Even Microsoft Paint is getting an AI art generator

It looks like AI art is going to be truly anywhere, even in the humble Microsoft Paint. As more and more mainstream names integrate controversial text-to-image AI art generation, Microsoft is planning to launch Paint Cocreator.

The development suggests there's still life left in "the people's Photoshop,' which has been around since Windows 1.0. But we have doubts as to whether it will offer serious competition for the best AI art generators.

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Joe Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment and software for creatives, from video editing programs to monitors and accessories. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives. There he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and design assets for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.