Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo X2 Ultimate combines ease of use with full professional power. Fix brightness, color and photo imperfections like red eye in a few clicks, or use precision photo-editing controls to create photos you'll be proud to share. The Ultimate edition features valuable extras like media recovery software, a creative content pack, Corel Painter Photo Essentials 4 and a 2 GB USB flash drive--over $180 in value!
- Support for over 250 cameras has been added for those who shoot in the raw format
- New Media Recovery software is included and can recover images, movies and sound files from memory cards, including SD, miniSD, microSD, CompactFlash I & II, Memory Stick, MMC, xD, SmartMedia and Micro Drive, even if they have been reformatted
- Includes a 2 GB USB flash drive for storing and transferring your digital photos and files
- Express Lab--this easy photo fixing mode helps you view and correct dozens of photos in the time it used to take to edit just a few by letting you edit photos without opening each image file individually
- Red Eye Removal--Eliminate red eye in one click or use advanced red-eye removal that even works on pets
Overview: Paint Shop Pro Photo X2 has everything you need to create stunning photos. The integrated Learning Center and a selection of one-click photo-fixing tools make it easy to correct common photo flaws such as red eye, color and sharpness. Unique makeover tools let you whiten teeth, remove blemishes and paint on a tan, so you can make everyone look their best before printing or posting photos online. As your skills and confidence grow, you can harness the power of professional-quality features such as HDR Photo Merge, Histogram, Curves and Levels Adjustment tools to make precision edits. You can even get creative with artistic effects and filters to turn your favorite photos into fun projects to share with family and friends.
· Import pictures from your camera automatically
· Instantly fix common problems such as red eye, color and sharpness
· Add special effects to photos, text and projects with a few simple clicks
· Use advanced editing tools to fine-tune images on your own
· Print, email and share photos
Paint Shop Pro Photo X2: Includes:
· New--Express Lab
· Save hours with this rapid photo fixing mode
· Corel MediaOne Plus (DVD Maker not included)
· Edit with fast, fun and easy photo & video software
· Turn pictures and video clips into slide shows, or create collages, calendars and album pages
· Paint Shop Pro Photo X2 video training
· Learn editing tips and tricks with video tutorials by Lynda.com
· Special effects filters by Nik Software
· Add stunning effects and styles to transform pictures into unique photographs
Paint Shop Pro Photo X2 Ultimate: Includes everything in Paint Shop Pro Photo X2, plus:
· Enhanced--Camera raw support
· Enjoy support for over 250 camera raw formats
· New--Background remover plug-in
· Easily remove the background of a photo and change it to a new scene for more creative impact
· Enhanced--Creative content pack
· Get creative with your photos by adding fun details. Choose from 150 brand-new, custom-made photo frames, photo edges and Picture Tubes
· New--Certified for Windows Vista
· Certified for Windows Vista software has undergone Microsoft compatibility tests for ease of use, better performance and enhanced security
· Bonus--USB flash drive (2 GB)
· Store and transfer your digital photos with this handy thumb drive
· Bonus--Corel Painter Photo Essentials 4
· Transform your photos into stunning paintings in 3 easy steps
· Bonus--Media recovery software
· Recover images, movies and sound files, even from reformatted memory cards
Enhanced - camera raw support: For those who shoot in raw format, support for over 250 cameras has been added.
New - background remover: This new plug-in lets you easily change the background in your photos to create unique and exciting effects. Just cut out part of an image, remove it from the background and place it on a different setting. You can even preserve fine image details like strands of hair or smoke.
Enhanced - creative content pack: Ideal for scrap booking and other creative photo projects, this bonus pack contains 150 brand-new, custom-made photo frames, photo edges and Picture Tubes that allow you to enhance any image with fun graphics.
New - certified for Microsoft Windows Vista: Certified for Windows Vista software has undergone Microsoft compatibility tests for ease of use, better performance and enhanced security.
Bonus - Corel painter photo essentials 4: This fun program lets you turn a photo into a unique work of art in just 3 easy steps:
1. Choose a photo and the painting style you want to apply.
2. Let the Smart Stroke painting technology create a stunning painting.
3. Touch up your masterpiece by hand if desired.
Bonus - media recovery software: New Media Recovery software included with Paint Shop Pro X2 Ultimate can recover images, movies and sound files from memory cards, even if they have been reformatted. It is compatible with virtually all media card formats, including SD, miniSD, microSD, CompactFlash I & II, Memory Stick, MMC, xD, SmartMedia and Micro Drive.
Bonus - USB flash drive: Paint Shop Pro Photo X2 Ultimate comes with a 2 GB USB flash drive for storing and transferring your digital photos and files.
