Corel Announces Corel PaintShop Pro X4
New Release Combines Affordability with over 75 New and Enhanced Features to Provide Professional Editing Power and Amazing Photos for Everyone
Corel today announced the release of Corel PaintShop Pro X4, the latest version of its awardwinning photo editing software. The trusted choice of millions of photographers worldwide, PaintShop Pro delivers DSLR power at a pointandshoot price while offering an uncompromising depth and selection of proquality tools to expertly manage, adjust, edit and share your entire photo collection.
Corel PaintShop Pro X4 includes over 75 new and enhanced features designed explicitly to meet the needs of todays photographers. With new photo editing features, dramatic improvements in speed and performance, enhancements to the user interface and convenient ways to share through social media, PaintShop Pro X4 delivers the depth of professional features and range of creative possibilities at a much lower price point than other professional editing software.
Feedback from the PaintShop Pro community helped isolate the development priorities for this release and directly influenced the impressive set of new features and enhancements within the following four categories
Professional Editing Power
- New and Enhanced HDR Tools A completely redesigned HDR engine brings you the latest technology in high dynamic range photo production. The new HDR module provides tools to merge photos and create pictureperfect exposures with stunning contrast. With builtin presets to get you started, images look their best in no time.
- New Photo Blend Create the perfect composition from a series of images by easily including the best details and removing unwanted elements from any individual photo.
- New Fill Light and Clarity The Fill Light tool lets you bring out underexposed areas without affecting the overall brightness of your image, while the Clarity tool makes it easy to enhance subtle yet important details.
- New Selective Focus Enhance the depth of field in any image or easily mimic the effect of expensive tiltshift lenses to turn a scene into a simulated miniature.
- New Vignette Tools Often used in wedding and portrait photography, the Vignette tool provides a classic portraiture style by applying a soft, coloured or faded border effect.
Enhanced Builtin social media sharing For when your shots are pictureperfect, tools integrated into the organizer allow you to quickly share your images with a click on Facebook and Flickr plus resizing on the fly for emailing.
- Enhanced Workspace New redesigned tabbed workspaces allow you to move easily between different photo workflows. The Manage workspace gives you all the power to review, tag, rate and organize your photos. The new Adjust workspace puts commonlyused editing tools at your fingertips, while the Edit workspace provides you with a full range of professionallevel editing tools.
- Enhanced User Interface Updates Corel PaintShop Pro X4 offers numerous interface updates to help users be as productive as possible. These include the ability to access the organizer in all workspaces, dual monitor support for enhanced efficiency, additional Adjustment Layers, an updated Curves dialog, easytoread Histogram tools, enhanced metadata support and more.
Pricing and Availability
Corel PaintShop Pro X4 is available now in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Dutch and Polish for 59.99 including VAT for the full version and 44.99 including VAT for upgrade customers. Commercial and education volume licenses are also available and additional languages are to follow. To download a free fullyfunctional trial version or for more information about Corel PaintShop Pro X4, please visit www.corel.co.uk/paintshop
Corel PaintShop Pro X4 Ultimate
Corel is today also announcing the premium version of PaintShop Pro Corel PaintShop Pro X4 Ultimate. Offering the full PaintShop Pro X4 power plus additional prolevel tools including 52 easytouse filters with over 250 effects and styles in Nik Color Efex Pro 3.0, a choice of royaltyfree images from Fotolia and a premium collection of Picture Tubes, Corel PaintShop Pro X4 Ultimate provides exceptional value and countless creative possibilities.
Corel PaintShop Pro X4 Ultimate is available now in English, German, French, Italian and Dutch for 79.99 including VAT for the full version and 59.99 including VAT for the upgrade.
Photo Video X4 Ultimate Bundle
Also available from today is the Corel Photo Video X4 Ultimate Bundle that combines the power of Corel PaintShop Pro X4 Ultimate with the endtoend HD video editing tools of the recently announced VideoStudio Pro X4 Ultimate. Now you only need one product to make all your photos and videos look greatthe Corel Photo Video X4 Ultimate Bundle
Corel Photo Video X4 Ultimate Bundle is available now in English and German for 109 including VAT.
Media, Blogger and Community Resources
For additional Corel PaintShop Pro X4 or Corel PaintShop Pro X4 Ultimate resources including reviewer's materials and screen shots, please visit www.corel.co.uk/newsroom.
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1st Published 8 September 2011 13:44
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