PaintShop Pro
 

Enjoy the affordable alternative to Photoshop

Buy PaintShop Pro once and it’s yours in perpetuity at a lower cost. It’s affordable, subscription-free photo editing software with Photoshop-like results. Find all the professional power you want, plus the high-quality tools you need, to take your photos and designs to the next level.

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Features

PaintShop Pro 2018

Adobe Photoshop CC 2017‡

Pricing model Perpetual license
(software is licensed forever, for one price)
Monthly subscription
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)
Professional-quality bitmap and photo editing
Vector graphics
Digital painting/drawing
Portraiture tools
Instant effects and filters
Levels and curves
Screenshot tools
Supports RAW files
Preset and custom Workspaces
XDM support including support for Intel RealSense
Compatible with PSD
(native Photoshop file format)
Export Edit History
Text tools
High Dynamic Range (HDR) tools
(no dedicated HDR module;
more steps than PSP)
Quick adjustment
Clipping mask
(shape & text cutting)
Content-aware fill (Magic Fill)
Quick Selection
Text wrapping
(in shape & in selection)

(in shape)
Text Presets
Custom Canvases
(Artboards)
Project Templates
Photo management
(separate app – Adobe Bridge)
Face detection/recognition support
Geo-tagging support
Gradient Fill tool
Dual monitor mode
Stylus and graphics tablet support
Support for automation
(Scripts)

(Actions)
Advanced scripting/automation
(using Python)

(using AppleScript or VBScript)
Support for virtualization
Supports Photoshop plugins
(to version Adobe Plugin SDK ver 10)
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 (PSPimage 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), Radiance

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
In-app training Award-winning in-app Learning Center
In-app Guided Tour
Online training videos
Available 1-to-1 or 1-to-many paid training
Tech support
Online user communities
Free trial

‡Adobe®, Creative Cloud® and Photoshop® are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.
‡Pricing current as of July 2017 and is subject to change. Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 is available for a subscription cost of $119.88 USD per year and includes Adobe Lightroom CC. Pricing obtained from https://creative.adobe.com/plans

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