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Corel Painter 2021 (Download)


Accelerate your art
Create your signature style with Painter®. Sketch, paint, illustrate and make unparalleled photo-art with hundreds of realistic brushes, exclusive media, and an array of artistic tools. Painter 2021 is as diverse as your imagination.

Natural-Media® that replicates reality
Immerse yourself in an enormous selection of professional Natural-Media® brushes including, thick, wet, dry and blending media that looks and feels just like the real thing.

Exclusive digital art brushes
Create unforgettable art with Painter’s proprietary media, Particles that spring, low and glow, Pattern Pens that make an unforgettable mark and extruding Thick Texture.

Intelligent photo-painting tools
Clone your images by dipping your brush directly into the photo or use artificial intelligence and the Auto-Painting palette to rapidly transform images for you.

Incomparable composition
Paint in perfect symmetry and perspective using built-in composition tools such as Mirror painting, Kaleidoscope, Divine Proportion, Rule of Thirds and Perspective Guides.

Intuitive workspace
Create your own custom brushes, palettes and workspace layout, or import custom content from others that exponentially speeds up your artistic workflow.

Extensive compatibility
Open and save to .PSD. Enjoy using multitouch or a drawing tablet with stylus tilt, rotation, bearing & pressure control plus paint on a Mac or a Windows system.


NEW! Performance optimization
Run the intuitive Brush Accelerator™, which makes the most of your computer’s hardware and graphics card, to deliver the best possible painting experience. Work faster with double the number of GPU accelerated brush technologies, optimized drip and liquid brush technologies, and quicker brush and tool switching.

NEW! Thick Paint brushes and workflow options
Enjoy enhanced Thick Paint brushes and a NEW Thick Paint-compatible brush category that takes full advantage of the depth, lighting and shadows of piled paint.

NEW! Artificial Intelligence style transfer
Choose from 12 AI Styles that easily transfer to your image. Use the presets or adjust the style strength, detail, color match and smoothing to fine-tune the end result.

NEW! Cloning workflow
Easily access the top Photo Art panels from the property bar for quick adjustments and take advantage of new color tinting of a source including images, textures and patterns.

ENHANCED! Layer control
Choose to paint on any layer type right from the New Image dialog plus take advantage of many other user requested layer improvements.

NEW! Platform support
Use Sidecar on macOS Catalina to mirror your Mac on an iPad and paint using the Apple Pencil with new tilt support. On MacBook Pro and iPad, increase efficiency with new support for the context sensitive Touch Bar and multi-touch Trackpad on MacBook Pro. Windows users will benefit from the new auto-launch after install.


  • Windows 10* (64-bit), with latest updates
  • Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon 64 X2 processor
    • 4 physical cores/8 logical cores or higher (recommended)
    • AVX2 instruction set support (recommended)
  • Modern GPU with OpenCL (1.2 or higher) compatibility(recommended)
  • 4 GB RAM
    • 8 GB or higher (recommended)
  • 2.4 GB hard disk space for application files** 
    • Solid-state drive (recommended)
  • Mouse or Wintab-compatible tablet
  • 1280 x 800 @ 100% (or higher) screen resolution
    • 1920 x 1200 @ 150% (or higher) (recommended)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 or higher, with the latest updates
  • To activate your product, you must connect to the Internet and register it first

* Versions 1909 and later of Windows 10 are supported as well as versions that will release during the lifecycle of Painter 2021.

** Additional space may be required for Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7


    • macOS 10.15 or 10.14, with the latest revision
    • Intel Core 2 Duo processor
      • 4 physical cores/8 logical cores or higher (recommended)
    • Modern GPU with OpenCL (1.2 or higher) compatibility (recommended)
    • 4 GB RAM
      • 8 GB RAM or higher (recommended)
    • 1.8 GB hard disk space for application files
      • Solid-state drive (recommended)
      • Case-sensitive file systems are not supported
    • Mouse or tablet
    • 1280 x 800 @ 100% (or higher) screen resolution
      • 1920 x 1200 @ 150% (or higher) (recommended)
    • To activate your product, you must connect to the Internet and register it first.