Below you will find top reasons to upgrade to Painter 2020
1. NEW! Performance Optimization
Get revved up and ready to go with the new Brush Accelerator™ in Painter® 2020! This multi-functional tool scores your system and applies the optimal Painter performance settings automatically, which allows GPU acceleration for Stamp brushes and CPU performance enhancements throughout. Benefit from the bonus functionality that tells you how to strategically upgrade your system to further improve Painter’s performance.
2. NEW! Interface Advancements
Put the most important controls at your fingertips, like the revamped Property Bars, flyouts, and palettes for brushes and tools, to improve painting efficiencies. Consolidated Library Panels will save you valuable space, and everything on the desktop is now more intuitive to streamline your workflow and elevate your understanding of Painter.
3. NEW! Improved Brush Selector
View enhanced dab and stroke previews at-a-glance, saving you tons of time. With improved visuals, we’ve eliminated the need to hover in order to distinguish between popular dab types. In addition, you will enjoy more painting pixels with a slimmed down Brush Selector.
4. NEW! Convenient Color Selection
See how the universal color selection process throughout Painter is now a breeze. The new Temporal Color Wheel menu includes left-handed mode, clone color, and pin/unpin. Six new Color Harmonies can be saved as color sets, plus there are new color ramps in sliders and a handy slider-only option for the color panel.
5. NEW! Advanced Brush and Tool Controls
Grab your previous brush in a flash with either the click of a button or a shortcut that you can add to a custom palette. Enjoy painting with the eraser, dodge, burn and clone tools without any lag time.
6. NEW! Brushes
Accelerate your painting process with two new Fast brush categories featuring 26 refined brushes that were built to push the boundaries of Painter's new performance optimizations. Plus, you can enjoy five new Expressive brushes in the Real and Digital Watercolor categories.
7. ENHANCED! Layer Workflow
Create without disruption, thanks to exciting user-driven layer advancements. The noticeable improvements to the contextual and high-level menus will save you time, and workflow tweaks to collapsing, locking, selecting, and pasting will improve the quality and responsiveness of layers.