PaintShop Pro X7 Ultimate
The ultimate photo editor
Imagine your best photo ever. Now bring it to life with the ultimate photo editor. Corel PaintShop Pro X7 Ultimate is Corel’s most popular photo-editing software. An outstanding value, it combines the power of PaintShop Pro X7 with Perfectly Clear automatic image correction, Reallusion FaceFilter3 portrait enhancement tools, and a creative collection of brushes, textures and royalty-free backgrounds.
Designed for better performance and enhanced creativity, PaintShop Pro X7 Ultimate offers seamless object removal with new Magic Fill, 30% faster brushes, new Text and Shape Cutters, and more. With so many photo-editing and creative tools, photographers and designers of all skill levels will be inspired to create their most unforgettable photos and designs.
Powerful corrections. One easy step.
Take your photos from so-so to stunning in just seconds with award-winning Perfectly Clear. Powerful image correction technology automatically applies robust, intelligent corrections to your photos, including one-click fixes for exposure, noise removal, colour vibrancy and more.
The ultimate photo beauty kit
Reveal the true beauty of your photos with Reallusion FaceFilter3 Standard, a versatile collection of photo retouching tools. Enhance portraits with blemish removal tools, a multi-layer makeup system with easy-to-use templates, and new DSLR and lens effects.
Complete photo-editing toolset
An intuitive, 1-2-3 workspace follows your natural workflow:
- Manage – Quickly browse, preview, tag, rate and organise your images
- Adjust – Make adjustments and quick fixes with easy-to-use features like Smart Photo Fix, Makeover tools and more
- Edit – Explore professional tools for photo editing, image composition and graphic design, such as layers, creative tools for text, drawing, painting and more
New! Remove objects seamlessly
New Magic Fill provides powerful content-aware editing that works with your favourite selection tools. It lets you erase an unwanted element in your photo and seamlessly replace it with content that matches the background area – even if it is textured and varied.
Enhanced! Get the perfect photo – fast
Enhance photos quickly with more responsive brushes, including the Paint Brush, Airbrush and photo retouching brushes that are 30% faster. Plus, moving between the Manage, Adjust and Edit workspaces is faster and a new quick preview window helps you see the results of instant effects before you apply them.
Pro-quality features for advanced photo editing
- New! Add unique creative effects – Instantly create a unique photo object by using a text or shape to clip underlying photos or imagery with new Text and Shape Cutter tools. The resulting photo object is a new file with a transparent background that you can paste or drag to any image to build a collage (it will appear as a layer)
- New! Easier colour selection – Find the colour, texture or pattern you want fast with the redesigned Color Materials palette. Plus, create your own custom palettes to save your colour selections for future projects
- Enhanced! Layers – Now you can drag-and-drop a layer from one image to another and drop it into the Layers palette
- New! Smart Edge – Choose the new Smart Edge option to help you keep your brush strokes “inside the lines” when painting and drawing around objects
- Enhanced! Popular effects are easier to use – Enjoy easier photo editing with a complete redesign of our most popular tools, including Selective Focus, Vignette, Retro Labs, Graduated filters, Depth of Field, Smart Photo Fix, Red Eye Removal and Digital Noise Removal
- New! Image dialogue – Get started quickly with this new dialogue box that lets you choose from common sizes for photos, print, web, graphics, multimedia and more
- New! XMP support – PaintShop Pro X7 can now read and import data saved in the XMP files created by many RAW image-editing programs
- Powerful scripting engine – Speed up common and repetitive tasks with the updated scripting engine
- Support for third-party plugins – Support for 64-bit versions of third-party plugin tools and support for Adobe Photoshop plugins opens a world of creative possibilities
Top 10 reasons to buy
Unleash your full creative potential with a collection of tools
Only PaintShop Pro X7 Ultimate delivers all the power and creativity of PaintShop Pro X7 – including RAW processing, High Dynamic Range (HDR) tools, layers and more—together with these powerful and valuable bonus applications:
Perfectly Clear by Athentech Imaging
Only in Ultimate, award-winning Perfectly Clear applies robust, intelligent corrections to your photos. Advanced pixel-by-pixel analysis and image correction is achieved with striking simplicity using one-click automatic tools. Get 10 patented corrections and 10 years of scientific research in one amazingly powerful package. Perfectly Clear saves you time and effort while producing beautiful photos.
