PaintShop Pro
 

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Features

PaintShop Pro® 2019

Adobe® Photoshop® CC 2018‡

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
$407.88 per unit
(1 year subscription total)
Professional-quality bitmap and photo editing
Vector graphics
Photo adjustment tools (White Balance, Brightness/Contrast, Fill Light/Clarity, Vibrancy and more)
Digital painting and drawing tools
Portraiture tools
Levels and Curves
Text tools
Image presets powered by Artificial Intelligence
Instant effects and filters
One-click photo fixes
Screenshot tools
RAW file 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
Content-aware tools (move and fill)
Project templates
PSD compatibility
(native Photoshop file format)
UI customization
Web tools
Geo-tagging support
360° camera support
Support for automation
(Scripts)

(Actions)
Support for Photoshop plugins
(to version Adobe Plugin SDK ver 10)
Dual monitor mode
Stylus and graphics tablet support
In-app Guided Tour
Operating Systems 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 650 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

‡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 2018 and is subject to change. Pricing obtained from the Adobe Photoshop business licensing page: https://creative.adobe.com/plans

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