Saturday, December 03, 2005

Firefox 1.5 and Paint.NET 2.5

Two of my favorite programs were recently given new features and improvements.

What's new in Paint.NET v2.5 (direct download)?

  • Faster performance and lower memory usage
  • Full flexibility for scaling, rotating, and moving selections and selected pixels
  • Ability to subtract from and add to selections
  • Internationalization (I18N) support
  • Line / Curve tool lets you draw spline and B├ęzier curves
  • Ability to work in measurements of inches and centimeters
  • 3D Rotate / Zoom effect lets you rotate, tilt, and tile images at various perspectives
  • GIF transparency support
  • Greater extensibility with a brand new File Format API
  • Simpler, faster setup wizard
  • Update manager simplifies getting the latest version
  • Cleaner user interface with none of the annoying flickering of past releases
  • Many other changes, improvements, and fixes

What's New in Firefox 1.5 (download)?
  • Automated update
  • Faster browser navigation
  • Drag and drop reordering for browser tabs.
  • Improvements to popup blocking.
  • Clear Private Data
  • Improvements to product usability
  • Report a broken Web site wizard
  • New support for Web Standards including SVG, CSS 2 and CSS 3, and JavaScript 1.6.
  • Many security enhancements.
  • More.