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PaintShop Pro X5 Education Edition

  • Powerful photo editing and creative design
  • Incredible instant effects
  • Fast and intuitive workspace
  • All-new social media features


Creative photo editor

Passionate photographers can find even more ways to take photos to the next level, with Corel® PaintShop® Pro X5. With powerful photo-editing tools, incredible new instant effects, and enhanced HDR technology, creating stunning photos has never been easier. All-new tools include face recognition technology and the ability to map photos to real-world locations. Streamlined design tools let you blend images with photos and create high-quality graphics for print, video and the web. Plus, share your images online using new and enhanced social media features. It's all available in PaintShop Pro X5, the perfect way to create, edit, enhance and share unforgettable photos and designs.

Also available: PaintShop Pro X5 Ultimate and Photo & Video Suite X5

  • Organize, edit and enhance your photos

    Create stunning photos in just seconds with powerful photo-editing and creative design tools. Enhance your photos with new High Dynamic Range (HDR) features, Instant Effects and the Retro Lab. Easily organize, navigate and tag your photos with a few simple clicks.

  • Create incredible graphic designs

    Create dynamic digital works of art using new and enhanced design tools. Combine artistic elements with your photos or use new creative brush tools to create unique effects. Plus, enjoy a wide range of layer styles, and powerful image-adjustment, text and vector illustration tools to create graphics for print, video and the web.

  • Work faster and smarter

    Easily find the help and information you need to complete any project with built-in video tutorials and exclusive access to FREE downloadable extras. Easy-to-follow instructions and Getting Started screens help you learn about new and existing features, and work faster and smarter than ever before.

  • Share your images with others

    Instantly share your photos and creative designs with built-in social media features. Tag people and places using the new Find People and Map View features, then link with your friend lists on Facebook and Flickr. Plus, instantly upload your creations to Facebook, Flickr and Google+.

PaintShop Pro X5—Easy photo editing. Extraordinary results.

More ways to create stunning and unforgettable photos

Feature

New
Enhanced

PHOTO EDITING

High Dynamic Range (HDR) tools - create intense visual contrast and stunning Black & White photos

Instant Effects palette - choose from a variety of preset effects and styles or create and save your own

Single RAW Photo - split a RAW photo intro three exposures and selectively recombine them for stunning results

Graduate Filter effect - apply semi-transparent color gradients to your photos to simulate different camera lens filters

Retro Lab - add old-school color and contrast to achieve a distinctive look

GRAPHIC DESIGN

Paint Brush - choose from a variety of built-in brushes or import Adobe® Photoshop® brushes

Layer Styles - achieve added precision and control with an enhanced layer functionality

Text tool - intuitive text selection and editing

Art Media tools - create incredible artistic effects that go beyond photo editing

Run Multiple Scripts dialog box - automate tasks to streamline your workflow, achieve consistent results and experiment with new tools

LEARNING & HELP

Corel Guide - access instructional videos, print tutorials and FREE downloadable content directly from the interface

Learning Center - integrated reference guide that offers step-by-step instructions and quick access to the right tools

Getting Started screens - quick and easy advice on the basics and new and existing features

SOCIAL MEDIA

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®, Flick® and Google+™ accounts

Features

PaintShop® Pro X5 brings more photo-editing features, more creative design tools, more built-in learning, and more social media features to let you create, edit, enhance and share your images. Take your photos and designs to the next level with PaintShop Pro, the award-winning photo-editing and creative design combo.


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Photo Editing

Organize, edit and enhance your photos with powerful photo-editing tools:

NEW! Instant Effects palette

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 or choose from your own custom made presets. You can also apply multiple effects to a single image to instantly create a unique photographic look.

 

NEW! Retro Lab

Add old school color and contrast to your photos to achieve a distinctive look inspired by early lo-fi cameras. Plus, take advantage of a variety of control settings to create and tweak presets for use in other creative projects.



