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  1. Overview This plugin lets you use dynamic brushes with custom shapes. It's good for drawing effects, textures, and redundant objects like grass. It can be used like a spray can or be used to draw symmetrically. Adapted from TechnoRobbo's Dodgeburn plugin, Pyrochild's context menu, and improved by Null54. Interface The plugin is full-screen when run and looks like this: There are four tabs. The default one is on the left and you can click the names of the other tabs to switch to them. Each tab has its own settings. The first tab shows static
  2. Download from my plugin set Every popular image editor has a smudge tool, and now Paint.NET can be popular, too! Effects > Tools > Smudge Want to make a cute monster like this one? Check out this tutorial by Marken. Even if you don't find it cute, the tutorial is still a good introduction to smudging. Here's how to use brushes to get different styles of smudging: http://forums.getpaint.net/index.php?/topic/29947-advanced-smudging/ To install more brushes, they must be in PNG format. Put the file in Documents\paint.net User Files
  3. BlendModes Plus This is a update of @APShredder's original 'BlendModes Plus' plugin. See changelog below. Effects -> Tools -> BlendModes Plus Image Position Blend Mode Changelog v3.1 (July 14, 2019) Changed: The handling of the Clipboard is now done by a Paint.NET helper function. Fixed: In some situations the 'Fit' Image Position would not work correctly. v3.0 (Sept 8, 2018) Changed: Now uses IndirectUI Added: Image Position (Fill, Fit, Stretch, Center). Defaults to Stretch to match the be
  4. ::PluginIndex::Effect::Print It::0.9::2014-09-03::Martin Osieka::Print the current layer or the flattened image:: The 'Print It' plugin prints the current layer. To print the whole image you have to flatten the image first to one layer. Beside of the basic printer settings you may select - The area to layout your image (Whole paper, printable area, Paper with margins) - The size of the image ('Print Size', Scaled 'Print Size', Fit to area, Fit large only to area, Stretch to area, Stretch large only to area). - The sized image can the be aligned inside of the area to the c
  5. Download from my plugin set Effects -> Tools -> Grid Warp... To change the background color or use a picture, right-click on the image in Grid Warp. To change the frame color, right-click on the frame. Download from my plugin set For developers: Grid Warp is on GitHub! https://github.com/bsneeze/pdn-gridwarp
  6. One of the features in MS Paint missing from Paint.NET was the polygon tool. The polygon tool is basically a line tool - exept that when you right-click somewhere after drawing a line - it will draw another line from the last drawing postion to the current position. This tool is widely used in pixel art and this plugin allows you to use it in Paint.NET in a similar way to Paint.NET. This effect shows up in the new Tools menu. http://img187.imageshack.us/img187/9797/polygonvg0.png Copyright © Simon Brown 2008 - All Rights Reserved Use at your own risk. Polygon Tool:
  7. BlendModes Plus Have you ever wished that Paint.NET had more blend modes like some of those "other, more expensive" image editors? Well now your wish just came true! And now just for the low price of $500 FREE! This plugin can be found in Effects --> Tools --> BlendModes Plus. Basically, all you have to do is open the plugin, load an image, and choose your blend mode. Right now the current blend modes available are: Normal Additive Average Blue Color Color Burn Color Dodge Cyan Darken Difference Divide Exclusion Glow Grain Extract Grain M
  8. Quadrilateral Correction Effects -> Tools -> Quadrilateral Correction Description This effect is useful for correcting images that have been skewed on multiple axes. It uses an algorithm from AForge.NET. It works very well, but don't expect miracles if your image is extremely skewed. Before & After The left face has been selected in the plugin. — > Screenshot Control Nubs The control nubs can be manipulated with the mouse in the following three ways: - Left Mouse Button — Grab and Drag - Mid
  9. Overview This plugin is my remake of TR's Dodge and Burn. It uses dynamic brush support from Brush Factory. Select an effect, select a brush, set whatever brush behavior settings you want, and draw where you want the effect to apply. It's like drawing to reveal the filtered image. Above you can see the range of effects that Brush Filter supports, none of which bothered to make use of the dynamic brush support, so there's definitely more you can do. Interface This plugin is full-screen when run and looks like this: Ther
  10. ::PluginIndex::Effect::Color Harmonies::0.7::2014-07-25::Martin Osieka::Select set of harmonic colors or pick single color:: The 'Color Harmonies' plugin allows to choose a single base color or a harmonic set of colors derived from a base color. Download Find the latest version Color Harmonies v0.7 (25.7.2014) >> ColorHarmonies v0.7.zip << Installation - Copy the two files OptionBasedLibrary vX.X.dll/.dlc to the Paint.NET\ folder (NOT to Paint.NET\Effects\ !!!) - Copy the two files ColorHarmonies
  11. Download from my plugin set Effects -> Tools -> Liquify... This plugin is similar to Photoshop's Liquify or GIMP's IWarp, but better because it's in Paint.NET. Compatible with Photoshop's mesh files. (http://www.flickr.com/photos/80835774@N00/2450324102/) To change the background color or use a picture, right-click on the image in Liquify. To change the frame color, right-click on the frame. Coming soon: Optimizations! Bicubic interpolation (i.e. better quality)! Bugfixes! And more! Download fr
  12. An effect that exports the current layer to other image editors. Menu Location: Effects > Tools > That other app+ Compatibility: 4.2.10+ This plugin has the following differences with @Simon Brown's ThatOtherApp plugin: Support for Paint.NET's Dark mode The registry is not searched for applications The tool tips use the file description if it is available instead of the executable name The dialog does not use a "glass" background The temporary image is saved to the user's temp folder instead of Paint.NET User F
  13. Plugin which allows the digital image editor "Paint.NET" to take measurements of the active selection or of the whole image. This works for regular shapes like rectangles, for irregular ones, and for not connected shapes. You may set unit, dpi and scale if you have to do measurements in a map or a technical drawing. Measured values are area and centroid of the selection area, width, height, diagonal, and angles of the bounding rectangle. So if you like to measure the distance between two points in the image just use a selection rectangle form one point to the other and che
  14. This plugin is the result of discussion. You can find it: Effects -> Tools -> Center Lines CenterLines.zip This plugin allows you to draw centerlines on the added layer in the center of the canvas or in the center of the selected area. You can also change the center of centerlines relative to the canvas or relative to the selected area. The Color's drop-down list allows you to select a line color: Primary, or Secondary, or Custom.
