is one of the most popular image editing packages in the world, due in large part to its magical combination of low price with powerful features. Paintshop Pro
is a fully featured digital darkroom in the same mould as Adobe Photoshop
. This special 10th-anniversary edition of Paint Shop Pro
is filled with free software, filters and images, including Jasc Media Center Plus 3.1
, Flaming Pear Virtual Painter
and Alien Skin Eye Candy
Version 7 adds a raft of new features for retouching digital images, creating business graphics and producing interactive Web graphics. Paintshop Pro's vector shapes--introduced in version 6--have been enhanced and now support gradients, textures and patterns on stroke and fill commands. New image-editing features include auto-enhance, which adjusts colour balance, brightness, saturation and hue to improve picture quality with a single click. New filters for noise, scratch and dust removal, together with automatic red-eye removal make picture restoration easier than ever.
You don't need a separate vector application to create business graphics--Paintshop Pro's enhanced vector drawing tools provide everything you need. New align, distribute, arrange, group and resize commands, and snap to grids and guides makes for quick and accurate positioning of graphic elements. And there are over 20 new artistic and lighting special effects to experiment with.
Jasc Paint Shop Pro 7 Anniversary Edition:
Paint Shop Pro is the cost-effective graphics editing alternative that is both powerful and easy to use and offers far more flexibility than template-based applications. It allows you to easily retouch, repair, and edit photos, offers automatic photo-enhancement features, and lets you create and optimize Web graphics with drawing and text tools. The title includes Jasc Media Center Plus 3.1: The easy way to file and find your photos, clip art, scanned images, and Web graphics on your hard drive, CD-ROMs, or Zip disks. Flaming Pear lets you infuse your graphics with two texture-generating effects--lacquer and swerve. Hundreds of presets with graphic previews will have you making eye-catching text, Web buttons, and more. You'll also be able to design cool animations with Animation Shop 3. Also, Alien Skin Eye Candy will add life to your graphics with 21 special effects. The application saves you time with its productivity tools, including grids, guides, alignment, and grouping.
Xtras 2: Paint Shop Pro Xtras 2 can add on to any version of Paint Shop Pro 7, once installed all the new features add into the existing list already set up in Paint Shop Pro 7 when the relevant tool is selected. Over 500 quality frames, masks, patterns, and tubes offer great creativity for beginners or pros. Includes a series of landscaping tubes for instant seas, forests, beaches and more with no special skills required.
Gloop!: Make cosmetic tweaks or create crazy caricatures of friends and family. This wacky but useful plug-in lets you paint with several special effects brushes to boggle eyes and curl smiles. Includes gloop, boggle, nibble, sludge, and of course undo!
Elemental: Create summer skies or thunderstorms, lava flows, or dappled water. This plug-in provides a host of fully-customizable textures for fun of fine art. Categories include: Wood, Water, Fire, Sky, Landscapes, Organics, Minerals, and Fun.