Drawing small graphics in Windows
October 21, 2011 12:35 PM   Subscribe

What do you use to make quick little drawings in Windows?

I love OneNote for taking notes, in and out of class, but I have to make a lot of charts (think an axis with a few lines, nothing precise).

The built in graphics in OneNote is miserable. Much worse than Word for example. Much. It would be nice to have a small, free, simple program I could use to make little graphics and then copy and paste those to my heart's content.
posted by shothotbot to Computers & Internet (6 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
I use Paint.NET pretty much daily for stuff like this!
posted by mittens at 12:46 PM on October 21, 2011 [1 favorite]

(wait, did I get that URL wrong? http://www.getpaint.net/)
posted by mittens at 12:49 PM on October 21, 2011

I'm using Powerpoint for simple chart-like graphics.
posted by elgilito at 12:51 PM on October 21, 2011

Um, mspaint or Paint.Net, whichever shows up fastest in my Start menu search thingy.
posted by jeffamaphone at 4:56 PM on October 21, 2011

It's been ages since I've used any of these, but check out Paint.net, Inkscape, or IrfanView. All are freeware.
posted by LuckySeven~ at 6:01 PM on October 21, 2011

Another program I love is MyPaint.
posted by millerizer at 7:57 PM on October 21, 2011

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