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PaintShop Pro 2021: System Requirements for Corel® PaintShop Pro® 2021

Long-form System Requirements 


System Requirements 

  • Windows 10 (recommended version 1809 or later), Windows 8/8.1, Windows 7 with the latest service pack (64-bit editions)* 
  • For virtualization: Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019. 
  • Intel® Celeron G series or AMD® Phenom II and above (Intel® i5 or AMD® Ryzen series and above recommended for Artificial Intelligence feature support) 
  • 4GB of RAM (8 GB recommended for Artificial Intelligence feature support)  
  • 3GB of available hard-disk space required (4GB recommended)  
  • 1366 x 768 display resolution (1920 x 1080 display resolution @100 DPI recommended). Up to 250 DPI supported with appropriate resolution display. 
  • DirectX 10 or higher compatible video adapter with the latest driver (DirectX 12 compatible discrete VGA card recommended for GPU acceleration) 
  • Internet Explorer version 10 or higher 
  • Internet connection required for online features and tutorial videos  

* The native 32-bit version of Windows is no longer supported. For support with 32-bit drivers, use earlier versions of PaintShop Pro. 

 
Format Support 
  

Import Formats Supported  

AI, BMP, CAL, CALS, CGM, CLP, CUR, CUT, DCX, DIB, EMF, EPS, GIF, HDP, IFF, IMG, J2C, J2K, JIF, JP2, JPC, JPE, JPEG, JPG, JPS, JPX, MAC, MPO, MRW, MSP, PBM, PCD*, PCT, PCX, PDF, PGM, PIC, PICT, PNG, PNS, PPM, PS, PSD, PSP (PSP image files), RAS, RAW, RIF, RLE, SCT, SVG, SVGZ, TGA, TIF, UFO, WBM, WBMP, WDP, WEBP, WMF, WPG**  
 

RAW file support for over 800 camera models, including the following file extensions: 3FR, ARW, CR2, CRW, DCR, DNG, K25, KDC, NEF, NRW, ORF, PEF, RAF, RW2, SR2, SRF, X3F  (Visit full model list 

 
Export Formats Supported 

BMP, CAL, CALS, CLP, CUT, DCX, DIB, EMF, EPS, AI, PS, GIF, HDP, WDP, IFF, IMG, JP2, J2C, J2K, JPC, JPX, JPG, JIF, JPE, JPEG, MAC, MSP, PBM, PCX, PGM, PIC, PPM, PNG, PSD, PSP (PSPIMAGE FILES), RAS, RAW, RIF, RIFF, RLE, SCT, CT, JPS, PNS, TGA, TIF, TIFF, WBMP, WBM, WEBP, WMF 

*Supported on 32-bit version of PSP installations only. 

**WPG (WordPerfect Vector only) is not supported on 64-bit version. WordPerfect Bitmap is supported on 64-bit version. 

 
Brush Formats 

  • PaintShop Pro Brush (.pspbrush)  
  • Adobe Photoshop Brush (.abr)
  • Jasc Brush (.jbr) 

 

Short Form System Requirements 
 

Minimum System Requirements 

For complete system requirements visit www.paintshoppro.com 

  • Windows 10, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 7 (64-bit edition only)  
  • Intel® Celeron G series or AMD® Phenom II and above 
  • 4GB of RAM 
  • 3GB of available hard-disk space  
  • 1366 x 768 resolution  
  • DirectX 10 or higher compatible video adapter 
  • Internet Explorer version 10 or higher 
  • Internet connection for installation and online features 

 

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