Windows 10 will kill Microsoft Paint and Outlook Express with Fall Creator update
Microsoft is killing legacy apps like Outlook Express, Reader App and Reading List with the upcoming Windows 10 Fall Creator update. Microsoft Paint debuted in 1985 with the launch of Windows 1.0 and is widely regarded as the first graph.
Microsoft plans to kill the legacy Windows app, MS Paint and Outlook Express with the upcoming Windows 10 Fall Creator update. The Redmond-based software giant has released a detailed list of features that will be removed from the upcoming Windows 10 update.
Microsoft Paint debuted with the launch of Windows 1.0 in 1985 and is widely regarded as the first graphic editor to be used by a large audience. MS Paint is one of the key features of Windows and the first graphic editor often learned by children. Since its inception, Paint has transformed itself from a 1-bit monochrome licensed software into a standard graphics tool. The legacy code for an upgraded Paint 3D is now being killed.
Microsoft has announced Paint 3D, a new version of Paint that works in conjunction with the traditional Paint application with the Windows 10 Creator update. In addition to the basic 2D image editing, the new paint also supports 3D 3D image creation features and is a departure from the traditional paint application. Although Microsoft does not market Paint 3D as a successor to Paint, it will now be seen as a legitimate successor.
Microsoft Windows 10 Fall Creators is also tracing Outlook Express, Reader app and reading list with updates. Legacy Paint has never been a fully developed app, and Microsoft has somewhat limited the functionality of bitmap imaging. It works as a handy tool for scribbling text and for quick copy and paste functionality.
With the Windows 10 Fall Creators update, Microsoft is killing some of its legacy applications and paving the way for modern applications built on the company’s universal Windows platform. Microsoft has not confirmed a specific date for the paint removal, but it is possible that Windows users will not appreciate the move.