PaintShop Pro
 

Free photo editing software

Better, faster image editing and design

PaintShop® Pro 2018 is your affordable photo editing and graphic design software—without the restrictions of a subscription.

Enhance your photos with professional image editing tools, or create impactful designs using new color palettes, brushes, gradients, patterns and textures. Enjoy a simplified user interface for faster navigation, improvements to your most used tools, and new workspaces to match your level of expertise.

PaintShop Pro 2018
  • NEW Simplified UI & new workspaces
  • ENHANCED Launch time & faster features
  • NEW Improvements to most popular tools
  • NEW Color palettes, brushes & gradients

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Photo Editing Software

Photo Editing Features
Compare to Photoshop
RAW camera support
System Requirements

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Edit photos with pro-level tools
Edit photos with pro-level tools

Edit photos with pro-level tools

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.

Create graphic design projects
Create graphic design projects

Create graphic design projects

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.

Improve any photo with quick fixes
Improve any photo with quick fixes

Improve any photo with quick fixes

Make any image better with time-saving features, such as one-click adjustments for quick improvements, or use one of the many quick-fix tools: crop, straighten, clone, retouch, and remove red-eye.

Add effects for attention-grabbing photos
Add effects for attention-grabbing photos

Add effects for attention-grabbing photos

Apply over 100 fun filters to turn a photo into a piece of art, or create your own effects for endless ways to achieve a signature look for your photo.

Retouch and restore your favorite photos
Retouch and restore your favorite photos

Retouch and restore your favorite photos

PaintShop Pro provides you with many creative ways to retouch your images. Whether you want to remove a small scratch, erase the entire background, or simply correct red-eye, you’ll find the specialized tool you need.

What’s new in PaintShop Pro 2018?

Simplified UI for better user experience
new
Simplified UI for better user experience

Simplified UI for better user experience

  • New! Essentials Workspace
  • New! Complete Workspace
  • New! Quick customization and control
  • New! Welcome tab
Faster results and improved tools
enhanced
Faster results and improved tools

Faster results and improved tools

  • Enhanced! Launch time
  • Enhanced! Crop tool
  • Enhanced! Text tool
  • New! Clone Overlay
  • Enhanced! Gradient Fill tool
  • Enhanced! Dropper tool
  • Enhanced! Selection tool
  • Enhanced! Eraser tool
  • Enhanced! Tool performance
  • New! Document-aware slider values
  • New! Quick Preview
New ways to express creativity
new
New ways to express creativity

New ways to express creativity

  • New! Color Palettes
  • New! Brushes
  • New! Gradients, patterns and textures
  • 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)

* Supported on 32-bit installs only

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

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