Corel PaintShop Pro 2018 is a photo editing, image management, and graphic design software. You can customize the user interface to suit your personal editing needs, as well as performance boosts for faster processing and easier access to tools and features. Individual tools have been optimized for greater control, including the addition of composition guides for the Crop tool, a show overlay function with the Clone tool, and an updated Text tool for more creative text placement. Additionally, materials and brush galleries have been expanded for a richer range of adjustments and effects you can apply to your photos.
• Simplified user interface and bigger icons
• Workspaces to match your skill level
• Faster results and improved tools
• Color palettes, brushes and more creative content
- 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.
- Lens Correction tools can be automatically or manually applied to correct distortions, vignetting, and chromatic aberrations introduced by many lenses.
- Scripts allow you to automate repetitive tasks for a faster, more efficient workflow.
- Makeover tools help to eliminate red-eye, blemishes, and unwanted lines, as well as smooth wrinkles, whiten teeth, and even-out skin tones.
- Batch Processing lets you apply the same adjustment to several files at once.
- 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.
- Crop photos using the range of new compositional guides and also re-orient crooked photos or straighten perspectives.
Retouch and Restore:
- Instant, Preset Effect can be quickly applied and have been organized into style categories, such as Artistic, Film Styles, Black & White, and Landscape, for easy access.
- Retro Lab helps to achieve desirable vintage-looking photos by applying color and contrast effects to mimic a lo-fi retro look.
- A Graduated Filter tool lets you quickly and easily add unique color gradient effects.
- The Depth of Field tool lets you apply bokeh effects to mimic the subject isolating look of a shallow depth of field image.
- Several Selection Tools are available to quickly and easily select various subjects for adjusting, retouching, or copying elements of an image.
- Content-aware editing tools, like Magic Move and Magic Fill, automatically fill-in empty areas of the image once an object has been moved or removed. Object Remover and Clone Brush can also be used to get rid of undesirable imperfections.
- The Fade Correction tool helps to restore the color and contrast from faded photos while a Scratch Remover tool can be used to repair cracks or marks from scans of old prints or negatives.
- A Red Eye tool lets you quickly remove unsightly red-eye effects and replace it with a natural-looking dark gray color.
Subscription Free Photo Editing
PaintShop Pro 2018 is your affordable photo editing and graphic design software-without the restrictions of a subscription. Enhance your photos with a complete set of professional image editing tools for photo adjustment and composition. Or create impactful designs using new color palettes, brushes, gradients, patterns and textures. Our improved, easier-to-learn application offers a simplified user interface for faster navigation, enhancements to your most used tools, new workspaces to match your level of expertise and more creativity and control than ever before.
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Color palettes and more
Design without boundaries. Take advantage of more creative content, from brushes and color palettes, to gradients, patterns and textures. PaintShop Pro 2018 offers you more creative options for the features you use most, expanding what's possible with this powerful photo editing software.
One-click photo fixes
If you're not sure what adjustments to make, use the One Step Photo Fix and see if you like the results or try the Smart Photo Fix to fine-tune the suggested settings for a perfect photo.
Gradients, patterns & textures
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.
Integrate with social media
Connect by sharing your photos with loved ones or the world using PaintShop Pro's built-in social media features.