PaintShop Pro 2021 Ultimate
The Ultimate photo editing software
Take your underwater and drone photography to new heights with the Sea-to-Sky workspace and level up your photo editing workflow with smarter tools powered by AI.
The Ultimate photo editing collection
AI HDR Studio NEW
Instantly give your photos a unique HDR effect with an exclusive collection of presets powered by artificial intelligence. Experiment with a variety of styles to enhance the finest details and bring out the best in all types of photography from close-up portraiture to scenic landscapes. AI HDR Studio is a hassle-free solution to correct, enhance and apply artistic flare to your photos in a matter of seconds.
Sea-to-Sky Workspace NEW
Experience an all-new photo editing workspace designed to take your underwater and drone photography to new heights. Make seamless corrections and creative improvements with a custom set of tools and relive your most memorable moments to the fullest.
Painter Essentials 7 NEW
Become a digital artist with Painter Essentials 7. This easy-to-learn painting program will transform your photos into amazing oil, pastel, or impressionist works of art. Or learn to paint, draw and sketch from scratch in a welcoming environment, using pencils, pens, and particles.
Effortlessly transform any image into a mesmerizing animation in a matter of minutes with PhotoMirage Express. Bringing your photos to life is ridiculously easy and addictively fun, and sharing your masterpieces on social media is a breeze. Use PhotoMirage Express to create awe-inspiring photo animations that captivate, engage, and transfix.
Corel AfterShot 3
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.
Corel Creative Collection
Expand your creative capabilities with dozens of brushes, textures, and over 100 royalty-free backgrounds. Enhance your photo projects with playful designs, flowers, sunsets, and more, along with an array of lively brushstrokes.
The big picture
Edit photos like a pro
Edit, retouch, and correct your photography with a comprehensive toolset designed for all skill levels.
Create graphic designs
Work with intuitive text, brushes, textures, patterns, drawing, and painting tools to produce inspiring designs.
Enhance photos with AI
Rely on artificial intelligence and machine learning technology to enhance images with one-click to instantly make every photo, the best photo.
Choose from multiple workspaces
PaintShop Pro is all about selection and customization, offering multiple workspaces you can make your own to work most efficiently.
Add effects for impact
Experiment with hundreds of creative filters and fun effects to make your photos personal and original to share and print.
PaintShop Pro is getting smarter
Highly effective features and tools powered by artificial intelligence and machine learning technology make creating something truly original, achievable.
AI Upsampling NEW
Dramatically enlarge any photo without compromising resolution or visual quality. Let the power of PaintShop Pro magnify the finest details to create the perfect frame.
AI Artifact Removal NEW
Easily remove artifacts and restore fine detail and original colors in JPEGs. Reverse distortion effects often caused during compression to reduce a file size in digital workflows.
AI Denoise NEW
Easily remove random variation of brightness and color in images commonly caused by low light environments. Quickly and easily clear up any unwanted noise so each photo is crisp and clear.
AI Style Transfer NEW
Transform your photos into stylized works of art with new presets designed to replicate famous artistic styles using a variety of digital media types.
Sea-to-Sky Workspace NEW
Experience an all-new photo editing workspace designed to take your drone and underwater photography to new heights. Make seamless corrections and creative improvements with a custom set of tools and relive your most memorable moments to the fullest. (*Only in Ultimate)
Photography Workspace ENHANCED
Explore the enhanced Photography Workspace designed for touch and Ultra HD 4K devices. Use the new Split View feature for a side-by-side comparison of your original image and your most recent edits. Focus exclusively on quick photo edits in a sleek and instinctive environment perfect for new users to learn and master in no time!
Creative content NEW
At the very core of PaintShop Pro is creativity. Which is why we’ve added new brushes, color palettes, gradients, patterns, and picture tubes conveniently built into PaintShop Pro for you to explore.
Features fueling your photo editing software
Get exactly the results you want with PaintShop Pro’s innovative tools and features. Enjoy a full-featured photo and design toolset to help you create just about anything with ease.
Powerful photography tools and features
Depend on a versatile range of professional image editing tools to make every shot, the best shot.
Easily crop areas of your photo to alter the focus using composition guides, Golden Ratio and Rule of Thirds. Resize with ease using one of several presets, or resize by pixels, percentage or print size. Restore and repair old photos with the Scratch Remover and Fade Correction tools to enhance contrast and color to faded photos.
Alter your photos using a wide variety of powerful adjustment tools, including Brightness and Contrast, Fill Light and Clarity, Fade Correction, White Balance, Hue and Saturation, Noise Removal, Vibrancy, Sharpening, color correction, and tonal levels and curves.
