboard to fill any active selection.

TR's Pixel Puller - @TechnoRobbo. Pull the image around to emphasize or de-emphasize perspective. Companion plugin to TR's Pixel Pusher.

TR's Pixel Pusher - @TechnoRobbo. Distort images via stretching and squashing in a manner mimicking a fairground mirror.

TR's Pixel Sharpener - @TechnoRobbo. Sharpen photos by emphasising detail and adding noise type texture.

TR's Plasmatics - @TechnoRobbo. Recreate the 80's with this old fashioned Plasma Effect. Cool man, cool.

TR's Portrait Retoucher - @TechnoRobbo. Reduce photo blemishes, wrinkles and lines by smoothing out the subject.

TR's PseudoSnap - @TechnoRobbo. Align an object (must be on a transparent layer) within a configurable grid. In other words it makes the object snap-to-grid

TR's Quick Outliner - @TechnoRobbo. Outline and/or fill a selection with colors from the color wheels. Outline thickness and softness options.

TR's Radial Extruder - @TechnoRobbo. Takes the base image and repeats it in radial slices emanating from a common center point. Think of a circular cake that has been sliced from the center many times. Source available.

TR's Reverse Fisheye - @TechnoRobbo. Removes or reduces fisheye distortion to reproduce the original panoramic image. Options to use different algorithms, Linear or Circular.

TR's Scatter - @TechnoRobbo. Neat effect which simulates the image being eroded into individual pixels by a strong wind.

TR's SelfEeZ - @TechnoRobbo. Captures an image directly from a webcam and imports it into the current layer.

TR's Smudger - @TechnoRobbo. Smudge, smear and blend colors in the layer. Requires that you hold the CTRL key to smudge.

TR's Snow Flake Maker - @TechnoRobbo. Generates iterative fractal-like snow flakes.

TR's SphereCuber - @TechnoRobbo. Converts a Spherical View image into a cube-map of six files representing Up, Down, Left, Right, Front & Back views.

TR's SplineMaster - @TechnoRobbo. Draw free-form Splines (complex curves through positioning nodes). Draw on an existing image, an empty layer or using an image as a guide. Numerous line types and end cap styles. Later release adds the ability to load, save and edit splines.

TR's Star Filter - @TechnoRobbo. Adds sparkle or glitter to image highlights. Similar to MadJik's Star Glow

TR's Str8Edge Tool - @TechnoRobbo. Smoothes out jagged edges on a Cut-Out.

TR's Strange Attractors - @TechnoRobbo. A fractal generator which uses chaos theory to pump out the fractals known as Strange Attractors - think: wavy line patterns.

TR's Strobe Motion - @TechnoRobbo. Simulates a stop-motion effect as if continuous motion was captured in a series of images as illuminated by a strobe light.

TR's Tesla Coil - @TechnoRobbo. Simulates an electrical arc with configurable start and end points, thickness, intensity and more.

TR's Third Dimension - @TechnoRobbo. Turn 2D Images into 3D Images and Terrains where brightness becomes the apparent height (the Third Dimension).

TR's Tiled Pixels - @TechnoRobbo. Pixelate an image or selection and simultaneously apply a shape to the enlarged pixels.

TR's Tilt Shift - @TechnoRobbo. A directional gradient blur tool designed to easily achieve an apparent change in the field of view.

TR's TreeMaker - @TechnoRobbo. Creates a variety of organic, tree-like branching patterns with realistic leaves.

TR's ZigZag - @TechnoRobbo. Apply waves, ripples, zigzags and vibrato type distortions.

True Blur - @Ed Harvey. Subtle blurring effect which allows much finer control than other blurs. Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

Truncate Resolution - @AnthonyScoffler. Simulates resolution loss by taking the values of each color channel (and optionally the transparency channel) and snapping them to multiples of the given number. An image with 8 as a number converts each color channel value to a multiple of 8.

Tube Effect (aka tube oblique?) - @MadJik. Distort an image as if you wrapped it around a cylinder. Magical Plugins Megapack.

Turbulent.Circles - @Martin Osieka. Renders concentric circles ranging from smooth to wavy. Useful for creating textures like smoke rings, lava, flower petals, etc…,.

Turbulent.Effects - @Martin Osieka. Two plugins to render lines and circles combined with turbulence. Useful to create textures like marble, wood, smoke rings, flowers, etc…,.

Turbulent.Lines - @Martin Osieka. Render lines combined with turbulence with results ranging from smooth lines to chaotic waves. Useful for creating textures like waves, horizons, marble, wood grain, smoke, etc…,.

Twainable - @NisseBosseLasse. Add TWAIN support for scanners. Should be compatible with all scanners that are TWAIN compliant. Place both Twainable.dll and EZTW32.dll in the /Effects/ folder.

Tweak edges - @Red ochre. Detects abrupt changes in tone and produces outlines from these tonal changes.

Tweak Transparency - @Red ochre. Thicken outlines, set transparency minima & maxima, bevels & shadow/halo effects

Twist - @pyrochild. Twist a portion of an image. Configurable size & many other parameters. Pyrochild's Plugins

TwistZ - @MadJik. Transform an image by applying a spiral twist. Magical Plugins Megapack.

Two Tone Threshold - @Red ochre. Assesses the tones in an image and apportions two colours between the thresholds.

Two-point Perspective - @toe_head2001. Generates a Rectangular Cuboid and shows it using two-point (vanishing point) projection

UnAlpha - @doverdemon77. Highlight fully or partially transparent pixels with the Primary Color, or replace them with different Alpha values.

Unblend - @Legorol. Removes a chosen color from the image and replaces it with transparency. In other words, it performs the reverse of a normal blend operation with the chosen color.

Unsharp Mask - @romein. Incompatible with 4.0x. Corrects blurring introduced during photographing, scanning, resampling, or printing.

Upload to... V2.0 - @Simon Brown. Upload images direct to the internet from within paint.net. Requires resource file SBCommon.dll to reside in the Effects directory. Found in Simon Brown's Legacy Plugin Pack.

Vantage Preview Images (.VBP) - @mchansy. Support for Vantage Sat Receiver Preview Images.

Varicose - @jchunn. Wibbly line creator. Jesse Chunn Plugin Pack.

Vibration - @AhmedElyamani. Blurs then color bands an image. The result is somewhat similar to the appearance of oil on water. Part of Ahmed's Plugin Pack

Vibrato - @MadJik. Generates colored moire rings within the colored parts of an image. Magical Plugins Megapack.

Vignette - @Ed Harvey. Apply a black vignette to the image. Size, shape and strength are all configurable. Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

Vignette+ - @BoltBait. Enhanced vignette plugin. Adds a black, white or colored vignette. Softer than the built in effect.

Vignette1 - @sradforth. Easy vignette creator. Options include power (strength of effect), X and Y axis configuration and transparency/coloring. Included in Stu's Effects.

Vignetting Filter - @alexb. Radial Vignetting Photo Filter. Due to the similarity to Ed Harvey's Vignette plugin, this plugin has been flagged obsolete and the thread removed from the forum.

Vitrious - @Ed Harvey. Expand or contract a range of colors by specifying the Hue and Amount of change. Think of this as a subtle recoloring effect. Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

Volutes - @MadJik. Draws random curves. The curve is pre-calculated and then resized to fit in the image, so start and end points are at random positions. Magical Plugins Megapack.

VTF Plug-In (1.0.4) - @Nem. VTF file support. File format used by the Source engine (Half-Life 2 etc.).

Water Reflection - @MadJik. Render a reflection as if your image was reflected in water. Updated. See Wet Floor Reflection. Magical Plugins Megapack.

Wave Text v1.0 - @dpy. Writes a string of text along a sine curve. The dll named WaveTextSUI.dll is enhanced for larger displays. dpy's Pack

Wavelet Haar 2-tap - @Hindol. Performs a Haar 2-tap transformation of an image (quarters the image size makes three duplicates, performing different edge detection algorithms on each).

Waves - @MadJik. Wave distortion effect. Magical Plugins Megapack.

Weave - @Ed Harvey. Distort the image as if it was cut into strips and woven back together. Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

WebP Filetype - @null54. Load and save Google's WebP filetype. To install place all three dlls from the download in the FileTypes folder.

Wet Floor Reflection - @MadJik. Renders a reflection of an object as if it was standing on a wet floor. Magical Plugins Megapack.

What's It? - @Martin Osieka. Identify files by looking for a specific signature in the file content. Can correct improperly assigned extensions.

WhichSymbol / WhichSymbolPlus - @Ego Eram Reputo. Character & symbol browser/writer for installed fonts. Character is rendered using the Primary color.

White Balance - @Ed Harvey. Subtle recoloring effects. Specify Hue and Amount (strength) of the retinting. Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

Whitepoint Correction - @Lord Crc. Color correction, based off of a neutral point in the image.

Windows Metafile FileType - @Martin Osieka. Imports Windows metafiles and renders them to paint.net bitmap layers. Supported types are WMF, EMF, EMF+, and the compressed variants WMZ and EMZ. There is a very basic implementation of export to EMF.

WMF (Windows Metafile) - @Bruce Bowyer-Smyth. Opens WMF files as a raster image. NOTE: OPENS FILES ONLY - will not save the *.WMF format. To install place all three DLL files in the /Filetypes/ folder.

Wobble - @Ed Harvey. Applies a ripple distortion across the image surface. Wavelet size, shape and magnitude are all configurable. Similar to Ripple. Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

WSQ file type - @odalet. Load and save WSQ files. The WSQ (Wavelet Scalar Quantization) algorithm is a compression algorithm used for gray-scale fingerprint images. Developed by the FBI.

X Rainbow bars - @person_321. Renders horizontal bars of rainbow hues. Person_321's Texture & Color Plugins

XCF filetype - @Martin Osieka. Load and save images in GIMP native file format XCF (and its packed variants XCFGZ and XCFBZ2). To install, copy the two files into the /FileTypes/ folder.

XNB format - @r2d2rigo. Loads XNA 4 uncompressed Texture2D & XNBs compiled for Windows or Windows Phone. No save option. To install, copy all four DLL files to the /FileTypes/ folder.

XPM File Type plugin - @naylorjs. XPM support in paint.net. Note: doesn't handle every XPM option.

XY Coords - @MadJik. Creates a grid with the text giving the position of the cell in this grid with X,Y coords. Useful to understand the transformation done by other distort effects. Magical Plugins Megapack.

Zigzag ray (aka eShape_umabob) - @myxlplyx. Creates shapes/lines using scales. Appears in Effects menu as 'eShape_umabob' for some strange reason.

ZIP Archive FileType - @Martin Osieka. Loads/saves the contents of a paint.net document (layers and metadata) from/to a compressed ZIP Archive. Each layer becomes a separate file in the archive. Several formats for the layer files are supported: PNG, BMP, GIF, and JPEG. Additionally a thumbnail and a composite image can be stored in the archive.

Zoom Blur Deluxe - @dake. Incompatible with 4.0x. Improved zoom blur effect. Also known as Fast zoom blur.

Zoom Blur Deluxe for PDN4 - @null54. Updated version of Zoom Blur Deluxe. The effect applies a blur which increases in magnitude as the distance increases away from the specified center point.

 

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:user-silhouette: List of Plugins by Author 0-9 + A-F

revision date: 1 August 2016

 

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@AdamCG - Pure Black and White converter Converts image to a COMPLETELY black and white (not grayscale). Amount of black/white is configurable.

@AhmedElyamani - Ahmed's Plugins Effects: Apply Color, Cartoonize, Color Switch, Clarifaction+, InkSketch+, Posterize+, Quick Gravity & Vibration

@AhmedElyamani - Apply Color Apply a filter to recolor or tint an image. Part of Ahmed's Plugin Pack

@AhmedElyamani - Cartoonize Applies dithering to simplify color differences and turn photos into cartoons. Part of Ahmed's Plugin Pack

@AhmedElyamani - Circle Fractal Creates a circular fractal similar to a stylized snowflake. See post #16 in the thread for 3.5x version.

@AhmedElyamani - Clarifaction+ Enhance detail in a photograph by adjusting the detail and saturation. Part of Ahmed's Plugin Pack

@AhmedElyamani - InkSketch+ Turns images into a black and white inked facsimile. Part of Ahmed's Plugin Pack

@AhmedElyamani - Posterize+ Reduce colorization differences with options to limit the output to certain color channels. Part of Ahmed's Plugin Pack

@AhmedElyamani - Quick Gravity Stretches an image downwards (only). Part of Ahmed's Plugin Pack

@AhmedElyamani - Vibration Blurs then color bands an image. The result is somewhat similar to the appearance of oil on water. Part of Ahmed's Plugin Pack

@alexb - Refocus Filter v1.0 Sharpens a blurred image using algorithm with deconvolution element.

@alexb - Rotation Bilinear v1.1 Precision rotation of selection using bilinear algorithm.

@alexb - Vignetting Filter Radial Vignetting Photo Filter. Due to the similarity to Ed Harvey's Vignette plugin, this plugin has been flagged obsolete and the thread removed from the forum.

@Anaco - Colour Distort Subtracts the red blue green by x+y or x-y or x*y depending on the option you select and then divides it by the amount you specified.

@andersbursjoo - Greyscale channel mixer Converts images to greyscale with luminescence control. Download link is broken so plugin cannot be downloaded.

@AnthonyScoffler - Basic Edge Detector Used to make outlines that reduce the data needed to analyze an image, deducing areas of interest, and enabling the use of many interesting edge-based effects.

@AnthonyScoffler - Channel Operations Perform a number of operations like addition, subtraction, multiplication, division etc…, on a selected red, green, blue, hue, saturation, value, or alpha channel (or rgb or hsv all at once). Channel swapping is also supported.

