PaintShop Pro
 

Free Photo Editing Software

Faster, more creative image editing software

Simpler to use and more creative than ever, PaintShop Pro X9 offers a faster, easier way to achieve your creative vision. New templates, easier-to-apply creative tools and new Screenshot tools make this the only photo editing software you need—at home and at work.

PaintShop Pro X9
  • Start projects faster with templates
  • Capture, edit and annotate images
  • Easily apply and adjust gradients
  • Quickly apply fun, creative text effects

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Photo Editing Software

Photo Editing Features
Import Formats Supported
Brush Format Supported
Export Formats Supported

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Start faster with templates
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Start faster with templates

Start faster with templates

Create professional-looking projects, including business cards, brochures, collages and more with designer-quality templates. You can also save your own layouts as templates to speed up future projects.

Capture and annotate screenshots
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Capture and annotate screenshots

Capture and annotate screenshots

With impressive graphic design tools and new screenshot features, PaintShop Pro X9 is an incredibly versatile photo editor. Now you can capture, edit and annotate screenshots to easily communicate ideas. Smart Capture mode lets you grab an image from your screen just by hovering over the area.

Easily apply gradients
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Easily apply gradients

Easily apply gradients

Save time and get the results you want faster with the new Gradient Fill Tool. Just drop a gradient directly onto an image, shape or canvas, then drag and drop color swatches and move nodes on the Gradient Fill tool to adjust as you wish.

 More text options
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More text options

More text options

Easily find just the right text style for your projects with new Text Presets. Added dynamically to your photo editing software, these free and premium presets give you exciting new options without having to update PaintShop Pro.

Find text styles faster
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Find text styles faster

Find text styles faster

Spend less time searching and more time creating with the simplified text toolbar. Streamlined to show the items you use the most, the toolbar helps you quickly choose colors and customize your text.

See your changes as they happen
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See your changes as they happen

See your changes as they happen

Your photo editing software should offer a quick, responsive editing experience. Popular photo adjustments in PaintShop Pro now offer real-time performance so you can see your edits right away.

Get hands on with your photo editor
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Get hands on with your photo editor

Get hands on with your photo editor

Improved stylus and graphics tablet support means you can combine PaintShop Pro X9 with a graphics tablet or a stylus-friendly PC for a more natural and direct editing experience. Enjoy enhanced stylus performance with new support for Windows Real-Time Stylus devices, including the Microsoft Windows Surface family of PCs.

System Requirements

  • Windows 10, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 7 with the latest service pack (64-bit or 32-bit editions)
  • Intel/AMD 1.5 GHz or faster processor with SSE2 supported (multi­core processor recommended)
  • Intel Core Duo 1.8 GHz, Core i3 or AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ 2.0 GHz, or higher
  • 2 GB RAM or higher (4 GB recommended)
  • 2 GB of RAM or higher (minimum 4 GB for Windows 64bit)
  • 128 MB VGA VRAM
  • 1 GB of available hard-disk space required (2 GB recommended)
  • 1280 x 768 resolution with 16-bit color display (1366 x 768 resolution with 24-bit or higher color display recommended)
  • 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 (Visit full model list)

Brush Format Supported

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

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, JPS, PNS, TGA, TIF, TIFF, WBMP, WBM, WEBP, WMF

Brush Formats

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

* Supported on 32-bit installs only

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