Discover a world full of creative possibilities that will bring your photography and graphic designs to life with PaintShop® Pro 2022. Experience a comprehensive toolset to edit, enhance, and correct photos with exclusive features powered by artificial intelligence. Complete your story with a range of graphic design tools. Make it Brilliant. Make it PaintShop Pro.
Reasons to Choose
1. Photo editing for any level of expertise
From professional photographers to passionate enthusiasts, PaintShop Pro offers all the tools you need to edit and enhance your photography, and create graphic designs quickly and easily.
2. Multiple workspaces to choose from
Find the workspace that suits your photo editing needs and style with PaintShop Pro.
The Photography Workspace
Just starting off in the world of image editing? The Photography Workspace is built just for you! This sleek and simple interface, with a focus on one-click fixes, makes photo editing a breeze.
The Essentials Workspace
If you would like to do a little more than quick photo fixes, simply select the Essentials Workspace and challenge yourself with advanced editing and design tools.
The Complete Workspace
The Complete Workspace allows you to access the full power of PaintShop Pro with professional-level features for photo editing, designing and organizing.
3. Customize anything and everything
This is not a “one-size-fits-all” product. Make your workspace your own and arrange the user interface to your preference so you can work most efficiently. Hide or show palettes and toolbars, undock palettes and toolbars, and move them wherever is most convenient. Adjust the size of text, icons, nodes, and scroll bars and select your background and workspace colors.
4. Powerful photography tools and features
Depend on a versatile range of professional image editing tools to make every shot, the best shot.
Easily crop areas of your photo to alter the focus using composition guides, Golden Ratio and Rule of Thirds. Resize with ease using one of several presets, or resize by pixels, percentage or print size. Restore and repair old photos with the Scratch Remover and Fade Correction tools to enhance contrast and color to faded photos.
Alter your photos using a wide variety of powerful adjustment tools, including Brightness and Contrast, 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 your selection with the Refine Brush. Automatically correct distortions, vignetting and chromatic aberrations in your photos with Lens Correction tools and 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 and HDR control
Manage and save metadata in your RAW files with PaintShop Pro’s RAW Lab and correct problem areas, such as recovering blown highlights or adjusting shadows, resulting in a higher quality final image. 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.
Time saving tools
Reduce repetition and accelerate complex photo-editing actions with Scripts. Record a series of edits as a script to apply to any photo, anytime. Automate edits on multiple photos at once with batch processing like adding a watermark, picture frame, or simply resizing.
360° camera support
Edit photographs taken with a 360° degree camera. Straighten a 360° photo with rotation or make it appear levelled. Remove and automatically replace the tripod in the image with PaintShop Pro's Magic Fill, or produce an interesting ‘planet-like’ effect.
5. Creative graphic design features
PaintShop Pro is packed with creative tools for creative people.
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.
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
Access a wide range of built-in templates to create collages, greeting cards, social media images, web banners, brochures, business cards and more.
6. Smart solutions
PaintShop Pro is getting smarter. Features powered by artificial intelligence improve photos in no time.
Adjust photos with one-click
If you want to 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.
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.
7. Organize, save and share your work
PaintShop Pro values not just your creativity, but also the practical aspects of saving, transferring, organizing, and sharing your assets.
Extensive file compatibility
Easily import, save, and export in a variety of file formats so you won't experience any disruptions.
Get support for 64-bit third-party plugins including Adobe plugins or brushes. Import PSD files and export to Photoshop to work effortlessly across platforms.
Latest stylus and graphics tablet support
Combine PaintShop Pro with a graphics tablet for more expressive results. PaintShop Pro supports all of the latest mainstream and WinTab-aware graphics tablets, as well as Windows Ink, so whether you’re drawing, painting, applying adjustments or effects, you can use a pen for more control.