@AnthonyScoffler - Color Replacer Convert all pixels in the current selection from one color to another. For a pdn 3.5 compatible version see post #13.

@AnthonyScoffler - Fuzzy Edge Detector Detects edges using random angles to find neighboring pixels and determine their difference. Configurable with many options. Useful to create outlines. CodeLab source provided. See second post for 3.5.11 version.

@AnthonyScoffler - Saturation to Alpha (formerly Switch Color to Alpha) Sets the transparency of each pixel equal to the intensity of it's color. In other words it overwrites the alpha channel with the saturation value. It makes colors with less saturation more transparent (and vice versa).

@AnthonyScoffler - Truncate Resolution Simulates resolution loss by taking the values of each color channel (and optionally the transparency channel) and snapping them to multiples of the given number. An image with 8 as a number converts each color channel value to a multiple of 8.

@APShredder - BlendModes Plus v1.3 Apply a host of new blend modes: Normal, Average, Blue, Color, Cyan, Divide, Exclusion, Grain Extract, Grain Merge, Green, Hard Light, Hard Mix, Hue, Linear Burn, Linear Dodge, Linear Light, Luminosity, Magenta, Maximum, Minimum, Phoenix, Pin Light, Red.

@APShredder - Dissolve 1.3 Dissolves one image onto another.

@APShredder - Extract Color v1.0 Allows user to change an image to grayscale, while keeping a certain color range in color (automates the Pleasantville Effect).

@archip - Stray Pixel Remover Removes pixels which are surrounded by transparent pixels. More poetically, it removes opaque islands in a sea of transparency.

@ArgusMagnus - ArgusMagnus' Plugin Pack Links to ArgusMagnus' plugins: Reverse Blend, Fast Fourier Transform (FFT/IFFT), High/Low/Band Pass Filter, Convolution Filter and Edge Detection.

@ArgusMagnus - Convolution Filter Apply a variable sized convolution filter to a selection or layer. Includes ability to save and load customized filters (click on Presets).

@ArgusMagnus - Edge Detection Use an edge detection algorithm to find and render edges with given colors. Other pixels are set to transparent. Copy both dll's into the \Effects\ folder.

@ArgusMagnus - FFT / IFFT (Fast Fourier Transform) A plugin pack of four effects related to Fast Fourier Transformations.

@ArgusMagnus - Reverse Blend Reverses "Normal" blending using a selection and a specified color (Primary, Average or Dominant color) to create a new image. Each pixel has the minimum Alpha value which recreates the original image under "normal" blending with the specified color.

@Asmageddon Prince - Asmageddon Tools Pack v3 Numerous color & distort effects: Asmageddon_Alpha works, Asmageddon_Channel multiplier, Asmageddon_Channel_Shift, Asmageddon_Channel_Works_Plus, Asmageddon_Color_Percentage_Plus, Asmageddon_From P to S Grey, Asmageddon_From P to S, Asmageddon_HSV inversion, Asmageddon_Hue Channeling multiply, Asmageddon_Hue Red Psychodelic, Asmageddon_Image coder, Asmageddon_Inverto_pushing, Asmageddon_Inverto_pushing_Caleidoscope, Asmageddon_Inverto_pushing_plus, Asmageddon_Multiplo uniqua, Asmageddon_PS Mega, Asmageddon_PS Only, Asmageddon_Pseudo water, Asmageddon_Quadro disorter B, Asmageddon_Quadro disorter, Asmageddon_Render-Border, Asmageddon_Render-Quadro bumperoo, Asmageddon_Render-Quadro inverto, Asmageddon_Render-Quadro sharper, Asmageddon_RGB tricks, Asmageddon_Strange Bulger B, Asmageddon_Strange Bulger, Asmageddon_Strange_Bulger Kaleidoscope.

@Asmageddon Prince - Asmageddon_Alpha works Enhance or reduce Alpha channel. Found in Asmageddon Tools Pack

@Asmageddon Prince - Asmageddon_Channel multiplier Enhance colorization by multiplying the RGB color channels by a factor of up to 20. Multiplication is quirky to say the least. Found in Asmageddon Tools Pack

@Asmageddon Prince - Asmageddon_Channel_Shift Selectively move an RGB, Alpha or All color channel a number of pixels in X or Y directions. Found in Asmageddon Tools Pack

@Asmageddon Prince - Asmageddon_Channel_Works_Plus Enhance or reduce the color information in an RGB, Alpha or combined RGB color channel. Found in Asmageddon Tools Pack

@Asmageddon Prince - Asmageddon_Color_Percentage_Plus Alter the R, G or B color channels by percentage. Found in Asmageddon Tools Pack

@Asmageddon Prince - Asmageddon_From P to S Assumed to shift the specified color channel(s) in some way between Primary and Secondary colors. Found in Asmageddon Tools Pack

@Asmageddon Prince - Asmageddon_From P to S Grey Assumed to shift the specified color channel(s) in some way between Primary and Secondary colors. Found in Asmageddon Tools Pack

@Asmageddon Prince - Asmageddon_HSV inversion Think three checkboxes to invert the Hues, Saturation and Value. Found in Asmageddon Tools Pack

@Asmageddon Prince - Asmageddon_Hue Channeling multiply Red, Green & Blue channel multiplier. Found in Asmageddon Tools Pack

@Asmageddon Prince - Asmageddon_Hue Red Psychodelic Change the Red in an image to another Hue. Red channel only. Found in Asmageddon Tools Pack

@Asmageddon Prince - Asmageddon_Image coder Turn an image into heavily distorted pattern. No decoder or author provided description of algorithm. Found in Asmageddon Tools Pack

@Asmageddon Prince - Asmageddon_Inverto_pushing Basic image warping by 'pushing' the image from its center toward one of the corners. Found in Asmageddon Tools Pack

@Asmageddon Prince - Asmageddon_Inverto_pushing_Caleidoscope Similar to Asmageddon_Inverto_pushing with the addition of kaleidoscopic duplicates. Found in Asmageddon Tools Pack

@Asmageddon Prince - Asmageddon_Inverto_pushing_plus As for Asmageddon_Inverto_pushing with the additional option to tile the image across the canvas. Found in Asmageddon Tools Pack

@Asmageddon Prince - Asmageddon_Multiplo uniqua Apparently another channel multiplier. Author: 'makes strange colors?'. Found in Asmageddon Tools Pack

@Asmageddon Prince - Asmageddon_PS Mega A previous version of From P to S. Yields some interesting greyscale results. Found in Asmageddon Tools Pack

@Asmageddon Prince - Asmageddon_PS Only Recolors image to Primary and Secondary colors (only). Found in Asmageddon Tools Pack

@Asmageddon Prince - Asmageddon_Pseudo water Distorts an image with a watery waveform. Effect is very powerful. Menu title is simply 'Water'. Found in Asmageddon Tools Pack

@Asmageddon Prince - Asmageddon_Quadro disorter Breaks image into sharp pieces and scatters them. Found in Asmageddon Tools Pack

@Asmageddon Prince - Asmageddon_Quadro disorter B Breaks image into sharp pieces and scatters them. Found in Asmageddon Tools Pack

@Asmageddon Prince - Asmageddon_Render-Border Renders a strange Primary colored border not unlike a raindrop covered window. Found in Asmageddon Tools Pack

@Asmageddon Prince - Asmageddon_Render-Quadro bumperoo Greyscale distortion/patterning effect. Found in Asmageddon Tools Pack

@Asmageddon Prince - Asmageddon_Render-Quadro inverto More greyscale distortion/patterning effects. Reminiscent of Sierpinksi triangles. Found in Asmageddon Tools Pack

@Asmageddon Prince - Asmageddon_Render-Quadro sharper Still more greyscale distortion/patterning effects. Found in Asmageddon Tools Pack

@Asmageddon Prince - Asmageddon_RGB tricks Mirror or invert the RGB channels. Found in Asmageddon Tools Pack

@Asmageddon Prince - Asmageddon_Strange Bulger Incompatible with 4.0x. Effect generates an error. Found in Asmageddon Tools Pack

@Asmageddon Prince - Asmageddon_Strange Bulger B Incompatible with 4.0x. Effect generates an error. Found in Asmageddon Tools Pack

@Asmageddon Prince - Asmageddon_Strange_Bulger Kaleidoscope Tiles image with mirroring in horizontal and vertical axes. Somewhat settings are similar to Polar Inversion type transformations. Found in Asmageddon Tools Pack

@asura - Floyd-Steinberg dithering Apply Floyd-Steinberg dithering.

@avatare - Rawload v1.0 Load *.raw files with metadata using the Windows Imaging Component and preserving the image metadata.

@Aziz - Outline Selection Outline the inside of a selection with a rectangular border. Use @BoltBait's Outline Selection

@black2hack - Shatters Break up an image into fragments. Note Beta status. Similar to Mosaic

@Bleek II - Blue/Green Screen Remover Remove green screen / blue screen (background) from an image. Note: semi-broken

@Bleek II - Displacement and Alpha Mask Distorts an image based on the light values of the mask.

@Bleek II - ScreenPixel Takes a (preferably pixelated) image and breaks the blocks into RGB components.

@BoltBait - Arrow Effect is now included in paint.net from version 3.07+

@BoltBait - Bevel Object Works just like BoltBait's Bevel Selection; simulates depth by adding an emboss type highlight and shadowing to an object. Part of BoltBait's Plugin Pack

@BoltBait - Bevel Selection Adds a bevelled effect to the edges of a selection with contrasting highlight and shadowing colors faking a lighting effect. Part of BoltBait's Plugin Pack

@BoltBait - Blur Selection Edge Blurs the edge of a selection. Part of BoltBait's Plugin Pack

@BoltBait - BoltBait's Pack Effects: Color Balance, Transparency, Flip (Horizontal or Vertical), Dream, Pastel, Gaussian Blur Plus, Feather, OldFeather, Outline, Paste Alpha, Switch Alpha to Gray, Switch Gray to Alpha, Combined Adjustments, Sharpen Landscape, Polygon/Stars, Flames, Bevel Selection, Blur Selection edge, Feather selection, Outline Selection, Object Inner Shadow.

@BoltBait - BoltBait's Plugin Pack for v4.0 Use BoltBait's Plugin Pack for v4.0.6+ instead.

@BoltBait - BoltBait's Plugin Pack for v4.0.6+ Effects: Color Balance, Hue/Saturation+, Transparency, Flip (Horizontal or Vertical), Dream, Pastel, Gaussian Blur Plus, Fill from Clipboard, Fill from File, Bevel Object, Feather, OldFeather, Inner Shadow, Object Shadow, Outline, Paste Alpha, Switch Alpha to Gray, Switch Gray to Alpha, Combined Adjustments, Level Horizon, Remove Dust, Sharpen Landscape, Seam Carving (Horizontal/Vertical), Vignette+, Polygon/Stars, Flames, Gradients, Gird/Checkerboard, Bevel Selection, Blur Selection Edge, Feather Selection, Inner Shadow Selection, Outline Selection, Floyd-Steinberg Dithering, Oil Painting+. One palette file included. Plugin pack comes with it's own exe installer.

@BoltBait - BoltBait's Seam Carving Effect calculates a line through your photograph with the least amount of changes and deletes that line shifting all pixels over to fill the gap. This is often called "content aware resizing".

@BoltBait - Color Balance Easy color correcting or tinting effect.

@BoltBait - Combined Photo Adjustments Combines a number of photo adjustments (like Noise Reduction, Brightness/Contrast, Hue, Saturation) within one handy to use effect.

@BoltBait - Dream Adds a 'dreamy' or softening filter to the image. BoltBait's Plugin Pack

@BoltBait - Enhance Details Kind of a reverse of BoltBait's 'Soften Portrait' effect. This effect reintroduces edges, grain & noise type artefacts to enhance photographic details.

@BoltBait - Feather Object Feathers or fades an objects edge. Part of BoltBait's Plugin Pack

@BoltBait - Feather Plugin Softens the edges of objects that you are combining to make composite pictures. Part of BoltBait's Plugin Pack

@BoltBait - Feather Plugin - Old Version Softens the edges of objects that you are combining to make composite pictures. A newer version exists (see Feather Plugin. Included as part of BoltBait's Plugin Pack

@BoltBait - Feather Selection Fades out the edge of a selection in order to blend it more effectively with the background. Part of BoltBait's Plugin Pack

@BoltBait - Fill From ClipBoard Fill a layer or selection using the contents of the clipboard. See post #6 in the linked thread.

@BoltBait - Fill From File Fill a layer or selection using an existing image. See post #6 in the linked thread. NOTE: PDN 4.0 only - will not work in 3.5.11.

@BoltBait - Flames (aka Burninate) Turn a black & white gradient into flames. BoltBait's Plugin Pack

@BoltBait - Flip Flips the selected pixels horizontally or vertically. Part of BoltBait's Plugin Pack. This version replaces the version found in this thread: Flip.

@BoltBait - Floyd-Steinberg Dithering Reduce the number of colors in an image by choosing the closest color in the palette, then taking the difference between that chosen color and the original color and spreads that difference out to nearby pixels

@BoltBait - Gaussian Blur+ Enhanced Gaussian Blur which can be used to selectively blur an image by color or alpha channel. Previously known as Channel Blur.

@BoltBait - Grid Maker v3.0 Creates girds and checkerboards. Updated for paint.net 4.0.6.

@BoltBait - Hue / Saturation Plus Adjust the hue, saturation and lightness using sliders.

@BoltBait - Ink Sketch Converts image to inked sketch version. Included paint.net 3.10+

@BoltBait - Inner Shadow Projects a shadow from the object's edge inwards or away from the transparent surrounding pixels. Part of BoltBait's Plugin Pack

@BoltBait - Inner Shadow Selection Applies shadowing from the edge of a selection which fades towards the inside of the selection. Very similar to Object Inner Shadow, but this works with selections and not objects. BoltBait's Plugin Pack for v4.0

@BoltBait - Lameography paint.net 4.0x version of BoltBait's Lomography plugin.

