Corel PaintShop Pro 2021 Release Notes

Recommendation: Updates might affect workspace customizations. If you customize your workspace, save (File > Workspace > Save) before you install the update so that you can reload the workspace later.

Update 1

New/Enhanced items

  • New Seven additional styles for AI Style Transfer in Instant Effects:
    • Pen and Ink
    • Washed-out
    • Line design
    • Pointillism
    • Stretched canvas
    • Glow
    • Gemstone
  • AI Upsampling: Up to 40% faster when enlarging images 200-400%.
  • Improved 4K resolution support (3840 x 2160 or higher).

Resolved issues

  • Decrease Color Depth > 2 Color Palette : Resolved incorrect conversion.
  • Sea-to-Sky workspace: Resolved issue related to opening files with double-byte characters.
  • Nik Perspective Efex plugin support fixed.
  • AI Style Transfer status bar translations fixed.
  • Sea-to-Sky workspace translation updates (Dutch and Spanish)
  • Adjust tab: Instant Effects now works correctly on the Adjust page.
  • Switching workspaces: Resolved stability issues that arose when switching between the Complete workspace and the Photography workspace after performing commands that adjusted the canvas size.
  • Copy (Ctrl + C) performance (speed) dramatically improved.
  • Mouse wheel zoom position inconsistencies resolved.
  • Image sequence no longer changes when switching workspaces.
  • Resolved stability issues related to switching workspaces (Photography to Complete) after applying specific effects in one workspace and then using a brush tool in another workspace.
  • User Interface > Background Color: Light Gray workspace title and underline color updated.
  • Photography workspace: Revised menu label for Fill Light/Clarity.
  • Crop tool: Resolved mouse-control issues when moving and resizing cropping frame in the Photography and Sea-to-Sky workspaces.