Corel PaintShop Photo Pro X3

Corel Corporation announced Corel PaintShop Photo Pro X3, the latest version of its photo editing program, that brings advanced photo management, editing and creative tools together to deliver everything the photo enthusiast needs in one package.

Combining professional quality tools for organization and photo editing along with burning, sharing, and for the first time, high definition (HD) video capabilities, Corel PaintShop Photo Pro X3 has been developed to meet the evolving workflow needs of today's digital photographer.

Corel PaintShop Photo Pro X3 combines editing, photo management and creative projects in a unique way that meets the needs of today's enthusiast digital photographer.

The new integrated Organizer includes tools for rating, tagging, locating and quickly touching up image files. The Organizer also makes it easy to select images and view them in multiple ways. In just a few clicks, RAW images can be converted to another format for posting, photo sharing or printing.

Editing and enhancing is faster than ever now that changes made to an image can be captured and easily applied to multiple photos, removing the tedium of making the same changes over and over again.

Quickly achieve impressive results by seamlessly and realistically removing objects and scaling without distorting the image.

Bringing the most used tools together in one place, the Express lab now adds Color Balance, Local Tone Mapping, Contrast/Brightness, Sharpen and One Step Noise Removal.

Supporting more than 350 RAW formats, the new RAW Lab makes it easy to adjust a variety of settings, such as white balance, exposure, brightness and saturation before processing. Adjustments made to any RAW image can be copied and applied to other RAW images in the Organizer.

It's quick and easy to precisely mask fine image details that are otherwise difficult to preserve – even challenging cases such as fly away hair, wisps of smoke and tree branches.

The Project Creator makes it easy to create, edit and share projects. Produce photo books, collages, cards, calendars and photo slideshows including HD video in a few clicks. Share to YouTube(TM), Facebook or Flickr. Photo projects can also be printed through Corel's online print service.

Corel PaintShop Photo Pro X3 is now available at a suggested retail price of $99.99 for the full version or $79.99 for the upgrade. The product can be purchased as an electronic software download today from and boxed software will be shipping to North American retailers in February.