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PaintShop Pro Ultimate 2018

PaintShop Pro Ultimate 2018

PaintShop Pro Ultimate 2018


Platform: PC
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$129.95

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Overview

Get Photoshop-like results for less with PaintShop® Pro 2018 Ultimate—including a faster, easier PaintShop Pro and an exclusive bonus collection of premium software you won’t find in Photoshop. Turn photos into works of art with Painter® Essentials™ 5, automatically correct images with Perfectly Clear 3 SE, and edit RAW photos quickly with Corel® AfterShot™ 3.

5 REASONS TO TRY PAINTSHOP

  1. Edit photos like a pro:  Get a complete set of professional image editing tools for photo adjustment and composition.
  2. Create graphic design projects:  Find everything you need to produce a variety of impactful graphic design projects.
  3. Turn photos into works of art:  Easily transform your pictures into realistic paintings with Painter Essentials 5.
  4. Enhance photos instantly:  Restore details, colour, and more lost by your camera with Perfectly Clear 3 SE.
  5. Work with RAW images: Quickly learn professional-grade RAW photo editing with AfterShot 3.

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WHAT'S NEW

Painter Essentials 5
Discover this painting program’s unmatched photo-painting tools that will easily transform your pictures into impressive art right before your eyes. Or start sketching, drawing and painting from scratch with award-winning brushes that are custom selected for beginners. Explore a wide variety of painting styles, brushes and photo effects that let you create an authentic, hand-painted look every time.

Turn your photos into works of art 

Perfectly Clear 3 SE
Perfectly Clear has mastered the science of intelligent image correction. Restore details, colour, and more lost by your camera with the proven, patented corrections in Perfectly Clear 3 SE. Create a custom look with robust, time-saving presets that let you control multiple adjustments with just one click—all without having to leave PaintShop Pro.

 

Photo adjustments
 

 

Simplified UI for a better experience
You asked, and we listened! Enjoy an improved, easier-to-learn application with faster navigation and bigger icons. For a more streamlined workflow, we’ve added two new workspaces, Essentials and Complete, to match your level of expertise. Our new Welcome Tab is bursting with helpful tutorials and creative content to get you started.

 

Essentials Workspace 

Faster results and improved tools
Experience a faster, more efficient photo editing program. Thanks to you, our loyal users, we made some significant product improvements. We drastically reduced the launch time—by over 50% from the last version. We accelerated the speed of some of your favourite editing features. We also enhanced many of your most frequently used tools like Crop, Text, Selection, Clone, Gradient, Eraser and Dropper.

New ways to express creativity
Design without boundaries. Take advantage of more creative content, from brushes and colour palettes, to gradients, patterns and textures. PaintShop Pro 2018 offers you more creative options for the features you use most, expanding what’s possible with this powerful photo editing software.

Features

ULTIMATE BONUS PACK

Enjoy an exclusive bonus collection of premium photo software that you won't get with Photoshop. Painter Essentials 5, Perfectly Clear 3 SE, Corel AfterShot 3, and our Creative Collection make up the Bonus Pack, bringing you photo-painting, automatic image corrections, RAW photo editing, powerful batch processing, and more—in one complete photo collection.

Turn your photos into works of art
Discover Painter Essentials 5’s photo-painting tools that will easily transform your pictures into impressive art right before your eyes. Or start sketching, drawing and painting from scratch with award-winning brushes that are custom selected for beginners. Explore a wide variety of painting styles, brushes and photo effects that let you create an authentic, hand-painted look every time.

Enhance photos instantly with intelligent photo adjustments
Restore details, colour, and more lost by your camera with the proven, patented image corrections in Perfectly Clear 3 SE. Create a custom look with robust, time-saving presets that let you control multiple adjustments with just one click—all without having to leave PaintShop Pro.

