Corel PaintShop is a tool that allows users to edit vector and raster graphics for Microsoft Windows. The software was developed by Corel and released in 1990. The software was initially developed as a picture convertor between GIF, BMP, PCX formats. The software also comes with an automated interface with scripts written in Python. Corel Paintshop is distributed in two different versions – Paintshop Pro and the Paintshop Pro Ultimate. Paintshop Pro consists of the basic editing program whereas the Paintshop Pro Ultimate contains additional bundles, plugins and artistic tools.

FULL NAME:Corel PaintShop Pro 2018

 Features of Corel PaintShop

Essential Tools:

Users can take advantage of all kinds of basic tools that are required to get a fantastic output. Using composition guides, Golden Ratio, and Rule of Thirds, users can easily crop the image to alter the focus. Users can also resize their images using several presets provided or by resizing the pixels, print size or percentage. Users can also use this software to restore their old photographs with Fade Correction Tool, and Scratch Remover that will help enhance their old photos and add colour back to them.

Adjustment Tools:

With the help of a varied range of adjustment tools, users can alter their photos easily on focus points like brightness, contrast, clarity, fill light, white balance, fade correction, hue, saturation sharpening, vibrance, noise removal, tonal levels, curves and colour correction.

Selection and Correction Tools:

Users can now isolate the areas that they want with a range of selection tools that include Refine Brush. Users can do vignetting, correct distortions, and chromatic aberrations with the Lens Correction tool. Users can also use the straighten tool to fix a crooked horizon on the image. Perspective Correction tool can be used to manipulate the image into looking as if it’s taken from another angle.

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RAW, HDR, and 360-degree Camera Support:

Users can save and manage their metadata in RAW format. Users can manage all those data in Paintshop Pro RAW Lab and can correct all the problematic areas. Users can combine several photos of the same scene, and with the help of exposure adjustment, the software will help create stunning outputs. You can edit photos taken on a 360-degree camera with straightening with rotation or level. Users can also add a tripod-like effect or can produce a planet-like effect to their images.

Time Saving Tools:

The software allows users to reduce repetition on edits and accelerate complex photo-editing actions with scripts. This works by users recording all the edits done on the image in the form of a script which can be applied to any photo anytime. This will help users to automate their batch processing, watermark additions, etc.

 Installation Requirements for Corel PaintShop

To install Corel PaintShop on PC, make sure to meet the following requirements.

  • PC – Make sure that your PC is on Windows 7 or higher with at least 4 GB of RAM.
  • Enable Compatibility Mode.

How to Download Corel PaintShop on Windows

Follow the below steps to download and install Corel PaintShop on your PC:

  1. Go to Corel PaintShop’s website, and go to Downloads.
  2.  Click on Download Now.
  3. Select ‘Save’ to download the program. The file is saved in the Downloads folder.
  4. To save in a specified folder on your desktop, click on ‘Save As’ and select the folder where wat to save the program.
  5. After the download is complete click on the .exe file.
  6. The installation process will start.
  7. Run the installation package.
  8. Wait until the update completes
  9. Follow the Windows installation instructions and select options accordingly.
  10. Click on Finish to complete the installation.
  11. The program icon will appear on the desktop.
  12.  Select the icon to start the application.

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