Selection and Correction tools
Isolate the area you want to select with a variety of Selection tools and enhance your selection with the Refine Brush. Automatically correct distortions, vignetting and chromatic aberrations in your photos with Lens Correction tools and use the Straighten tool to fix a crooked horizon, or the Perspective Correction tool to make a photo appear as though it was taken from a different angle.
RAW, HDR, and 360° camera support
Manage and save metadata in your RAW files with PaintShop Pro’s RAW Lab and correct problem areas, such as recovering blown highlights or adjusting shadows. Combine several photos of the same scene with different exposures to create one stunning HDR photo. Edit photographs taken with a 360° degree camera by straightening a photo with rotation or make it appear levelled. Remove and automatically replace a tripod or produce an interesting ‘planet-like’ effect.
Time saving tools
Reduce repetition and accelerate complex photo-editing actions with Scripts. Record a series of edits as a script to apply to any photo, anytime. Automate edits on multiple photos at once with batch processing like adding a watermark, picture frame, or simply resizing.
Creative graphic design features
PaintShop Pro is packed with creative tools for creative people.
Layers and masks
Layers and masks are essential for advanced image editing, compositing and graphic design. Use multiple, non-destructive layers when editing images to create photo composites with ease. Create masks to hide or show parts of a layer, fade between layers, and to create special effects with precision.
Add text to images to create interesting projects, like a meme or a picture quote. Adjust fonts, size, style, alignment, leading, and kerning with a complete set of typography tools.
Drawing, painting and fill tools
Paint with built-in brushes, or import Adobe Photoshop brushes to bring your digital designs to life. Draw with vector illustration tools, and use color palettes, gradients, patterns and picture tubes to take your designs to the next level.
Templates and Creative Content
Access a wide range of built-in templates to create collages, greeting cards, social media images, web banners, brochures, business cards and more.
Explore new tools powered by artificial intelligence and machine learning to improve your photos in no time.
Intricate and time consuming edits just got so much easier with the new technology engineered into PaintShop Pro. Enlarge an image without unwanted distortion with AI Upsampling, remove artifacts and noise from your photos with one click using AI Artifact Removal or AI Denoise, and stylize your photos with artistic effects using AI Style Transfer.
Remove flaws, objects and distractions with the Object Remover or try content-aware editing tools, like SmartClone, Magic Move and Magic Fill, to automatically fill empty areas. Eliminate red-eye, blemished and unwanted lines or smooth wrinkles, whiten teeth and even out skin tones with Makeover and retouching tools.
One-click corrections and instant effects
Let One Step Photo Fix automatically apply color and sharpening corrections for you or use Smart Photo Fix to fine-tune settings for a perfect photo. Preview a variety of preset photo effects such as Film Styles, Black & White, Landscape, Retro, Traditional, and Artistic or stack multiple effects for even more impact. Browse hundreds of effects, including 3D, artistic, illumination and reflection, to add drop shadows and borders to images, or turn photos into a sketch or painting.
More tools and features to discover
PaintShop Pro is packed with everything you need to create just about anything with ease.
Organize, save and share your work
PaintShop Pro values not just your creativity, but also the practical aspects of saving, transferring, organizing, and sharing your assets.
Extensive file compatibility
Easily import, save, and export in a variety of supported file formats so you won't experience any disruptions.
Preview, organize, and streamline your photo-editing workflow in PaintShop Pro’s Manage workspace. Add keyword tags to your photos, create catalogs, make edits to multiple photos at once, and review metadata and file information.
Learning and support
Choose from a library of helpful video tutorials in the Welcome tab, or visit PaintShop Pro’s learning page for even more assistance. Get extra tips and tricks from PaintShop Pro’s award-winning Learning Center.
Latest stylus and graphics support
Support for all of the latest mainstream and WinTab-aware graphics tablets, as well as Windows Ink, so whether you’re drawing, painting, applying adjustments or effects, you can use a pen for more control.
Seamless content and plugin migration
Easily migrate your content from previous versions, for a seamless upgrade experience. Plugins, scripts, brush tips, color palettes, gradients, patterns, textures, and effects that you've previously installed.
Extend the power of PaintShop Pro with 64-bit third-party plugins including Adobe plugins or brushes, Topaz Labs, Nik Collection by DXO and so many more. Import PSD files and export to Photoshop to work effortlessly across platforms.
Save time with handy keyboard shortcuts