Discover your true creative potential with Corel® PaintShop® Pro X9, easier, faster, more-creative-than-ever photo editing software. Complete photo and design projects sooner with simpler, more responsive image editing features, new project templates, gradient tools and Text Presets. Use new screenshot tools to capture your screen and communicate with clarity. At home and at work, there’s only one way to get this kind of versatility, value and performance— subscription free. That’s the power of PaintShop Pro.
Comprehensive photo & picture editing software
Create your best photo ever. Use one-click adjustments for quick improvements or go deep with precise selections, layers, brushes and content-aware editing tools.
Get everything you need for impressive web, print and photo projects. Design with text, brushes, textures, and drawing and painting tools.
Edit and enhance RAW photos, and save time with the powerful batch processing tools in AfterShot™ 3. Make easy corrections and enhancements to recover detail in overexposed photos, boost color, fix distortion and more. Batch processing controls and presets let you automate repetitive tasks and quickly bring out the best in every image.
Only available in Ultimate
Instantly enhance your photos with the proven, patented corrections in Perfectly Clear 2 SE. These 10 corrections, based on 10 years of research, save you time and help you create more beautiful photos. Apply the corrections automatically, then use the independent controls to adjust them as you wish.
Only available in Ultimate
Record everything that happens on your screen, including system audio and microphone sound to create custom video that you can use in presentations or training. Try it to record a quick how-to to share with a friend or colleague. Corel Live Screen Capture lets you record dual screens, or a selected window or area of your screen.
Only available in Ultimate
Build something great, faster than ever with new project templates. Quickly make photo collages, personalized greetings, brochures and more. Save your own layouts as templates to speed up future design and photo projects.
Capture, edit and annotate screenshots in one place with the full editing power of PaintShop Pro—no need for multiple applications! New Smart Capture mode lets you quickly grab an image from your screen just by hovering over the area you want to capture.
Save time by adjusting gradients directly on an image, shape or canvas. Simply drag and drop color swatches and move nodes on the Gradient Fill tool to alter gradients to your liking.
Get the creative looks you love faster and discover fun new text effects. These free and premium presets are added to PaintShop Pro dynamically, giving you fresh, new text options, updated regularly over the Web.
Quickly apply the text styles you want with a simplified text toolbar. Choose colors faster and customize your text toolbar to show the items you use frequently and hide the ones you don't.
10 of PaintShop Pro's most used photo adjustments—like Smart Photo Fix, White Balance and Fill Light/Clarity—now offer real-time performance, letting you see your edits instantly for a quick and responsive editing experience.
Combine PaintShop Pro X9 with a graphics tablet or a stylus-friendly PC for a more natural experience. Includes new support for Windows Real-Time Stylus (WinRTS) devices, including the Microsoft Windows Surface family of PCs.
Save time and increase productivity by combining Smart Photo Fix and batch processing to apply adjustments to multiple photos at once. Or use it to quickly apply batch actions, like watermarking or resizing an image.
Automate and speed up repetitive and complex photo-editing tasks with scripts. Silent scripts let you apply scripts even faster. Find useful scripts in the Welcome Guide or download the free Scripting Guide to create your own.
Get to know PaintShop Pro X9 and be successful sooner with our new Guided Tour. This step-by-step virtual tour will help you confidently find your way around the interface and help you master new features in no time!
Whether you're a brainy trainer or a steely-eyed detective, the new Export Edit History feature lets you quickly document and share your edits. Accurately record all edits made to an image, then use in legal documentation, to build step-by-step tutorials, or to share techniques.
PaintShop Pro X9 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're hosting locally or in the cloud. Contact our licensing team for more details.
Innovative photo editing lives in PaintShop Pro! Edit XDM photos captured on an Intel RealSense-equipped tablet or camera in PaintShop Pro’s Adjust workspace. Save time and improve selection accuracy by applying effects to objects based on their distance from the camera.
PaintShop Pro X9 adds support for 15 new cameras. Use Camera RAW Lab to quickly and easily convert and adjust any RAW image to reveal the vibrant colors, details and beauty within every shot.
PaintShop Pro is fully compatible with The Nik Collection by Google, which includes seven powerful plugins, ranging from special filters to retouching, sharpening and more - offering users a ton of creative power, for free.
