How to Open Paint and Paint 3D in Windows 10

In this post, we'll see the different ways to open Paint and Paint 3D in Windows 10. Let's get started.

Open Paint in Windows 10

Here, we'll see different methods to open Paint in Windows 10. Go through the ways and pick the one you prefer.

Method #1

You can open Paint using "mspaint" command in Windows 10.

You can use this command in the following programs: 

Run Command

Open Run.

Type "mspaint" (without double quotes) and then hit "Enter."

Run Command Box with the command to open Paint

Task Manager

Open "Task Manager" and then hit File > Run new task.

In the "Create new task" box, type "mspaint" (without double quotes) and then press "Enter" key.

The Create new task box with the command

File Explorer Address Bar

In the File Explorer Address Bar, type "mspaint" (without double quotes) and then press "Enter."

File Explorer Address Bar with the command

Address Toolbar

If you've added Address Toolbar on your PC, then you can use it to open Paint.

In the Address Toolbar, type "mspaint" (without double quotes) and then hit "Enter."

Address Toolbar with the command

Command Prompt

Open Command Prompt.

Type "mspaint" (without double quotes) and then hit "Enter" key.

The Command Prompt with the command

Windows PowerShell

Open Windows PowerShell.

Type "mspaint" (without double quotes) and then press "Enter."

The PowerShell with the command

Method #2

Open Start Menu and then type "paint" (without double quotes).

Now, you can see "Paint" in the search results.

Paint app in the search results

Click on it to open Paint.

Method #3

Open Start Menu.

Find and click "Windows Accessories" folder.

Now, click on the "Paint."

Paint

Method #4

Open the System32 folder (To do this, open Run Command Box, type "system32" (without double quotes) and then press "Enter" key).

Find and double-click "mspaint" file.

mspaint file

Open Paint 3D in Windows 10

Here, we'll see different methods to open Paint 3D in Windows 10. Go through the ways and pick the one you prefer.

Method #1

You can open Paint 3D using "ms-paint:" command in Windows 10 (For Command Prompt and PowerShell, it is "start ms-paint:" command).

You can use this command in the following programs: 

Run Command

Open Run.

Type "ms-paint:" (without double quotes) and then hit "Enter."

Run Command Box with the command to open Paint 3D

Task Manager

Open "Task Manager" and then hit File > Run new task.

In the "Create new task" box, type "ms-paint:" (without double quotes) and then press "Enter" key.

Create new task box with the command

File Explorer Address Bar

In the File Explorer Address Bar, type "ms-paint:" (without double quotes) and then press "Enter."

File Explorer Address Bar with command

Address Toolbar

If you've added Address Toolbar on your PC, then you can use it to open Paint 3D.

In the Address Toolbar, type "ms-paint:" (without double quotes) and then hit "Enter."

Address Toolbar with command

Command Prompt

Open Command Prompt.

Type "start ms-paint:" (without double quotes) and then hit "Enter" key.

Command Prompt with command

Windows PowerShell

Open Windows PowerShell.

Type "start ms-paint:" (without double quotes) and then press "Enter."

PowerShell with command

Method #2

Open Start Menu and then type "paint 3d" (without double quotes).

Now, you can see "Paint 3D" in the search results.

Paint 3D in the search results

Click on it to open Paint 3D.

Method #3

Open Start Menu.

Find and click "Paint 3D."

Paint 3D in Start Menu

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