At the D6 Conference Steve Ballmer & Bill Gates showed a sneak preview of what to expect in the next version of Windows. One thing that caught my eye in the screen shots on Engadget’s Live Blogcast is the good ol’ Paint. It seems that Paint has finally got some new options, have a look at the screen shot below:

win7-paint-new-features

If you see the magnified part, the sidebar has a longer list with more colored boxes, new shapes, also what looks to me like the lasso tool & a few other things too blurry to recognize for me.

Watch this space for more.

EDIT: Here is another high resolution image I found on the net:

The new features seem to include:

  • Scale
  • Magnification Slider (Right Bottom)
  • New shapes