Microsoft said Monday that it will keep its Paint program, after announcing last week that it would be killing off the 32-year-old application in a new Windows update. The initial announcement sparked social-media outrage among fans of the classic feature. In response, the tech giant said Paint will still be available for download, but no longer be a default Windows program.
“Today, we’ve seen an incredible outpouring of support and nostalgia around MS Paint. If there’s anything we learned, it’s that after 32 years, MS Paint has a lot of fans,” said Megan Saunders, Microsoft’s general manager of the 3D for Everyone initiative, in a blog post. “It’s been amazing to see so much love for our trusty old app.” Read more at ABC NEWS.