PaintShop Pro

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PaintShop Pro

Your digital world is always brilliant 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, time-saving AI-based solutions, and a bonus pack of premium software. All assembled with your specific needs in mind, the Ultimate-exclusive items include MultiCam Capture™ 2.0 Lite, 50 free new modern fonts, Painter® Essentials™ 8, PhotoMirage™ Express, Highlight Reel, Sea-to-Sky™ Workspace, and Corel® Creative Collection. 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.

With easy navigation, smart features, and plenty of artistic effects, enjoy a positive editing experience from start to finish, and produce results that are as unique as your images.

Real. Intelligent. Creative.

PaintShop Pro

Why choose PaintShop Pro 2023 Ultimate?

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.

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.

The Ultimate bonus pack of premium software

MultiCam Capture™ 2.0 Lite

Capture video with MultiCam Capture 2.0 Lite to engage your viewers and grow your audience. Easily create how-to videos, online challenges, product demos, record gaming videos, and more, with one easy-to-use video recording software.

Free fonts

Take advantage of 50 new modern fonts available in PaintShop Pro 2023 Ultimate! Enjoy beautiful typography, and experiment with font styles and colors to make your designs even more impressive and unique.

Painter® Essentials™ 8

Enjoy fun and uncomplicated painting software for beginners that will inspire you to experiment and fall in love with digital painting. Sketch, draw and paint away on a blank canvas using realistic brushes or dabble in exclusive image-based AI and cloning art. Enjoy a newly added extra brush pack.

PhotoMirage™ Express

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. Sharing your masterpieces on social media is a breeze. Use PhotoMirage Express to create awe-inspiring photo animations that captivate, engage, and transfix.

Highlight Reel

Creating quick videos showing off the highlights of your latest adventure just got a whole lot easier with new smart slideshow and movie creator—Highlight Reel. Simply import your digital media and Highlight Reel will intelligently analyze and extract the best photos and videos and compile them together for you, following the beat of the music. Creating movies to share your everyday moments just got easier.

Sea-to-Sky™ Workspace

Let your adventure begin as you enhance your photos taken from the depths of the sea to the highest clouds in the sky. Make seamless corrections and creative improvements with a custom set of tools and relive your most memorable moments to the fullest

Corel® Creative Collection

Expand your creative capabilities with dozens of brushes, textures, and over 100 royalty-free backgrounds. Enhance your photo projects with playful, romantic, or abstract designs, along with an array of lively brushstrokes.

The Ultimate bonus pack of premium software
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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