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Corel PaintShop Pro 2022 Ultimate is a comprehensive photo editing, graphic design, and smart solutions software to provide a thorough range of post-production capabilities. The 2022 version of PaintShop Pro Ultimate introduces new features, such as Highlight Reel, which is a smart movie creator that analyzes, extracts, and compiles the best parts of your videos together. Also new is MultiCam Capture Lite, which is recording software, Painter Essentials 8 for digital painting, Sea-to-Sky Workspace, which corrects and enhances underwater photos, and PhotoMirage Express, which turns standard images into an animation.
Other new features, which are included in the standard version of PaintShop Pro 2022, include Frame Tool, to place raster objects into shapes, AI Background Replacement to replace an existing background with different scenes or color schemes, AI Portrait Mode to apply a bokeh blur to the background of your image, and Apple HEIF file support, as well as new brushes, color palettes, gradients, patterns, picture tubes, and more.
Improved and enhanced features include AI Style Transfer to apply more artistic features to your images, such as controlling the level of detail and texture with Smooth Image, plus balance and control colors with Color Match. The welcome screen has also been improved to offer a new workspace tab with built-in tutorials, learning content, and thumbnail previews for recent files.
In addition to 2022's new and updated features, PaintShop Pro Ultimate still retains the core set of features that make it a valuable editing tool, including raw, HDR, and 360 degree camera support, layer-based editing, and a suite of basic adjustment tools and creative effects.
The Ultimate Photo Editing Collection - What's Included?
Creating quick videos showing off the highlights of your latest adventure just got a whole lot easier with a new smart movie creator - Highlight Reel. Simply import your photos/videos and Highlight Reel will analyze and extract the best parts and compile them together for you, following the beat of the music. Creating videos to share your everyday moments just got easier.
MultiCam Capture Light
Engage your viewers, grow your audience, and capture video with MultiCam Capture Lite. Easily create how-to videos, gaming videos, record product demos, and more, with one easy-to-use recording software.
Painter Essentials 8
Enjoy fun and uncomplicated painting software for beginners that will inspire you to experiment and fall in love with digital painting. Sketch, draw, and paint away on a blank canvas using realistic brushes or dabble in exclusive image-based AI and cloning art.
Experience a photo editing workspace designed to take your underwater and drone photography to new heights. Make seamless corrections and creative improvements with a custom set of tools and relive your most memorable moments to the fullest.
Effortlessly transform any image into a mesmerizing animation in a matter of minutes with PhotoMirage Express. Bringing your photos to life is ridiculously easy and addictively fun, and sharing your masterpieces on social media is a breeze. Use PhotoMirage Express to create awe-inspiring photo animations that captivate, engage, and transfix.
Corel AfterShot 3
Quickly learn professional-grade raw photo editing and take control of very large photo collections with Corel AfterShot 3. Make easy corrections and enhancements and save time with batch-processing tools that let you apply adjustments to one or thousands of photos at once.
Corel Creative Collection
Expand your creative capabilities with dozens of brushes, textures, and over 100 royalty-free backgrounds. Enhance your photo projects with playful designs, flowers, sunsets, and more, along with an array of lively brushstrokes.
A Complete Photo Editing Studio
Enhance Photos with AI
Rely on artificial intelligence and machine-learning technology to enhance images with one-click and instantly make every photo the best photo.
Edit Photos Like a Pro
Edit, retouch, and correct your photography with a comprehensive toolset designed for all skill levels.
Create Graphics and Designs
Work with intuitive text, brushes, textures, patterns, drawing, and painting tools to produce inspiring designs.
Choose from Multiple Workspaces
PaintShop Pro is all about selection and customization, offering multiple workspaces you can make your own to work most efficiently.
Add Effects for Impact
Experiment with hundreds of creative filters and fun effects to make your photos personal and original to share and print.
What's New in PaintShop Pro 2022?