@BoltBait - Level Horizon Correct photos which have been taken on a tilt by levelling the horizon.

@BoltBait - Lomography Simulate the effects of a Lomo camera : high contrast, twisted colors and a noticeable vignette.

@BoltBait - Object Inner Shadow Inner Shadow projects a shadow from the edge of an object inwards. The shadow fades as it extends inwards. The natural twin to Drop Shadow in many respects. Part of BoltBait's plugin pack (3.5.x and 4.x)

@BoltBait - Object Reflections - Wet Floor Effect Obsolete. Use @MadJik's Wet Floor Reflection.

@BoltBait - Object Shadow Drop shadow effect for objects. For a code walk-through see How to Write an Effect Plugin (Part 7 - Extra Surface)

@BoltBait - Object Tools A mini pack of effects which work on objects (groups of pixels with surrounding transparency). Bevel Object, Feather Object, Inner Shadow, Outline Object, Part of BoltBait's Plugin Pack

 


*NEW* @BoltBait - Oil Painting+ Updated Oil Painting artistic effect which produces a more natural looking oil painting. Part of BoltBait's Plugin Pack

 

@BoltBait - Outline Puts an outline of the selected color around your object. Part of BoltBait's Plugin Pack

@BoltBait - Outline Object Outlines an object by wrapping it in a customized edge. Part of BoltBait's Plugin Pack

@BoltBait - Outline Selection Outline the current selection with your choice of color and width. Part of BoltBait's Plugin Pack

@BoltBait - Paste Alpha Takes the clipboard contents and converts colors to grayscale, then uses the grayscale for Alpha values in the current layer (i.e. masking). Part of BoltBait's Plugin Pack

@BoltBait - Pastel/Water Color Pastel/Water color filter. BoltBait's Plugin Pack

@BoltBait - Polygon / Stars Render triangles, pentagons, hexagons and also stars. Useful for making standard shapes and the pointed edges of stickers. Part of BoltBait's Plugin Pack

@BoltBait - Polygon / Stars Draws closed polygons & stars. BoltBait's Plugin Pack

@BoltBait - Portrait Effect Soften portraits to look more professional. Included paint.net 3.1+ as Effects > Photo > Soften Portrait (originally in Effects > Portrait).

@BoltBait - Remove Dust Removes photographic dust by minutely clone-stamping them out.

@BoltBait - RGB to CMYK Conversion between RGB (RedGreenBlue) and CMYK (CyanMagentaYellowblacK) color formats.

@BoltBait - Seamless Texture Helper Makes a given image seamlessly repeatable. Largely replaced by Seamless Texture Maker

@BoltBait - Selection Tools Mini pack of tool for working on a selection. Effects are Feather (fade edges), Bevel (add shadow/highlights), Outline and Blur. Contained in BoltBait's Plugin Pack

@BoltBait - Sharpen Landscape (aka Landscape) Automates a number enhancements for landscape pictures. Also known as 'Sharpen Landscape'. Part of BoltBait's Plugin Pack

@BoltBait - Steganography Hide / show a second image in your original image. BoltBait's Plugin Pack

@BoltBait - Switch Alpha to Gray Converts the image to shades of gray based on the alpha value of each pixel. Useful for making masks. Part of BoltBait's Plugin Pack

@BoltBait - Switch Gray to Alpha Deletes white/black from and image (leaving transparent pixels). Converts all other pixels to black. Useful for isolating line art. Part of BoltBait's Plugin Pack

@BoltBait - Transparency Adjustment Effect Adjust the opacity of a selection independent of the entire layer. BoltBait's Plugin Pack

@BoltBait - Vignette+ Enhanced vignette plugin. Adds a black, white or colored vignette. Softer than the built in effect.

@Boude - Alpha map Convert color to transparency & vice versa.

@Boude - Point Blur Does the reverse of Zoom Blur (Zoom Blur blurs away from a certain point, Point Blur blurs towards the centre point).

@Braiden - paint.net Plugin Manager Incompatible with paint.net 4.x. Add or remove plugins from the paint.net/Effects folder.

@Bruce Bowyer-Smyth - GPU Channel Blur Hardware accelerated blur which performs a separate and unique Gaussian blur for each color channel with each channel having it's own blur radius. Part of Hardware Accelerated Blur Pack

@Bruce Bowyer-Smyth - GPU Gaussian Blur Hardware accelerated Gaussian Blur. Part of Hardware Accelerated Blur Pack

@Bruce Bowyer-Smyth - GPU Motion Blur Incompatible with 4.0x. Hardware accelerated Motion Blur. Part of Hardware Accelerated Blur Pack

@Bruce Bowyer-Smyth - GPU Radial Blur Hardware accelerated Radial Blur. Part of Hardware Accelerated Blur Pack

@Bruce Bowyer-Smyth - GPU Zoom Blur Hardware accelerated Zoom Blur. Part of Hardware Accelerated Blur Pack

@Bruce Bowyer-Smyth - Hardware Accelerated Blur Pack Use your video card to process images with a potentially huge performance leap. The blurs in this pack are: Channel Blur, Gaussian Blur, Motion Blur, Radial Blur & Zoom Blur.

@Bruce Bowyer-Smyth - WMF (Windows Metafile) Opens WMF files as a raster image. NOTE: OPENS FILES ONLY - will not save the *.WMF format. To install place all three DLL files in the /Filetypes/ folder.

@cefoot - RAW File paint.net 4.x version of RAW File. Note: this is a file reader, so there is no option to save in the RAW format.

@Chrysler - JPEG XR Load and save JPEG XR (aka HD Photo) image files

@Connect 9600 - AmigaIcon Load and save Amiga (.info) files. To use, copy AmigaIcon.dll and AmigaIcon.palettes to the paint.net FileTypes folder.

@Cookies - Average Edge Blur Edge blur. Samples colors at the edge of an 8-way circle and returns the average.

@Cookies - Conditional Effects Gives you the ability to run 6 effects, in the order, and only affect the colors matching the set conditions.

@Cookies - High Pass High pass filter - used to correct (sharpen) images in much the same way as Unsharp Mask

@Cookies - Lightning Create lightning, smoke and other cool energy bolts.

@Cookies - PS Emboss Embossing effect. Simulates the one in Photoshop.

@Cookies - Simulate Color Depth Reduces the color depth of an image as if they had x bits of color data. Both monochrome and RGB options are included. Supporting files (dither folder) go in the \Documents\paint.net User Files\ folder.

@Corillian - paint.net Bulk Image Processor Batch processor. Removed by paint.net developer for failing to comply with plugin guidelines. Forum thread no longer exists.

@Crazy Man Dan - GREYCstoration Wrapper *BETA* Replaced by the built-in Effects > Noise > Reduce Noise effect. Forum thread no longer exists.

@Curtis - Blur Map Incompatible with 4.0x. Blur the image by the value taken from the map image. Found in Curtis' Plugin Pack. Three DLL's contain a number of effects.

@Curtis - Channel Mask Incompatible with 4.0x. Similar to Alpha Mask but has more control over which channels to apply the mask to, and which channels to create the mask from. Found in Curtis' Plugin Pack. Three DLL's contain a number of effects.

@Curtis - Curtis' Plugin Pack Effects: Tile image, Jumble, Selective palette, Equations, Effects Lab, Fern Fractal, Channel Mask, Displacement Map, Blur Map, Dots, Rounded Rectangle. To install, extract and place all three DLL files in your paint.net/Effects/ folder.

@Curtis - Displacement Map Incompatible with 4.0x. Pixels are offset by the amount determined by the map channel and the displacement slider, and are offset in the direction of the angle chooser. Found in Curtis' Plugin Pack. Three DLL's contain a number of effects.

@Curtis - Dots Turn image into a grid of dots. Options to adjust the size and highlighting. Found in Curtis' Plugin Pack. Three DLL's contain a number of effects.

@Curtis - Effects Lab Run another effect through a filter. Useful search box helps find effects by name. Found in Curtis' Plugin Pack. Three DLL's contain a number of effects.

@Curtis - Equations Type in a mathematical equation and have it rendered to the canvas. Found in Curtis' Plugin Pack. Three DLL's contain a number of effects.

@Curtis - Fern Fractal Renders a fern onto your canvas. Options include colour, angle, position, width, height & density. Found in Curtis' Plugin Pack. Three DLL's contain a number of effects.

@Curtis - Jumble Jumbles the image in horizontal and vertical elements. Found in Curtis' Plugin Pack. Three DLL's contain a number of effects.

@Curtis - Rounded Rectangle Render a rectangle with customizable curvature in the corners. Found in Curtis' Plugin Pack. Three DLL's contain a number of effects.

@Curtis - Selective Palette Build up a list of colours, then convert each pixel in the image to the closest colour in the list. Lists can be saved and loaded as paint.net Palette files. Found in Curtis' Plugin Pack. Three DLL's contain a number of effects.

@Curtis - Tile Image Tiles the image a number of times in each direction. Has the ability to flip every 2nd image to make the edges line up. Found in Curtis' Plugin Pack. Three DLL's contain a number of effects.

@dake - Erode / Dilate filter Dilatation is a simple way to remove scratches and noise from a uniform background. Erode is similar to the Median Blur effect.

@dake - Radial Blur Deluxe Incompatible with 4.0x. Configurable radial blur. Also known as Fast Radial Blur.

@dake - Zoom Blur Deluxe Incompatible with 4.0x. Improved zoom blur effect. Also known as Fast zoom blur.

@dan9298 - Radius Fill Corners Round off square corners.

@dan9298 - Tile Fill From Clipboard Incompatible with 4.0x. Fills the current image with a tiled version of another image (held in the clipboard).

@DataDink - Blend Seams Attempts to smooth out the edges of a texture in order to make the texture tile seamlessly.

@DataDink - Color Cut Removes the secondary color to create a cut out with blended, non-jagged edges. Color Threshold alters the color, Shade Threshold alters shade and Alpha Falloff controls the "hardness" of the effect.

@davidf - Alpha to Dots Resets alpha values in the image to 0 or 255, based on the original alpha value. The result is a 'dotty' transition instead of a blended one (imagine old newspaper images)

@davidf - Cell Texture Produces a myriad of neighboring 'cells'. Hugely configurable.

@davidf - Curly Lines Render all kinds of curly (and straight) lines. Intimidating UI is well explained in companion PDF.

@davidf - Dot Plugin Reduce an image to monochrome comprised of dark dots on a light background.

@davidf - Local Noise Similar to the Frosted Glass effect, but with more configuration options (Radius, Strength, Coverage, Distance Bias, etc…,). Great for adding a bit of diffusion to an element.

@davidf - Seamless Move Helps create seamless images. Somewhat similar to Seamless Texture Maker

@davidf - Stipple Replaces an image with a 'dotted' version (circles with density depending on the image brightness).

@davidf - Subtract Color An easy to use color remover (i.e. color-to-alpha).

@Dean Ashton - DDS File Support Enables DDS file loading & saving. Included paint.net 3.1+. Forum thread no longer exists.

@DeathStar - Color Balance MIX Add more color or darken/lighten the image.

@doverdemon77 - ShadiSearch Diagnose the Shade, Transparency and Saturation of an image or selection by recoloring using the Primary color.

@doverdemon77 - Stencil2Eye Create a stencil (monotone) image based on the primary color.

@doverdemon77 - UnAlpha Highlight fully or partially transparent pixels with the Primary Color, or replace them with different Alpha values.

@dpy - 1px Expansion Expands areas of color by one pixel. dpy's Pack

@dpy - AA's Assistant Used to soften the edges of an object in order to blend it with a background. Object must be surrounded by transparent pixels to find the edges.

@dpy - Alpha to 0 Set the alpha channel to zero (transparent). dpy's Pack

@dpy - Alpha to 255 Set the alpha channel to 255 (opaque). dpy's Pack

@dpy - Black and Alpha+ Changes an image into black and white , and changes brightness into transparency. dpy's Pack

@dpy - Circle Text Writes text into a circle, or on an angle. dpy's Pack

@dpy - Color Balance+ Enhanced color balance with Highlight, Shadow & Mid Tonal adjustments. dpy's Pack

@dpy - Dpy's Pack Effects: Black and Alpha+, Color Balance+, Multi-Threshold, Rotate_Zoom+, Perspective Effect, AA's Assistant, Metallize, Text+, Circle Text, Rotate Text, Spiral Text & Wave Text, Speech Bubble, 1px Expansion, Alpha to 0, Alpha to 255

@dpy - Metallize Applies a chrome or metallic sheen to an image (an effect like the Predator's vision). Great for faking all sorts of metals. Find this plugin in dpy's Pack.

@dpy - Multi-Threshold Run multiple 'threshold' filters at once. Excellent for turning a photo into Warhol inspired pop-art. dpy's Pack

@dpy - Perspective Effect (Beta) Trapezoid transform of your image by adjusting the height &/or width of the sides. dpy's Pack

@dpy - Rotate Text Write text to the canvas at an angle. The dll named RotateTextSUI.dll is enhanced for larger displays. dpy's Pack

@dpy - Rotate Zoom+ Zoom & rotate a selection or layer with different resampling algorithms. dpy's Pack

@dpy - Speech Bubble Write speech bubbles and text directly to the canvas. dpy's Pack

@dpy - Spiral Text ver 1.2 Writes text on a spiral. dpy's Pack

@dpy - Text+ Render text specifying line spacing, location, direction, color and font pitch. Useful for when you need precise placement of text.

@dpy - Wave Text v1.0 Writes a string of text along a sine curve. The dll named WaveTextSUI.dll is enhanced for larger displays. dpy's Pack

@dS810 - Reflection - effect Create mirror/water type reflections of an existing image.

