Corel PaintShop Pro 2018 (Download)
Your Photoshop alternative
Photoshop has met its match. PaintShop Pro 2018 is your affordable photo editing and graphic design software—without the restrictions of a subscription. Enhance your photos with professional image editing tools, or create impactful designs using new color palettes, brushes, gradients, patterns and textures. Enjoy a simplified user interface for faster navigation, improvements to your most used tools, and new workspaces to match your level of expertise.
Edit photos with pro-level tools
Enhance photos with a complete set of professional image editing tools for photo adjustment and composition.
Create graphic design projects
Find everything you need to produce a variety of impactful graphic design projects.
Improve photos with quick fixes
Crop, straighten, and use one-click auto adjustments to fix any image, fast!
Achieve a signature look for your photo with fun filters and effects.
Retouch and restore
Find all the tools you need to remove a small scratch, erase the entire background, correct red eye and more
SIMPLIFIED USER INTERFACE
PaintShop Pro 2018 makes it easier to get started, to learn and to edit projects faster. A new Essentials Workspace, with less clutter and larger icons, has all the core tools you need for photo editing and design in a streamlined interface that’s easy to navigate.
Choose the new Complete Workspace and enjoy all the classic professional photo editing and graphic design features that sets PaintShop Pro apart from the rest. The Complete Workspace includes the Welcome, Manage, and Edit tabs for full photo management and access to pro-level editing and design tools.
Now, you’ll have more control over features, functionality, and customization. Scroll bar too small? Make it bigger. Node size not right? Customize it. Lines not visible? Enlarge them. Be more productive with larger, easier-to-see icons, and experiment with the new Quick Customize feature to pick and choose the tools you need on your toolbar.
IMPROVED TOOLS FOR FASTER RESULTS
Based on direct user feedback, we've decreased PaintShop Pro's launch time by over 50% from the last version! Cutting boot time in half means you can get start editing faster than ever.
Our most popular editing tool, Crop, just got better. Now you can choose from new Grid, Diagonal, Golden Ratio and Golden Spiral composition guides, along with other Crop tool enhancements, to help you bring out the best in your image.
Text is key to any design workflow. Our Text tool enhancements help save you design time with the new Superscript, Subscript and Text Justification options, all conveniently located in the Tool Options palette. You can also paste text into a shape and watch the text size dynamically adjust to the shape size. Just right click and choose 'Paste to Fit'.
Clone exactly what you want with the new Show Overlay option. Now when you use the Clone tool, you'll see a preview of the source pixels that you're about to apply, so you can get the results you want the first time. For seamless editing, you can hide or show the overlay with a simple shortcut key.
Explore 30 new gradients to enhance your creative designs, and enjoy better results with improvements to the Gradient Fill tool. Now you can recall your gradient line to edit an existing gradient.
NEW WAYS TO EXPRESS CREATIVITY
Choosing the right colors for your design is imperative, as color can make or break your artwork. Now you can apply inspiring color combinations from color palettes found in the Materials palette. Color palettes save you time and effort in picking and applying colors, and ensure your colors complement each other.
Discover 30 new brushes in PaintShop Pro 2018. From Lightning and Fireball, to Sparkler, Sunburst and Fur, our new brushes give your creations something extra, and save you time by eliminating the need draw individual design elements yourself.
Enjoy 75 new gradients, patterns and textures to expand your creative potential. Download patterns and textures from the Welcome tab and they’ll appear in the Materials palette along with the new gradients. Whether you are looking for a marble or brick texture, a floral or geometric pattern, or a gradient that mimics a perfect sunset, you'll discover all this and more in PaintShop Pro 2018.
- Windows ® 10, Windows ® 8/8.1, Windows ® 7 with the latest service pack (64-bit or 32-bit editions). For virtualization: Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016 or later
- Intel/AMD 1.5 GHz or faster processor with SSE2 supported (multi-core processor recommended)
- 2 GB of RAM (4 GB recommended)
- 1 GB of available hard-disk space required (2 GB recommended)
- 1280 x 768 resolution with 16-bit color display (1366 x 768 resolution with 24-bit or higher color display recommended). Up to 250 DPI supported with appropriate resolution display
- DirectX 9 or higher compatible video adapter with the latest driver
- Internet Explorer version 10 or higher
- Internet connection required for online features and tutorial videos