 

NEW! Graduated Filter effect

Apply semi-transparent color gradients to your photos to simulate the effect of using different camera lens filters. Enhanced gradient tools allow you to make quick and easy adjustments. A wide range of easy-to-use gradient controls also allows for more creativity and experimentation.

RAW Lab

Get a better look at your images with a larger preview area in the RAW Lab. The improved histogram lets you fine-tune images quickly and the new highlight recovery feature helps you restore detail in overexposed areas.

Enhanced! High Dynamic Range (HDR) tools

Create stunning photos with intense visual contrast using enhanced High Dynamic Range (HDR) tools, including the new ability to preview a photo's alignment, add moving objects, and create Black & White HDR photos.

 

NEW! Single RAW Photo

Split an individual RAW photo into three exposures and then selectively recombine them to create a stunning and surreal HDR-style effect.

Makeover tools

Make sure the people in your photos look their best with Makeover tools that are fun and easy to use. Remove blemishes, smooth wrinkles, whiten bloodshot eyes, paint on tans and even help your subjects drop those extra few pounds the camera adds on. Advanced Warp tools allow you to distort faces to add a bizarre and humorous twist to your portraits, give your subjects a sculpted model makeover, and add new shape and perspective to your images.




Graphic Design

Create impressive graphic designs with dynamic design tools:



Enhanced! Text tool

Get the look you want with the enhanced Text tool which offers more intuitive text selection and editing, as well as improved interaction with the Pick tool.

Vector Editing tools

Draw and edit vector objects, and combine artistic elements with your photos to create digital designs that are as unique as your art style.

 

Enhanced! Paint Brush

Create and paint new styles and designs with the enhanced Paint Brush tool. Choose from a variety of built-in brushes or import Adobe® Photoshop® brushes, letting you enjoy even more ways to bring your digital artwork and creative designs to life.

Enhanced! Layer Styles

Get the perfect look you want using the enhanced Layer Styles feature. Now you can access styles - such as Drop Shadow, Glow and Reflections - directly from the Layers palette, while new input boxes allow for added precision and control over all of your creative design projects.

Enhanced! Art Media Tools

Go beyond photo editing with enhanced Art Media tools that allow you to create incredible digital works of art. Paint directly over top of your photos or use art media tools such as the enhanced water color brush to create a realistic hand painted effect.

NEW! Run Multiple Scripts dialog box

Use built-in scripts to automate tasks such as resizing, adding effects and adjustments, allowing you to work faster, achieve more consistent results and experiment with different tools. Choose from dozens of easy-to-use pre-made scripts, create your own, or connect with other PaintShop® Pro users to share and exchange scripts. You can now also select multiple scripts as part of a single batch processing job, allowing you to get the perfect look while saving you time and effort.




Makeover

Turn every photo into the perfect picture with easy-to-use makeover tools:



Makeover tools

Make sure the people in your photos look their best with Makeover tools that are fun and easy to use. Remove blemishes, smooth wrinkles, whiten bloodshot eyes, paint on tans and even help your subjects drop those extra few pounds the camera adds on. Advanced Warp tools allow you to distort faces to add a bizarre and humorous twist to your portraits, give your subjects a sculpted model makeover, and add new shape and perspective to your images.

 

Web Graphics

Create, edit and optimize your web graphics with a variety of versatile web tools:



Web Tools

Use a variety of versatile web tools to save and optimize images that are perfect for online use. Work with image mapping to link HTML with your graphics, and use Slicing and Rollovers to create designs that work seamlessly with web pages.




Photo Restoration & Repair

Bring your old family photos back to life with powerful photo restoration tools:



 

Scratch Remover Tool

The Scratch Remover tool is also perfect for repairing unsightly cracks and making tattered and faded photos look like new again.

Sophisticated cloning tools

Easily remove people and objects from your photos and seamlessly fill in the missing space with content from another area of your image.

Fade Correction

Make those old photos look new again by restoring the color and contrast of faded photos in one simple step.




