Corel PaintShop Pro

Click on the tabs below for information about Corel PaintShop Pro.

About PaintShop Pro

About the software

Corel PaintShop Pro is image editing software.


PaintShop Pro X8 is installed on all IT Services managed PCs and is available to staff for departmentally managed machines and home use; see the Obtaining the software tab.

Obtaining the software



PaintShop Pro is installed on all IT Services classroom PCs. It appears under Start | All Programs | Multimedia & Graphics.

Home use

PaintShop Pro is not available for home use.


Supported PCs

PaintShop Pro can be installed by searching for Software Center from the Start Menu

Once installed, it will appear under Start | All Programs | Multimedia & Graphics.

Unsupported machines & home use

PaintShop Pro is Windows-only software and is available for download:

You will also need to obtain the licence code (see below).

Licence code

A licence code is required to activate PaintShop Pro:

Documentation, training and support



  • Corel PaintShop Resources provide a range of support materials including written tutorials, training videos and webinars
  • IT Services course materials