Instantly fill a selection or vector shape with text that automatically wraps within it. Create interesting design elements for web graphics, posters, scrapbooking, brochures, collages, and other projects.
Edit pictures faster with content-aware editing tools. Move an object or background with Magic Move or erase an unwanted part of your image with Magic Fill. The empty area will automatically fill in to match the surrounding background.
Accurate selections are essential in photo editing software. PaintShop Pro X9 lets you define a selection size by height and width, or with a fixed aspect ratio, for easier, more precise selections.
Apply Lens Correction tools automatically within the Edit workspace or the Camera RAW Lab to quickly correct the distortions, vignetting and chromatic aberrations that are commonly introduced by most camera lenses.
See each detail and appreciate the beauty of your photos when you pair your new photo editing software with a high resolution monitor. PaintShop Pro X9 is compatible with Ultra High DPI displays (up to 250% zoom with 4K resolution).
Layers are essential for advanced image editing, compositing and graphic design. Search for layers by name to quickly find the one you need, merge selected layers, and easily expand or collapse layer groups.
Instantly create a photo object by using text or a shape to clip an underlying photo or image. Then paste or drag it to any image as a layer.
Work smarter and faster with extra tips and tricks from the award-winning Learning Center. This handy integrated reference guide offers step-by-step instructions and quick access to the right tools to help you get the most out of your photo editing software.
Quickly add unique color gradients to your photos to simulate the effect of using different camera lens filters. A wide range of easy-to-use gradient controls allows for more creativity and experimentation.
Choose from a variety of built-in brushes, including paint brush, air brush, fill and color changer options, or import Adobe Photoshop brushes to bring your digital artwork and creative designs to life. Vector illustration tools let you draw with preset shapes, pens and add text on path.
Keep track of what happened where by mapping your photos to real world locations using GPS data and Facebook check-in points. The Map mode also lets you geotag pictures and add locations using Google Maps, providing an intuitive and interactive way to view and organize your photos by location.
For the ultimate photo-travel experience, use the Share My Trip feature to create an impressive slideshow that links your photos and comments directly to an interactive map. Save your photo-map as a slideshow or upload it to your Dropbox account for optional sharing on Facebook.
Connect with loved ones and share your photos with the world using the built-in social media features of PaintShop Pro X9. Quickly and easily share your photos or photo creations to your Facebook, Flickr and Google+ accounts.
The built-in Discovery Center makes it easier than ever to find the help you need. Choose from the library of helpful photo editing tutorials to develop your skills and become a better photographer and photo editor.
Extend your photo editing software's capabilities further with specialized third-party plugins. Support for 64-bit versions of third-party plugin tools and support for Adobe Photoshop plugins open up a world of creative possibilities.
Whether you're importing from your camera, scanner, the web or another photo editor, PaintShop Pro supports popular raster and vector file formats, including Adobe Photoshop .psd files. Output your files to a broad selection of image formats for easy sharing.
Bring a vintage look to your photos by applying old-school color and contrast. You'll love the instant effect inspired by early lo-fi cameras.
Add creative effects to your photos in just seconds. Choose from a variety of preset effects which are organized into style categories such as Artistic, Film Styles, Black & White, and Landscape. Thumbnails make it easy to select the effect you want.
Get the effect of expensive tilt-shift lenses without the cost! Selective Focus lets you mimic tilt-shift effects in your photos. You can also use it to play with depth of field to keep parts of the image in focus and the rest blurred.
Use a variety of versatile web tools to save and optimize images for online use. Work with image mapping to link HTML with your graphics, and use Slicing and Rollovers to create designs that work seamlessly with web pages.
Bring your old family photos back to life with powerful photo restoration tools. Use the Fade Correction tool to restore the color and contrast of faded photos and the Scratch Remover to repair unsightly cracks in tattered photos to make them look new again.
Add text to any print, web or photo project with this photo editing software's complete typography tools. Adjust fonts, size, style, alignment, leading/kerning and apply effects to get the creative text you desire.