Scrapbooking

Create unique designs for your photo projects with advanced editing and design tools:



 

Vector Editing tools

Draw and edit vector objects, and combine artistic elements with your photos to create digital designs that are as unique as your art style.

Enhanced! Paint Brush

Create and paint new styles and designs with the enhanced Paint Brush tool. Choose from a variety of built-in brushes or import Adobe® Photoshop® brushes, letting you enjoy even more ways to bring your digital artwork and creative designs to life.

Enhanced! Layer Styles

Get the perfect look you want using the enhanced Layer Styles feature. Now you can access styles - such as Drop Shadow, Glow and Reflections - directly from the Layers palette, while new input boxes allow for added precision and control over all of your creative design projects.

Enhanced! Text tool

Get the look you want with the enhanced Text tool which offers more intuitive text selection and editing, as well as improved interaction with the Pick tool.

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System Requirements

  • Microsoft® Windows® 8, Windows® 7, Windows Vista® or Windows® XP with the latest service packs installed (32-bit or 64-bit editions)
  • Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon™ 64 or later (multi-core processor recommended)
  • 1.5 GB RAM (2 GB or higher recommended)
  • 1 GB of available hard-disk space required (2 GB or greater recommended)
  • 1024 x 768 16-bit color display (24-bit recommended)
  • DirectX® 9 or higher
  • Internet connection required for online features and tutorial videos
  • Windows® compatible CD/DVD drive for installation

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 300 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
  • Video input format support: MPEG-1, WMV (Windows Media® Video), MOV (QuickTime® required) and AVI (motion JPEG)

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 (PSP IMAGE FILES), RAS, RAW, RIF, RIFF, RLE, SCT, CT, JPS, PNS, TGA, TIF, TIFF, WBMP, WBM, WEBP, WMF

Cameras Supported

Please note: Certain cameras are only supported after Service Pack 1 is installed.

