PaintShop Pro

PaintShop Pro

Get the power, versatility and intuitive tools you need for any photo or design project

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.


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.


Extend the power of PaintShop Pro with popular plugins

Enjoy support for 64-bit versions of third-party plugins, such as Topaz Labs, Google Nik Collection, Adobe plugins and more.


Top reasons to try PaintShop Pro

  1. Edit photos with pro-level tools
    Enhance photos with 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. Improve photos with quick fixes
    Crop, straighten, and use one-click auto adjustments to fix any image, fast!
  4. Add effects
    Achieve a signature look for your photo with fun filters and effects. 
  5. Retouch and restore
    Find all the tools you need to remove a small scratch, erase the entire background, correct red eye and more.