PaintShop Pro X9 Tutorials

What’s New in PaintShop Pro X9

Inspire, explain, persuade. Your photos can do so much. Unlock their power with Corel PaintShop Pro X9, easier, faster, more-creative-than-ever photo-editing software. This series of tutorials will walk you through the new features and enhancements that will help you achieve your creative goals sooner. See how to save time with new project templates, improved text and gradient tools, and learn how to capture, edit and annotate with new Screenshot tools. At home and at work, there’s only one way to get this kind of versatility, value and performance—with PaintShop Pro X9.

Getting Started with PaintShop Pro X9

Learn the ins and outs of PaintShop Pro X9, with a comprehensive intro to it’s 3 workspaces: Manage, Adjust and Edit, and the key features in each. Watch this tutorial to master the basics of PaintShop Pro in no time, and with confidence!


Creating Gradients with the Gradient Fill Tool in PaintShop Pro X9

In this tutorial, you will learn how to save time by dropping a gradient directly onto an image, shape or canvas using the Gradient Fill Tool, reserving the Materials Palette for more advanced jobs. Simply drag and drop color swatches and move nodes on the Gradient Fill tool to alter gradients to your liking!


An Introduction to the PaintShop Pro X9 Workspaces

This video is a quick intro to the PaintShop Pro interface and it’s 3 workspaces: Manage, Adjust and Edit, to give you a basic understanding of just how much you can do with PaintShop Pro.


The Edit Workspace in PaintShop Pro X9

Learn about where the real magic happens! Apply effects, add text and use custom painting tools. Add layers to create highly editable composite images, isolate image areas with selections and masks, and access tone curves, histograms, and other advanced adjustment tools.


Using Text Presets in PaintShop Pro X9

PaintShop Pro now includes a collection of free and premium Text Presets that you can use to apply fun and creative text effects to your projects. In this tutorial you’ll learn how to apply these text presets, and how to create and manage your own text presets.

Working with Project Templates

Find out how to use New from Template to quickly make professional-looking personalized greetings, brochures, collages and more! You can even save your own layouts as templates to speed up future design and photo projects.


Using the Text Toolbar for Quick Styles

Quickly apply the text styles you want with a simplified text toolbar in PaintShop Pro X9 . Choose colors quicker and customize your text toolbar to show the items you use frequently and hide the ones you don’t.


The Manage Workspace in PaintShop Pro X9

Learn to embrace your inner control freak and organize all your photos in the PaintShop Pro’s Manage workspace. Cull, rate, tag and prepare photos for editing or sharing.


Export your Edit History in PaintShop Pro X9

Whether you’re a brainy trainer or a steely-eyed detective, the new Export Edit History feature in PaintShop Pro X9 lets you quickly document and share your edits. Export Edit History is great for building step-by-step tutorials, showing a colleague or friend how to achieve a certain effect, or for legal documentation.


Working with the RAW Lab

In this tutorial, PaintShop Pro professional Robert Taylor demonstrates the steps he uses to edit a RAW photo in the RAW lab, using Adjustment layers.

Screenshot and annotation with PaintShop Pro X9

Learn how to capture, edit and annotate screenshots in one place with PaintShop Pro X9! Now grabbing an image from your screen can be as easy as just hovering over the area you want to capture.


Adjusting Photos Faster with Batch Processing

Bring the power of automation to photo editing, reducing repetition and accelerating common or complex photo-editing actions. Save time and increase productivity by combining Smart Photo Fix and batch processing to apply adjustments to multiple photos at once.


The Adjust Workspace in PaintShop Pro X9

Learn how to use the adjustment tools, instant effects and one-click photo fixes in PaintShop Pro’s Adjust workspace to create attention-grabbing, impactful photos.


Business Tools in PaintShop Pro

See how these PaintShop Pro tools can save you time and effort when creating graphics, brochures, social media images and more.

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