so i get some people asking me about the programs i use and i just reply with "painter". now it has come to me that reply is a little misleading and might get some people into some trouble like i am right now. so read the following copy and paste i found on the painterfactory forum, it pretty much sums it all up.
"As I have often said, Painter IX.5 is the best - in the sense of reliability - of all the Painter versions to date. Prior versions were obviously evolutionary stages and it would seem that the apex was just about reached in version X.1. From IX.5 onwards the trend appears to be downward. New versions appear to be prompted more b