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Looking for free program like Paint

by volvogirl / November 25, 2012 3:59 PM PST

I have Windows XP sp3 and a very very old version of Snag-It to take screen prints and make jpg files. I want to add arrows to point out items on it. I'm using Paint but it doesn't have an arrow so I'm trying to make it myself. That's all I need - something simple just to add lines and arrows. Any recommendations?

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There are far too many.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 26, 2012 12:45 AM PST

First thoughts are Paint.Net and The GIMP. I have yet to find anything "simple" as most are generic paint programs.

It sounds to me you are really looking for FORM FILLER apps.
Bob

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by volvogirl / November 26, 2012 12:53 PM PST

I capture screen prints of a tax program and want to add an arrow to point something out so I can attach it to my answer in the tax forum.

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(NT) I'm going to try Greenshot
by volvogirl / November 26, 2012 1:06 PM PST
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