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superpaint-1-3.sit (4.87 MB)
MD5: 84120c9f7c30457bb6789f77add7c734
For System 6.x - Mac OS 8 - 8.1
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SuperPaint_2.0a_DC42.sit_.hqx (1.61 MB)
MD5: b9adfcd30c337b1f5e6480254a9ba9ee
For System 6.x - Mac OS 8 - 8.1
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SuperPaint2.0J.sit (272.56 KB)
MD5: a674c23af0b4474a95e6d721986775e5
For System 6.x - Mac OS 8 - 8.1
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de

SuperPaint, with its fusion of paint and draw layers, became a popular tool for the working graphic artist in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Silicon Beach was quick to release version 2.0 in 1988, but SuperPaint would have to wait 4 years before it got its colors. Version 3.0 was published in 1992, under the Aldus banner.

The initial release included a SuperPaint document containing ads for Silicon Beach's games, which so outraged the New York Times' reviewer that he spent several paragraphs railing against this "landmark invasion of software users' privacy".

The first download is an archive containing: Silicon Beach SuperPaint 1.0, SuperPaint 1.1, SuperPaint 2.0, and Aldus SuperPaint 3.5.

The second download is a BinHexed StuffIt 1.5.1 archive containing clean Disk Copy 4.2 images of the 2 800K disks that came in the SuperPaint 2.0 package.
Imaged from genuine program disks using Disk Copy 4.2 on a IIci running System 6.0.4, Stuffed and BinHexed with StuffIt 1.5.1.

The third download is a preinstalled copy of SuperPaint 2.0-J stuffed with StuffIt Lite 3.6.

Checksum and DL filename:
MD5 checksum: 84120c9f7c30457bb6789f77add7c734 *superpaint-1-3.sit

MD5 checksum: b9adfcd30c337b1f5e6480254a9ba9ee *SuperPaint_2.0a_DC42.sit.hqx

See also: Aldus SuperPaint 3.5

Architecture: 68k


mtgmackid's picture
by mtgmackid - 2020, July 7 - 1:19am

Uploaded the Japanese version (preinstalled on my PB 550c) of 2.0.

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by MikeTomTom - 2019, July 8 - 12:28am

Thanks for the OCR'd update to the manual, gingerbeardman. It's excellent.

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by gingerbeardman - 2019, July 7 - 10:33pm

A dozen or so SuperPaint plugins here:

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by gingerbeardman - 2019, July 6 - 3:23pm

Thanks for the awesome manual scan! I just run it through OCR in Adobe Acrobat to produce a searchable version that you can also copy and paste text from. I also did the same with the SuperPaint 2.0 Quick Reference Card I found in the FTP but that was not attached to this page. Enjoy!

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by LimeiBook86 - 2019, March 21 - 5:57am

Just added a scan of the SuperPaint 2.0 box (front and back), I have the manual too, but it's too much to scan. Smile

MikeTomTom's picture
by MikeTomTom - 2016, January 9 - 12:23am

@miku2007: "SuperPaint_2.0a_DC42.sit_.hqx" - An excellent, pristine addition to this archive. Thank you.

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by MikeTomTom - 2014, March 6 - 8:23pm

@Gaël: Thank you for the scan you have done of this manual. It is very well executed and is an excellent addition.

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by Gael_FR - 2014, March 5 - 8:10pm

Added the scanned manual of SuperPaint v1.1.
Enjoy !

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by WalMart 68k - 2012, May 1 - 2:57pm

These may be the better versions of SuperPaint compared to what I had uploaded. I remember a version of it that allowed brushes for mirror lines and some really cool patterns resulted. In fact I used an iMac G3 DV and yes...Bondy Blue (450MHz) I had bought at my local GoodWill Store. Got SuperPaint from this site and used version 3.0. I highly recommend Version 3.0 as it includes a better choice of thing to do...interface may be more confusing, but it is a great tool once you figure out how to use it.

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by MikeTomTom - 2012, January 1 - 4:59am

I've replaced the virus infected archive with a (Disinfectant) clean version. Double-checked with Virex 6.1 before re-uploading.

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by lnmseb - 2011, December 31 - 9:45pm

This file is infected with nVIR A and MBDF A/B viruses.