Reallusion® FaceFilter3 portrait-editing tools
Add these must-have portraiture tools to your creative toolset. Reveal the true beauty of your photos with FaceFilter3 Standard, a versatile collection of photo retouching tools. Help the people in your photos look flawless with skin smoothing and blemish removal tools, a multi-layer makeup system with easy-to-use templates, and new DSLR and lens effects.
Corel Creative collection
Expand your creative capabilities with dozens of brushes, textures, and over 100 royalty-free backgrounds. Only in Ultimate, this bonus pack gives you more ways to be creative with your photos projects.
Remove objects seamlessly new Magic Fill
PaintShop Pro X7 Ultimate delivers professional editing power and editing tools that will truly amaze. The new Magic Fill provides powerful content-aware editing that works with your favourite selection tools. It lets you erase an unwanted element in your photo and seamlessly replace it with content that matches the background area – even if it is textured and varied. The new Smart Edge also uses content-aware technology to help to help keep your brush strokes “inside the lines” for greater precision when painting and drawing around objects.
Unforgettable images in less time with faster-then-ever brush performance
Get the perfect photo fast with new brush performance gains in PaintShop Pro X7 Ultimate. Enjoy more responsive brushes, including the Paint Brush, Airbrush and photo retouching brushes that are 30% faster. Moving between the Manage, Adjust and Edit workspaces is also faster. A new quick preview window helps you toggle through effects options faster. Plus, 64-bit power means all your projects are fast and stable.
Creative tools for creative people
New Text and Shape Cutter tools let you instantly create a unique photo object by using a text or shape to clip underlying photos or imagery. The resulting photo object is a new file with a transparent background that you can paste or drag to any image to build a collage (it will appear as a layer). Whether you’re transforming photos into paintings, creating graphic designs, developing images for the web, or adding creative touches to photo projects, PaintShop Pro X7 offers a variety of powerful design tools, including creative brushes, textures, lettering, layers, vector tools and more.
Professional-quality features for advanced photo editing
Why subscribe to PhotoShop when so much professional power is available right here? Take your skills to the next level with the advanced, professional-quality photo-editing capabilities in PaintShop Pro X7 Ultimate.
Use multiple, non-destructive layers when editing images to create photo composites or dynamic designs. Drag-and-drop images onto the Layers palette to open images directly as new layersM.
Camera RAW Lab
Enjoy complete control over your RAW images. Simple batch processing lets you convert large numbers of RAW image files at once
High Dynamic Range (HDR) tools
Recombine auto-bracketed exposures to create a single, stunning HDR photo with intense visual contrast
- Single RAW Photo for HDR Effect – split an individual RAW file into three images and then selectively recombine them to create an HDR-style effect
- Powerful scripting engine – speed up common and repetitive tasks by scripting almost any action with the full-featured scripting engine and scripting guide. Share your scripts with your team or online
- Support for third-party plugins – support for 64-bit versions of third-party plugin tools and support for Adobe plugins opens a world of creative possibilities
- RAW support – manage and save IPTC metadata in your RAW files, giving you more control over the information contained in your image files. You can also output your RAW file as a JPG or TIF and include IPTC data
- XMP support – PaintShop Pro X7 can now read and import data saved in XMP files, which are created by many RAW image-editing applications to save edits without affecting the original RAW files
Layers for powerful design projects and photo compositions
Layers are the building blocks of photo editing and PaintShop Pro X7 Ultimate makes using layers easier than ever. Start with a single background – whether an image or a blank canvas – and layer on your edits or designs for limitless compositing options. X7 makes working with layers even easier – now you can drag a layer from one image to another and drop it into the Layers palette anywhere you want in the stacking order.
