PaintShop Pro

Product Info Sheet

PaintShop Pro

Your digital world is always brighter with PaintShop Pro

Make every shot your best shot with PaintShop® Pro 2023, an advanced photo editor delivering a versatile range of pro-level editing and graphic design tools along with time-saving AI-based solutions. Imagined for all skill levels and designed with multiple workspaces, PaintShop Pro makes it all happen faster from one-click fixes to intelligent photo editing.

You’ll find it easy to navigate and accomplish whatever photo task you need. Complete your visual story with a collection of graphic design tools to paint, draw, add text or build composites with layers and masks. A positive experience from start to finish, you can produce results that are as unique as your images.

Real. Intelligent. Creative.

PaintShop Pro

Why choose PaintShop Pro?

Edit photos like a pro

Edit, retouch and correct your photography with a comprehensive toolset designed for all skill levels.

Add effects for impact

Experiment with hundreds of creative filters and fun effects to make your photos personal and original to share and print.

Create graphics and designs

Work with intuitive text, brushes, textures, patterns, drawing, and painting tools to produce inspiring designs.

Rely on artificial intelligence

Make big enhancements to photos with one click using AI-powered tools and machine learning technology.

Choose from multiple workspaces

PaintShop Pro is all about selection and customization, offering multiple workspaces you can make your own to work most efficiently.

Why choose PaintShop Pro

Who is PaintShop Pro for?

Photography enthusiasts

From hobbyists to photo enthusiasts, every photographer needs tools that help them achieve their creative vision. PaintShop Pro provides everything photographers need for editing and managing an entire photo collection in one product.

Graphic designers and creative consumers

With layers, vector tools, and painting and drawing tools, PaintShop Pro is an ideal solution at home or at work. Graphic designers use PaintShop Pro to make a variety of compositions, including posters, brochures, web graphics and more. Creative consumers produce content to share with friends and family. Both groups will love PaintShop Pro's new color palettes, brushes, gradients, patterns and picture tubes.


For businesses of all sizes, PaintShop Pro is enormously valuable at work for everything from in-house graphic designing and creating stunning slideshows, to using screenshot and annotation tools to communicate with clarity. Volume licensing, network deployability, and quantity discounts make it an excellent choice for business and education settings.

Powerful photo editing tools

Essential tools

Easily crop and resize photos using composition guides, Golden Ratio or Rule of Thirds. Restore and repair old photos with the Scratch Remover and Fade Correction tools to enhance contrast and color to faded photos.

Adjustment tools

Enhance photos to the fullest with Brightness and Contrast tools, Fill Light and Clarity, Fade Correction, White Balance, Hue and Saturation, Noise Removal, Vibrancy, Sharpening, color correction, and tonal levels and curves.

Selection and Correction tools

Isolate the area you want to select with a variety of Selection tools and enhance it with the Refine Brush. Automatically correct distortions, vignetting and chromatic aberrations in your photos with Lens Correction tools. Use the Straighten tool to fix a crooked horizon, or the Perspective Correction tool to make a photo appear as though it was taken from a different angle.

RAW, HDR and 360° photo control

Enjoy powerful and complete editing of RAW files with a great variety of pro-level tools available in new AfterShot Lab, now inside PaintShop Pro. Combine several photos of the same scene with different exposures to create one stunning HDR photo. PaintShop Pro’s HDR tools let you access a broader tonal range for a breathtaking final image. Edit photographs taken with a 360°degree camera.

Time saving tools

Reduce repetition and accelerate complex photo-editing actions by recording Scripts and automate edits on multiple photos at once with batch processing like adding a watermark, picture frame, or simply resizing.

Powerful photo editing tools
Creative graphic design features

Creative graphic design features

Layers and masks

Layers and masks are essential for advanced image editing, compositing and graphic design. Use multiple, non-destructive layers when editing images to create photo composites with ease. Create masks to hide or show parts of a layer, fade between layers, and to create special effects with precision.

Text tools

Add text to images to create interesting projects, like a meme or a picture quote. Adjust fonts, size, style, alignment, leading, and kerning with a complete set of typography tools.

Drawing, painting and fill tools

Paint with new built-in brushes, or import Adobe Photoshop brushes to bring your digital designs to life. Draw with vector illustration tools, and use color palettes, gradients, patterns and picture tubes to take your designs to the next level.

Templates and creative content

Work with various brushes, textures, patterns, and other in-product creative content— all ready for you to inspire new ideas and save time while producing next-level designs.

What’s new in PaintShop Pro 2023?

What’s new in PaintShop Pro 2023?

New Focus Stacking

With new Focus Stacking, blend multiple images of the same scene, taken at different focus distances, to create a sharp depth of field in the final composite.

Enhanced Frame Tool

Create frames based on symmetrical and Preset Shapes or vector text objects–or convert existing ones–all with an enhanced Frame Tool. Then, fill them with images for surrealistic, avant-garde, and other creative results.

New AfterShot Lab

Advance your editing capabilities of RAW files using the tools in AfterShot Lab, now available in PaintShop Pro.

What’s new in PaintShop Pro 2023?

New Real-time Blend Mode preview

With the new real-time Blend Mode preview, quickly check the layer blending result by hovering over drop-list options in the Layers palette.

New Snap to Objects

Use the bounding box to snap two objects together in no time with a high-level of precision and avoid extra steps in the editing process.

Enhanced Usability and Performance

Enjoy enhancements across the board!

Smart Solutions

AI-powered tools

Enlarge an image without unwanted distortion with AI Upsampling, quickly remove artifacts and noise from your photos with AI Artifact Removal or AI Denoise, stylize your photos with artistic effects using AI Style Transfer, and seamlessly replace the image background with AI Background Replacement.

Tools for one-click adjustments

Quickly bring out the best in your photo! Let One Step Photo Fix automatically apply color and sharpening corrections for you. Or use Smart Photo Fix to fine-tune the suggested settings for a perfect photo.

Instant effects and filters

Preview a variety of preset photo effects such as Film Styles, Black & White, Landscape, Retro, Traditional, and Artistic or stack multiple effects for even more impact. Browse hundreds of effects, including 3D, artistic, illumination and reflection, to add drop shadows and borders to images, or turn photos into a sketch or painting.

Portrait and retouching tools

Eliminate red-eye, blemished and unwanted lines or smooth wrinkles, whiten teeth and even out skin tones. Also, create professional-looking portraits with AI Portrait Mode that automatically analyzes and applies a complimentary bokeh blur to the background of your image.

Content-aware tools

Remove flaws, objects and distractions with the Object Remover or try content-aware editing tools, like SmartClone, Magic Move and Magic Fill, to automatically fill the empty area when you move or remove an object from your image, so it matches the surrounding background.

Depth of Field and Selective Focus

Add a blur, play with depth of field in your photos or apply bokeh effects to keep parts of the image in focus and the rest blurred. Or use Selective Focus for a Tilt-Shift effect, to make a life-sized image look like a miniature-scale model.

PSP 2023

System Requirements

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  • Windows 11, Windows 10 (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 11 or higher compatible video adapter 
  • Internet Explorer version 11 or higher
  • Internet connection for installation and online features

Supported in-product languages:

English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Traditional Chinese, and Japanese

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