Free photo editing software

Feature rich photo editing and design software

PaintShop® Pro 2022 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 2022

  • NEW Frame Tool
  • NEW AI Background Replacement
  • NEW AI Portrait Mode
  • ENHANCED AI Style Transfer
  • NEW File Support
  • ENHANCED Welcome Screen Experience
  • NEW Creative content

A full 30-Day free trial of this photo editing software.
No credit card required.

PaintShop Pro 2022
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

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

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

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

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.

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What’s new in PaintShop Pro 2022?

Frame Tool

NEW Frame Tool

The all-new Frame tool makes placing raster objects into shapes quick, easy and intuitive. Designed to accelerate the creation of digital layouts, work with a variety of frame shapes and sizes to achieve a desired look. Draw frames to use as handy placeholders or draw frames over a selected object, image or text for a polished result.

AI Background Replacement

NEW AI Background Replacement

Replace the background of an image automatically with powerful immersive technology. The new AI Background Replacement detects people in a photo to seamlessly replace a background. Experiment with different scenes, color schemes, or create a fantasy land of your own. Watch video

AI Portrait Mode

NEW AI Portrait Mode

Immersive technology automatically analyzes and applies a complimentary bokeh blur to the background of your image for professional-looking portraits guaranteed to standout. Watch video

Creative content

NEW Creative content

At the very core of PaintShop Pro is creativity. Which is why we’ve added new brushes, color palettes, gradients, patterns, and picture tubes conveniently built into PaintShop Pro for you to explore.

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 (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.

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

Brush Formats

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