Painting 2, the shareware graphics-creation programme, has been released.

The software allows users to edit and create a variety of designs by offering a line of drawing tools.

Taking up less than 1MB of memory, the application is useful for creating icons and artwork.

Painting 2 features all the standard paint tools; special-effects support for multiple file-formats; customized colour-sets; graphics-tablet support and intelligent 32-bit icon creation for documents.

This update also features a colour mixer and a colour-usage history.

Painting 2 is shareware and can be downloaded for US$20.