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Ultimate 2021

Pro 2021

Ultimate 2020

Pro 2020

Applications

NEW! AI HDR Studio — Instantly give your photos a unique HDR effect with AI-powered presets.
NEW! Sea-to-Sky™ Workspace — All-new, touch-ready workspace with custom toolset to enhance drone and underwater photography.
PhotoMirage™ Express — Effortlessly transform any image into a mesmerizing animation in a matter of minutes.
Corel Painter Essentials™ 7 — Learn to paint, draw, and sketch from scratch with this easy to use painting program.

Painter Essentials 7

Painter Essentials 6

Corel AfterShot™ 3 — Quickly adjust and manage even large photo collections, and enhance RAW files.
Corel Creative Collection – Includes dozens of brushes, textures and royalty-free backgrounds.

NEW! AI Style Transfer — Transform photos into stylized works of art with artificial intelligence.
NEW! AI Denoise — Remove random variation of brightness or color in images.
NEW! AI Artifact Removal — Get rid of JPEG compression artifacts in photos and restore details and colors.
NEW! AI Upsampling — Enlarge any photo without compromising resolution or visual quality.
NEW! Split View — Included with Photography Workspace to quickly view original vs after applying effects.
NEW! Brushes, color palettes, gradients, patterns and picture tubes — Expand your creativity!
IMPROVED! Photography Workspace — Touch-ready, simple yet sleek, workspace that allows you to focus exclusively on quick photo edits.

New options

New options

Multiple Workspaces — Find a workspace that suits your photo editing needs and style.

Sea-to-Sky™, Photography, Essentials, and Complete

Photography, Essentials and Complete

Photography, Essentials and Complete

Photography, Essentials and Complete

Copy and Paste Layer Styles — With one simple click, you can easily replicate style settings from one layer to another.
Text Tools — Quick and efficient text editing, formatting, aligning and rendering. Work with text on a path or within a shape with text wrap.
SmartClone — Easily merge elements from multiple images and seamlessly integrate them into one.
Refine Brush — Select an object with extreme precision and accuracy, down to a single strand of hair.
Depth of Field — Adjust focus areas in an image with precision.
Welcome tab — Discover learning materials, free and premium plugins, applications, scripts, brushes and more in a new, friendly tabbed interface.
Project templates — Build personalized greetings, brochures and more, faster than ever with project templates.
Quick Customize — Pick and choose the tools you want on your Tools toolbar, and search for any tool using a handy alphabetical search.
Customizable UI text size — Increase text size for better visibility. Choose Small or Large text from the User Interface menu.
Cloning tools — Cover parts of an image by copying colors or patterns from a neighboring area. Try the SmartClone, which allows you to easily merge elements from multiple images and integrate them into one.
Crop toolbar — Enhance photos right from your Crop toolbar.
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.
Screenshot tools — Capture and edit screenshots all in one place.
Text and Shape Cutting tools — Instantly create photo objects by using a text or shape to clip underlying photos or imagery.
Photo management tools — Catalog, search, rate and tag your photos so you can quickly find your favorites.
Makeover tools — Remove blemishes, whiten teeth, brighten eyes, paint on a tan, and thinify your subjects.
Scratch Remover tools — Get rid of unwanted image scuffs, cracks and scratches.
Vector drawing tools — Create any type of object, from simple lines and shapes, to complex illustrations.
Magic Move and Magic Fill — Use content-aware editing tools to automatically fill the empty area when you move or remove an object from your image, so it matches the surrounding background.
Lens correction — Easily correct distortions, vignetting and chromatic aberrations.
Object Extractor — Quickly and precisely isolate and remove from an image.
Digital Camera Noise Removal & Chromatic Aberration Removal filters — Eliminate what you don't need and preserve what you want to keep.
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 — Transform photos by applying dozens of unique creative effects inspired by vintage photographs, film styles and more.
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.
Latest stylus and graphics tablet support — Pair PaintShop Pro with the latest mainstream and WinTab-aware graphics tablets, as well as Windows Ink.
Autosave — Gain more control over the frequency of autosaving, and by default, you'll experience less disruptions.
Seamless content and plugin migration — Easily migrate your content from previous versions, for a smooth upgrade experience.
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.
Plugin support — Enjoy support for 64-bit versions of third-party plugins and Adobe Photoshop plugins.
360° camera support — Straighten, rotate and flatten a 360° photo, and automatically remove the tripod from the image. Or create an interesting 'planet-like' effect.
4K monitor support — An enhanced interface is compatible with Ultra High DPI displays.
Masks — Create masks to hide or show parts of a layer and to create special effects with precision.
Layers — Use non-destructive layers to create composites with ease.
One-click fixes & filters — One Step Photo Fix and Smart Photo Fix.
Keyboard shortcuts — Quickly access frequently used tools with shortcuts.

PaintShop Pro 2021

® Adobe Photoshop CC 2020

Pricing

Pricing model

Perpetual license (software is licensed forever, for one price)

Monthly subscription

Suggested Retail Price (for 1 year subscription)

$79.99

$239.88
(1 year subscription total)

Price for subsequent years

$0

$239.88

Total after 3 years

$79.99

$719.64 or more
(depending on subscription price increases)

Volume licensing price

1 to 4 - $71.99 per unit
5 to 30 - $63.99 per unit

$407.88 per unit
(1 year subscription total)

Pricing

Yes (30 days)

Yes (7 days)

Professional-quality bitmap and photo editing
Vector graphics
Photo adjustment tools (White Balance, Brightness/Contrast, Fill Light/Clarity, Vibrancy and more)
Photo Enhancements (AI noise reduction, artifact removal and upsampling)

(New AI features)

Digital painting and drawing tools
Multiple Workspaces

(New Sea-to-Sky Workspace with Ultimate)

Content-aware tools (move and fill)
Portraiture tools
Levels and Curves
Text tools
Selection tools
Style Transfer powered by artificial intelligence
Instant effects and filters
One-click photo fixes
Screenshot tools
RAW file support
4K monitor support
Layers and Masks
High Dynamic Range (HDR) tools

(no dedicated HDR module; more steps than PaintShop Pro)

Photo management tools (indexing, metadata, and rating controls)

(separate app – Adobe Bridge)

Enhance photos from within Crop tool
Project templates
PSD compatibility

(native Photoshop file format)

Advanced UI customization
Web tools
360° camera support
Support for automation

(Scripts)

(Actions)

Support for Photoshop plugins

(to version Adobe Plugin SDK ver 10)

Seamless content and plugin migration
Dual monitor mode
Stylus and graphics tablet support
In-app Guided Tour

Pricing

Windows

Windows, Mac, Online

File formats supported

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

Audio & video formats supported

None by default (handled separately via Corel Photo Video Bundle)

Audio import formats:
AAC*, AIFF*, M2A*, M4A*, MP2*, MP3*


Video import formats:
264*, 3GP, 3GPP*, AVC*, AVI, F4V*, FLV*, MOV (QuickTime), MPE*, MPEG 1, MPEG 4, MPEG-2 if a decoder is installed (eg. with an Adobe video suite), MTS*, MXF*, R3D*, TS*, VOB*


Video export formats:
DPX*, MOV (QuickTime), MP4

* Supported on 32-bit installs only

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

‡ Adobe and Photoshop are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries. Pricing current as of May 2020 and is subject to change. Pricing obtained from the Adobe Photoshop plans page: https://creative.adobe.com/plans

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