The ultimate in photo editing and graphic design. Get Photoshop-like results for less with PaintShop® Pro 2018. Photoshop has met its match. PaintShop® Pro 2018 is your affordable photo editing and graphic design software without the restrictions of a subscription. Enhance your photos with professional image editing tools, or create impactful designs using new color palettes, brushes, gradients, patterns and textures. Enjoy a simplified user interface for faster navigation, improvements to your most used tools, and new workspaces to match your level of expertise.
- NEW! Dual Workspace Environment: Introducing two new workspaces designed to match the way you work! New to photo editing or looking to focus on a core set of tools? Try the new Essentials workspace for an easy-to-use, streamlined look. Or, if you’re a PaintShop Pro expert, switch to the Complete workspace for a more traditional experience that offers access to the software’s complete editing and design capabilities.
- NEW! Simplified Touch & Pen-Friendly Interface: Now get more control over features, functionality, and customization. Node size not right? Change it. Scroll bar too small? Make it bigger. New larger icons now make it easy to work on touchscreens, 2-in-1 devices, and high-DPI monitors.
- ENHANCED! Faster Launch Time & Performance: Time is precious and whether you’re launching a program or performing a specific action, no one likes to wait around. PaintShop Pro 2018 launches more than 50% faster than the previous version (X9), while the software’s most popular tools now respond with near-instant results. Text Wrapping is faster and Depth of Field adjustments can be achieved 4 times quicker than before.
- NEW! Customizable Toolbars: Be more productive with larger, easier-to-see icons and use the new Quick Customize feature to update your toolbars with the tools you want at your fingertips.
- NEW! Color Palettes, Brushes & More Creative Content: Choose from a selection of complementary hues with 10 new Color Palettes, apply artistic strokes with 30 new Brushes, and get creative with 30 new Gradients, 30 new Textures, and 15 new Patterns.
What’s New in PaintShop Pro 2018:
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.