Edit RAW photos and save time with batch processing
Quickly learn professional-grade RAW photo editing and take control of very large photo collections with Corel AfterShot 3. Make easy corrections and enhancements, and save time with batch processing tools that let you apply adjustments to one or thousands of photos at once.

PROFESSIONAL PHOTO EDITING

Enhance photos with a complete set of professional image editing tools for photo adjustment and composition. Enjoy the powerful, layer-based editing capabilities you’ll find in Photoshop—only more affordable and subscription free.

RAW editing
Enjoy complete control over your RAW images with Paintshop Pro's Camera RAW Lab, including before and after views and a large preview option.

HDR tools
Combine multiple exposures of the same scene to create a single, stunning, HDR photo with intense visual contrast.

Lens Correction
Apply Lens Correction tools automatically to correct the distortions, vignetting and chromatic aberrations that are commonly introduced by most camera lenses.

Scripts
Speed up common and repetitive tasks by scripting almost any action with the full-featured scripting engine and scripting guide.

IMPROVE ANY PHOTO WITH QUICK FIXES

  • Makeover tools:  eliminate red-eye, blemishes and unwanted lines, or smooth wrinkles, whiten teeth and even out skin tones.
  • Batch processing: increase productivity by applying adjustments to many photos at once.
  • One-click photo fixes: if you're not sure what adjustments to make, use the One Step Photo Fix and see if you like the results, or try the Smart Photo Fix to fine-tune the suggested settings for a perfect photo.
  • Crop, straighten and correct perspective: crop photos for stronger compositions using new Grid, Diagonal, Golden Ratio and Golden Spiral composition guides. Fix a crooked image or a learning object within an image.

ADD EFFECTS FOR ATTENTION-GRABBING PHOTOS

Instant effects
Choose from a variety of preset effects organized into style categories such as Artistic, Film Styles, Black & White and Landscape.

Retro Lab
PaintShop Pro’s Retro Lab will help you achieve vintage-look photos by applying old school colour and contrast inspired by early lo-fi cameras.

Graduated Filter tool
Quickly and easily add unique colour gradient effects to your images to simulate a graduated filter effect.

Depth of Field
Play with depth of field in your photos or apply bokeh effects to keep parts of the image in focus and the rest blurred. PaintShop Pro 2018 delivers a 4x faster Depth of Field feature!

RETOUCH AND RESTORE YOUR FAVOURITE PHOTOS

Selection tools
Enjoy several handy selection tools that make it fast and easy to adjust or retouch one area of a photo, or to copy a portion of a photo and paste it onto another image. New improvements to selections allow you to more precisely center a selection over a specific area.

Remove flaws and objects
Use content-aware editing tools, like Magic Move and Magic Fill, to automatically fill the empty area when you move or remove an object from your image, so it matches the surrounding background. Try the Object Remover or Clone Brush to get rid of imperfections.

Photo restoration
Use the Fade Correction tool to restore the colour and contrast of faded photos and the Scratch Remover to repair unsightly cracks in tattered photos to make them look new again.

Remove red eye
Use the Red Eye tool to quickly and easily replace the red colour in your model’s pupil with a dark gray colour, restoring a natural look.

CREATIVE GRAPHIC DESIGN

Find everything you need to produce a variety of impactful graphic design projects. Design with layers, text, brushes, gradients, drawing and painting tools to create original cards, collages, banners, social media images and more.

Drawing and Painting Tools
Choose from a variety of creative drawing and painting tools for your projects.  Design with 30 new brushes, or import your favourite Adobe Photoshop brushes.  Use vector illustration tools to draw with preset shapes and pens.

Layers
Use layers for flexible non-destructive editing and rich photo composites.

Text Tools
Incorporate text to any print, web or photo project with a wide range of typography tools.  Adjust fonts, size, style, alignment and leading/kerning and apply effects to get the creative text you desire.

Gradients
Drop gradients directly onto an image, shape or carvas, then drag and drop colours to create a transitioning colour effect.  Explore 30 new gradients to enhanced your designs.

