Real. Intelligent. Creative.
For passionate photo enthusiasts who wants to make every shot their best shot, PaintShop® Pro 2023 is an advanced photo editor delivering a versatile range of pro-level editing and graphic design tools along with time-saving AI-based solutions, and incredible flexibility of multiple workspaces. Enrich the visual stories your images tell by using a collection of creative tools to paint, draw, add text, or build composites with layers and masks. With easy navigation, smart features, and plenty of artistic effects, enjoy a positive editing experience from start to finish, and produce results that are as unique as your images.
Powerful photo editing tools
For any level of expertise, PaintShop Pro 2023 offers all the tools you need to edit and enhance your photography and add brilliance to your digital world
- Essential tools
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
- Adjustment tools
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
Enjoy powerful and complete editing of RAW files with a great variety of pro-level tools available in new AfterShot Lab, now inside PaintShop Pro. No extra applications and running several editing processes in parallel are needed–all to save your time and streamline the editing process. 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.
- 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.
- 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. Also, use the bounding box to precisely snap two objects together with an automated high-level control and avoid extra steps in the editing process–all with the new Snap to Object feature
Creative graphic design features
Discover a world full of creative possibilities to bring your dream designs to life.
- 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. Take advantage of the new real-time Blend Mode preview to check on the go the layer blending result by hovering over drop-list options in the Layers palette.
- Frame tools
Create shapes (masks) based on symmetrical and Preset Shapes or vector text objects–or convert existing ones–all with an enhanced Frame Tool. Then, fill them with images for surrealistic, avant-garde, and other creative results to enrich the story your photo tells.
- Text tools
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 make your design ideas come true. Draw with vector illustration tools, and experiment with plenty of 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. Work with various brushes, textures, patterns, and other in-product creative content— all ready for you to inspire new ideas and save time while producing next level designs.
Improve photos in no time with a variety of intelligent tools available in PaintShop Pro 2023.
- AI-powered tools
Enlarge an image without unwanted distortion with AI Upsampling, quickly remove artifacts and noise from your photos with AI Artifact Removal or AI Denoise, stylize your photos with artistic effects using AI Style Transfer, and seamlessly replace the image background with AI Background Replacement.
- Tools for one-click adjustments
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. Also, create professional-looking portraits with AI Portrait Mode that automatically analyzes and applies a complimentary bokeh blur to the background of your image
- Content-aware tools
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. With new Focus Stacking, blend multiple images of the same scene, taken at different focus distances, to create a sharp depth of field in the final composite.
Multiple workspaces to choose from
Find the workspace that suits your photo editing needs and style.
- 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.
- Sea-to-Sky™ Workspace
A photo editing workspace designed to take your drone and underwater photography to new heights with a custom set of tools.
Customize anything and everything
Make your workspace truly your own and arrange the user interface in accordance with your preferences to work most efficiently. Unlock, hide, or show palettes and toolbars, and move them wherever it is most convenient. Adjust the size of text, icons, nodes, and scroll bars and select your background and workspace colors – make it all your personal space.
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 digital assets
- Extensive file compatibility
Easily import, save, and export in a variety of file formats so you won't experience any disruptions.
- Plugin support
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.
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