PaintShop Pro 2020 Ultimate brings new tools and a new way to get started

Corel PaintShop Pro 2020
(Image credit: Corel)

Corel has released its annual update to the ever-popular Paint Shop Pro, which is designed for photo enthusiasts, graphic designers, creative consumers and business users.

PaintShop Pro could be ideal if you’re looking for mid-range photo editing software which packs in a lot of value and extra features, especially in the ‘Ultimate’ bundle. And, as Corel points out, it’s sold at a fixed price, not on subscription (unlike the Adobe Photography Plan). It is a Windows-only product, though, so Mac users will have to look elsewhere.

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Rod Lawton

Rod is an independent photography journalist and editor, and a long-standing Digital Camera World contributor, having previously worked as DCW's Group Reviews editor. Before that he has been technique editor on N-Photo, Head of Testing for the photography division and Camera Channel editor on TechRadar, as well as contributing to many other publications. He has been writing about photography technique, photo editing and digital cameras since they first appeared, and before that began his career writing about film photography. He has used and reviewed practically every interchangeable lens camera launched in the past 20 years, from entry-level DSLRs to medium format cameras, together with lenses, tripods, gimbals, light meters, camera bags and more. Rod has his own camera gear blog at but also writes about photo-editing applications and techniques at