Getting Started with AfterShot Pro for a Faster Workflow

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Getting Started with AfterShot Pro for a Faster Workflow

New to AfterShot Pro? This introductory video tutorial is perfect for anyone just getting started. Learn to sort, select and perfect your photos, apply enhancements to batches and output your images to TIFF or JPEG. We’ll start with a quick tour of the AfterShot Pro interface and explore the different ways you can preview your photos, add ratings, labels, flags or metadata text to sort your images into different categories. Next we will cover some of the basic photo editing tools, such as cropping and straightening, adjusting color and exposure levels, and using the automatic adjustments like Auto-level and Perfectly Clear. And lastly, we will show you how to output your images once you are finished editing.

Thanks for watching! We hope you found this tutorial helpful and we would love to hear your feedback in the Comments section below. And don’t forget to visit our social media pages and show us what you’ve learned by sharing your photos, videos and creative projects with us.

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Comments (16)

  • Al Santana Reply

    Can AfterShot Pro import and process Fuji RAW files (RAF)?

    November 4, 2019 at 7:39 am
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Al,

      That depends on the camera! You can find a full list of the currently supported cameras for AfterShot Pro 3 at the AfterShot Tech Specs page.

      Hope this helps!

      Discovery Center Team

      November 7, 2019 at 6:35 pm
  • Gordon Mckechnie Reply

    Having just purchased & installed Aftershot Pro 3, I was extremely disappointed to discover that it doesn’t recognise the RAW files (.DNG) shot with my Huawei mobile phone camera…..Please tell me I’m doing something wrong!

    May 14, 2019 at 11:31 pm
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Gordon,

      Thanks for the feedback! We do not currently have anything to announce regarding an ETA for Huawei RAWs, but we have made sure they are on the list for potential inclusion in a future update. You can also request it be added directly from within AfterShot by opening Get More > Submit Feedback. Here is a list of our currently supported image files for reference.

      Hope this helps!
      Discovery Center Team

      May 19, 2019 at 2:36 pm
  • Angelo Bolognesi Reply

    i have purchased COREL AFTER SHOT PRO 3
    I read a little english, but not understend the speach of the videos
    Do exist a tutorial on PDF or textual or books ?
    Tanks
    Angelo Bolognesi

    February 3, 2019 at 1:16 pm
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Angelo,

      Thank you for the feedback! Currently, this tutorial is only available in video format. We are working on expanding our written tutorial options, as well as adding multi-language captions to our videos. We have passed your comments on to the team for their consideration when deciding which tutorials to update next.

      Best,
      Discovery Center Team

      February 3, 2019 at 3:47 pm
  • Raj Reply

    Hi, I’m new to Aftershot Pro. I have been using Capture One and I would like to try Aftershot Pro. I would like to know the following.

    !. Does Aftershot Pro has Clarity feature that is found in Capture One?
    2. Are the edited RAW files saved in Aftershot or updated in the PC folder where we originally imported from?
    3. Does Aftershot have profiles for Sony A7III camera, Tamron 28-75 f2.8 and Sony 85 FE f1.8 lenses?

    Appreciate your response.
    Thanks.

    December 16, 2018 at 11:40 pm
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Raj,

      AfterShot does have a Clarity tool, although it is called “Local Contrast” (That’s what the Clarity tool in Capture One or Lightroom is doing), and can be found in the Tone tab.

      AfterShot is a non-destructive photoeditor, meaning that all changes made to a RAW image are saved as a separate .xml file. When AfterShot loads the RAW file, it checks the associated xml and applies the changes to the image in-program, allowing you to go back and change any step in the process without worrying about the original file. When you export an image from AfterShot, it saves a new copy with all your changes now permanently applied, as the file type you specify during export.

      Finally, AfterShot does have a Sony A7III profile!

      If you would like to take a closer look before buying, we do offer a 30-day free trial of AfterSho Pro 3 for just that situation.

      Hope this helps,
      Discovery Center Team

      December 18, 2018 at 10:54 pm
  • Rob van der Post Reply

    Hello all,
    Is there a camera profile for the Canon 7D MarkII, en for used lens on the camera?

    March 18, 2018 at 3:33 am
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Rob,

      There is! You can find more details on how to find, select, and apply lens corrections in AfterShot Pro using this blog post.

      Hope this helps,
      Discovery Center Team

      March 19, 2018 at 12:26 am
  • Ray Gregory Reply

    Nowhere does these tutorials show how to import file from camera source….
    Imported RAW files from camera (Nikon D3400) cannot open in AS Pro… How do I adjust to allow for RAW image files

    January 13, 2018 at 9:40 pm
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Ray,

      The best way to handle RAW photos from a camera is to copy them to a folder on your PC and then import to AfterShot from that folder. This avoids additional latency from continuously accessing large files through a USB connection, as well as potential storage issues from retrieving and saving to the camera’s storage, and potential loss of work or file corruption from accidentally unplugging the camera during work.

      Hope this helps!
      Discovery Center Team

      February 3, 2018 at 5:40 pm
  • Krishnamoorthy Reply

    1) I want to know whether I can edit jpeg photographs in AfterShot Pro.

    2) After editing my jpeg photographs THE ENTIRE CAMERA PARTICULAS LIKE MAKE OF THE CAMERA, ISO, SPEED AND APERTURE etc are missing. Can I retain all the exposure purticulars INTACT after editing with AfterShot Pro?

    July 3, 2017 at 12:13 am
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Krishnamoorthy,

      Yes! AfterShot Pro is designed with lossless editing in mind, and it respects your photos’ metadata. If you would like to take a closer look, you can download a free trial directly from the AfterShot Pro page!

      Hope this helps,
      Corel Discovery Center Team

      July 6, 2017 at 10:29 pm
  • Billy Reply

    If I have After Shot Pro, why do I need Paintshop Pro?

    August 31, 2016 at 2:28 pm
    • Adam Reply

      Thanks for asking! Whether you need PaintShop depends on your use case.

      AfterShot Pro a RAW image processor, and so is oriented towards handling and manipulating large RAW files. PaintShop Pro is a more dedicated editing program, oriented towards fine editing of processed RAWs (such as with AfterShot!), or other image formats such as .png or .jpg files. If you are more interested in minor adjustments to your RAWs and preserving the format, that’s AfterShot. If you want to get crazy with your special effects and collages, that is more of PaintShop’s wheelhouse.

      If you would like to see some of the differences for yourself, we would suggest downloading the free 30-day trial of PaintShop Pro, available from the main product page, here:
      http://www.paintshoppro.com/en/products/paintshop-pro/

      Hope this helps!
      Corel Discovery Center Team

      September 1, 2016 at 11:29 am

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