PaintShop Pro
 

One affordable photo editing software for all your business imaging needs

Today’s fast-paced economy means every business, large or small, must master the art of high-impact visual communication to quickly and clearly express ideas.

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PaintShop Pro for business

Powerful, affordable and packed with free learning tools, PaintShop Pro is complete photo editing software for all your imaging needs. Available in download, disc and volume licensing formats—and fully network deployable and completely free from subscription—PaintShop Pro is inexpensive enough for any business.

Business communication

Business communication

Explain, train and communicate with impact. Import from cameras and make edits, capture your screen, and output to the formats you need. Compatible with the image formats used in Microsoft Office, Wordpress and other office and Web tools.

Photo-documentation

Photo-documentation

Document your important assets. In PaintShop Pro’s Manage mode, create libraries and quickly organize and track your photos. Adjust, edit and annotate images in the Edit mode.

Engineering

Engineering

Don’t just tell. Show. Communicate complex ideas in a straightforward way to make your message understood. Edit images, add labels, arrows, highlights and much more.

Legal and law enforcement

Legal and law enforcement

Document, explain and persuade with photos. PaintShop Pro provides all the imaging tools you need to manage and edit images for legal purposes.

Government

Government

Engage your stakeholders and clearly explain your programs with the power of the image. PaintShop Pro helps you manage, adjust, edit and annotate from photos or screen captures.

PaintShop Pro Corporate License

1-24 users

Starting from $63.99 USD per unit

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25+ users

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Features that matter

Complete photo editing and graphic design

Complete photo editing and graphic design

Enjoy a wide range of pro-level photo and design capabilities at an affordable price. Prepare photos for use in reports or presentations, or create an effective ad or web graphic.

New screenshot tools

New screenshot tools

Capture, edit and annotate screenshots in one place with the full editing power of PaintShop Pro—no need for multiple applications!

Extensive file support

Extensive file support

PaintShop Pro supports popular raster and vector file formats, including JPEG, PNG and Adobe® Photoshop® .psd files. Output your files to a broad selection of image formats, or save for Microsoft office.

Built-in learning tools

Built-in learning tools

Affordable software with free training. Regardless of your skill level or photo editing experience, PaintShop Pro provides the tools you need to get started quickly and increase your skills and creativity with every project.

New from Template

New from Template

Build something great, faster than ever with new project templates. Quickly make business cards, brochures and more. Save your own layouts as templates to speed up future design and photo projects.

Photo and graphics for web

Photo and graphics for web

Use your photo editing software to quickly create high-impact imagery at the right sizes for eCommerce, blogs and websites with a complete set of web graphic editing tools.

Comprehensive text tools

Comprehensive text tools

Add text to any print, web or photo project with PaintShop Pro’s typography tools. Adjust fonts, size, style, alignment and more—and apply text presets to get the creative look you desire.

Comprehensive 1-2-3 photo editing software

Comprehensive 1-2-3 photo editing software

A tabbed workspace covers all your photo needs. Use the Manage tab to quickly browse, tag and organize. Tools in the Adjust tab help you crop, straighten, retouch and make other photo fixes. Use the Edit tab for further photo refinement, composition and graphic design features.

Painting and drawing tools

Painting and drawing tools

Choose from a variety of built-in brushes, or import Adobe Photoshop brushes to bring your digital artwork to life. Vector illustration tools let you draw with preset shapes, pens and add text on path.

Support for virtualization

Support for virtualization

PaintShop Pro is compatible with Windows Server 2016, making it the perfect fit for any organization in a virtualized environment—for photo editing, graphics creation, screen capture and annotation—whether you are hosting locally or in the cloud.

Remarkably affordable—and subscription free!

Remarkably affordable—and subscription free!

Corel’s low cost pricing and flexible licensing options mean any business can afford professional photo editing and graphics software at costs dramatically lower than Adobe Photoshop.

Anyone and any business can try PaintShop Pro for free.

Get our free trial right here, or contact the Corel licensing team today for a multi-seat trial and licensing quote.

Adobe® and Photoshop® are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.

Corel PaintShop Pro/Adobe Photoshop Comparison

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Features

PaintShop Pro X9 (PSP)

