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Windows 7: How to disable Paint's brush tool anti aliasing?

03 Nov 2013   #1
M4dn3ss

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
How to disable Paint's brush tool anti aliasing?

In Windows 7 the brush tool in Paint has an anti aliasing feature, which makes the paintbucket tool not work as it should. It's hard to explain so here's a screenshot - the shape is not properly filled:


How do I disable the anti aliasing just in Paint without disabling things like ClearType or whatever (which doesn't solve the problem anyway)?




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04 Nov 2013   #2
A Guy

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Sorry, you can't. It was an option when 7 was in beta, but removed in the final. If you have Vista, or have access, you can use that version of Paint on 7

How to Get the Good Old MS Paint (without Ribbons) Working in Windows 7? - AskVG

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04 Nov 2013   #3
M4dn3ss

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Ah well that sucks then... anyway thanks
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04 Nov 2013   #4
A Guy

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Have you tried an alternative, like Paint.net?

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04 Nov 2013   #5
M4dn3ss

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

I use Paint.net and Photoshop CS3 but most of the time MS Paint is perfectly satisfactory for what I need at the current moment, unfortunately it has the AA "feature"
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04 Nov 2013   #6
A Guy

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Yeah, many people complained about it. Hard to do pixel perfect when the smooth type is on. A Guy
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