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Corel Releases PaintShop Photo Pro X3 Ultimate
by Andy Stanton -  9/8/2010

Corel has announced the release of PaintShop Photo Pro X3 Ultimate, a collection of photo-editing software that combines the power of Corel PaintShop Photo Pro X3 with a new set of creative tools - Corel KPT Collection photo-effects filters and Corel Painter Essentials 4 for sketching, drawing and painting. A comprehensive 144 page user guide is included.

Corel PaintShop Photo Pro X3 brings together organization and photo editing tools along with photo projects, backup and high definition (HD) video slideshow capabilities. Photo Pro X3 includes an Organizer and Project Creator, along with editing tools such as the Smart Carver, Camera RAW Lab, Object Extractor and more. Corel KPT Collection provides 24 powerful Kai's Power Tools plug-in filters.

Corel Painter Essentials 4 gives the user tools for digital painting, drawing and sketching along with the unique Auto-Painting palette, making it easy to create a realistic work of art or automatically paint a photo in three steps.

Pricing and availability
Residents of North America can purchase PaintShop Photo Pro X3 Ultimate for a suggested retail price of $99.99. Upgrades are available to registered owners of PaintShop Photo Pro X3 for $49.99 and to owners of any Corel PaintShop Pro product for $79.99. Corel PaintShop Photo Pro X3 Ultimate will also be available from selected resellers and Corel websites in the UK, Germany and Australia.

For more information on Corel PaintShop Photo Pro X3 Ultimate or to download a free trial, visit Corel's website.