Official U-Paint v2.5 for Homebrew Launcher

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May 21, 2016
  1. brienj
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    U-Paint is now updated to the 2.5 version. I want to thank the over 400 people that downloaded my old versions. The new version in addition to the included readme, has a built-in manual and an included PDF manual, hopefully this will be helpful to those who seem to refuse to read the instructions in the readme.

    There has been a lot of changes added to this version, and it is very close to being a serious free replacement for Art Academy. You can now save and load your drawings, there is an undo button, there is a color dropper now, and some other new features, and is worth upgrading to the new version.

    From the Readme -
    Screenshots of the built-in manual and included PDF manual -
    Manual1.png Manual2.png Manual3.png Manual4.png

    Homebrew Launcher Icon -
    icon.png

    Update: If you are not using HDMI to a 720p or 1080p TV, the app is not guaranteed to work properly.

    Download link -
    http://www.mediafire.com/download/rb5itf755kkw5yn/u-paint-v2.5.7z



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    awesome!
     
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    Currently looking over the FS functions to include SD card saving and loading, probably in BMP format so you won't lose any quality. Possibly may also include FTP functions like ftpiiu, but SD Card is probably going to be the most user friendly and will be added first. You can already save screenshots of your work using something like USendMii though, so use that until I add more functions to the program. I've checked out Art Academy Sketchpad, and I want to make my app a good free replacement for something like that.
     
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    Im reeeally looking forward to that goal. I keep imagining all the potential for gamepad homebrew. We need more unique, cant be replicated brew in the scene
     
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    Yes finally! Thank you dude!
     
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    Great !
     
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    Had fun with the original, will try this new version tomorrow.
     
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    got bored this afternoon , but as football is about to start i stopped here :

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    i like more colourful icons in my HBL :P

    note any of my other banners are here
     
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    Oh finally! Been waiting patiently for this. :)

    Keep working on the Wii U homebrew, a lot of us really appreciate it.
     
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    F*cking fantastic!
     
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    Nice homebrew :)
     
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    Yeah it is my kids keep asking if they can save their pictures though..... any word on file saves ??
     
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    Yes!
    Homebrew is coming! :D
     
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    It's coming SOON(TM). Heck, you never know, there might even be a game added, like a Pictionary type one or something ...
     
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    Isn't soon (tm) leet speak for "never"?
     
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    It at least means that it's on the table and I do want to add it eventually.
     
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    Seconded! This is a great idea! Now that we have SD card access :lol:
     
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    Just a quick update on this app -
    https://twitter.com/xhp_creations/status/740256450396717061

    The program will be loading and saving PNG files, and will support all PNGs, including those with transparency, but only full transparency, it's not GX2 yet, so there isn't any partial transparency support yet. I hope to one day use GX2 graphics, but to re-program everything from framebuffer to GX2 will take some time. Every PNG it saves will be with no compression, for best quality, but it will load PNGs that do have compression, or use index palettes, but the image will be converted to RGB once loaded.
     
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    Excellent work brienj . Thanks I'll get the kids to put it through its paces
     

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