  15. This is an Effect plugin that allows Paint.NET to export the current layer using RIOT. Menu location: Effects->Tools->Save for Web with RIOT. Note that the RIOT UI may be slow to launch with larger images. To install place the FreeImage.dll, RIOT.dll, SaveForWebRIOT.dll and RIOTProxy.exe in the Effects folder. Download: SaveForWebRIOT.zip Source Code: https://github.com/0xC0000054/pdn-riot
  16. Generate 96 unique colors for palettes What's this? Some other effects could use palettes of colors to fill the canvas. This is why I need to create palettes in many ways to use with these colorful plugins. This effect is able to fill the canvas with 96 different colors (16 columns x 6 rows) and save as a palette file. Download it! Plugin Gen96Colors.dll Here is the DLL http://jcljay.free.fr/pdn/Gen96Colors.zip The MadJik's All plugins package is available! http://forums.getpaint.net/index.php?showtopic=71
  17. List of Color palettes What's this? More and more color palettes are over time in the user folder and finding the right one can be difficult. This tool is made to display all the palettes on the canvas. What does it do? It looks for the files in the palette folder (and subfolders), reads the list of colors to draw a palette for each file. Empty colors are marked with X. Invalid colors are marked with a red X. NB: All errors (empty or invalid) are removed on all palettes when you save one palette with paint.net. One i
  18. This plugin allows Paint.NET to simulate how the current layer will look when printed with the specified color profile. For best results you should use a calibrated monitor with the OS set to use the appropriate color profile. The layer can then be exported as a JPEG or TIFF with the target color profile embedded. If the softproof target is set to None the image will be exported with the input color profile. While you should be able to preview any color profile, only RGB, CMYK and gray scale profiles can be exported. This plugin is compatible with Paint.NET 3.5.11 a
  19. This plugin allows Paint.NET to use 32-bit TWAIN drivers on a 64-bit OS. To install place both files in the Effects folder of Paint.NET. Usage: Menu location: Effects->Tools->Twainable+. The UI consists of a combo box and two buttons. The combo box allows you to select the TWAIN source to use, this is only enabled if there are multiple TWAIN sources. The Acquire to Clipboard button displays the scanner interface, and places the image on the clipboard. The Close button closes the plugin window. Due to the
  20. Fill from Palette tool What's this? This is a simple tool that fills the canvas or the selection with all the colors of the active palette, in a 16x6 grid. Idea of use: Patchwork Group (manually) all your palette on an image to have a preview available. Download it! Plugin FillPalette.dll Here is the DLL http://jcljay.free.fr/pdn/FillPalette.zip The MadJik's All plugins package is available! http://forums.getpaint.net/index.php?showtopic=7186 How to inst
  21. Admins Note: This plugin is not completely compatible with the latest versions of paint.net (beyond 4.0.12). When working with images I like to be able to have a relevant palette. The attached effect plugin uses the current image to create a paint.net palette file. Both dll files are required for this "effect". When you first run it (from Effects -> Tools -> Palette From Image) you need to enter the Palettes folder (usually My Documents\Paint.NET User Files\Palettes). This then gets saved for subsequent uses. The default palette name is PDN Current Imag
  22. This plugin allows the digital image editor "Paint.NET" to create nets for kaleidocycles. A kaleidocycle is a ring of pyramids which can be twisted inwards and outwards to show different sides of the pyramids. See the simple example of an animated kaleidocycle: In Paint.NET you are able to fill the visible sides of the models with your own images. Then save and print the net. Cut out the model, fold it, glue it together, and play with the result. Or do a 3D visualization of your kaleidocycle. Download Find the latest version >> PaperKaleidocycl
  23. I finally packed my image filtering library into a Paint.NET Plugin which can be downloaded here: 2dImageFilter-r133.dll https://hawkynt.github.io/2dimagefilter/ Find these filters in Effects > Tools > 2D Image Filter This library contains all of the standard algorithms used in various emulators (like VirtualGB, Mame, DOSBox, SNES9x, ZSNES to name some of them). I adapted them to be used not only on pixel graphics by giving them the ability to identify pixels that are alike and not exactly the same color. They will interpolate on matches to give s
  24. Download from my plugin set Effects -> Tools -> Twist...
  25. Download ConditionalPen 1.1 Tools Menu Do you wish to paint in a certain area of an image that cannot easily be selected? Do you wish to only draw on the lighter parts of the image? ConditionalPen allows you to select minimum and maximum values from the HSV spectrum in a similar way to Conditional Hue/Saturation, but rather than allowing the user to apply that effect to the image, it instead provides a brush that will only function when the pixel is within the given threshold.
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