- NEW! 64-bit power: Get the most powerful PaintShop Pro ever! Quickly edit photos and adjust images. Achieve amazing results in less time, handle more large files at once, and enjoy better performance and memory management.
- NEW! Auto Selection: Quickly select an object or area in your photo by dragging a selection to enclose the desired area. The selection marquee automatically snaps to the edges it detects, making further refinements a snap!
- NEW! Smart Selection Brush: Create a selection based on a quick brushstroke. Simply paint over a sample of the colors and textures from the desired area and the powerful Smart Selection Brush automatically expands the selection to the edges.
- ENHANCED! User-friendly design: PaintShop Pro X6 introduces a more refined, cleaner user interface to make your photo-editing and designing tasks easier and more enjoyable. You’ll start smoothly and get things done faster in the new immersive and user-friendly workspace.
- NEW! Video tutorials: The new built-in Discovery Center makes it easier than ever to find the help you need. Choose from the library of helpful video tutorials to build your skills and become a better photographer and photo editor.
- ENHANCED! Faster High Dynamic Range (HDR) tools: Create stunning photos with intense visual contrast using enhanced High Dynamic Range (HDR) tools. Improved HDR performance means you’ll combine more exposures faster to create a single, stunning HDR photo.
- NEW! PaintShop Pro Membership: Sign up for your free PaintShop Pro Standard Membership to get product updates, extra content, special offers and tutorials.
- KPT Collection (32-bit): KPT Collection* dramatically extends the boundaries of your photo-editing software. This creative collection of plug-ins contains 24 original effects filters to help you creatively transform your images quickly and easily. Sign up for your free Standard Membership to download the collection.
- *KPT Collection is compatible only with the 32-bit version of PaintShop Pro.
- Exclusive PaintShop Pro tutorial sessions: Learn from PaintShop Pro experts! Get access to exclusive, invite-only webinars and tutorial sessions when you sign up for Standard Membership. You’ll pick up new tricks and learn how to get the most out of your photo-editing software.
- NEW! PaintShop Pro X6 script API and documentation: Automate PaintShop Pro X6 with powerful scripting capabilities. With our powerful APIs and comprehensive Scripting guides, it’s easier than you think! Free download for all PaintShop Pro Standard Members.
- ENHANCED! Powerful scripting engine: Speed up common and repetitive tasks with updated scripting. Now you can record scripts to automate almost any action with the enhanced, full-featured scripting engine and updated scripting guide. Download the updated guide for free after you sign up for Standard Membership.
- ENHANCED! Support for third-party plugins: Extend your photo-editing software’s capabilities further with specialized third-party plugins. New support for 64-bit versions of third-party plugin tools and enhanced support for many Adobe Photoshop plugins open up a world of creative possibilities.
- ENHANCED! Enhanced RAW support: Now you can manage and save IPTC metadata in your RAW image files, for more control over file information. You can also output your RAW file as a JPG or TIF and include IPTC data.
- ENHANCED! Easy Layer creation: New in PaintShop Pro X6, you can drag and drop images onto the Layers palette to open images directly as new layers. Edit photos using multiple, non-destructive layers to create dynamic designs or photo composites.
- ENHANCED! Smart Carver: Seamlessly remove unwanted objects from your 16-bit color images with the enhanced 64-bit Smart Carver tool. Smart Carver combines easy object removal with a scaling feature to realistically remove objects or people from your photos without visibly affecting the background or distorting the rest of the image.
- ENHANCED! Object Extractor: The enhanced Object Extractor makes it easy to cut objects out of extra-large image files, thanks to new 64-bit performance. Use it to perform a number of tasks on your large files, such as removing an object from its original background or copying an extracted image and placing it in a different photo.
- Comprehensive, 1-2-3 photo editing: A tabbed workspace covers all your photo needs. Use the Manage tab to quickly browse, tag and organize photos. Tools in the Adjust tab help you crop, straighten, retouch and make other photo fixes. Finally, explore the Edit tab for further photo refinement, composition and graphic design features.
- Retro Lab: Bring a vintage look to your photos by applying old-school color and contrast. You’ll love the instant effect inspired by early lo-fi cameras.
- Instant Effects: Add creative effects to your photos in just seconds. Choose from a variety of preset effects which are organized into style categories such as Artistic, Film Styles, Black & White and Landscape. Thumbnails make it easy to select the effect you want.