@dsplaisted - Graph Maker Uses (and builds on) the Grid Maker plugin to render graphs.

@DW.dev - Alpha Transform v1.0 Superseded by a later release: Alpha Transform 1.1

@DW-dev - Alpha Transform 1.1 Pixels below the lower limit get alpha set to 0 (fully transparent). Pixels above the upper limit get alpha set to 255 (fully opaque). Pixels in between get alpha between 0 and 255 depending on their brightness.

@Ed Harvey - Color Filter Apply a colored filter with options to configure Hue, Density and Preserve Highlights. Part of Ed Harvey Effects v3.5

@Ed Harvey - Color Flip/Rotate Quickly apply a color change to the image by clicking on one of many recolored thumbnails. Also known as Color Channel Flip/Rotate. Part of Ed Harvey Effects v3.5

@Ed Harvey - Color Tint Apply a color tint to the image. Options: Hue & Tint amount. Part of Ed Harvey Effects v3.5

@Ed Harvey - Cross-Processing Classic film effect; Increased contrast, weird color shifts & tints. Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

@Ed Harvey - Dither - Atkinson Halftone This effect DOES NOT work correctly if you have any selection active. It should ONLY be used on whole layers. Part of Ed's Egregious Effects

@Ed Harvey - Dither - Floyd-Steinberg Halftone This effect DOES NOT work correctly if you have any selection active. It should ONLY be used on whole layers. Part of Ed's Egregious Effects

@Ed Harvey - Drop Ripple Mimic top-down view of water ripples as if an object was dropped into a still pool of water. Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

@Ed Harvey - Ed Harvey Effects Superseded by a later release

@Ed Harvey - Ed Harvey Effects (v3.30 Beta 1) Superseded by a later release

@Ed Harvey - Ed Harvey Effects (v3.30) Superseded by a later release

@Ed Harvey - Ed Harvey Effects Archive Some of the effects in the Ed Harvey Effects package have been incorporated in paint.net. However, in some instances the built-in versions have a simpler interface or less features. The original effects will be archived here for anyone who really needs them.

@Ed Harvey - Ed Harvey Effects v 3.5 The latest version of the Ed Harvey Effects package. Effects: Simplify, Splinter, True Blur, Color Filter, Color Channel Flip/Rotate, Color Tint, Extract Channel, Filtered Black and White, Invert Intensity, Single Hue, Solarize, Threshold, Vitrious, White Balance, Drop Ripple, Glass Blocks, InsideOut, Lens, MultiView, Pixelate (Hexagonal), Pixelate (Cairo Pentagonal), Ripple, Wobble, Cross-Processing, Vignette, Lattice, Weave, Halftone, Seismograph, Soft Saturation.

@Ed Harvey - Ed Harvey Effects v3.36 Superseded by a later release

@Ed Harvey - Ed Harvey Effects v4.0 4.0x version of the Ed Harvey Effects package. Effects: Simplify, Splinter, True Blur, Color Filter, Color Channel Flip/Rotate, Color Tint, Extract Channel, Filtered Black and White, Invert Intensity, Single Hue, Solarize, Threshold, Vitrious, White Balance, Drop Ripple, Glass Blocks, InsideOut, Lens, MultiView, Pixelate (Hexagonal), Pixelate (Cairo Pentagonal), Ripple, Wobble, Cross-Processing, Vignette, Lattice, Weave, Halftone, Seismograph, Soft Saturation.

@Ed Harvey - Ed Harvey's FastFx These are replacements for existing paint.net effects that have been optimized for speed (Fast Blur, Pencil Sketch, Glow, Soften Portrait & Hue / Saturation).

@Ed Harvey - Ed Harvey's FastFx v4.0 4.0x versions of Ed Harvey's FastFx efects. Effects: Fast Blur, Pencil Sketch, Glow, Soften Portrait & Hue / Saturation.

@Ed Harvey - EdHarvey Effects Superseded by new version

@Ed Harvey - Ed's Egregious Effects These effects DO NOT work correctly if you have any selection active. They should ONLY be used on whole layers. Effects: Fast Blur, Dither - Floyd-Steinberg Halftone, Dither - Atkinson HalfTone.

@Ed Harvey - Extract Channel Allows the isolation of a single RGB, HSV or CMYK color channel (plus many more). Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

@Ed Harvey - Fast Blur This effect DOES NOT work correctly if you have any selection active. It should ONLY be used on whole layers. Part of Ed's Egregious Effects

@Ed Harvey - Fast Blur This blur is based on Gaussian blur and is 10 to 200 times faster (depending on radius). Found in Ed Harvey's FastFx plugin pack.

@Ed Harvey - Filtered Black and White Convert an image to greyscale using a colored filter to dictate tonal changes. Filter density (strength) is configurable. Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

@Ed Harvey - Fragment Creates copies of the base image, each shifted from the original position by a given amount. The copies are then averaged together. Ed Harvey's Effects.

@Ed Harvey - Glass Blocks Distort an image as if were viewed from behind a wall of rounded glass blocks. Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

@Ed Harvey - Glow Similar to the built in Glow effect only up to 20 times faster. Found in Ed Harvey's FastFx plugin pack.

@Ed Harvey - Halftone Simulates continuous tones in the image through the use of dots of varying size, shape, spacing and density. Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

@Ed Harvey - Hue / Saturation Similar to the built in Hue / Saturation effect and up to 50 times faster. Found in Ed Harvey's FastFx plugin pack.

@Ed Harvey - Inside Out Appears to be a Cartesian to polar transformation (i.e. rectangular image is distorted to circular). Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

@Ed Harvey - Invert Intensity Invert the intensity of the color range in an image. Part of Ed Harvey Effects v3.5

@Ed Harvey - Lattice Transform the image to a duotone (Primary/Secondary) lattice. Effect is not unlike a embroidery pattern. Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

@Ed Harvey - Lens Overlay a magnifying lens. Size of lens is not configurable, but magnification is. Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

@Ed Harvey - MultiView Warp Distorts an image into a multifaceted view. Similar to the Fragment Blur without the blurring, or Glass Blocks without the rounded edges. Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

@Ed Harvey - Pencil Sketch Similar to the built in Pencil Sketch effect only up to 20 times faster. Found in Ed Harvey's FastFx plugin pack.

@Ed Harvey - Pixelate (Cairo Pentagonal) Pixelate an image into irregular five sided polygons. Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

@Ed Harvey - Pixelate (Hexagonal) Pixelate an image into regular six sided polygons. Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

@Ed Harvey - Posterize Posterize is now built in to paint.net. Find it in the Adjustments menu.

@Ed Harvey - Ripple Applies a regular ripple distortion across the image surface. Wavelet size, shape and magnitude are all configurable. Similar to Wobble. Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

@Ed Harvey - Seismograph Transform an image into a colored line representation. Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

@Ed Harvey - Simplify Blur which simplifies the image by reducing color differences (and therefore fine detail). Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

@Ed Harvey - Single Hue Recolor an image to greyscale and a single color (hue). Hue and Saturation are configurable. Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

@Ed Harvey - Soft Saturation (aka Vibrance in 4.0x) Enhance or reduce the amount of color saturation. Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5 (DLL contains numerous effects). Note: renamed Vibrance in 4.0x

@Ed Harvey - Soften Portrait Similar to the built in Soften Portrait effect only up to 40 times faster. Found in Ed Harvey's FastFx plugin pack.

@Ed Harvey - Solarize Reverses the hue of shadows and highlights. No configurable parameters. Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

@Ed Harvey - Splinter Generates a number of rays (splinters) radiating outwards from the pixel. Number of splinters, length and rotation are configurable. Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

@Ed Harvey - Threshold Converts a range of colors to black and white based on the user set threshold. Color channel is selectable as are the minima and maxima. Part of Ed Harvey Effects v3.5

@Ed Harvey - True Blur Subtle blurring effect which allows much finer control than other blurs. Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

@Ed Harvey - Vignette Apply a black vignette to the image. Size, shape and strength are all configurable. Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

@Ed Harvey - Vitrious Expand or contract a range of colors by specifying the Hue and Amount of change. Think of this as a subtle recoloring effect. Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

@Ed Harvey - Weave Distort the image as if it was cut into strips and woven back together. Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

@Ed Harvey - White Balance Subtle recoloring effects. Specify Hue and Amount (strength) of the retinting. Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

@Ed Harvey - Wobble Applies a ripple distortion across the image surface. Wavelet size, shape and magnitude are all configurable. Similar to Ripple. Part of Ed Harvey Effectsv3.5. DLL contains numerous effects.

@eekysam - Normal Map Renderer Renders normal maps. Has a cinematic light that which can be moved around the virtual 3D surface. Also has exponential drop-off/spread settings which can be used to modify sharpness, contrast, brightness, and angle effect (dialog is deceptively simple). Plugin is no longer being developed.

@Ego Eram Reputo - CellMaker Renders x,y sized cells whose edges are entirely within a given selection. Use CellMaker Rev, the improved version.

@Ego Eram Reputo - ChessFEN Draws chessboard and position from scratch or by parsing a FEN string. Requires the Chess Merida font be installed.

@Ego Eram Reputo - CSV (comma separated values) Filetype Saves the image as a text file containing the pixel RGBA information in numeric format.

@Ego Eram Reputo - Dr Scott's Markup Renderer Render markup including web pages, tables, text, XML and complex mathematical equations (MathML, TeX or LaTeX formats) straight to the paint.net canvas. Note: rendering of math equations requires an internet connection.

@Ego Eram Reputo - Fibonacci Fill A pattern generator which creates increasing sized colored squares, spiralling outwards from the central point.  Each successive square has a side length equal to the sum of the previous two squares' sides.  Co-authored by Red Ochre.

@Ego Eram Reputo - Planetoid Create realistic looking 3D planets or 2D maps. Co-authored by TechnoRobbo.

@Ego Eram Reputo - Polaroid Frame Overlays a frame with the correct size ratios to form a Polariod.

@Ego Eram Reputo - StickMan A plugin which helps position & pose predefined stick figures using a simple click-n-drag interface.

@Ego Eram Reputo - Thermal Heat Map Create a thermal representation of an image where brightness becomes 'heat' and dimness becomes 'cool'.

@Ego Eram Reputo - WhichSymbol / WhichSymbolPlus Character & symbol browser/writer for installed fonts. Character is rendered using the Primary color.

@ejohnson0547 - RGB565 Filetype Read and write to the RGB565 or RAW565 format. Used for Android splash screens.

@eladkarako - Barcode Plugin Recompiled version of the original Barcode plugin. This generate barcodes from user input. Supports Code 39, Code 39 Mod 43, Full ascii code 39 and Postnet.

@Enormator - Enormators Effects The two effects are Stretch & DotAtCenter. Unavailable for download.

@Enormator - Invert around primary color Invert colors around other colors.

@Enormator - Primary Color Difference to Alpha Calculates the difference between the pixel and primary color. The more they are equal, the more transparency will result.

@Enormator - Triangular Gradient Makes a triangular gradient in selection (or on the full image when nothing is selected) from primary to secondary color (including alpha).

@Evan Wallace - Add/Remove/Recover Watermark Removed by author due to possible copyright abuses. Note: forum thread no longer exists.

@Evan Wallace - BLP Converter Plugin File support for loading Blizzard Picture files (*.blp). Requires Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 SP1 Redistributable Package.

@evanolds - 3D Object (BETA) Wrap the canvas around a box, torus or topographical graph (with custom equation). Preview is used to drag and rotate shape. (Part of Evan's Effects.

@evanolds - Conditional Hue/Saturation Adjust hue and saturation by setting range and conditions. Evan's Effects v1.1.

@evanolds - Evan's Effects v1.1 Effects: Mirror over line, Conditional Hue/Saturation, Quadrilateral Reshape, Polygonal Transparency, 3D Object (BETA), Pie Chart,

@evanolds - Icon, Cursor, and Animated Cursor Format Incompatible with paint.net 4. An updated version has been posted by TechnoRobbo in post #299 of the thread. Support for Icon & cursor filetypes, including animated cursors.

@evanolds - Mirror Over Line Mirror an image across a vertical or horizontal line. Part of Evan's Effects.

@evanolds - Octagonal/Quad reshape/matte Reshape the image or crop to an arbitrary quad or octagonal region. Part of Evan's Effects.

@evanolds - Pie Chart Create a pie chart by entering category names and values. Part of Evan's Effects.

@evanolds - Polygonal Transparency Create many sided polygons of transparent pixels. With options to feather edges & invert transparent areas. Part of Evan's Effects.

@evanolds - Quadrilateral Reshape Reshape the image to an arbitrary quadrilateral region. Part of Evan's Effects.

@frankb - Photoshop file plugin Plugin for loading and saving Photoshop files. Use Photoshop PSD file plugin.

@FremyCompany - Alpha 32-bit Bitmap Allows you to open and save file in 32-bit bitmap. You must rename the file to *.bmpx (to avoid conflict with the existing PDN's BMP handler). If you try to open non-BMP files, you should receive an error (24bpp bitmaps are loaded correctly)

 

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:user-silhouette: List of Plugins by Author G-O

revision date: 1 August 2016

 

 

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@Gaeriel - Manual Color Correction Change colors by transforming one color into another. Similar to the 'Manual Color Correction' tool in Paint Shop Pro.

@GOAE - Mirror Selection Mirror a selection horizontally, vertically or both.

@GoldenCrystal - Make Transparent Make an image transparent in respect of the chosen color. In other words this is another color to alpha plugin.

@gOUJOSAMMA - Normal Tools v1.1 Suite of three plugins for the creation of Normal Maps.

