Summary: If you’re interested in buying new photo editing software, are there really any other good options out there except for Adobe Photoshop? Actually, there is one, and it’s Corel’s PaintShop Pro X5 Ultimate. As we’ll see in this review, while Corel’s product is not Photoshop, it is a highly worthy (and a much lower cost) alternative. Overview When it comes to photo editing software, there’s an 800-pound gorilla in the room with “shop” in the name.
Pros: Top drawer photo editing at relatively low price, Easy for beginners to use, Extensive filter effects
Cons: Availabe for Windows only (not Mac), You must be online to view complete instruction guide, It isn't Adobe Photoshop