Corel PaintShop Pro 2021 - Instant Download for Windows (1 Computer)
Corel PaintShop Pro 2021 is a comprehensive photo editing, image management, and graphic design software to provide a thorough range of post-production capabilities. The 2021 version of PaintShop Pro sees improvements to processing speeds, overall performance, and stability, as well as an updated suite of brushes, color palettes, gradients, and other creative assets. SmartClone makes use of enhanced processing by leveraging intelligent content-aware technology for seamlessly replacing objects in images. The Photography workspace has been improved, and artificial intelligence-based features have been added to expand capabilities and speed workflow. In addition to 2021's updated feature-set, PaintShop Pro still retains the core set of features that make it a valuable editing tool, including raw file editing, layer-based editing, and a suite of basic adjustment tools and creative effects.
PaintShop Pro 2021
- SmartClone is an enhanced content-aware cloning tool that helps to easily merge elements from multiple images and integrate them into a single image. Its versatility benefits everything from making simple retouches to complex composites.
- Updated Photography Workspace is a simplified interface for focusing exclusively on quick photo edits.
- A Refine Brush has been added to the Selection toolset and enables making selection with greater precision and accuracy to suit fine masking applications.
- The Text tool has been enhanced for faster speed and responsiveness, along with improved rendering, inputting, editing, and wrapping functions.
- Updated suite of creative brushes, color palettes, gradients, patterns, and picture tubes are downloadable from the Welcome Book and several new creative assets are built-in to the application.
- Performance and stability have been refined for some of the most used and favored legacy tools for an improved overall workflow.
- The Depth of Field feature within the Crop toolbar has been enhanced for greater precision and more realistic results.
- Copying style attributes from one layer to another is possible with a single click, within single or multiple documents.
- Crop and correct photos for stronger compositions using Grid, Diagonal, Golden Ratio, and Golden Spiral guides. This tool also permits straightening images, correcting perspective distortion, and adjusting depth of field effects.
- A series of intelligent selection tools make it fast and easy to adjust and retouch areas of images as well as clone and refine selections with a high degree of accuracy.
- Scripts help to speed up repetitive tasks by automating nearly any action with a dedicated scripting engine and scripting guide.
- Support is available for 360¬∞ cameras; 360¬∞ photos can be straightened with rotation, made to appear as if the scene is level, or unique plant-like effects can be achieved. You can also remove and replace the tripod from the frame using the Magic Fill tool.
- Using PaintShop Pro's Camera RAW Lab, you have complete processing control over your raw files, including the ability to see before and after views and work with a large preview option.
- Multiple exposures of the same scene can be blended using HDR tools for extending the apparent dynamic range and gaining greater shadow and highlight detail.
- Layers allow you to work in a non-destructive manner and create more complicated photo compositions.
- A variety of Drawing and Painting tools let you apply a range of illustration effects to your images. Besides the series of new brushes, you can also import your favorite Adobe Photoshop brushes. Additionally, vector illustration tools also allow you to draw with preset shapes and pens.
- Text can be added to any image using a range of typography tools, along with the ability to adjust fonts, size, style, alignment, leading, kerning, and apply effects to creatively adjust the look of your text.
- The Pic-to-Painting function applies deep neural networks to analyze photographs in order to produce an inspired image that replicates the look of famous paintings, styles, and artists.
Artificial Intelligence Functions
- AI Upsampling can dramatically enlarge any photo without compromising resolution or visual quality.
- AI Artifact Removal removes artifacts and restore fine detail and original colors in JPEGs and can reverse distortion effects often caused during compression to reduce a file size in digital workflows.
- AI Denoise easily removes random variation of brightness and color in images commonly caused by low light environments, and easily clears up any unwanted noise so each photo is crisp and clear.
- AI Style Transfer Transforms photos into stylized works of art with new presets designed to replicate famous artistic styles using a variety of digital media types.
- Sea-to-Sky Workspace takes drone and underwater photography to new heights with seamless corrections and creative enhancements using a custom set of tools.