@gsuberland - PolyGlitch (Glitch Effects) Plugin pack of 'glitch' effects. Effects include: 3Displace, CodeBook, Cumulative Math, Xor, Addition, Interlace Lines, Pixel Drag, Quad Flip, Row Shifter, Quadratic Looper, Render Raw File. Helpful HTML file included.

@Gumboot - JPEG 2000 Use JPEG 2000 instead.

@Ham62 - QuickBASIC BSAVE Graphics Adds support for Screen 13 QuickBASIC BSAVE'd graphics with the file extensions *.BSV or *.VGA. Limitations: maximum image size 320x200px, file size of 64kb, 8bpp & standard VGA color palette.

@harold - NormalMap 1.1 Incompatible with paint.net 3.5x, use NormalMapPlus v1.0.

@harold - PDN File Info viewer View information about a paint.net file (dimensions, number of layers and the version of paint.net used to save the image).

@Hawkynt - 2D-ImageFilter Library Library of algorithms used in various emulators (VirtualGB, Mame, DOSBox, SNES9x, ZSNES, etc,). Also known as Pixel Art Scaling Plugin.

- Lens Distortion Correction Distortion correction effect. Also displays meta data (Exif).

@Hindol - Wavelet Haar 2-tap Performs a Haar 2-tap transformation of an image (quarters the image size makes three duplicates, performing different edge detection algorithms on each).

@HiPhiSch - Fill Gaps v1.0 Fill transparent sections of a layer or selection based on the surrounding pixels.

@HiPhiSch - Kill Color v1.1 Removes a color from the selected part of the image and tries to find a substitution for it by analyzing the surrounding parts.

@HiPhiSch - Selective Enhancement v1.1 Spread out or push together colors close to the selected one.

@HiPhiSch - Selective Toning v1.0 Apply toning corrections. With blending mode selector and alpha channel support. Similar to Advanced Color Replacement.

@hollander - Monochrome Unsupported. Download links fail. Converts image to monochrome (black, white & color supported).

@HorridoJoho - Directional Blur Applies a directional blur. Much like Motion Blur, but faster.

@HorridoJoho - SelectionInnerContour Applies an inner contour to a selection using the primary color. Similar to BoltBait's Selection Outline plugin, but faster.

@Hunter - Plugin Effect Installer 1.0 Simple plugin installer. Select the *.dll file to install and click Go. Easy.

@HurryK - paint.net Scriptor Write composite effect scripts in a JavaScript-like-language. Allows the splitting of the original image into its composite parts on order to apply effects on each separate part and blend them together again.

@I Like Pi - ASCII Art File Type Plugin ASCII art generator. Transform your image into an ascii art masterpiece!

@I Like Pi - Layer Saver Standalone executable saves each layer in a paint.net file as a separate file. Incompatible with pdn4.

@I Like Pi - OptiPNG Incompatible with 4.0x. An updated version is available, see OptiPNG Updated. Integrates OptiPNG with paint.net, optimizes PNGs to make them smaller (http://optipng.sourceforge.net/). To install place both the exe and dll in paint.net's FileTypes folder.

@I Like Pi - Text Steganography BETA Encodes hidden text within an image. The plugin is also needed to view the text. Note: Beta status.

@Illnab1024 - Advanced Greyscale Desaturates an image to grayscale. RGB channel bias is individually configurable. Found in Illnab1024's Plugins

@Illnab1024 - Alpha Mask Turn an image into an alpha mask. If the image has color, it is converted to greyscale. Updated to add clipboard functionality. Found in Illnab1024's Plugins

@Illnab1024 - Alpha Mask Import (2.0) Turn an image into an alpha mask. If the image has color, it is converted to greyscale. Updated to add clipboard functionality. Appears to be a later version than the one contained in Illnab1024's Plugins

@Illnab1024 - Channel Mixer Greyscale Mix the Red, Green, and Blue channels separately as you convert an image to greyscale. Also known as Advanced Greyscale. Illnab1024's Plugins.

@Illnab1024 - Cutout Effect Broken. Part of Illnab1024's Plugins

@Illnab1024 - Cutout Effect Broken. A newer version is available in Illnab1024's Plugins, however this also seems to be non-functional.

@Illnab1024 - Flip Flips the selected pixels horizontally or vertically. Replaced by a later version: BoltBait's Plugin Pack.

@Illnab1024 - Google Image Search Allows you to use Google Image Search directly in paint.net. Appears to be broken in that no search results are returned.

@Illnab1024 - Gradient Plugin v2.0 A variety of configurable gradients including hue based and rainbow gradients . Co-Authored by @BoltBait.

@Illnab1024 - Illnab1024's Plugins. (v1.1) Incompatible with 4.0x. Alpha Mask, Cutout Effect, Advanced Greyscale, Point Warp, Polar to Rect.

@Illnab1024 - Point Warp Distort an image by stretching it toward or away from a specified point. Found in Illnab1024's Plugins

@Illnab1024 - Point Warp / Engorged Smudge Incompatible with 4.0x. Similar to the Bulge effect but in the horizontal plane instead of the vertical. Find a new version in Illnab1024's Plugins.

@Illnab1024 - Polar to Rect Transformation of polar coordinates to cartesian. In effect this creates a wrap around distortion of the original image. Found in Illnab1024's Plugins

@Itso - Anaglyphs Creations of anaglyphs (3D stereo pictures).

@Ivn - RawReader Dcraw based RAW file reader. DCRaw has been recompiled as a *.dll (32 and 64 bit).

@jchunn - Bricks Creates brick patterns with mortar. Jesse Chunn Plugin Pack.

@jchunn - Color Replace Color filter with the ability to fine tune the color and alpha channels.

@jchunn - Focal Point Blurs from a given focal point in an image. Jesse Chunn Plugin Pack.

@jchunn - Jesse Chunn Plugin Pack Effects: Soften edges, Focal point, Stencil, Color Replace, Varicose, Bricks.

@jchunn - Soften Edges Detect 'rough' edges and softens them. Jesse Chunn Plugin Pack.

@jchunn - Stencil Convert an image (or selection) into a two color image similar to a stencil. Jesse Chunn Plugin Pack.

@jchunn - Varicose Wibbly line creator. Jesse Chunn Plugin Pack.

@johandanforth - Kodak Tri-x 400 Emulator Emulates a Kodak Tri-x 400 filter (enhanced greyscale). Tri-X is a classic high-speed black-and-white photographic film from Kodak. Tri-X 400 is usually rated at ISO 400 when processed in standard developers and remains among the fastest black-and-white films today.

@John Stewien - Stewien Filters Apply one of five filters to your image. Filters are Dilate, Kuwahara Filter, Kuwahara Filter Modified, To Angle and Transparency By Color Subtraction.

@Joshua Bell - PCX Plug-In Load & save PCX images.

@Jotaf - Grim Color Reaper Remove a color (i.e. background) from an image while maintaining the alpha information.

@JoZ1 - Imgur Uploader Upload images directly from paint.net to imgur.com. Returns links to image in a number of formats.

@jsonchiu - Anti-alias v1.5 Use to smooth edges, keeping them clear, not blurred.

@jsonchiu - Bevel Plugin v1.4 Applies a bevelled edge to parts of an image or selection. Renamed from Bevel Object March 2016

@jsonchiu - Diagonal Lines v2.0 Renders diagonal lines, frequency, brush width, antialias level & angle are all configurable. DLL compiled by EER (21 Feb 2013) from posted source as download link has died.

@jxp - Batch Processor - PROTOTYPE Removed by Rick Brewster. Prototype batch processor. Forum thread no longer exists.

@jxp - Low Color Filetype (bmp, gif, png) Save images as 16 color bitmaps or gifs. Previously known as '16 Colors'.

@jxp - Palette from image tool Extracts the palette from the current image & saves it to (or creates) a paint.net palette file.

@jxp - Posterize Alpha Based on the standard Posterize adjustment, with enhancements to also change the Alpha channel.

@kbarni - Camera lens distortion correction Correct the barrel or pincushion distortions in digital photos. AKA Lens Distortion

@KrisVDM - Average Blur Blur which averages all pixels within a certain radius. Each pixel counts as much as any other. Part of Kris VDM's Plugin Pack.

@KrisVDM - Color Accent Retint an image towards greyscale using the specified hue to control the recoloring. Part of Kris VDM's Plugin Pack.

@KrisVDM - Cyanotype Recolor an image to white + cyan. Part of Kris VDM's Plugin Pack.

@KrisVDM - Drop Shadow Creates a highly configurable shadow around an object. Part of Kris VDM's Plugin Pack.

@KrisVDM - Drop Shadow Superseded by a later release Drop Shadow & Effects.

@KrisVDM - Duotone Ink on Paper Tint an image to black and a combination of with two selected hues. Does not change white areas. Part of Kris VDM's Plugin Pack.

@KrisVDM - Duotone Light Tint an image to black and a combination of with two selected hues. Does not change partially transparent areas. Part of Kris VDM's Plugin Pack.

@KrisVDM - Fade Edge Fades the edge towards transparent. Part of Kris VDM's Plugin Pack.

@KrisVDM - Gradient A four-color, non-linear 'Gradient' effect with high quality color dithering. Part of Kris VDM's Plugin Pack.

@KrisVDM - Grayscale on Colored Paper Recolors the image greyscale and the specified color. Part of Kris VDM's Plugin Pack.

@KrisVDM - Gridlines Draws a grid with horizontal and vertical lines. Part of Kris VDM's Plugin Pack.

@KrisVDM - KrisVDM's Plugin Pack Plugin pack contains installer and a DLL file. Run installer to selectively install effects in this pack. Effects: Drop Shadow, Duotone Light, Duotone Ink on Paper, Cyanotype, Sepia 2, Grayscale on Colored Paper, Monochrome Ink on Paper, Average Blur, Smart Blur, Color Accent, Fade Edge, Gradient, Gridlines, Object Align.

@KrisVDM - Monochrome Ink on Paper Recolors image a single specified hue. Transparent areas are left unchanged. Part of Kris VDM's Plugin Pack.

@KrisVDM - Object Align Realigns an object within a selection vertically, horizontally, left, right or centrally (and combinations). Part of Kris VDM's Plugin Pack.

@KrisVDM - Sepia 2 Apply a sepia filer to an image. Configurable intensity. Part of Kris VDM's Plugin Pack.

@KrisVDM - Smart Blur Similar to the built in Surface Blur. Part of Kris VDM's Plugin Pack.

@kshotts - Sparkle Glitter Incompatible with 4.0x. Generate glowing spheres, diamonds, and flares, with lots of parameters. Replaced by MadJiks Sparkle Effect

@kshotts - Sparkle Stars Generate stars. Replaced by MadJiks Sparkle Effect. Appears broken in 4.0.5226.

@L3ron - PDN OpenSearch Custom Tool Bar Add the paint.net Search Engine (by Google) to Firefox or Internet Explorer toolbar.

@Legorol - Unblend Removes a chosen color from the image and replaces it with transparency. In other words, it performs the reverse of a normal blend operation with the chosen color.

@Lord Crc - Whitepoint Correction Color correction, based off of a neutral point in the image.

@maccas - Add Depth Two plugins which add (the appearance of) depth to a 2D shape on a transparent layer. Add Depth adds an apparent thickness by adding a 'trail'. Offset Shadow is a displacement plugin for moving a shadow after it's been created.

@MadDugan - Spritesheet Export Plugin Saves a multilayered sprite sheet to a single layered file with the layers positioned side-by-side.

@MadJik - Add Noise + Adds digital 'noise' to a selection. Included in the native 'Add Noise' effect. Note: forum thread no longer exists.

@MadJik - AutoChroma Generates fill or unfilled circles. Has preview issues. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Autochrome Noise Autochrome is a technique to recolor photos using colored grain or noise. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Bars Generate colored bars from a border of the image with a random length. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Buttons Create beautiful colored buttons with or without text & symbols. Now with border width & text AA. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Color Aberration Allows you to move separately RGB channels in % or in pixels. It could be a used to create 3D pictures. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Color Modulo Creates a highly colored and configurable banded multiple gradient. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Color Zoom Blur Based on the zoom blur effect, but you are able to handle the color channels separately. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Displacement Displace an image in X and Y directions. Has rendering issues. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Distorting Mirror Effect similar to the distorting mirror you find at a fairground. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Donut Distortion Distort the area between two concentric circles. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Frames Wrap your image in a customized frame. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - GenTree Generates lifelike trees and branches. See also the TreeGen effect. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Gradient Blur A combination of the Gaussian blur & gradient effects. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Gravity Treats pixels as if they were sand, dragging them down until they have supporting pixels under them. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Grid Maker Draws grids, also checkerboard and dots. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Hexagonal Grid Creates a hexagonal grid. Includes brushwidth & Antialias controls. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - KaleidGen Generate kaleidoscopes from scratch using selectable auto generated shapes. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Kaleidoscope Turn images into kaleidoscopes. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Lens Flare Adds light induced flares to the bright spots in your image. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Light Rays Draws 'rays' of light from the center (can be offset). Uses alternated triangles as the rays. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - MadJik' Plugin Pack (aka Magical Plugins Megapack) Over 60 effects: Color Zoom Blur, Gradient Blur, Color Aberration, Reverse Colors, Distorting Mirror, Donut Distortion, Gravity, Kaleidoscope, Magnifier, Motion Sharpen, Oblique, Page Curl, Panelling, Polar Transformation, Seamless Texture Maker, Sine Wave distort, Tiles Reflection XL, Tube Effect, TwistZ, Water Reflection, Waves, Wet Floor Reflection, Auto Chrome noise, Bars, Buttons, Frames, GenTree (TreeGen), Grid Maker, Hexagonal Grid, KaleidGen, Light Rays, Mazes (2), Randome Lines, Rosaces, Shapes, Sparkles, Spiral, SpiroGraph, SpiroShapes, Splashes, Volutes, Majority Color, Over Liner, Star Glow, Moire, Perlin Texture, Radial Colors, Rainbow Twist Colors, Autochrome, Color modulo, Displacement, Lens Flare, Matrice, Nebulous, NewtonFractal, Vibrato, XY Coords.

