Corel has released the latest version of its popular PaintShop series of image editors with a complete set of tools for photo adjustment and composition.

The new software will come in two versions, with the ‘Ultimate’ version containing the following add-ons: Corel Painter Essentials 5 (photo painting tools), Perfectly Clear 3 by Athentech Imaging (for one-click image corrections), Corel AfterShot 3 (image management) and Corel Creative Collection (brushes, textures and royalty-free backgrounds). PaintShop Pro is designed for Windows computers and compatible with Windows 10. Full details of the new features and capabilities of the software can be found at The site also contains version comparisons and a list of supported raw file formats as well as a knowledge base with a wealth of useful information.

PaintShop Pro 2018 Ultimate is priced at AU$129 and a 30-day trial is available to download free of charge from the above website. Owners of earlier full versions of PaintShop  (Pro or Ultimate) can qualify for discounted upgrade prices, but Academic, Home and Student, OEM and Not for Resale (NFR) versions are excluded from this offer.