How do I install and use the free version of GRFX Studio that comes with PaintShop Pro 2020 Ultimate?

The Corel edition of GRFX Studio is included with PaintShop Pro 2020 Ultimate. To launch it on an open image, go to Effects > Plugins > AutoFX Software > GRFX Studio Corel Edition.

If it is not listed under the Plugins menu, you can install and activate GRFX Studio manually. In Windows go to C:\ Program Files (x86) \ Corel \ Corel PaintShop Pro 2020 Setup Files and open the Autorun.exe file. On the window that opens, click to Install GRFX Studio


How to Activate GRFX Studio Corel Edition:

  • Open GRFX Studio Corel Edition either from the shortcut on your Desktop, or by clicking Start > GRFX Studio Corel.
  • Enter your email address in the field and click Continue.
  • Enter your activation code from the email and click Activate Software.
  • GRFX Studio will confirm the activation with a message Activation successful! Click OK and now the plugin should be available in the Effects > Plugins

Learn more about GRFX Studio in our full tutorial How to Use GRFX Studio.

You can also find the PaintShop Pro Q&A video here on the Discovery Center, where we answer more questions submitted by PaintShop Pro users

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