@MadJik - Magnifier (Lens+) An evolution of the Ed Harvey's Lens effect, with enhanced features & options. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Majority Color Each pixel takes the value of its neighbors that have the majority. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Matirce An emboss type effect with coloring options. Can be used to fake metallic sheen and edge detection. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Moire This texture plugin replaces the selection (or the active layer if no selection) with colourful concentric rings. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Motion Sharpen Directional sharpening. Think of it as the natural opposite of Motion Blur. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Nebulous Creates a brightly colored rainbow halo which appears pinched up in the centre. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - NewtonFractal Fractal generator. Creates colored flower-type petals infilled with colored noise. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Oblique Effect Incline images vertically horizontally or both. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Overliner Scans the image to find breaks in the colors between pixels. If the break is from dark to light then the pixel is replaced with the light color (otherwise the dark color). Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Page Curl Creates a curl on a corner of your image, just like a curling page. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Panelling Effect Allows the moving of selection, vertically, horizontally or both. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Perlin Texture Creates brilliantly colored patterns. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Polar Transformation Translate image from rectangular to polar coordinates and vice versa. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Radial Colors Predefined formulas (sinusoid curves) define and mix Red, Green, Blue colors. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Rainbow Twist Rainbow twist the three basic color Red, Green, Blue. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Random lines Generator Create/add straight & curved lines. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Random mazes Two plugins to render horizontal or diagonal mazes with configurable size, wall chance, brush width & more. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Reverse Colors Selectively reverse the values of any of the RGBA channels. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Rosaces Generate simple or complex 'roses' (symmetrical patterns like a mathematical representation of a rose/flower). Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Seamless Texture Maker An updated version of BoltBait's Seamless Texture Helper. Create textures with no apparent edge when tiled. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Shapes Render a repeating shape. User selects the increase/decrease step, speed, etc, Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Sine Curves Use Equation from Curtis' Plugin Pack.

@MadJik - Sine Wave Distort Uses sine function to apply a horizontal &/or vertical shift. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Sparkles Effect Scans the image to find the bright highlights then adds some sparkle to them. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Spiral Simple spiral plugin. Use it to create/add spirals to your images. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - SpiroGraph Draws alternated centred polygons and rotates/reduces each of them. Uses Primary & Secondary colors. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - SpiroShapes Draws repeating polygon shapes to create a more complex shape. Similar to spirograph. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Splashes Create filled or unfilled splashes (think unusual closed polygon shapes). Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Star Glow Use it to add some high lustre sparkle to your image. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Stars Effect Create polygon based multipoint stars. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Tiles Reflection XY Enhanced version of 'Tiles Reflection' from paint.net v3.1. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - TreeGen Generates tree-type trunks and branches. For a more realistic effect, see the GenTree effect. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Tube Effect (aka tube oblique?) Distort an image as if you wrapped it around a cylinder. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - TwistZ Transform an image by applying a spiral twist. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Vibrato Generates colored moire rings within the colored parts of an image. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Volutes Draws random curves. The curve is pre-calculated and then resized to fit in the image, so start and end points are at random positions. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Water Reflection Render a reflection as if your image was reflected in water. Updated. See Wet Floor Reflection. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Waves Wave distortion effect. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - Wet Floor Reflection Renders a reflection of an object as if it was standing on a wet floor. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@MadJik - XY Coords Creates a grid with the text giving the position of the cell in this grid with X,Y coords. Useful to understand the transformation done by other distort effects. Magical Plugins Megapack.

@Makuna - Arduino NeoPixel Sketch Exporter Export an image to a .h file that can be included into Arduino Sketch. The image is exported as a PROGMEM data structure for use with the NeoPixelBus Arduino library.

@Martin Osieka - Alt to LayerSaver ***********STILL IN DEVELOPMENT ******** Saves layers as individual files in PNG, BMP, GIF or JPEG format.

@Martin Osieka - Chop Up and Save Chop the current layer into tiles and save them to individual files in a range of formats (including option to ZIP). Four files are required: 2 in /Effects and 2 in the paint.net installation folder.

@Martin Osieka - Color Harmonies Easily create harmonious palettes or variants derived from a base color.

@Martin Osieka - Color Matrix Transform pixels under selection in the active layer using a transformation matrix to manipulate the individual RGBA channels. Many predefined matrices are included as well as the ability to save your own.

@Martin Osieka - Im(age)PDF filetype Allows paint.net to save images as PDF documents. Requires OptionBasedLibrary and Ghostscript be installed.

@Martin Osieka - Interchange File Format Filetype plugin which loads files in some of the IFF file formats. No save option is supported. IFF is a container format which may contain numerous data types (images, animations, documents, audio, video, ...). This format was used on Atari and Amiga computers in the 1990's.

@Martin Osieka - Measure Object Measures an object in a selection within the active layer. Measurements returned are: area, location, width, height, diagonal, and angles of the bounding rectangle.

@Martin Osieka - Measure Selection Take measurements of an active selection or the whole layer. Option include setting the unit, dpi and scale. Useful for mapping or technical drawings.

@Martin Osieka - Paper Kaleidocycles This plugin allows the creation of nets for kaleidocycles. A kaleidocycle is a ring of pyramids which can be twisted inwards and outwards to show different sides of the pyramids.

@Martin Osieka - Parallel Lines and Patterns Draw parallel lines or patterns or fill a region with them. Like an enhanced paint.net Fill Style.

@Martin Osieka - Portable AnyMap (PNM) File Type Loads and save files in one of the PNM formats. PAM - Portable Arbitrary Map (Black and White, Grayscale, RGB; Alpha channel; raw only; up to 16bits per channel), PBM - Portable Bit Map: (Black and White; plain and raw), PGM - Portable Gray Map: (Grayscale; plain and raw; up to 16bits per channel), PPM - Portable Pixel Map: (RGB; plain and raw; up to 16bits per channel).

@Martin Osieka - PostScript FileType Imports PostScript (*.PS) , Encapsulated PostScript (*.EPS), and Adobe Illustrator (*.AI) files and renders them as bitmap layers in paint.net. Requires Ghostscript to be installed.

@Martin Osieka - Print It Customized printing tool with a huge range of options like paper size, image size, DPI setting, alignment & offset, tiling, header & footer, watermark, etc…,

@Martin Osieka - Spirit Level Photo Effect Rotate a layer using a virtual spirit level. Ideal for misaligned horizons in photos. Note: the rotation is limited to the range +/- 45°. Many options to rescale or refit the image to the canvas.

@Martin Osieka - SVG Filetype Imports SVG and SVGZ files (Scalable Vector Graphics) and renders them as paint.net layers.

@Martin Osieka - Turbulent.Circles Renders concentric circles ranging from smooth to wavy. Useful for creating textures like smoke rings, lava, flower petals, etc…,.

@Martin Osieka - Turbulent.Effects Two plugins to render lines and circles combined with turbulence. Useful to create textures like marble, wood, smoke rings, flowers, etc…,.

@Martin Osieka - Turbulent.Lines Render lines combined with turbulence with results ranging from smooth lines to chaotic waves. Useful for creating textures like waves, horizons, marble, wood grain, smoke, etc…,.

@Martin Osieka - What's It? Identify files by looking for a specific signature in the file content. Can correct improperly assigned extensions.

@Martin Osieka - Windows Metafile FileType Imports Windows metafiles and renders them to paint.net bitmap layers. Supported types are WMF, EMF, EMF+, and the compressed variants WMZ and EMZ. There is a very basic implementation of export to EMF.

@Martin Osieka - XCF filetype Load and save images in GIMP native file format XCF (and its packed variants XCFGZ and XCFBZ2). To install, copy the two files into the /FileTypes/ folder.

@Martin Osieka - ZIP Archive FileType Loads/saves the contents of a paint.net document (layers and metadata) from/to a compressed ZIP Archive. Each layer becomes a separate file in the archive. Several formats for the layer files are supported: PNG, BMP, GIF, and JPEG. Additionally a thumbnail and a composite image can be stored in the archive.

@MaR-V-iN - AlphaSpace Converts a white/black background into transparency. Recognizes shadows and makes them semi-transparent.

@mcamp14 - Starry Sky Creates a starry sky (utilizes PixelLab). Renders a handful of stars on a black background. No configurable parameters.

@mchansy - Vantage Preview Images (.VBP) Support for Vantage Sat Receiver Preview Images.

@merarischroeder - Alivate Batch File Processor Incompatible with paint.net 4.x. Iterates through a given folder, opening each image with paint.net and applying a ScriptLab script before saving the image again. Requires ScriptLab be installed.

@metobi - ColorExchange Exchange one color channel for another.

@mgeorgiady - Chroma Key/Green Screen Pair of plugins which allow for the removal of solid backgrounds from images. Simple Green Screen works with green or blue backgrounds, Simple Chroma Key with any color background.

@MichaelVinther - Increase Local Contrast Incompatible with 4.0x. Improve badly lit photos or dramatize dull photos.

@MichaelVinther - Laplacian pyramid filter Improve the overall illumination of photos, typically when the scene is in shadow. Can smooth or enhance details in a photo without smoothing edges.

@MichaelVinther - Texturize effect Add a texture to a photo or image by changing the pixels brightness (based on the gradient of the texture).

@midora - ImAGIF ***********STILL IN DEVELOPMENT ******** Loads and saves animated gif files.

@Mike Ryan - Alias Removes antialiasing. Useful prior to feathering. Part of Mike Ryan's Plugins

@Mike Ryan - Brightness/ Darkness to Alpha Turns Brightness (or Darkness) into pure transparent goodness! Can be found in Mike Ryan's Plugins. Topic is locked by request: use Color to Alpha.

@Mike Ryan - Color to Alpha Advanced (PR1) Adjust the alpha level of your selected color while similar colors are adjusted as well. Has known bugs. Alternative: Tanel's Color to Alpha

@Mike Ryan - Color Trimming Used for color correction in photographs when too much of a particular color is present. Removes a defined range of a particular color allowing for more vibrant colors to be displayed. Part of Mike Ryan's Plugins

@Mike Ryan - Input to Output Adjust the value of one color channel (Input) by the value of another channel (Output). Useful for making alpha masks, removing color, etc.. Part of Mike Ryan's Plugins

@Mike Ryan - Invert Alpha Inverts the Alpha Channel based off of your set tolerance. Part of Mike Ryan's Plugins

@Mike Ryan - Isolate Black / White Generates a B&W copy of the layer then applies it as an alpha mask.

@Mike Ryan - Mike Ryan's Plugins Effects: Alias, Color Trimming, Input to Output, Brightness/ Darkness to Alpha, Invert Alpha, Silhouette Plus.

@Mike Ryan - Silhouette Plus Converts the entire canvas into your selected color while preserving the alpha levels of each pixel. Part of Mike Ryan's Plugins

@MISIIM - Flip Horizontal Superseded by BoltBait's version: Flip. Forum topic no longer exists.

@MJW - Average Color of Selection Averages the color over a selection.

@MJW - Color Clearer Makes the target color to transparent and alters remaining colors to remove the target color so that Normal Blending a layer filled with the target color reproduces the original image. For 3.5.11 compatible version see post #7 in the thread.

@MJW - Display Color Change Direction Reinterprets an image into a recolored version using multiple hues shifted from the original. Source available. See post #41 for 3.5x version.

@MJW - Edge Expander Finds edges in the image or selection (edges are defined as pixels above an opacity threshold which border pixels below the threshold) and expands the edge by a specified distance (from the original). Each expanded edge pixel is set to the color of the nearest edge pixel. The transparency depends on the distance from the edge.

@MJW - Hot Metal Glow Transforms a pixel's color to mimic incandescent heated metal. The color range goes from black, to red, to orange, to yellow, and finally to white. The color transition is approximate: no attempt is made to imitate actual physics. Find 3.5.11 compatible version in post #8 of the thread.

@MJW - HSV Eraser Remove any color from images using the Hue, Saturation and Value color space. Many options including Tolerances which are used to specify a range of closely associated hues. Source available.

@MJW - HSV Scrambler Change the Hue, Saturation, and Value of each pixel by allowing any of the components to be derived from a scaled and offset version of any of the other components. See post #11 for PDN3.5 version.

@MJW - Offset Alternating Stripes Creates alternating stripes of pixels with configurable horizontal offset, width and separation. Angle, Edge Behavior and Quality options are also available. See post #9 for 3.5.11 version.

@MJW - Posterize in HSV Space Enhanced Posterize effect that converts the color into HSV space, truncates the values, then converts back to RGB.

@MJW - Render Color Wheel Draws a HSV color wheel, centred in the current selection.

@MJW - Texture Shader Uses the current layer as a height map to texture an image held in the clipboard. The clipboard image will appear to have shading and displacement applied as defined by the black and white height map. For 3.5.11 compatible version see post #20.

@MKT - Shape3D Wrap your image around a 3D shape (with appropriate lighting).

@moc426 - Align Object Align an object on a transparent layer to the corners, sides or center of the layer or selection. A newer version with it's own submenu is available as part of KrisVDM's Plugin Pack

@moc426 - Border / Stroke Effect Draw a border around image or selection with your primary color.

@moc426 - Fractal Mandelbrot Create, configure and color the Mandelbrot fractal. This effect is now Included in paint.net minus the colorization options (Effects > Render > Mandelbrot Fractal). This effect can be installed alongside the native version and found under Effects > Render > Fractal: Mandelbrot.

@MOP3E - Cutter Create an image map with this simple intuitive interface. Select regions of the image and save the necessary sub-images and code to recreate the original image. A number of code formats are supported including HTML.