Adobe® Photoshop® CC 2016

Business Terms (All prices in USD$)
Pricing Model Perpetual license (software is licensed forever, for one price) Monthly Subscription
Suggested Retail Price (or 1 year subscription) $79.99 (plus taxes) $119.88 (1 year subscription total)
Price for subsequent years $0 $119.88
Total after 3 years $79.99 (plus taxes) $359.64 or more (depending on subscription price increases)
Software format Download, commercial and education licensing, boxed/retail on a disc Download, commercial and education licensing, Web
Volume licensing price 1 to 4 - $71.99 per unit 5 to 30 - $63.99 per unit $359.88 per unit (1 year subscription total)
Key Capabilities
Professional-quality bitmap and photo editing Yes Yes
Vector graphics Yes Yes
Digital painting/drawing Yes Yes
Portraiture tools Yes Yes
Instant effects and filters Yes No
Levels and Curves Yes Yes
Screenshot Yes No
Supports RAW Yes Yes
XDM Support including support for Intel RealSense Yes No
Compatible with PSD Yes Yes (native Photoshop file format)
Export Edit History Yes Yes
Text tools Yes Yes
High Dynamic Range (HDR) tools Yes Yes (no dedicated HDR module;
more steps than PSP)
Quick adjustment Yes No
Clipping mask Yes (shape & text cutting) Yes
Content-aware fill (Magic Fill) Yes Yes
Quick Selection Yes Yes
Text wrapping Yes (in shape & in selection) Yes in shape)
Text Presets Yes No
Custom Canvases Yes Yes (Artboards)
Project Templates Yes No
Photo management Yes (Manage mode) Yes (separate app – Adobe Bridge)
Face detection/recognition support Yes (Manage) Yes
Geo-tagging support Yes (Manage) Yes
Gradient Fill tool Yes Yes
Dual monitor mode Yes No
Stylus and Graphics Tablet support Yes Yes
Support for automation Yes ("Scripts") Yes ("Actions")
Advanced scripting/automation Yes, using Python Yes, using AppleScript or VBScript
Support for virtualization Yes Yes
Supports Photoshop plugins Yes, to version Adobe Plugin SDK ver 10 Yes
Compatibility
Operating Systems Windows Windows, Mac, Online
Supported file formats

Import formats

AI, BMP, CAL, CALS, CGM, CLP, CMX*, CT, CUR, CUT, DCX, DIB, DRW*, EMF, EPS, GIF, HDP, HGL*, HPG*, IFF, IMG, J2C, J2K, JIF, JP2, JPC, JPE, JPEG, JPG, JPS, JPX, MAC, MPO, MRW, MSP, PBM, PCD*, PCT, PCX, PDF, PGL*, 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**

Export formats

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

Import/Export formats

Photoshop PSD, Large Document Format PSB, BMP, Cineon, CompuServe GIF, Photoshop DCS 1.0, Photoshop DCS 2.0, DICOM, Photoshop EPS, IFF format, JPEG, JPEG2000, OpenEXR, PCX, Photoshop PDF, Pixar, PNG, Portable Bit Map, Photoshop Raw, Scitex CT, Targa, TIFF, Wireless Bitmap, Photoshop 2.0 (Mac only), PICT (read only), PICT Resource (Mac only, can open only), Radia

3D-related formats

3D Studio (import only), DAE (Collada), Flash 3D* (export only), JPS* (JPEG Stereo), KMZ (Google Earth 4), MPO* (Multi-Picture format), U3D, Wavefront|OBJ

RAW file support Support for over 450 camera models with the following extensions:3FR, ARW, CR2, CRW, DCR, DNG, ERF, K25, KDC, MEF, MOS, NEF, NRW, ORF, PEF, RAF, RW2, SR2, SRF, X3F Yes, hundreds of cameras supported via Adobe Camera RAW
Brush formats supported Yes. PaintShop Pro Brush (.pspbrush), Adobe Photoshop Brush (.abr), Jasc Brush (.jbr) Photoshop brushes only
Audio & video formats supported None by default (handled separately via Corel Photo Video Suite)

Audio import formats: AAC*, AIFF*, M2A*, M4A*, MP2*, MP3*

Video import formats: .264*, 3GP, 3GPP*, AVC*, AVI, F4V*, FLV*, MOV (QuickTime), MPE*, MPEG 1, MPEG 4, MPEG-2 if a decoder is installed (eg. with an Adobe video suite), MTS*, MXF*, R3D*, TS*, VOB*

Video export formats: DPX*, MOV (QuickTime), MP4

Support and training
Supports Photoshop plugins Award-winning In-app Learning Center No
In-app Guided Tour Yes No
Online training videos Yes Yes
Available 1-to-1 or 1-to-many paid training Yes Yes
Tech support Yes Yes
Online user communities Yes Yes
Free trial Yes Yes

* Supported on 32-bit installs only

** WPG (WordPerfect Vector only) is not supported on 64 bit. WordPerfect Bitmap is supported on 64 bit

† Check each vendor's website for the latest and most accurate listing of format support

‡ Adobe and Photoshop are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries. Pricing current as at June 2016 and is subject to change. Pricing obtained from the Adobe Photoshop business licensing page: https://creative.adobe.com/plans >'Business' tab >'Select your plan' >'PhotoShop CC' > 'Annual Plan, prepaid' Subscription includes Adobe Lightroom CC and maintenance.