Corel PaintShop Pro 2023 Release Notes

Recommended: This update might affect workspace customizations. If you customized your workspace, save it (File > Workspace > Save) before installing the update so that you can reload the workspace later.

Update 1


  • WebP file format compatibility enhancement

New camera format support

  • Canon EOS R3, R7 and R10
  • Fujifilm X-H2S, X-T30 II
  • OM System OM-1
  • Leica M11
  • Sony A7-IV (ILCE-7M4)
  • DJI Mavic 3
  • Nikon Z9 (standard compression formats only)

Issues addressed and changes

  • White Balance and Adjust White Balance commands: Correct icons are displayed.
  • Frame tool: Preview performs better when switching between documents containing frames.
  • Frame tool: When working with text-shaped frames, the correct color is displayed in the Font color box on the Tools Options palette.
  • Text tool: Formatted text displays correctly when magnification level changes.
  • Crop tool: Fixed crash that occurred when cropping an image with layer groups containing raster and vector layers.
  • Selection tool: Expanding rectangular selections now works as expected.
  • AI Background Replacement: Fixed crash that occurred when hardware acceleration was enabled (File > Preferences > General Program Preferences > Performance, unmark Disable Hardware Acceleration check box), while using AI Background Replacement (Adjust > Artificial Intelligence > AI Background Replacement) on an image that do not contain human subjects.
  • Gradient Fill tool: Right-clicking and dragging now applies the last gradient selected for the background swatch.
  • Gradient Fill tool: The Adjust Gradient command (right-click a shape containing a gradient) is now available.
  • Frame tool: Fixed crash that occurred when a document containing a frame was closed, a new document created, and a shape tool was activated that corresponded to the frame type in the first document.
  • Frame tool: An error message no longer displays when a shape is created with the Rectangle, Ellipse, Symmetric Shape, or Preset Shape tools while the Show Nodes check box is marked on the Tools Options palette, then converted to a frame object, and moved.
  • Frame tool: Images in text-shaped frame objects display correctly after an edit made to the frame object is undone.
  • Frame tool: Text options display as expected on the Tool Options palette when the Frame tool’s Text mode is activated, and the text and icon size is set to Large.
  • Frame tool: Undoing and redoing actions and commands in Text mode now performs as expected.
  • Shape tools: The Line Style box on the Tools Options palette displays the correct line styles when changing between custom presets.
  • Collection tab: Deleting image tags works as expected.
  • Fujifilm X-T2 camera profile: Fixed issue regarding camera profile support.
  • UI: Truncation issues corrected for UI elements and strings.
  • UI and Help: String translation errors corrected.