@MosaicManiac - Mosaic Maniac (Collage Paint) Paint with whole collections of images! Creates a unique non repeatable pattern of images form a directory of images. Menu title is Collage Paint.

@Mr X - OptiPNG (Updated) Updated version of OptiPNG (fixes some security vulnerabilities). Functionality is same: compresses the PNG filetype when saving images. Both the OptiPngFileType.dll and optipng.exe need to be in the FileTypes directory.

@myxlplyx - Shape(ray, arrow, circle, etc) Draw rays, arrows & circles with 'tv snow' effect (similar to chalk drawing) added to the shapes.

@myxlplyx - Zigzag ray (aka eShape_umabob) Creates shapes/lines using scales. Appears in Effects menu as 'eShape_umabob' for some strange reason.

@n d - Colour Chop Similar to other colour cutting effects, but this creates a smoother transition from transparent <-> opaque

@n d - Colourblind Simulation Ensure your image is legible for colour blind.

@n d - Edgemaster Edge detection effect.

@n d - Shaped Gradient v1.5 Creates a gradient in a multitude of shapes. Round, square, conical, linear and also elliptic, trapezoid, hexagonal & more…

@n d - Trail 3d Creates a shaped gradient 'trail' from the object towards a configurable destination point. Gradient color is editable.

@naylorjs - XPM File Type plugin XPM support in paint.net. Note: doesn't handle every XPM option.

@ncoquard - Noise Reduction Noise reduction plugin, written specifically to reduce the artefacts in JPG images.

@Neil Cassidy - Average Color (HSL) Averages the color of a selection with regard to human perception of color.

@Neil Cassidy - Eigen Blur v1.3 Improved Gaussian blur effect which uses brand new convolution code.

@Neil Cassidy - Segment Image Analyzes image and groups pixels that are relatively close together in the image and have roughly the same color.

@Nem - VTF Plug-In (1.0.4) VTF file support. File format used by the Source engine (Half-Life 2 etc.).

@NisseBosseLasse - Twainable Add TWAIN support for scanners. Should be compatible with all scanners that are TWAIN compliant. Place both Twainable.dll and EZTW32.dll in the /Effects/ folder.

@niwax - Apply Texture Applies a texture to any selected object, saving the brightness.

@niwax - PNG Preprocessor Optimizes image color range in order to reduce the saved PNG file size. Size of the file can be 40-80% of the original size.

@null54 - Base 64 filetype Loads and saves Base64 encoded images. Only BMP and PNG format images can be saved. The format of the text file is UTF8.

@null54 - EA FSH Filetype Loads and saves the FSH format used by Electronic Arts games.

@null54 - Engrave / Emboss v4.0x version of Emboss/Engrave effect - originally found in Toli's Effects plugin pack.

@null54 - Image Tiling FileType Splits an image into tiles and saves them a zip file.

@null54 - JPEG 2000 Loads and saves JPEG 2000 images, superseding the old JPEG 2000 plugin.

@null54 - Mirror / Rotate v4.0x version of Mirror / Rotate - originally found in Toli's Effects plugin pack.

@null54 - Mirror / Rotate Menu v4.0x version of Mirror / Rotate Menu - originally found in Toli's Effects plugin pack.

@null54 - Null54's Plugin Pack Plugin pack. Effects: PSFilterPdn, Radical Image Optimization Tool (RIOT), Soft Proofing, Twainable+. FileTypes: Base 64 FileType, EA Fsh FileType, Image Tiling FileType, JPEG 2000 FileType, Optimized JPEG FileType, Paint Shop Pro FileType, Photoshop Brush FileType, Photoshop Pattern FileType, Raw FileType, WebP FileType.

@null54 - Optimized JPEG Optimizes JPEG images using jpegtran. The Visual C++ 2010 SP1 runtime is required (x86 for a 32-bit OS, or x64 for a 64-bit OS). To install place both the exe and dll in paint.net's FileTypes folder.

@null54 - Paint Shop Pro FileType Allows paint.net to load and save Jasc's Paint Shop Pro format.

@null54 - PdnFF Allow filters from Adobe's Filter Factory (for Photoshop) to be run by paint.net.

@null54 - Photoshop Brush Load and save brushes used by Adobe® Photoshop®. Brushes sampled from image data are supported, dynamically computed brushes are ignored.

@null54 - Photoshop Pattern Load Pattern files used by Photoshop's Fill command. Only Grayscale, Indexed and RGB mode patterns (8-bit and 16-bit) are supported.

@null54 - Photoshop Swatch Converter Converts Photoshop color swatches (ACO files) to paint.net. Swatches with more than 96 colors are split into multiple parts. RGB, HSB, CMYK and Grayscale color modes are supported.

@null54 - PSFilterPDN Run (some) Photoshop Filters using paint.net.

@null54 - Radical Image Optimization Tool (RIOT) Heavily optimizes then exports the current layer in a format suitable for web use.

@null54 - RAW FileType This is a DCRaw-based raw filetype. Uses the latest incarnation of DCRaw.

@null54 - Smooth v4.0x version of Smooth - originally found in Toli's Effects plugin pack.

@null54 - Soft Proofing Simulates how the current layer would look when printed with a specified color profile. The layer can then be exported as a JPEG or TIFF with the target color profile embedded. Note: Visual C++ 2010 SP1 runtime is required.

@null54 - Toli's Effects for v4.0 Null54 has recompiled the "Toli's Effects v2.0.2" plugin pack in to be compatible with paint.net 4.0. Effects: Mirror/Rotate, Mirror / Rotate Menu, Engrave/Emboss, Smooth. All effects require IniFile.dll be present in /Effects/ folder.

@null54 - Twainable+ Allows paint.net to use 32-bit TWAIN drivers on a 64-bit OS. Place both files in the /Effects/ folder.

@null54 - WebP Filetype Load and save Google's WebP filetype. To install place all three dlls from the download in the FileTypes folder.

@null54 - Zoom Blur Deluxe for PDN4 Updated version of Zoom Blur Deluxe. The effect applies a blur which increases in magnitude as the distance increases away from the specified center point.

@odalet - WSQ file type Load and save WSQ files. The WSQ (Wavelet Scalar Quantization) algorithm is a compression algorithm used for gray-scale fingerprint images. Developed by the FBI.

@operamint - RAWFile LAB A dcraw based RAWFile plugin with an advanced GUI. Requires 64-bit dcraw.exe to be downloaded, renamed and placed in Filetypes folder.

@OtherFarm - OtherFarmColorReplacer Remove or change a color or a range of colors. Numerous options including color selection and transparency.

@ownage - Toon Filter Extracts pencil / line type drawing from an image (based on edge detection).

 

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:user-silhouette: List of Plugins by Author P-Z

revision date: 1 August 2016

 

 

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@P13Darksight - IntenColor Takes the intensity of the current pixel & performs mathematical operations on it to adjust the color.

@pamkkkkk - Take screen shots and paint it in paint.net Screen shot utility to take screen images and send them to paint.net.

@Pebal - RAW File Dcraw based raw file reader. A paint.net 4.x version has been released: Raw File

@Pebal - Smart Sharpen Dedicated to sharpening images after reduction size. Uses an adaptive algorithm, optimized for maximum reduction of halo effect.

@person_321 - Invert Alpha Deleted by Author as another plugin of this nature exists: use Invert Alpha.

@person_321 - Invert Channels Invert the intensity of any of the RGB channels. Person_321's Texture & Color Plugins

@person_321 - Person_321's texture and color plugins Effects: Invert Channels, Rainbow loom, Sound wave & X Rainbow bars.

@person_321 - Rainbow Loom Renders a pre-defined pattern. Person_321's Texture & Color Plugins

@person_321 - Sound Wave Renders a wave pattern. Person_321's Texture & Color Plugins

@person_321 - X Rainbow bars Renders horizontal bars of rainbow hues. Person_321's Texture & Color Plugins

@PhilipLB - Basic morphologic operations Performs basic morphologic operations: dilate and erode. Dilatation is a simple way to remove scratches and noise from a uniform background. Erode is similar to the Median Blur effect.

@PhilipLB - Egalize Egalize modifies the colors, so they are used in the same amount.

@PhilipLB - Mexican Hat Edge Detect A simple Mexican Hat edge detection filter.

@PhilipLB - Normalize Normalize stretches the histogram (entire color range is used).

@pleabo - Kaleidoscope Effect Generate kaleidoscopic effects. Has center point selector and a source angle rotator. Also known as DPL Kaleidoscope.

@pleabo - Night Vision Transform a scene into a green filtered 'Night Vision' version.

@pleska - Gradient Effect Incompatible with 4.0x. Gradient fill between current primary and secondary colors in 5 basic types: Vertical, Horizontal, Radial (from center of rect out), Diagonal and Reverse-Diagonal.

@pleska - Photo Flood Fill Incompatible with 4.0x. Takes an image and 'flood-fill' it into the selection region, repeating it over and over.

@ploogle - FlySwatter Applies filter to make image look shiny & metallic, or perhaps psychedelic.

@Powerslave UK - paint.net Plugin Installer Removed due to license issues. Forum thread no longer exists.

@Prillan - FileType TP4 File support for *.TP4 files as used by the game RollerCoaster Tycoon.

@pyjo - Basic Antialias v1.1 Reduces aliasing of an object which borders transparent pixels without altering the sharpness of the edge. No configurable options hence no dialog appears when the effect is run.

@pyjo - Power Stretch 2.0 Beta Stretch images in numerous ways including vertical, horizontal and bulge. Note: Beta

@pyrochild - Borders N' Shapes v1.6 Draws a variety of borders and shapes. Pyrochild's Plugins

@pyrochild - Color Match v1.0 Uses an existing image as a color template to recolor your image. Works best on photos. Pyrochild's Plugins

@pyrochild - Curves+ v2.10 A more powerful version of the Curves adjustment that comes with paint.net. Pyrochild's Plugins

@pyrochild - Film v2.0 Filter an image to give it grain & intensity. Pyrochild's Plugins

@pyrochild - Frosted Glass+ v1.5 This effect is now included in paint.net from version 3.07+. Forum thread no longer exists.

@pyrochild - Gradient Bars v3.0 Creates bars of varying width, angle and thickness. Pyrochild's Plugins

@pyrochild - Gradient Blocks Transform an image into a pixelated version with gradient filled blocks. Pyrochild's Plugins

@pyrochild - Gradient Mapping v2.2 Create a custom gradient and map it to your image based on any supported input channel. One of the primary uses is to create a multi-colored gradient. Pyrochild's Plugins

@pyrochild - Grid Warp Distort an image by overlaying a warping grid which has dragable intersection nodes. Pyrochild's Plugins

@pyrochild - Jitter v3.0 Jitters' each row of pixels by a random amount, giving a shimmy type effect. Pyrochild's Plugins

@pyrochild - Liquify Similar to Photoshop's Liquify or GIMP's IWarp. Compatible with Photoshop's mesh files. Pyrochild's Plugins

@pyrochild - Outline Object v2.6 Place a border around object/area. Note: object must be surrounded by transparency. Pyrochild's Plugins

@pyrochild - Pixelate+ v1.0 Enhanced pixelate effect, adds a new sampling mode (the one GIMP uses) as well as the ability to use non-square cells. Pyrochild's Plugins

@pyrochild - pyrochild plugins Effects: Curves+, Borders 'N Shapes, Gradient Bars, Film, Jitter, Outline Object, Stitch, Scriptlab, Gradient Mapping, Splatter, Pixelate+, Color Match, Random Effect, Random Shape Fill, Smudge, Trail, Gradient Blocks, Twist, Liquify, Grid Warp.

@pyrochild - Random Effect v1.2 Chooses a random plugin (or built-in effect), and renders it with randomized settings. Pyrochild's Plugins

@pyrochild - Random Shape Fill v1.0 Draws random (predefined) shapes on the canvas. 17 shape modes & 9 color modes plus many options. Pyrochild's Plugins

@pyrochild - ScriptLab v2.4 Create compilations of other paint.net effects, adjustments, and plugins. You can save, load, and share your scripts. Includes Batch Processor. Pyrochild's Plugins

@pyrochild - Smudge v2.2 Use custom brushes (*.png format) to smudge along the mouse path. Pyrochild's Plugins

@pyrochild - Splatter v1.5 Create paths similar to dripping paint. Pyrochild's Plugins

@pyrochild - Stitch Distorts base image with a 'splintered' appearance. Pyrochild's Plugins

@pyrochild - Trail Echos' an object on an otherwise transparent layer, so that it appears to have a 'trail'. Pyrochild's Plugins

@pyrochild - Twist Twist a portion of an image. Configurable size & many other parameters. Pyrochild's Plugins

@r2d2rigo - XNB format Loads XNA 4 uncompressed Texture2D & XNBs compiled for Windows or Windows Phone. No save option. To install, copy all four DLL files to the /FileTypes/ folder.

@Radobot - Heightmap Transforms an image to a heightmap. Imagine shining a light on an uneven surface. Lightness of each pixel represents it's height.

@Radobot - Hide / Reveal Steganography Hide (and reveal) images within another image. Similar in concept to BoltBait's Steganography plugin with more options.

@recursor - Animation Helper v0.81 Allows you to view any sequence of animations within a sprite sheet.

 


*NEW* @Red ochre - Aardvark Tiling Effect Tiles an image with choices for reflected and brick tiling, rotation and perspective distortions

 

@Red ochre - Alpha-Threshold Allows manipulation of transparency (Alpha) in a layer which already has a range of alpha values. Part of Red Ochre's Plugin Pack

@Red ochre - ArtyThing Imitates various artistic media by using the 'tone gradient' (i.e. edges) of an image to generate extra artistic strokes. Output can range from oil painting effects to pencil sketches, crayons, pastels watercolors and more.