- AI HDR Studio instantly give photos a unique HDR effect with AI-powered presets.
- Makeover tools help to eliminate red-eye, blemishes, and unwanted lines, as well as smooth wrinkles, whiten teeth, and even-out skin tones.
- One Step Photo Fix is a single-click method to automatically apply corrections and Smart Photo Fix lets you apply automatic adjustments with one click, too, but with the ability to fine-tune the suggested settings.
- Lens Correction tools can be automatically or manually applied to correct distortions, vignetting, and chromatic aberrations introduced by many lenses.
- Batch Processing lets you apply the same adjustment to several files at once.
Start and Learn
- Support is available for working with WinTab-aware styluses and tablets to benefit drawing, painting, and retouching applications.
- Dedicated migration tools make it seamless to transfer content from previous PaintShop Pro versions, including maintaining plug-ins, scripts, brushes, color palettes, gradients, patterns, textures, and other previously installed effects.
- A step-by-step guided virtual tour can be used to familiarize yourself with the new features and how best to use them in your editing workflow.
- Helpful video tutorial libraries are accessible in the updated Welcome tab, as well as a Leaning Page for additional assistance.
Number of Computers/Users1 Computer
License DurationOne Time Purchase
Delivery MethodInstant Download
Compatible Operating SystemsWindows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11
A very good piece of software that I've been using, in various versions, for more than 20 years. The constant nags to upgrade are a major annoyance. If this is the alternative to the totally unacceptable subscription plan that Adobe has gone to, so be it, but they still drive me crazy. The user interface is tedious to use--as many other applications are (still hate the ribbon on Word) but it is still a full featured, professional level product for a good price.
I'm sure it's a good program, I just don't have any personal knowledge of that fact since I couldn't get it to install and the technical support people couldn't give me an answer that helped me at all. I've been looking for a basic photo editing program since I switched computers and finally found that Windows Essential still has the Windows Photo Gallery program available for those of us still using Windows 7.
Paint Shop Pro Has been - and always will be - my favorite photo editing program. It’s easy to use, and you can do a whole Lotta fun stuff with it. I don’t just use it with photos, or use it to make my own graphics… Website banners, headers, etc.
I've been using Paint Shop Pro for maybe 20 years now, as a basic screen capture/bitmap editing package, and I bought a new copy for my current computer so that it would work properly with Windows 10.It works fine, though the UI isn't as clean and simple as it once was.The annoying thing is that it keeps displaying Corel spam in the form of popup ads. I have not been able to turn them off. IMHO this is a deal-breaker. If I need to upgrade this app in the future, I will buy a different program that is better behaved, or I'll find a pirated version with this behavior deleted.
It good start to learn from
I have been using PaintShop Pro since version 5 as an alternative to PhotoShop (now subscription based). Last version I have been using is 9 (2004). Which did work on Windows 10. There was an update or something and the python libraries stopped working.I do not need a fancy photo editor at work. Mainly to crop and retouch royalty free photos for our website.You might as well get the download version. The CD version (3 day wait) only has a small setup file that downloads a zip file (1.29GB) from the website. Although, the CD version is $10 less.
Pensaba que tenía más de lo que hacen las publicidad, compre la versión Pro, pero no tiene todo si quieres mas avisas si herramientas o filtros tienes que pagar mas y no debería llamarse Pro
Right now it's only getting 3 stars. Takes forever to download and it won't even download from the disc unless it's connected to the internet, why? That makes no sense. If I have to be connected to the internet to use it it's getting sent back!
I downloaded this version and installed it, and then upgraded to the Ultimate version. I am certain that this is the one I can get in the market for that price. This is so powerful and easy to learn.
Great photo editor. Not the most user friendly in the all-feature mode but I wouldn't expect that from a program with so many capabilities. There is an aging effect that can age a photo to a style from any era of photos. The drawing capabilities are not as comprehensive as the photo editing ones.
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