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Exclusive, limited time offer for loyal users!

Now’s the time to get the all-new PaintShop® Pro 2021, with AI-powered editing tools, new AI Style Transfer, an enhanced Photography Workspace, and so much more! PLUS, get exclusive premium software only available in Ultimate (valued at over $200 USD).

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Upgrade to the NEW PaintShop Pro 2021 Ultimate

PaintShop® Pro is getting smarter. Turning your vision into reality has never been easier with the latest technology engineered into PaintShop Pro 2021 Ultimate. Highly effective features and tools powered by artificial intelligence and machine learning technology make creating something truly original, achievable. See what's new with our version comparison guide.

Photo editing

Photo editing

Graphic design

Graphic design

Smart solutions

Smart solutions

The Ultimate photo editing collection includes:

AI HDR Studio

NEW AI HDR Studio

HDR effects

Instantly give your photos a unique HDR effect with an exclusive collection of presets powered by artificial intelligence. Experiment with a variety of looks to enhance the finest details and bring out the best in all types of photography, from close-up portraiture to scenic landscapes. AI HDR Studio is a hassle-free solution to achieve popular, high quality HDR results in a matter of seconds.

Sea-to-Sky Workspace

NEW Sea-to-Sky™ Workspace

Expansive workspace

Let your adventure begin as you enhance your photos taken from the depths of the sea to the highest clouds in the sky. Experience an all-new photo editing workspace designed to take your underwater and drone photography to new heights. Make seamless corrections and creative improvements with a custom set of tools and relive your most memorable moments to the fullest.

Painter Essentials 7

NEW Painter® Essentials™ 7

Photo-painting

Become a digital artist with Painter Essentials 7. This easy-to-learn painting program will transform your photos into amazing oil, pastel, or impressionist works of art. Or learn to paint, draw and sketch from scratch in a welcoming environment, using pencils, pens, and particles.

PhotoMirage Express

PhotoMirage™ Express

Photo animation

Effortlessly transform any image into a mesmerizing animation in a matter of minutes with PhotoMirage Express. Bringing your photos to life is ridiculously easy and addictively fun and sharing your masterpieces on social media is a breeze. Use PhotoMirage Express to create awe-inspiring photo animations that captivate, engage, and transfix.

Corel AfterShot 3

Corel® AfterShot™ 3

RAW photo editing

Quickly learn professional-grade RAW photo editing software and take control of very large photo collections with Corel AfterShot™ 3. Make easy corrections and enhancements and save time with batch processing tools that let you apply adjustments to one or thousands of photos at once

Corel Creative Collection

Corel® Creative Collection

Expanded Libraries

At the very core of PaintShop Pro is creativity. Which is why we’ve added new brushes, color palettes, gradients, patterns, and picture tubes. Download the new patterns from the Welcome Book, and find the rest of the new content already built into PaintShop Pro.

Here are just a few of the many new and powerful reasons to upgrade:

AI Upsampling

NEW AI Upsampling

Dramatically enlarge any photo without compromising resolution or visual quality. Let the power of artificial intelligence magnify the finest details to create the perfect frame. Watch video

AI Artifact Removal

New AI Artifact Removal

Easily remove JPEG artifacts and distortion in images often caused during compression to reduce a file size in digital workflows. Reverse effects and restore fine details and original colors in your photos with machine learning technology. Watch video

AI Noise Removal

New AI Noise Removal

Easily remove random variation of brightness and color in images commonly caused by low light environments. Technology powered by artificial intelligence clears up any unwanted noise so each photo is crisp and clear. Watch video

AI Style Transfer

New AI Style Transfer

Watch your photos transform into stylized works of art instantly with the power of artificial intelligence. Experiment with new presets designed to replicate famous artistic styles using a variety of media types. Watch video

Photography Workspace

ENHANCED Photography Workspace

Explore the enhanced, highly simplified and intuitive user interface the Photography Workspace has to offer. Focus exclusively on quick photo edits in a sleek and instinctive environment perfect for new users to learn and master in no time! Watch video

What’s new in PaintShop Pro 2021?

Features

Ultimate 2021

Pro 2021

Ultimate 2020

Pro 2020

What's New

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.
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

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

For a complete comparison, view PDF

Tech Specs

System Requirements

  • Windows 10, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 7 (64-bit edition only)
  • Intel® Celeron G series or AMD® Phenom II and above
  • 4GB of RAM
  • 3GB of available hard-disk space
  • 1366 x 768 resolution
  • DirectX 10 or higher compatible video adapter
  • Internet Explorer version 10 or higher
  • Internet connection for installation and online features

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 650 camera models, including the following file extensions: 3FR, ARW, CR2, CRW, DCR, DNG, K25, KDC, NEF, NRW, ORF, PEF, RAF, RW2, SR2, SRF, X3F (Visit full model list)

Export Formats Supported

BMP, CAL, CALS, CLP, CUT, DCX, DIB, EMF, EPS, AI, PS, GIF, 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, TGA, TIF, TIFF, WBMP, WBM, WEBP, WMF

Brush Formats

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

*Supported on 32-bit installations only.

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