@Red ochre - Bezncurve Render open and closed curves with 6 control points.

@Red ochre - Callicolour Create beautiful colored ribbons by setting four control points. Many coloring options.

@Red ochre - ClipDisplace Uses the tone of an image held in the clipboard to distort the current layer.

@Red ochre - Clipwarp Deforms a clipboard image 'around' an object. Useful for creating glass and metallic effects.

@Red ochre - ClipWarpNew A new version of the Clipwarp plugin (this has a simpler interface). Use it to mimic glass, create metallic distortions. Has smoothing and some fun colouring options.

@Red ochre - Cobweb Randomly renders tangents to the 'tone gradient' in the layer/selection. Best applied to an image with smooth tone gradients (i.e. use a low radius blur first).

@Red ochre - Composition tool Tool to help with cropping/rotating of photos (i.e. composition grids to help line up important features). Also has configurable aspect ratio with a range of preset sizes. Part of Red Ochre's Plugin Pack

@Red ochre - Contour Splits an image into bands based on the tone value, with a variety of colouring options. Part of Red Ochre's Plugin Pack

@Red ochre - Cuboids Turns an image into rectangular areas with the illusion of depth. The effect is adjustable between simple pixelating and one point perspective images resembling tower blocks.

@Red ochre - Dryad Creates a variety of organic, tree-like branching patterns in a wonderful array of palettes.

@Red ochre - Earths and Greys Simplifies an image based on tonal value and recolors it with a choice of palettes. Part of Red Ochre's Plugin Pack

@Red ochre - Facet Reinterprets an image by turning it into a height-map-like facsimile composed of crystal/pyramid shapes of various heights.

@Red ochre - FurBlur A blur effect which mimics fur, hair, grass, etc…..,

@Red ochre - Gears Render a glorious variety of gears, cogs, wheels, bearings, pulley, sprocket, chain wheel, nuts and other circular shapes. Configurable spokes, teeth and number of faces plus a huge number of other options.

@Red ochre - Gossamer Renders fine cobweb like lines from the edges of the contents of the layer or selection. Plugin uses two steps: first identifies (in red) the edges, second renders the fine lines.

@Red ochre - Gradients Galore Create a wide variety of gradient effects. Many options including choice of shapes, transition methods, variable dithering, angle slider (rotation around canvas centre), HSV rainbows. Part of Red Ochre's Plugin Pack

@Red ochre - Helix Draws a range of helical and spiral shapes. Many choices of shapes and colours.

@Red ochre - Highlight Creates the twinkly highlights you find in a photo that is taken towards the sun, highlights on water or metallic text. Part of Red Ochre's Plugin Pack

@Red ochre - MultiSpline Renders a series of closely spaced 'splines' (a spline is a smooth curve through points). Uses either random displacement or the source layer as it's base. Large number of options to customize the effect.

@Red ochre - Noisechoice Add noise, with a range of choices including anti-aliasing to transparency. Part of Red Ochre's Plugin Pack

@Red ochre - Object Bevel Apply different shaped bevels to an object, with either parallel or perspective lighting at a full range of angles. Bevels types: convex round, inset convex, convex bevel, convex chamfer, double convex, convex linear-flat, convex flat-linear, concave round, inset concave, flat.

@Red ochre - Object Edges Produces a range of outline/bevel effects on objects. Part of Red Ochre's Plugin Pack

@Red ochre - Object2color Recolor opaque objects with anti-aliased edges on a transparent layer. Part of Red Ochre's Plugin Pack

@Red ochre - Overblur Effect useful for making textures or as a passable sharpen effect. You can compare the blurred picture to the original and choose how much of that change to apply. Part of Red Ochre's Plugin Pack

@Red ochre - Psychocolour Produce a large range of psychedelic colour effects. Part of Red Ochre's Plugin Pack

@Red ochre - Recolour choice Presents multiple methods to select and replace a colour. Part of Red Ochre's Plugin Pack

@Red ochre - Red Ochre's Plugin Pack Alpha Threshold, Composition Tool, Contour, Earths&Greys, Gradients Galore, Highlight, Noisechoice, Object2color, Object edge, Overblur, Psychocolor, Recolor choice, Selection2clear, Squirkle, Squirklewarp, Tweak edges.

@Red ochre - Scintillate Alternately inverts the colours of an image in a tiltable pattern. At small scale the result is a migraine inducing tiled moire style pattern. Slightly larger scales mimics a half-tone effect.

@Red ochre - Scribble Change a photographic image to look like a hand drawn picture. Many presets including; coloured pencil drawing, graphite pencil, cross-hatched ink and scratchboard. Also the ability to save your settings.

@Red ochre - Selection2clear Makes the selection transparent, whilst leaving the selection active. Part of Red Ochre's Plugin Pack

@Red ochre - Slinky Render ellipses or circles along a line or curve... or in concentric circles. Named after the helical spring toy, this effect can be made to mimic.

@Red ochre - Squirkle Render 'squirkle' shapes from rounded lozenge through circle to square. Part of Red Ochre's Plugin Pack

@Red ochre - Squirkle Warp Magnifies and distorts 'squirkular' (square/circle) shapes. Part of Red Ochre's Plugin Pack

@Red ochre - StringAndPin Mimics String Art (aka Nail and Yarn) by stringing colored lines evenly between three fixed points to form abstract geometric patterns. Relocatable "pin" points & many coloring options.

@Red ochre - Tweak edges Detects abrupt changes in tone and produces outlines from these tonal changes.

@Red ochre - Tweak Transparency Thicken outlines, set transparency minima & maxima, bevels & shadow/halo effects

@Red ochre - Two Tone Threshold Assesses the tones in an image and apportions two colours between the thresholds.

@Rei - Radial Fade Gradually fade an image to transparent from the center to the edges (or vice-versa). The transparency gain over distance to the center is modulable, as well as the circle size. For 3.5.11 compatible version see post #22

@ReMake - CodeLab in Russian CodeLab v1.8, v2.5 and v2.6 recompiled in Russian.

@ReMake - Color Range effect This plugin allows you to create a mask by isolating a color subset of the original image. Colors outside of the target range will be set to transparent. Useful for selecting objects in the image by color. Also available in Russian. Based in part on the Color Target plugin by rwp80.

@ReMake - Color Sketch Reinterprets an image as if it had been sketched with color pencils. Plugin is the result of a full CodeLab tutorial. Available in Russian.

@ReMake - Eliminate Black/Eliminate White Superseded by new version: Eliminate Dark/Light

@ReMake - Eliminate Dark/Light Remove dark or light areas from an image or selection. Very simple interface. A revision of Eliminate Black and Eliminate White plugins by the same author. Source available.

@ReMake - Lines/Grid Creates vertical/horizontal lines or grids. Line width and coloring options. Also available in Russian.

@ReMake - Linocut Mimics the Linocut printmaking technique which uses grooves cut into a sheet of linoleum to create a relief surface. The grooves appear white, the rest of the image black - unless inverted. Also available in Russian. Source available.

@ReMake - Neon Edges Simulated neon glow around the edges in an image. Options: line thickness, glow intensity, hue & saturation. Two versions are available, one for 3.5x and 4.0x and an enhanced version for 4.0x only. Both versions are also available in Russian.

@ReMake - Reticulation effect Creates a pseudo-reticulation effect (in film photography reticulation is wrinkling, cracking the emulsion layer of film). Options include Size, Density, Blending mode and transparency options. Also available in Russian.

@ReMake - Saturation RGB Separately adjust the saturation of the red, green and blue color channels.

@ReMake - Sponge Effect Simulates painting with a sponge. Options include Brush Size, Roughness and Intensity. Also available in Russian. Source available.

@Rick Brewster - Benchmark Utility (PdnBench) Superseded by a later release. Forum thread no longer exists.

@Rick Brewster - Distortion Effects (4 effects) The effects Bulge, Polar Inversion, Tile Reflection & Twist are now included paint.net as of version 2.70+

@Rick Brewster - Glow effect Apply a glow effect to a given selection. Included paint.net 2.70+

@Rick Brewster - HD Photo plugin - BETA Support for HD imaging. No longer supported. See JPEG XR filetype plugin

@Rick Brewster - PdnBench for paint.net v3.0 Superseded by new version

@Rick Brewster - PdnBench for paint.net v3.20 Obsolete paint.net benchmarking utility (i.e. a system speed test using paint.net). Forum thread no longer exists.

@Rider01 - Alphalizer Changes the image's alpha channel based on the original pixel colors, modified using the selected method.

@rmtew - IFF filetype Uses the SDLimage library to extend support to the IFF filetype.

@romein - Multi Color Gradient Create a Linear, Radial, or Square multi-colored gradient with custom colors, direction and opacity.

@romein - Psychedelic Incompatible with 4.0x. Filter creates a variety of psychedelic color effects.

@romein - Text Pro (free trial) Impressive Word Art package for paint.net. Registration is required to remove watermark protection.

@romein - Unsharp Mask Incompatible with 4.0x. Corrects blurring introduced during photographing, scanning, resampling, or printing.

@roro69 - CalculPatron - book folding pattern Plugin to assist with the creation of book folding patterns. Output is saved to an Excel workbook. Controls are in French.

@rpetrich - RawLoader Decode RAW camera images and make them available for use in paint.net. Requires use of installer or plugin + DCRaw.exe. Download links are not working.

@rwp80 - Color Stretch Color Stretch v1.0 stretch color values of pixels within specified threshold limits. Part of Color Target Plugin Pack

@rwp80 - Color Target Color Target v1.3 retains pixels of a similar color and brightness, all other pixels are made transparent. Part of Color Target Plugin Pack

@rwp80 - Color Target Plugin Pack Effects: Color Target, Color Stretch & Target Panel

@rwp80 - Target Panel Target Panel v1.0 advanced color manipulator. Part of Color Target Plugin Pack

@ryanr23 - Shadow effect Generates shadows with angle and transparency options. Like Google Map. Recompiled by Midora to work with paint.net 4.x.

@Sepcot - Barcode Plugin Generate barcodes from user input. Original has been recompiled by @eladkarako find it here Barcode Plugin (recompiled). This version is therefore flagged as depreciated.

@Sepcot - Clouds Plugin Creates cloud like effects using the Perlin Noise routine.

@SeriousSam - Color Channel Mixer RGBA channel mixer with addition and scaling.

@SeriousSam - Convolution Effect Modifies each pixel by comparison to neighboring pixels. 3x3 matrix is fully configurable.

@SeriousSam - SpriteSheet Animation v1.3 Test and design Sprite Sheets.

@ShayEr - Image To Code (AKA Image To C) Convert image to C/C++ data structure.

@silverhammer - Advanced Color Replacement Recolors every pixel a different amount based on how similar it is to the secondary color. Also known as Advanced Recoloring.

@silverhammer - Isolate Lineart Converts a B/W image (like a pencil drawing) to a 'black and transparent' image.

@Simon Brown - AlphaMask Brush v1.7 Draw an alpha mask directly onto an image. Found in Simon Brown's Legacy Plugin Pack.

@Simon Brown - Animated Image 1.7 Open and save animated GIFs & PNGs, one frame into each layer. Simon Brown's Plugin Pack.

@Simon Brown - ASCII Art Obsolete, use: Another ASCII Art File Type Plugin.

@Simon Brown - AVI Frame Importer: AVIImport Allows paint.net to open an AVI (movie) file and choose which frame to open as an image. Files should be supported by the Windows AVI library. NB not all video files will work.

@Simon Brown - Bullet No longer supported: renders bullet holes in your image.

@Simon Brown - CannedBrush 1.5 Automates the process of creating repeat brush strokes for Custom Brushes plugin. Removed by author.

@Simon Brown - Channels v2.0 Modify colors by channel (Red, Green Blue & Alpha). Formerly InvertColours+. Found in Simon Brown's Legacy Plugin Pack.

@Simon Brown - Checkboard Draws a checkerboard pattern similar to the one used by paint.net to show transparency.

@Simon Brown - ConditionalPen 1.1 Provides a brush that will only function when a pixel is within the given min/max threshold. Used to be found in Simon Brown's Legacy Plugin Pack but is no longer available.

@Simon Brown - Create Image-Map Provides an interface for constructing an HTML image map. Found in Simon Brown's Legacy Plugin Pack.

@Simon Brown - Custom Brushes 5.1.5 Obsolete. Use CustomBrushesMini.

@Simon Brown - CustomBrushesMini 1.0 RC3 Superseded. Use CustomBrushesMini.

@Simon Brown - CustomBrushesMini v2.1 Draw with customized brushes. Replaces previous incarnations of Custom Brushes. Simon Brown's Plugin Pack.

@Simon Brown - CustomFrame 1.5 Add a pre-created frame to your image.

@Simon Brown - CustomTexture v1.0 Incompatible with 4.0x. Apply a custom texture to an image while maintaining the saturation. Simon Brown's Plugin Pack.

@Simon Brown - Desktop Background Preview Allows you to preview potential images as a desktop wallpaper. Found in Simon Brown's Legacy Plugin Pack.

@Simon Brown - Detect plugin problems v1.0 External program which diagnoses why effect and filetype plugins may not be working.

@Simon Brown - DragFrom Lets you upload images using drag and drop. Requires a capable browser such as Firefox and site such as Imgur or min.us.

@Simon Brown - EasyWatermark Superseded by new release, use PDNWatermark.

@Simon Brown - Editable Text v1.0 Note: Beta. Alternative text-tool that includes editable text. Works by using Steganography to store the details of the text in the text layer. Formerly: Re-Editable Text (BETA). Simon Brown's Plugin Pack.

@Simon Brown - Extend Border v1.3 Extends the edge of a layer inwards the amount specified.