The machine had just 128KB of memory and had two applications - MacWrite and MacPaint
- which were run on a 400KB floppy disk drive.
Creator of the MacPaint
program, Bill Atkinson, recalled how Jobs pitched in recruiting him, as being a grad student at the time, he was reluctant to join but Apple flew him to Cupertino and Jobs personally convinced him.
THE EIGHTIES CALLED, They Want Their Painting Back": This was one of LAURA OWENS's nicknames for a recent work, whose acid neons and dragged filigrees certainly suggest a gleeful bout with MacPaint
I bought one (it is still in my basement) and began to explore the new world of computing with tools like MacWrite, MacPaint
, MacDraw, and a Professional Bibliographic System to help create and save bibliographies.
He borrows from Douglas Adams' reaction to using a Macintosh and MacPaint
as "'that kind of roaring, tingling, floating sensation.
It's reminiscent of the early GUI days and such programs as MacPaint
that enabled just plain folks to instantly create drawings.
I allowed my students to "play" with MacDraw and MacPaint
after they had completed assignments.
This new version stores 160,000+ images per catalog in file formats such as EPS (Mac/PC), PICT, TIFF, JPEG and MacPaint
Wonderful pictorial experiences await children who experiment with computer programs such as Kid Pix (1991) or MacPaint
If you have a Macintosh computer, you will use the MacPaint
program that comes with the software to draw lines to indicate injuries.
1stScan's smart-scan feature will read a MacPaint
, MacDraw, scanned document, PICT or TIFF file in mere seconds, creating data entry locations in any empty square or over any underline.
Our initial article got off to a modest start, showing how the pioneer MacPaint
program could enliven notepaper with the picture of a star sweeping across the sky.