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Corel Introduces Paint Shop Pro® Photo X2 Ultimate Edition - Latest Corel photo-editing release is certified for Windows Vista and features support for more than 250 raw camera formats and other bonus items to help users create even more compelling photos and projects.
Corel Corporation, a leading developer of graphics, productivity and digital media software, today announced the release of Corel Paint Shop Pro® Photo X2 Ultimate. This latest Certified for Windows® Vista® product from Corel features new technology enhancements designed to provide users with the widest selection of photo editing features ranging from automatic tools for quick fixes to precision controls for fine-tuning.
“With increased raw camera support and new creative content, Paint Shop Pro Photo X2 Ultimate is excellent value for consumers interested in managing, editing and being creative with their digital photos,” said Petter Nordwall, director of product management, Corel. “Our users will find increased depth of functionality in Paint Shop Pro Photo X2 Ultimate that enables them to grow as their skills and knowledge progress. Every photography enthusiast will find the latest photo-editing technologies and creative tools in a single purchase.”
Paint Shop Pro Photo X2 Ultimate features:
NewCertified for Windows Vista® – Paint Shop Pro Photo X2 Ultimate is now fully certified for Windows Vista, the highest certification of support for that operating system, meeting compatibility standards for ease-of-use, better performance, and enhanced security.
EnhancedCamera Raw Support – Paint Shop Pro Photo X2 Ultimate now supports more than 250 raw camera formats, making it easier for users to edit photos taken with the most popular camera models.
NewCreative Content Pack – The Creative Content Pack includes 150 brand-new, custom-made photo frames, photo edges and Picture Tubes™ that enable users to express their creativity with unique edges and custom graphics, including square or oval frames, modern or classic frames, mats or photo edges, or a variety of other styles.
Bonus items in Paint Shop Pro Photo X2 Ultimate include:
New Corel® Painter™ Photo Essentials 4 – Photo enthusiasts can now convert photos into digital artwork in three easy steps. Using the unique Auto-Painting palette, users can create a stunningly realistic work of art including paintings and drawings.
New PHOTORECOVERY® for Digital Media – When users think their digital content might have been lost forever, PHOTORECOVERY can recover images, movies and sound files from accidentally reformatted memory cards. It is compatible with virtually all media card formats, including SD™, miniSD™, microSD™, CompactFlash® I and II, Memory Stick™, MMC, xD, SmartMedia® and Microdrive®.
New Background Remover – An unwanted background image can ruin what would otherwise be a perfect photo. In three simple steps, the Background Remover isolates part of a background in an image and removes it, allowing the user to replace it with a complementary image. With the Background Remover, users can preserve image details that were once impossible to mask precisely by preserving fine, semi-transparent details such as strands of hair and wisps of smoke, as well as the detail that is found between larger objects, such as the sky seen between tree branches.
New Flash Drive – A 2 GB USB Flash Drive makes it easier for users to backup and transfer photos, videos and other files from a PC. Includes plug-and-play compatibility with any PC.
With a suggested retail price of £79, Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo X2 Ultimate is available starting today in English, French, German, Dutch, Italian and Spanish through here and in the coming weeks through Corel’s global channel partners. Registered users of Paint Shop Pro Photo X2 may purchase the Ultimate Update Kit for £34. All prices include VAT.
For more information about Corel’s digital media portfolio or to download a free, fully-functional trial version, please visit the Corel website.