Jasc is het bedrijf wat Paint Shop Pro heeft ontwikkeld, na de release van Paint Shop Pro 7.0 en 7.04, die speciaal vanwege het 10 jarige bestaan van het bedrijf werd uitgegeven, is het een tijd stil geweest. Nu is er echter een public beta beschikbaar van Paint Shop Pro 8. Deze versie krijgt de volgende release notes mee:
Finally, the wait is over! And it's been well worth it. This is the best Paint Shop Pro ever! Not only have your favorite photo editing and graphic design tools been improved, there's a whole array of new ones. Plus, there's a brand-new integrated learning system that's easier to use than ever before. So whether you're new to Paint Shop Pro or have been using it forever, you can learn all the things you never knew how to do. There's so much, you'll have to download it to believe it.
Top 8 Features that Make 8 Great
- Background Eraser
Quickly remove unwanted sections with the Background Eraser. This handy tool makes it a snap to remove backgrounds with ease.
- Warping Tools
Create crazy caricatures with the Warp Brush by stretching, pulling, pushing, tugging, or swirling your image for all kinds of photo fun.
- New Filters and Effects
Smooth skin and produce romantic lighting effects, add realistic transparent bubbles, create seamless patterns, simulate the placement of a lens on your images, and much more.
- Perspective Correction Tool
Give your photos a new perspective. With Paint Shop Pro's new Perspective Correction tool you can easily fix perspective distortions.
- Paint Engine
Enjoy greater precision and smoother blending of brush strokes, with the Paint Engine. Choose from many artistic Custom Brush Presets or create, save, and share your own brush presets. Expanded digital tablet support provides more control when using a stylus.
- Automated Productivity Scripts
Save time and effort by eliminating repetitive tasks with new Script recorder and editor. You can edit and playback any sequence of editing steps, or choose from dozens of presets. For the utmost in efficiency and productivity you can apply any Script to a folder of images.
- Enhanced Integrated Learning System
Identify and fix problem photos plus get help with other common projects using Quick Guide tutorials that provide step-by-step instructions so you can make the most out of Paint Shop Pro.
- Dynamic Personalization
Create and save personal workspaces for fast access to tools you use most for each project.