PaintShop Pro 2020 and PaintShop Pro 2020 Ultimate

August 9, 2019 | Mark Goldstein | Software | Comment |

PaintShop Pro 2020 and PaintShop Pro 2020 Ultimate introduces innovative new cloning and selection tools, photography workspace, and performance and speed advancements.

PaintShop Pro 2020 is priced at $79.99 USD / €69.99 / £69.99. PaintShop Pro 2020 Ultimate is $99.99 USD / €89.99 / £89.99. The Corel Photo Video Bundle is $159.99 USD / €139.99 / £139.99.

Corel Press Release

PaintShop Pro 2020 Debuts New Intelligent Tools for Incredible Photo Creation

Innovative new cloning and selection tools inspire photographers to push the limits of their imagination to create extraordinary images

Introducing PaintShop Pro 2020 and PaintShop Pro 2020 Ultimate, the powerful, all-in-one photo editing and graphic design suites built for photographers and content creators who want to produce impressive photos, sophisticated photo composites, and compelling designs. 

Create exceptional photo composites with the new SmartClone tool that makes it simple to seamlessly blend image elements in an instant and the new Refine Brush that takes the complexity out of selecting and isolating fine details for effortless and highly realistic results. To save time, the all-new, touch-ready Photography Workspace offers a sleek environment that’s specifically designed to simplify quick edits. PaintShop Pro® 2020 also delivers speed improvements across the application, with popular tools like Pic-to-Painting™ and Text editing that are now even smoother and more responsive.

“With PaintShop Pro 2020, we’re releasing new tools that give our users the confidence to experiment and bring images to life that go beyond anything they’ve created before,” said Chris Pierce, Senior Product Manager for Corel Photo. “Achieving complex composites is now a breeze thanks to new features like SmartClone and the Refine Brush that take on the heavy lifting of color blending, contouring, and isolating essential elements of your photos. This intelligent software allows you to create photo-realistic images straight from your imagination in just minutes.” 

The new PaintShop Pro 2020 offers comprehensive photo editing and graphic design tools to meet the needs of photographers and content creators at an unbeatable value.

NEW! SmartClone

Achieve remarkable results with SmartClone. Using content-aware cloning technology, this tool easily merges elements, including faces and other complex objects, from multiple images and seamlessly integrates them into one. 

NEW! Refine Brush

Effortlessly achieve incredible composites. The Refine Brush provides extreme accuracy and precision when selecting objects, down to a single strand of hair or blade of grass. 

NEW! Photography Workspace

Save time with an all-new, highly simplified workspace that provides all the essential tools photographers need to focus on quick edits. Touch-ready, the Photography Workspace offers a simple and sleek interface specifically designed to support Ultra HD and 4K.   

NEW! Performance Enhancements

Experience exceptional performance and speed advancements in PaintShop Pro 2020. Not only are there noticeable improvements in speed throughout the application to enhance efficiency, but popular tools like Pic-to-Painting and Text editing are also significantly faster.

ENHANCED! Streamlined Workflow

Maximize your momentum thanks to simplified layer styles that make it easy to copy and paste settings from one layer to another. Depth of Field now offers an impressive increase in precision, while across the application, numerous improvements to performance and features make it faster than ever to get striking results.  

PaintShop Pro 2020 offers support for new RAW camera formats and the latest stylus and graphics tablets for more expressive results, plus a selection of exciting new brushes, color palettes, gradients, patterns, picture tubes, and more.

Choose PaintShop Pro 2020 Ultimate to Elevate your Creative Potential

Get all the power of PaintShop Pro 2020 while experiencing endless possibilities with a bonus collection of premium software, including GRFX Studio Corel Edition, Parallels® Toolbox, PhotoMirage™ Express, Painter® Essentials™ 6, AfterShot™ 3, and a creative collection of brushes, textures, and over 100 all-new backgrounds.

Introducing the New Corel Photo Video Bundle

Also introduced today, the latest Corel Photo Video Bundle is a complete content creator’s toolkit that brings together the new PaintShop Pro 2020 and VideoStudio® Pro 2019 in a comprehensive photo, design, and video editing suite. For more information, visit

Pricing and Availability

PaintShop Pro 2020 and PaintShop Pro 2020 Ultimate are available in English, German, French, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Traditional Chinese, and Japanese. Suggested retail pricing (SRP) for PaintShop Pro 2020 is $79.99 USD / €69.99 / £69.99. SRP for PaintShop Pro 2020 Ultimate is $99.99 USD / €89.99 / £89.99 and SRP for the Corel Photo Video Bundle is $159.99 USD / €139.99 / £139.99. GBP and Euro prices include VAT. Upgrade pricing is available to registered users of all previous versions of PaintShop Pro (excludes NFR, OEM, and Academic versions). 

For more information, or to download a free 30-day trial, visit To learn more about volume licensing for enterprise or educational organizations, visit

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