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Eraesr

This is an underappreciated feature

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I just wanted to put an underappreciated feature in the spotlight.

Paint.NET is the only program I've ever seen this do, and it's so simple yet so smart. What am I talking about? Well, the fact that Paint.NET asks you if you want to update to a new version right now or when closing the application. I love that it does this.

So many applications just bug you with an update notification when you start the program, where you either can install the update directly or ignore it. Most of the time I just want to use the tool at that moment and I don't want to be bothered with waiting for an update to be applied. When I ignore the update, I usually am only reminded again when I start the program next time. This often causes me to postpone installing an update indefinitely.

By updating when I close the program, I'm able to use Paint.NET right when I want it and have the update install in the background when I'm done.

It's such a simple change, but to me, it has a lot of impact.

Kudos to whoever came up with this brilliant idea.

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