The ultimate in photo editing and graphic design

Get Photoshop-like results for less with PaintShop® Pro 2018 Ultimate—including a faster, easier PaintShop Pro and an exclusive bonus collection of premium software you won’t find in Photoshop. Turn photos into works of art with Painter® Essentials™ 5, automatically correct images with Perfectly Clear 3 SE, and edit RAW photos quickly with Corel® AfterShot™ 3.

Top reasons to try PaintShop Pro Ultimate

  1. Edit photos like a pro

    Get a complete set of professional image editing tools for photo adjustment and composition.

  2. Create graphic design projects

    Find everything you need to produce a variety of impactful graphic design projects.

  3. Turn photos into works of art

    Easily transform your pictures into realistic paintings with Painter Essentials 5.

  4. Enhance photos instantly

    Restore details, color, and more lost by your camera with Perfectly Clear 3 SE.

  5. Work with RAW images

    Quickly learn professional-grade RAW photo editing with AfterShot 3.

What’s new in PaintShop Pro 2018 Ultimate

Painter Essentials 5

Discover this painting program’s unmatched photo-painting tools that will easily transform your pictures into impressive art right before your eyes. Or start sketching, drawing and painting from scratch with award-winning brushes that are custom selected for beginners. Explore a wide variety of painting styles, brushes and photo effects that let you create an authentic, hand-painted look every time.

 

 

Perfectly Clear 3 SE

Perfectly Clear has mastered the science of intelligent image correction. Restore details, color, and more lost by your camera with the proven, patented corrections in Perfectly Clear 3 SE. Create a custom look with robust, time-saving presets that let you control multiple adjustments with just one click—all without having to leave PaintShop Pro.

 

 

 

 

Simplified UI for a better experience

You asked, and we listened! Enjoy an improved, easier-to-learn application with faster navigation and bigger icons. For a more streamlined workflow, we’ve added two new workspaces, Essentials and Complete, to match your level of expertise. Our new Welcome Tab is bursting with helpful tutorials and creative content to get you started.

Faster results and improved tools

Experience a faster, more efficient photo editing program. Thanks to you, our loyal users, we made some significant product improvements. We drastically reduced the launch time—by over 50% from the last version. We accelerated the speed of some of your favorite editing features. We also enhanced many of your most frequently used tools like Crop, Text, Selection, Clone, Gradient, Eraser and Dropper.

New ways to express creativity

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.

Turn your photos into works of art

Discover Painter Essentials 5’s photo-painting tools that will easily transform your pictures into impressive art right before your eyes. Or start sketching, drawing and painting from scratch with award-winning brushes that are custom selected for beginners. Explore a wide variety of painting styles, brushes and photo effects that let you create an authentic, hand-painted look every time.

Only available in Ultimate (64-bit)

Enhance photos instantly with intelligent photo adjustments

Restore details, color, and more lost by your camera with the proven, patented image corrections in Perfectly Clear 3 SE. Create a custom look with robust, time-saving presets that let you control multiple adjustments with just one click—all without having to leave PaintShop Pro.

Only available in Ultimate (64-bit)

Edit RAW photos and save time with batch processing

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.

Only available in Ultimate (64-bit)