- Graduated Filter effect: Quickly and easily add unique color gradients to your photos to simulate the effect of using different camera lens filters. A wide range of easy-to-use gradient controls allows for more creativity and experimentation.
- Easy-to-use selection tools: Several handy selection tools make defining editable areas in your images quick and easy. Choose between the Shape Selection, Freehand Selection and Magic Wand tools depending on the area of your image that you want to crop, edit or copy.
- Smart Photo Fix: It’s like magic! The Smart Photo Fix command quickly and easily corrects color, exposure and lighting problems in your photos. With just a click, Smart Photo Fix analyzes your photo and suggests corrections. You can accept the suggested settings or fine tune them as you see fit.
- Versatile creative design features: Whether you're transforming photos into paintings, creating striking graphic designs or adding creative touches to your photo projects, you’ll enjoy a variety of powerful design features with this professional photo-editing software, including creative brushes, textures, lettering, layers, vector tools and more.
- Easy built-in learning: Work smarter and faster with extra tips and tricks from the award-winning Learning Center. This handy integrated reference guide offers step-by-step instructions and quick access to the right tools for your project, giving you the help you need, when you need it.
- Complete photo editing for the video enthusiast: Easily edit images for photo slideshows and video productions. Create objects with transparent backgrounds, logos, watermarks, lower-third graphics, frames, masks and much more. PaintShop Pro is the perfect partner to Corel® VideoStudio® Pro or your video editor of choice.
- Social media sharing: Connect with loved ones and share your photos with the world using the built-in social media features of PaintShop Pro X6. Quickly and easily share your photos or photo creations to your Facebook, Flickr and Google+ accounts.
- Find People: Scan your photos using powerful face detection technology to help identify friends and family. It's the quick and easy way to tag and organize your photos based on the people who appear in them.
- Photo Mapping: Keep track of what happened where by mapping your photos to real world locations using GPS data and Facebook check-in points. The Map mode also lets you add locations using Google Maps, providing an intuitive and interactive way to view and organize your photos by location.
- Share My Trip: For the ultimate photo-travel experience, use the Share My Trip feature to create an impressive slideshow that links your photos and comments directly to an interactive map. Save your photo-map as a slideshow or upload it to your Dropbox account for optional sharing on Facebook.
- Extensive file support: Whether you’re importing from your camera, scanner, the web or other photo editor, PaintShop Pro supports all of the most popular raster and vector file formats, including Adobe Photoshop .psd files. Output your files to a broad selection of image formats for easy sharing.
- Customized workspaces: Customize your photo-editing experience with personalized workspaces, custom toolbars, file association settings and more. You can create custom scripts and perform batch processing to speed up your workflow and finish projects faster.
- Painting and drawing tools: Choose from a variety of built-in brushes, including paint brush, air brush, fill and color changer options, or import Adobe Photoshop brushes to bring your digital artwork and creative designs to life. Vector illustration tools let you draw with preset shapes, pens and add text on path.
- Manage and organize your photo library: Easily and quickly browse, preview, tag, rate and organize your images. Make smart collections and cull the images you don’t want – all in one workspace.
- Complete photo adjustment: Edit photos and retouch your images with a huge variety of brushes, editing and makeover tools. Remove blemishes, unwanted lines and hair, and redeye. Restore photos, straighten, crop, colorize or perform a huge variety of other photo fixes.
- Comprehensive help and searchable PDF manual: Your questions, answered! Both VideoStudio Pro and PaintShop Pro provide comprehensive Help files and searchable PDF manuals to help you get the know-how you need!
- Comprehensive text tools: Add text to any print, web or photo project with this photo-editing software’s complete typography tools. Adjust fonts, size, style, alignment, leading/kerning and apply effects to get the creative text you desire.
- NEW! Motion : Target and track moving objects on screen and connect them to elements such as text and graphics. Attach a thought bubble to someone walking down the street or place security mosaics over moving license plates and faces.
- NEW! Customizable Motion: Customize the movement of graphics, titles, objects and video clips. It's the perfect way to create dynamic videos featuring picture-in-picture and other pro-quality effects. Plus, save your customizable motion to a Path library for quick and easy reuse.
- NEW! DSLR Stop Motion: Now you can create full-HD stop motion videos using your DSLR camera. Bring the processing power and unique lens capabilities of your DSLR to life and create stop motion films your audience won't soon forget.