EASY WAYS TO START AND LEARN

PaintShop Pro includes all the tools you need to get started quickly and increase your skills with every project.
  • Open the new Welcome tab to find tutorial videos, keyboard shortcuts, recent files, a gallery of user artwork and more
  • Take a guided tour of PaintShop Pro to help you confidently find your way around the interface and master new features
  • Enjoy learning on all levels - helpful video tutorials, PaintShop Pro's learning page and extra tips and tricks from PaintShop Pro's award-winning Learning Center.

SHARE YOUR PHOTOS

Connect by sharing your photos with loved ones or the world using PaintShop Pro’s built-in social media features.

  • Find people:  use face recognition technology to identify and tag individuals for easier photo management
  • Find locations:  map your photos to real-world locations and share them online
  • Integrate with social media: share your photos and designs instantly with a quick upload to your Facebook, SmugMug, Flickr and Google+ accounts

Requirements

INSTALLATION
This software comes as a boxed product and can be installed from disc or via download link. 
  • Windows 10, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 7 with the latest service pack (64-bit or 32-bit editions). For virtualisation: Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016 or later
  • Intel/AMD 1.5 GHz or faster with SSE2 suppored (multi-core processor recommended)
  • 2 GB of RAM or higher (minimum 4 GB for Windows 64bit)
  • 1 GB of available hard-disk space required (2 GB recommended)
  • 1280 x 768 resolution with 16-bit colour display (1366 x 768 resolution with 24-bit or higher colour display recommended).  Up to 250 DPI supported with appropriate resolution display
  • DirectX 9 or higher compatible video adapter with the latest driver
  • Internet Explorer version 10 or higher
  • Internet connection required for online features and tutorial videos
Import Formats Supported
AI, BMP, CAL, CALS, CGM, CLP, CUR, CUT, DCX, DIB, EMF, EPS, GIF, HDP, IFF, IMG, J2C, J2K, JIF, JP2, JPC, JPE, JPEG, JPG, JPS, JPX, MAC, MPO, MRW, MSP, PBM, PCD*, PCT, PCX, PDF, PGM, PIC, PICT, PNG, PNS, PPM, PS, PSD, PSP (PSP image files), RAS, RAW, RIF, RLE, SCT, SVG, SVGZ, TGA, TIF, UFO, WBM, WBMP, WDP, WEBP, WMF, WPG**
RAW file support for over 450 camera models, including the following file extensions: 3FR, ARW, CR2, CRW, DCR, DNG, K25, KDC, NEF, NRW, ORF, PEF, RAF, RW2, SR2, SRF, X3F (see all RAW camera support below)

* Supported on 32-bit installs only
** WPG (WordPerfect Vector only) is not supported on 64-bit. WordPerfect Bitmap is supported on 64-bit.

Export Formats Supported
BMP, CAL, CALS, CLP, CUT, DCX, DIB, EMF, EPS, AI, PS, GIF, HDP, WDP, IFF, IMG, JP2, J2C, J2K, JPC, JPX, JPG, JIF, JPE, JPEG, MAC, MSP, PBM, PCX, PGM, PIC, PPM, PNG, PSD, PSP (PSPIMAGE FILES), RAS, RAW, RIF, RIFF, RLE, SCT, CT, JPS, PNS, TGA, TIF, TIFF, WBMP, WBM, WEBP, WMF

Brush Formats
PaintShop Pro Brush (.pspbrush)
Adobe PhotoShop Brush (.abr)
Jasc Brush (.jbr)

RAW Camera Support
Adobe
Canon
Casio
Contax
Creative
Epson
Foculus
Fujifilm
Google
Hasselblad
Imacon
Kodak
Leaf
Leica
Logitech
Mamiya
Micron 201
Minolta
Nikon
Olympus
Panasonic
Pentax
Phase
Polaroid
Ricoh
Rollei
Samsung
Sigma
SMaL
SONY
STV
YI