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|NEW Corel® AfterShot™ 3 — Quickly adjust and manage even large photo collections, and enhance RAW files.|
|Perfectly Clear by Athentech Imaging — Apply robust, one-click image corrections with award-winning intelligent photo correction technology.|
|NEW Corel® Live Screen Capture — Record video directly from your screen. Easily capture both system audio and microphone sound when recording.|
|Creative collection — Includes dozens of brushes, textures and royalty-free backgrounds.|
|NEW New from Template — Build personalized greetings, brochures and more, faster than ever with new project templates.|
|NEW Screenshot featuring Smart Capture — Capture and edit screenshots all in one place.|
|NEW Gradient Fill tool — Easily adjust gradients by dropping a gradient directly onto an image and dragging nodes to alter it.|
|NEW Text Presets — Accelerate editing tasks by applying presets to your text.|
|Enhanced! Improved Text tool — Enjoy a simplified, customizable text toolbar with new text features.|
|Enhanced! Real-Time Photo Effects — See your photo adjustments in real-time for a quick, responsive editing experience.|
|NEW Export Edit History — Document and share your edits to a specific photo or project.|
|NEW Improved Stylus and Graphics Tablet support — Enjoy enhanced stylus performance with support for WinRTS devices.|
|NEW Batch Smart Photo Fix — Save time by combining Smart Photo Fix and batch processing to apply adjustments to multiple photos at once.|
|NEW Guided Tour — Be successful sooner with a first-time walkthrough of PaintShop Pro's interface and key features.|
|Enhanced! Scripts — Apply your scripts faster with Script dialog boxes suppressed by default.|
|Text wrapping — Instantly wrap text inside a vector shape or selection for new creative options.|
|Magic Move — Select the person or object to move and drag it to a new position. The empty area left behind is filled automatically.|
|Lens Correction — Easily correct distortions, vignetting and chromatic aberrations in the Edit workspace or the Camera RAW Lab.|
|4K monitor support — All-new icons and an enhanced interface are compatible with Ultra High DPI displays.|
|Magic Fill — Easily erase an unwanted part of your photo and replace it with a seamlessly matching background.|
|Text and Shape Cutting tools — Instantly create photo objects by using a text or shape to clip underlying photos or imagery.|
|XMP support — With XMP support for RAW images, PaintShop Pro X8 can read and import data saved in XMP files.|
|Quick selection tools — Drag a selection window over the desired spot with Auto Selection. Or try the Smart Selection brush to quickly make a selection by brushing over the target area.|
|Video learning — Watch and learn from a library of helpful video tutorials in the Discovery Center.|
|Plugin support — Enjoy support for 64-bit versions of third-party plugins and Adobe Photoshop plugins.|
|Places — Map your photos to real-world locations.|
|People — Use face recognition technology to tag the people in your photos.|
|HDR photo merge — Blend multiple exposures to create striking High Dynamic Range (HDR) photos.|
|Retro Lab™ — Apply old-school effects inspired by early lo-fi cameras.|
|Instant Effects palette — Transform photos by applying dozens of unique creative effects inspired by vintage photographs, film styles and more.|
|Share My Trip — Show interactive slideshow of your trip using Google Maps.|
|Sharing options — Upload your photos to Facebook, Flickr, and Google+.|
|Scripts — Speed up repetitive tasks using the scripting engine and guide for batch edits.|
|Selective Focus — Mimic the effect of expensive tilt-shift lenses and turn a scene into a miniature world.|
|Fill light and clarity — Brighten shadowy areas of a photo while preserving the rest of the image.|
|RAW Lab — Make non-destructive adjustments to your RAW images. Easily restore detail in overly exposed areas, correct white balance and more.|
|Batch processing — Adjust one photo, then apply to multiple photos.|
|Photo Management Tools — Catalog, search, rate and tag your photos so you can quickly find your favorites.|
|Object Extractor — Quickly and precisely isolate and remove from an image.|
|Visible Watermark — Trademark and brand your photos.|
|Color Changer Tool|
|Makeover Tools — Remove blemishes, whiten teeth, brighten eyes, paint on a tan, and thinify your subjects|
|Digital Camera Noise Removal & Chromatic Aberration Removal Filters|
|Straighten, Perspective & Lens Distortion Correction Filters|
|Cloning and Scratch Remover tools|
|Vector Drawing tools|
|Web graphics: Image Optimizer, Rollover Creator and Image Slicer & Mapper|
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 below)
* Supported on 32-bit installs only
** WPG (WordPerfect Vector only) is not supported on 64 bit. WordPerfect Bitmap is supported on 64 bit.
Learn more about RAW image editing.