- NEW! DSLR Enlarged Mode: Mimic your DSLR camera’s controls on your PC or Windows tablet. Just set up and shoot the frames you want—all without jostling your camera!
- NEW! Ultra High-Definition (4K) video support: Go beyond high definition with support for new Ultra HD (4K) video. Work with high-res photos and take maximum advantage of your DSLR camera's capabilities, or import and edit videos with resolutions up to 4096 x 2160 to create movies in stunning Ultra HD.
- NEW! AVCHD 2.0 support: Take your video making further with AVCHD, one of the leading formats for high-definition video. Work with AVCHD 2.0, AVCHD 3D, AVCHD Progressive and AVCHD 3D/Progressive formats. Additional AVCHD features let you add menu navigation, subtitles and more. Plus, save AVCHD content to an SD card for instant viewing on SD-compatible devices.
- ENHANCED! Variable Speed: Make videos that evoke drama using slow motion, or speed things up for unique time-lapse effects. With enhanced Variable Speed controls, it's faster than ever to alter the speed in any part of your video without having to work with multiple video clips.
- ENHANCED! Screen capture: Record whatever you’re doing on screen and then edit, save and share it as a video. It's the fast and easy way to create how-to and tech support videos, as well as in-depth presentations. Choose from multiple frame rates to get the look you want. Plus, guide your audience more effectively with new animated mouse clicks.
- NEW! Subtitle Editor: Add text to accompany the audio in your videos or to interpret another language on screen. The new Subtitle Editor saves time and effort by using new voice detection technology to instantly match subtitles to the dialogue in your video.
- Customizable random transition effects
- NEW! Customizable random transition effects: Customize your photo-editing experience with personalized workspaces, custom toolbars, file association settings and more. You can create custom scripts and perform batch processing to speed up your workflow and finish projects faster.
- Easy, Customizable templates: Accelerate your video production by working with a variety of easy-to-customize templates. Just choose the template that best suits your needs and get up and running without the hassle of creating a project from scratch.
- NEW! Track Swapping: Organize and work with tracks more effectively. With a few simple clicks you can swap overlay tracks without losing any information. All of a track's associated effects, contents and attributes will instantly be copied over.
- NEW! QuickTime Alpha channels: Import animated sequences with transparent backgrounds using new built-in support for QuickTime movies containing alpha channels. Now you can make animations and video effects in popular 2D and 3D animation packages and then use them directly in VideoStudio Pro X6.
- 1-2-3 video editing: Capture, edit and share with three easy steps to making a great looking video! Simply add your photo, video, audio or graphics to the library and drag to the timeline in the order you choose. How much creativity you add up to that is up to you! VideoStudio’s logical interface makes it easy
- Multitrack Timeline and Storyboard view: Easily make videos by dragging and dropping your media and graphics onto the easy-to-use Timeline. Add effects, transitions, reveal or hide tracks, zoom in and out, or customize a project's Timeline to work with your tracks more effectively. Want an easier or scene-by-scene view? A single click toggles from multitrack to storyboard view.
- Advanced compositing and visual effects: With 21 fully-customizable multimedia tracks, support for custom motion and alpha channels, plus the ability to work with Corel PaintShop Pro layers, Corel VideoStudio Pro X6 opens up a world of creative possibilities. Make videos come to life with the ability to layer clips, animate objects and insert impactful visual effects.
- Stunning photo slideshows: No wedding, graduation, retirement party or other life event is complete without a slideshow. Create memorable slideshows in full HD and add music, effects, transitions, custom graphics, and more!
- Work with multiple file formats: Create, view and edit a variety of file formats. Fully customizable video output options include support for AVI, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, QuickTime, WebM, Windows Media Format, HTML5 and more! No matter what file type you want to work with, VideoStudio Pro X6 has you covered.
- Easy online sharing: Upload your videos to YouTube, Facebook, Flickr or your personal website directly from within the VideoStudio Pro X6 interface. Just select the videos you want to share to upload them instantly and connect with an online audience like never before.
- DVD and Blu-ray™ Disc authoring: Use comprehensive disc authoring tools to save your videos and photo slideshows to DVD, Blu-ray™ Disc or ISO disc image. Built-in authoring features allow you to include onscreen graphics, menus, titles and subtitles.
- Create videos for mobile devices: Share movies anywhere with full support for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and Sony PSP, as well as Windows and Android smartphones. View your video masterpiece no matter where you are!