New - Corel MediaOne Plus (DVD Maker not included): This fast, fun and easy photo & video software lets you turn pictures and video clips into slide shows, and create collages, calendars and album pages
View, organize and edit photos quickly:
· Rotate, resize, crop, straighten and remove red eye fast in Express Lab mode
· Import photos automatically, including raw images
· View thumbnails of all images on your hard drive
· Tag photos with keywords for easy reference
· Search for photos by filename, folder name, keyword tag, caption text or image metadata
Express lab: This easy photo fixing mode helps you view and correct dozens of photos in the time it used to take to edit just a few. The Express Lab lets you edit photos without opening each image file individually, so your workflow runs seamlessly!
· Get photos from your PC, camera or scanner automatically
· Adjust photo details, such as brightness, shadows, highlights and saturation
· Rotate, resize, crop, straighten and remove red eye
· Retouch and restore to remove flaws
Autopreserve originals: Automatically store a copy of your original photo when saving an edited version.
Crop to new image: Quickly separate multiple images that you scanned at the same time. This tool automatically creates a new file from the cropped area and keeps the original scan open so you can easily separate individual image files from the group scan.
Enhanced - Camera raw support: Download photos from your camera to computer effortlessly, including raw image formats produced by many digital cameras. By working with these "digital negatives," you can achieve the results you want with greater artistic control and flexibility, without overwriting the original raw files.
Support for over 50 formats: View photos and video clips in more than 50 file formats. Easily import files and ensure accurate color quality for your images.
Share photos instantly: Email photos or slide shows to family and friends.
Retouch your photos like a pro:
- Retouch with unique makeover tools to look your best in photos you print or post online
- Whiten teeth, smooth wrinkles and remove blemishes with a few clicks
- Edit quickly with easy tools
- Cover distractions or remove unwanted objects
- Change the color of anything in your photo
- Remove noise, grain or discolorations
Makeover tools: Make sure the people in your photos look their best with tools that are fun and easy to use. Help your subjects look thinner in seconds, whiten bloodshot eyes, smooth wrinkles, paint on a tan and remove blemishes.
Smart photo fix: Instantly correct lighting and color problems with automated tools, or make manual corrections on your own.
Red eye removal: Eliminate red eye in one click or use advanced red-eye removal that even works on pets.
Color changer: Easily change the color of objects in your digital photos, such as clothing, walls and furniture. Rather than simply replacing a color, the Color Changer detects and analyzes variations in brightness, then makes the necessary adjustments to produce a realistic effect.
Remove digital camera noise: "Noise" artifacts are small specks of color that interfere with the clarity of your digital image.
- One-Step Noise Removal--smooth photos with a single click
- Digital Camera Noise Removal--precisely control how these same corrections are applied
Straighten tool: Fix crooked photos taken at awkward angles.
Correct perspective: Get rid of unwanted distortions by changing perspective.
Repair damaged photos: Restore old, damaged photos by removing scratches and fading.
Remove distracting objects: Improve photos by covering up unwanted background objects, such as lamp posts, trees and buildings.
Enhance with professional tools
· Combine exposures to get full details in highlights and shadows
· Simulate black & white film or convert to sepia
· Adjust levels, curves or histogram settings
· Fix brightness, color, contrast, saturation and sharpness
· Experiment with more advanced editing tools by fine-tuning details on your own
HDR photo merge: Merge photos of the same scene taken at different exposures or with different brightness/contract settings to create a final image that features the full range of detail in the highlights and the shadows.
Enhanced - black & white photos: Create dynamic black & white images by simulating the look of taking photos using a colored lens filter.
Layers and adjustment layers: Maintain image quality when applying changes to color or tone. Edit photos with precision by adding multiple adjustment layers to test various color corrections or to see how corrections look when they're combined.
Adjust levels & curves: Change photo exposure using advanced features, including Levels, Curves or Histogram Adjustment tools.
Sharpen out – of - focus pictures: Turn fuzzy photos into crisp images, without compressing or degrading the quality of the image.
Fix lens distortions: Easily remove fish-eye, barrel and other lens distortions.
Paint Shop Pro Photo X2 Ultimate features new additions and enhancements including: New PHOTORECOVERY for Digital Media - When users think their digital content might have been lost forever, PHOTORECOVERY can recover images, movies and sound files from accidentally reformatted memory cards. It is compatible with virtually all media card formats, including SD, miniSD, microSD, CompactFlash I and II, Memory Stick, MMC, xD, SmartMedia and Microdrive New Flash Drive - A 2 GB USB Flash Drive makes it easier for users to backup and transfer photos, videos and other files from a PC. Includes plug-and-play compatibility
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