PaintShop Pro Tools
In this series of tutorials, we’ll review the key tools on the PaintShop Pro toolbar. From beginner tools for selecting, moving, straightening and cropping your images, to more advanced tools for adding text, making selections, and removing backgrounds, you’ll learn how to use each tool and get helpful tips, tricks and shortcuts that may surprise even the most experienced user.
This tutorial provides an overview of PaintShop Pro’s Tools toolbar, where you will find all the key tools for basic to advanced photo editing tasks.
Learn how pan in PaintShop Pro using the Pan tool, the Overview palette, and time-saving keyboard shortcuts to move around on your image.
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to use the Zoom tool in PaintShop Pro to zoom in and out while you are editing your images and photos.
Learn the basics of selecting and moving objects with the Pick tool in PaintShop Pro, plus transformation options like rotate, resize, and shear.
This tutorial will show you how to use the Move tool to move multiple elements or layers together as one on your PaintShop Pro canvas.
In this introductory tutorial you’ll learn the basics of using PaintShop Pro’s Selection tools to create regular and irregular shaped selections.
Learn how to use the Magic Wand selection tool in PaintShop Pro to select an object, and how to adjust the various settings to achieve a perfect selection.
Learn how to use PaintShop Pro’s Smart Selection tool and Edit Selection mode to create a fine-detail selection, then remove and replace the background.
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to use PaintShop Pro’s Dropper tool to sample a foreground or background color from any open image.
PaintShop Professional Carole Asselin shows you the different ways you can crop your photos to remove unwanted elements or improve your composition.
Learning how to straighten a photo is a key step in photo editing. You can easily correct your crooked photos with PaintShop Pro’s Straighten tool.
If your photos of buildings are looking crooked or skewed, you can fix this quickly and easily using the Perspective Correction tool in PaintShop Pro.
Learn how to correct the red-eye effect - a common problem in photos - with the Red Eye Removal tools in PaintShop Pro.
Let PaintShop Pro be your makeup artist! Learn how to use the Blemish Fixer, Toothbrush, Scratch Remover, and Skin Smoothing tools, to produce flawless faces.
Learn the basics of using PaintShop Pro’s Clone Brush to cover unwanted parts of an image or to copy areas or objects from one image to another.
From simple retouching to intricate composite images, the new SmartClone feature in PaintShop Pro 2020 is clone technology at its finest.
Learn how to use PaintShop Pro’s Object Remover tool to remove people or objects and replace with source material from another part of your photo.
Learn how to use the Scratch Remover tool in PaintShop Pro to easily remove scratches, cracks, and other linear elements from your photos.
The brush tools in PaintShop Pro offer countless ways to work creatively with your images. This tutorial will show you how.
Get some tips from PaintShop Professional Bob Taylor on how to add subtle light and dark highlights to enhance your photos.
In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to use PaintShop Pro’s Eraser tool to erase unwanted areas of your photo to transparency or semi-transparency.
Learn how to use PaintShop Pro’s Background Eraser to remove the background of a photo, creating a transparent background you can fill with a new photo.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to use the Flood Fill tool in PaintShop Pro to fill areas of your images with colors, gradients, or patterns.
This tutorial will show you how to use the Color Changer tool in PaintShop Pro to change the color of an object or selected area in your image.
With the Gradient Fill tool in PaintShop Pro, you can save time by dropping a gradient directly onto an image, and then drag and drop color swatches and move nodes to alter the gradient to your liking.
PaintShop Pro's Picture Tube tool allows you to stamp a graphic onto your image with a single click, or even spray a number of graphics to create a streamer effect.
Learn how to add text to your photos, from simple captions to colorful word art filled with textures, gradients, patterns or even other images.
See how to use PaintShop Pro’s new Frame tool to quickly and easily create digital layouts and add your images to a variety of frame shapes and sizes.
Learn how to use PaintShop Pro’s Pen tool to create lines and curves using different line modes and adjusting the various tool option settings.
Discover the artist in you with the Art Media tools in PaintShop Pro. Learn how to use the paints, palettes and brush settings.