Brand

Camera model

Adobe Adobe Digital Negative (DNG)
AgfaPhoto DC-833m
Canon EOS: 1000D, 1100D, 10D, 20D, 20Da, 300D, 30D, 350D, 400D, 40D, 450D, 500D, 50D, 60D, 550D, 600D, 650D, 5D (Mark II, III), 7D, D2000/DSC520, D30, D60, 1D (Mark II, II N, III, X, IV), 1DS (Mark II,III); PowerShot: 600, A460, A470, A5 (Zoom), A50, A530, A570 IS, A590 IS, A610, A620, A630, A640, A650, A710 IS, A720 IS, G1, G1 X, G2, G3, G5, G6, G7, G9, G10, G11, G12, Pro1, Pro70, Pro90 IS, S2 IS, S3 IS, S30, S40, S45, S5 IS, S50, S60, S70, S90, S95, S100, SD300/IXUS 40, SX1 IS, SX110 IS, SX120 IS, SX220, SX30 IS; Digital Rebel: XS, T3, XT, XTi, XSi, T1i, T2i, T3i; Kiss Digital: F, X, N, X2, X3, X4, X5
Casio Exilim Pro EX-P505, Exilim Pro EX-P600, Exilim Pro EX-P700; EX-S100, EX-S20, EX-Z4, EX-Z10, EX-Z50, EX-Z55, EX-Z60, EX-Z75, EX-Z750, EX-Z850, EX-Z1050, QV-2000UX, QV-3000EX, QV-3500EX, QV-4000, QV-5700, QV-R41, QV-R51, QV-R61
Contax N Digital
Creative PC-CAM 600
Epson R-D1
Foculus 531C
Fuji FinePix: E550 Zoom, E900 Zoom, F700, F710, F800, F810, F550EXR, F600EXR, F770EXR, S100FS, S20Pro, S2Pro, S3Pro, S5000 Zoom, S5100/S5500 Zoom, S5200/S5600 Zoom, S5 Pro, S6000fd/S6500fd, S7000 Zoom, S9000/S9500, S9100/S9600, S200EXR, HS10/HS11, HS20EXR, HS30EXR/HS33EXR, X10, X100, IS-1, X-S1/X-Pro1
Hasselblad CFV, H3D, V96C
Imacon Ixpress 16MP/22MP/39MP
Kodak C330, C603, DC20, DC25, DC40, DC50, DC120, DCS Pro 14n/14nx, DCS Pro SLR/c, DCS Pro SLR/n, DCS200, DCS315C, DCS330C, DCS420, DCS460, DCS460A, DCS520C, DCS560C, DCS620C, DCS620X, DCS660C, DCS660M, DCS720X, DCS760C, DCS760M, EasyShare Z990, EOSDCS1, EOSDCS3B, KAI-0340, NC2000F, P850, P880, PB645C, PB645H, PB645M, DCS ProBack, Z1015 IS, Z980, Z981
Konica KD-400Z, KD-510Z
Leaf AFi 7; Aptus: 17, 22, 54S, 65, 75, 75S, II 12; Cantare, CatchLight, CMost, DCB2; Valeo 6, 11, 17, 22; Volare
Leica Digilux 2, 3; D-LUX 2, 3, 4, 5; V-LUX: 1, 2, 3
Logitech Fotoman Pixtura
Mamiya ZD
Micron 2010
Minolta Alpha/Dynax/Maxxum 5D, 7D; DiMAGE 5, 7, 7Hi, 7i, A1, A2, A200, G400, G500, G530, G600, Z2; RD175
Motorola PIXL
Nikon Coolpix P6000, P7000, P7100, S6; 1, D1, D100, D1H, D1X, D200, D2H, D2Hs, D2X, D2Xs, D3, D3X, D4, D300, D3000, D3100, D3200, D5100, D300s, D40, D40X, D50, D5000, D7000, D60, D70, D70s, D700, D800, D80, D90, E2100, E2500, E3200, E3700, E4300, E4500, E500, E5400, E5700, E8400, E8700, E8800, E700, E800, E880, E900, E950, E990, E995
Nokia N95, X2
Olympus C-3030Z, C-5050Z, C-5060WZ, C-7070WZ, C-70WZ,C-7000Z, C-740UZ, C-770UZ, C-8080WZ, E-1, E-3, E-5, E-10, E-20, E-30, E-300, E-330, E-400, E-410, E-420, E-500, E-510, E-520, E-620, E-PL1s, E-PL2, E-PL3, E-PM1, E-M5, PEN E-P1, PEN E-P2, PEN E-P3, SP-310, SP-320, SP-350, SP-500 UZ, SP-510 UZ, SP-550 UZ, SP-560 UZ, SP-570 UZ, X200, D-560 Z, C350Z, XZ-1
Panasonic DMC: FX150, FZ8, FZ18, FZ28, FZ30, FZ35/FZ38, FZ40/FZ45, FZ50, FZ100, FZ150, G1, G2, G3, GF1, GF2, GF3, GF5, GH1, GH2, GX1, L1, L10, LC1, LX1, LX2, LX3, LX5
Pentax *ist: D, DL, DL2, DS, DS2; 645D, K100D Super, K10D, K2000/K-m, K200D, K20D, K-5, K-7, K-r, K-x; Optio: 33WR, 750Z, S, S4
Phase Phase One: H 10, H 20, H 25, LightPhase, P 20, P 25, P 30, P 40, P 45, P 45+
Polaroid x530
Rollei d530flex
RoverShot 3320af
Samsung EX1, GX-10, GX-1S, NX10, NX20, NX200, NX210, NX1000, WB550, WB2000, S85, S850
Sigma SD9, SD10, SD14
SMal Ultra-Pocket: 3, 4, 5
Sony DSC: F828, R1, RX100, V3; DSLR: A100, A200, A290, A300, A330, A350, A380, A390, A450, A500, A550, A580, A700, A850, A900; NEX: 3, 5, 5N, 7, C3, F3; SLT: A33, A35, A37, A55, A57, A65, A77; XCD-SX910CR
STV STV680 VGA

Compatibility