Amazing instant effects for unique photos
Turn photos into stunning images faster with improved quick-to-preview photo effects tools:
- Retro Lab – bring a vintage look to your photos by applying old school colour and contrast to your photos inspired by early lo-fi cameras
- Graduated Filter tool – quickly and easily add unique colour gradient effects to your images
- Instant Effects – choose from a variety of preset effects which are organised into style categories such as Artistic, Film Styles, Black & White and Landscape
- Selective Focus – play with depth of field in your photos or apply bokeh effects to keep parts of the image in focus and the rest blurred
Easy ways to start and learn
Get started quickly with the new Image dialogue. Simply click File, New Image, choose your desired project dimensions and start customising. Choose from common sizes for photos, print, web, graphics and more. As always, PaintShop Pro makes it easy to find the help, training and information you need. Choose from a library of helpful tutorials in the Discovery Center, then watch and learn from directly within the application.
Work smarter and faster with extra tips and tricks from with 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, offering the help you need, when you need it.
Easy selection tools
To accelerate your photo editing and design projects, PaintShop Pro X7 Ultimate delivers several handy selection tools that make it fast and easy to define editable areas in your images. 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. Each of these can be used with new Magic Fill.
- Auto Selection – quickly select an object or area in your photo by dragging a window to enclose the desired area. The selection marquee automatically snaps to the edges it detects, making further refinements a cinch!
- Smart Selection Brush – create a selection based on a quick brushstroke. Simply paint over a sample of the colours and textures from the desired area, and the powerful Smart Selection Brush automatically expands the selection to the edges
Built-in sharing and social media features
Connect with loved ones and share your photos with the world using the built-in social media features of PaintShop Pro X7 Ultimate:
- Find People – use face recognition technology to identify and tag individuals for easier photo management
- Photo Mapping – map your photos to real-world locations and share them online
- Share My Trip – create an online slideshow that links your photos directly to an interactive map
- Social Media integration ^– easily share your photos and designs to your Facebook, Flickr and Google+ accounts
- Microsoft Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP with latest service packs installed (32- or 64-bit editions)
- Intel or AMD 1.5GHz processor with SSE2 supported
- 2GB RAM
- 1GB hard disk space
- 1024x768 resolution with 16-bit colour display
- Internet connection required for online features and tutorial videos
- Windows compatible CD/DVD drive for installation
- Multi-core processor
- 4GB RAM
- 2GB hard disk space
- 1366x768 resolution with 24-bit colour
Import formats supported
- AI, BMP, CAL, CALS, CGM, CLP, CMX*, CT, CUR, CUT, DCX, DIB, DRW*, EMF, EPS, GIF, HDP, HGL*, HPG*, IFF, IMG, J2C, J2K, JIF, JP2, JPC, JPE, JPEG, JPG, JPS, JPX, MAC, MPO, MRW, MSP, PBM, PCD*, PCT, PCX, PDF, PGL*, PGM, PIC, PICT, PNG, PNS, PPM, PS, PSD, PSP (PSP image files), RAS, RAW, RIF, RLE, SCT, SVG, SVGZ, TGA, TIF, UFO, WBM, WBMP, WDP, WEBP, WMF, WPG**
- Includes RAW file support from over 350 camera models with the following extensions: 3FR, ARW, CR2, CRW, DCR, DNG, ERF, K25, KDC, MEF, MOS, NEF, NRW, ORF, PEF, RAF, RW2, SR2, SRF, X3F
- Brush format support: PaintShop Pro Brush (.pspbrush), Adobe Photoshop Brush (.abr), Jasc Brush (.jbr)
*CMX, DRW, HGL, PCD and PGL formats supported on 32-bit installs only.
**WPG (WordPerfect Vector only) is not supported on 64-bit. WordPerfect Bitmap is supported on 64-bit.
Export formats supported
- BMP, CAL, CALS, CLP, CUT, DCX, DIB, EMF, EPS, AI, PS, GIF, HDP, WDP, IFF, IMG, JP2, J2C, J2K, JPC, JPX, JPG, JIF, JPE, JPEG, MAC, MSP, PBM, PCX, PGM, PIC, PPM, PNG, PSD, PSP (PSPIMAGE FILES), RAS, RAW, RIF, RIFF, RLE, SCT, CT, JPS, PNS, TGA, TIF, TIFF, WBMP, WBM, WEBP, WMF