How to Install Windows 11 Paint App on Windows 10 PC 2022

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Microsoft Paint or MS Paint is an old graphics software included in all versions of Windows. With MS Paint, users can view graphic files, image files, and GIF images. It also allows users to create or edit their own images. MS Paint has tools like color fills, complex line generators, image insertion, and text tools to add text in different fonts and sizes. MSP can read and save various image formats including BMP, PNG, JPG, etc. There are many uses for MS Paint, and although there are many applications for editing images, many people use MS Paint to edit images. Since it is a very popular GUI application, it is still available on all Windows versions.

Before, MS Paint application was the default application in Windows and you cannot remove Paint application from your computer. In the Windows May 2020 Version Update, Microsoft removed the Paint app from the list of default apps. You can now remove the Paint application from your Windows computer. Recently, Microsoft redesigned the Paint app for Windows 11. The new Paint app has a completely updated user interface that matches the new visual design of Windows 11.

Additionally, the new Paint app features rounded corners, mica, streamlined toolbar, and more. The most noticeable change in Paint is the newly simplified toolbar with an updated icon layout, a rounded color palette, and a new set of drop-down menus for tools like brush, stroke size, and the reversal / rotation. If you want to use this new Paint app on your Windows 10 devices, check this article for how to download and install Windows 11 Paint app on Windows 10.

Install Windows 11 Paint app on Windows 10

Download Windows 11 Paint app MSIXBUNDLE file

  • First, open this website and paste 9PCFS5B6T72H in the text field. After that, set the drop-down menu on the left of the text box to “ProductId”. Next, choose “Quick” from the drop-down menu to the right of the text box and press the “OK” (check mark) button.
  • Now you will see a long list of files on your screen. You need to download MSIXBUNDLE from Windows 11 Paint app. Just search for the string below and download the file. In Chrome, you’ll need to right-click on the link and choose “Save As…”. The file size is around 8MB.Microsoft.Paint_11.2110.0.0_neutral_~_8wekyb3d8bbwe.msixbundle
  • After downloading the file, go ahead and download 7-Zip (free). It will allow you to access and extract the MSIXBUNDLE file.

Edit Windows 11 Paint app file

  • Once you have installed 7-Zip, open it and locate MSIXBUNDLE. Select the file and click “Extract” at the top. The files will be instantly extracted to the same folder/drive. Click “OK” in the pop-up window that appears.
  • Then open the extracted folder.
  • After that scroll down to the end. Here you will find a “…x64.msix” file. Select it and click “Extract” at the top. Another folder will be created with all the extracted files on top.
  • Open the Paint_x64 folder.
  • Here, right-click on the “AppxManifest.xml” file and choose “Edit” to open the file in Notepad.
  • Now, depending on your version of Windows 10, you will need to make the changes. Open Windows Settings and go to System -> About to check the version number. Here, write down the OS version.
  • Return to the Notepad file and change “MinVersion” to 10.0.XXXXX.XX (replace X with your build number). For example, my OS version is 19043.28, so I changed it to 10.0.19043.28. Now save the Notepad file and close it.
  • After making changes, delete the following files and folders in the same x64 folder. You can click “Delete” at the top. You can now close the 7-Zip.AppxBlockMap.xmlAppxSignature.p7x.xmlAppxMetadata folder

Install Windows 11 Paint app on Windows 10

  • Now that you have modified the MSIXBUNDLE file for the new Paint application, let’s install the Windows 11 Paint application on Windows 10. Press the Windows key once and search for “developer”. Then select “Developer Settings” from the search results.
  • Here, enable developer mode using “Install apps from any source, including bulk files” option. At the next message, choose “Yes”.
  • After that press the Windows key again and search for PowerShell. On the search results screen, click “Run as administrator” in the right pane.
  • Now navigate to the extracted MSIXBUNDLE folder and open the x64 folder. Here, find the “AppxManifest.xml” file that we modified in the previous section. Hold down the “Shift” key and right-click on the “AppxManifest.xml” file, then choose “Copy as Path”.
  • Return to the PowerShell window and enter the following command. Be sure to replace the file path with the path you copied in the previous step. Right click on the PowerShell window and the path will be included at the end of the command. Finally press Enter.Add-AppxPackage -Register filepath
  • Now open the start menu and you will find the new Windows 11 Paint app installed on your Windows 10 PC. Since the package name is different, you can use both old and new Paint app on your Windows PC 10.

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