Corel PaintShop Pro X8

November 29, 2016 - Comment

Enter a world of infinite creativity with the comprehensive photo-editing and graphic design power of Corel Paint Shop Pro X8. Make any image better. Design for web or print, business or fun. Instantly correct and enhance photos. Create impressive scrapbook pages, posters and graphics with new Text Wrapping that quickly fills a selection or shape with text. Easily move elements of your photo and watch as the background is replaced automatically with new Magic Move. Smart enhancements like the new Batch Mode accelerate common photo tasks. Save time with more precise selection tools, and faster brushes and file saving. Bring ideas to life with the most versatile photo-editing software you will ever buy.

Product Features

  • Everything you need for pro-quality photo editing and design
  • Powerful tools let you realize your creative ideas faster
  • New Text Wrapping lets you instantly wrap text inside any vector shape or selection
  • New content-aware Magic Move accelerates editing by automatically replacing the background when you move an object
  • Professional-level photo editing at an affordable price


Chase Dahl says:

Decent PS clone with good usability, some issues with stability Solid paint and photo program, especially good for folks who have been using one version or another of PSP since the early days. The feature set and layout in the editor suite are similar to older versions (PSP 7 onwards), with additional goodies to keep the program with the times. There is also the expected “modern” features of photo management and the like, which I never use. All in all, I was able to purchase PSP X8, fire it up, and get to work almost immediately, without major…

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Evan Pierce Jr says:

Nags you to death The 64bit version is full of bugs. Corel support has not been able to show me a way to turn off the nagging “upgrade special” sales pitches. When I click on the “free” add-on (brushes), nothing happens except they offer it again the next time I use the program. Corel has fallen a long way since their heyday.

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darthmikey says:

Not really worth the upgrade. I decided to finally upgrade from X2, which I’ve used forever and love. There are some definite improvements, but some of them are not for the better, especially in terms of the editing tools, which perform patchily (Lighten/Darken, for example, acts like taking a lit match to a photo–nothing or big dark blotches at random). There may also be a compatibility issue with Windows 10. What happens is as soon as I switch tools (or even hit “undo”), large perfectly square chunks of the layer…

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