The all-new Frame tool makes placing raster objects into shapes quick, easy, and intuitive. Designed to accelerate the creation of digital layouts, work with a variety of frame shapes and sizes to achieve a desired look. Draw frames to use as handy placeholders or draw frames over a selected object, image, or text for a polished result.
AI Background Replacement
Replace the background of an image automatically with powerful immersive technology. The new AI Background Replacement detects people in a photo to seamlessly replace a background. Experiment with different scenes, color schemes, or create a fantasy land of your own.
AI Portrait Mode
Immersive technology automatically analyzes and applies a complimentary bokeh blur to the background of your image for professional-looking portraits guaranteed to standout.
AI Style Transfer
Explore new advanced adjustments to AI Style Transfer and apply even more artistic features to your images. Use new Smooth Image and Color Match sliders for pristine results integrated in the Instant Effect panel in all workspaces.
Open and edit iPhone photos saved in high-efficiency image files (HEIC and HIF).
Welcome Screen Experience
PaintShop Pro's welcome screen is enhanced with you in mind, offering a helpful new workspace tab with built-in tutorials and content to help you master the product with ease. An improved design and new thumbnail previews for recent files promote intuitive navigation and a seamless experience allowing you to focus your time on what you do best.
At the very core of PaintShop Pro is creativity, which is why Corel added new brushes, color palettes, gradients, patterns, and picture tubes conveniently built into PaintShop Pro for you to explore.
Real. Intelligent. Creative.
Get exactly the results you want with PaintShop Pro's innovative tools and features.
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, HDR, and 360 degree Camera Support
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. Combine several photos of the same scene with different exposures to create one stunning HDR photo. Edit photographs taken with a 360 degree camera by straightening a photo with rotation or make it appear leveled. Remove and automatically replace a tripod or produce an interesting 'planet-like' effect.
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.
Impactful 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 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.
Explore new tools powered by artificial intelligence and machine learning to improve your photos in no time.
AI Powered Tools
Intricate and time consuming edits just got so much easier with the new technology engineered into PaintShop Pro. Enlarge an image without unwanted distortion with AI Upsampling, remove artifacts and noise from your photos with one click using AI Artifact Removal or
AI Denoise, and stylize your photos with artistic effects using AI Style Transfer.
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 empty areas. Eliminate red eye, blemishes, and unwanted lines, or smooth wrinkles, whiten teeth, and even out skin tones with Makeover and retouching tools.
One-Click Corrections and Instant Effects
Let One-Step Photo Fix automatically apply color and sharpening corrections or use Smart Photo Fix to fine-tune settings for a well-adjusted photo. Browse hundreds of effects, including preset filters, 3D, artistic, illumination and reflection, to add drop shadows and borders to images, or turn photos into a sketch or painting.
Learning and Support
Check out an extensive list of product info, tips, tricks, support, and shortcuts to enhance your photo editing experience.
Choose from a library of helpful video tutorials in the welcome tab or visit PaintShop Pro's learning page for even more assistance. Get extra tips and tricks from PaintShop Pro's award-winning Learning Center.
Latest Stylus and Graphics Support
Support for 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.
Seamless Content and Plug-In Migration
Easily migrate your content from previous versions for a seamless upgrade experience. Plug-ins, scripts, brush tips, color palettes, gradients, patterns, textures, and effects that you've previously installed
Extend the power of PaintShop Pro with 64-bit third-party plug-ins including Adobe plug-ins or brushes, Topaz Labs, Nik Collection by DXO, and so many more. Import PSD files and export to Photoshop to work effortlessly across platforms.
Save time with handy keyboard shortcuts.
- Operating Systems- Windows 11, Windows 10, Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012
- Memory Requirement- 4 GB (8 GB Recommended)
- Storage Requirement- 3 GB
- CPU Requirement- Intel Celeron G and Faster, AMD Phenom II and Faster
- Display Resolution Requirement- 1366 x 768 (1920 x 1080 Recommended)
- Internet Connection Required