The paint file extension is related to the Apple MacPaint a bitmap image editing tool for Macintosh computers. The paint file stores bitmap image.

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PAINT file extension - Apple Macintosh MacPaint bitmap file

What is paint file? How to open paint files?

File type specification:

Bitmap image file type icon Bitmap image file type

paint file icon: paint filetype icon

The PAINT file extension is associated with the MacPaint a bitmap editing tool integrated to Apple System 1 to System 7 operating systems for classic Macintosh computers.

The paint file stores bitmap image created in the MacPaint.

MacPaint is obsolete product.

This paint file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to paint file type:

MacPaint picture or screenshot

Apple, Inc. logo MacPaint  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  Apple, Inc.

MacPaint is a bitmap-based graphics painting software for original Macintosh computer.

Help how to open PAINT files:

Use MacPaint to open *.paint files.

How to convert file with extension PAINT:

Use XnView to transform *.paint files to bitmap files.

List of software applications associated to the .paint file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open paint file, edit paint file, convert paint file, view paint file, play paint file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the paint files.

  • Open paint file
  • Save paint file
  • Edit paint file
  • View paint file
  • Create paint file
  • Print paint file

Software that open paint file - Apple Macintosh MacPaint bitmap file

Click on the link to get more information about MacPaint for open paint file action.

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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