Corel Photo Video Suite X8 (Download)

Corel Photo Video Suite X8 (Download)

Corel Photo Video Suite X8 (Download)


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Product Highlights

  • PaintShop Pro X8 and VideoStudio Pro X8
  • Advanced Photo & Video Editing Programs
  • Content-Aware Magic Move Tool
  • Layer-Based Editing, Camera RAW Lab
  • Graphic Design and Text Editing Tools
  • Supports UHD 4K in XAVC S Codec
  • Balance Background and Foreground Audio
  • Media Management Library
  • Integrated Sharing & Social Media Tools
  • For Windows 10/8/7, 32- & 64-Bit Support
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Corel ESDPVSX8ML overview

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A comprehensive, all-in-one suit for multimedia image-makers, Corel Photo Video Suite X8 pairs both PaintShop Pro X8 photo editing software and VideoStudio Pro X8 video editing software together for an overall digital post-production workflow. Both applications revolve around customizable, intuitive interfaces and offer support for a wide array of input and output file types, as well as a versatile range of export capabilities. Suited to the multimedia user, these configurable editing applications provide a comfortable means for editing both still images and movies in a unique and powerful way.

PaintShop Pro X8 is a sophisticated image editing program designed for photographers, designers, and digital artists, and features a wide selection of tools for retouching and enhancing images. Both automated and completely manual control over the look and feel of imagery is supported in friendly environment with the option to work in a layered, non-destructive manner. A Magic Move tool utilizes content-aware technology for intelligent retouching capabilities while updated brushes and selection tools offer greater refinement for more precise editing. Support for raw file formats offers extended editing control and the ability to utilize a scripting engine allows you to program oft-used controls and sequences for a more automated method of working. Updated text and design tools also benefit incorporating graphics and photos within your web-based projects.

For the filmmaker, VideoStudio Pro X8 is a versatile movie editing program offering complete control over the look of your productions from start to finish. Support for 4K movie editing is available, along with the ability to add animations, motion effects, dynamic text, and graphics to your videos. Both advanced and simplified editing methods can be used, and 21 different tracks are available for building complex productions that intertwine video, audio, effects, and stills content in a unique manner. Additionally, authoring and exporting tools can be used to optimize your movie for playback on nearly any device.

PaintShop Pro X8

Text Wrapping
For creatively applying text to your imagery, this feature lets you automatically wrap text inside any vector shape or selection for customized posters, scrapbooks, brochures, collages, and other creative projects.
Magic Move
For seamlessly replacing and moving subjects within an image, this tool automatically replaces a background after you've made a selection and moved it elsewhere in the image. Using content-aware fill, this allows you to simply select a subject, drag it to a new location, and then the empty area will seamlessly be filled to match its surroundings.
Batch Mode
An enhanced Batch Mode interface allows you to easily work with large groups of imagery and apply various actions en masse, such as applying watermarks, resizing, and other scripting actions.
Precise Selections
Selection tools can be enhanced through the use of Tolerance settings for greater precision when defining selection areas.
Lens Correction
Available in both the edit and Camera Raw Lab workspaces, Lens Corrections tools help to correct for various distortions, vignetting, and chromatic aberrations caused during shooting in order to realize a cleaner image quality.
4K Monitor Support
Support for 4K monitors allows you to see and work with increased detail when editing your work. An updated user-interface also makes use of this capability with high-resolution icons and tools that are compatible with high DPI displays up to 250% zoom at 4K resolution.
Faster Brushes
Compared to previous versions of PaintShop Pro, brush speeds have been increased to be 40-120% faster for greater control and responsiveness.
Smart Edge
Faster performance when making selections is available with Smart Edge, which can be used with several different tools and helps to make sure your brush strokes stay "inside the lines."
Layers allow you to make non-destructive edits to your photos as well as create image composites and other creative designs. A series of layer enhancements also lets you search for specific layers, merge selected layers, and expand or collapse layer groups.
Text and Shape Cutting
Create a photo object by using text or a shape to clip an underlying photo to, then paste or drag the object to a new image as a layer. A Cutter Preview lets you see where you are cutting prior to committing any edits.
Camera Raw Lab
Enabling you to work with a wide variety of raw file formats, the Camera Raw Lab gives you control over manipulating and adjusting your files using an enhanced layout design, large preview window, and before and after views for clearly seeing your changes.

Raw file support also allows you to manage and save IPTC metadata within imagery, output raw files as JPGs or TIFs with attached metadata, and read and import XMP data for saving image edits without affecting the original raw file.
Learning and Tutorials
To help get acquainted with the program, and its variety of tools and features, a library of training videos and tutorials is accessible via the Discovery Center within the application. The Learning Center is also available, and features reference guides with step-by-step instruction on how to perform various edits.
Graduated Filter Effect and Gradients
The Graduated Filter tool can add unique color gradient effects to imagery, and gradient changes can be previewed as you adjust them in Material Properties.
Faster Saving
When working in the native PaintShop Pro image file format, .pspimage, saving times have been reduced by 50% for faster performance.
Magic Fill
For seamlessly replacing and moving subjects within an image, this tool automatically replaces a background after you've made a selection and erased it or moved it elsewhere in the image. Using content-aware fill, this allows you to simply select a subject, drag it to a new location or choose to erase it, and then the empty area will seamlessly be filled to match its surroundings.
Photo and Graphics for Web
A series of graphic editing tools are available for creating imagery for use on websites, including the ability to create and save templates for quickly applying branding to graphics.
Painting and Drawing Tools
A variety of built-in brushes, including the paint brush, air brush, fill, and color changer tools, can be used to create digital artwork or Adobe Photoshop brushes can also be imported for added versatility. Vector illustration tools are also available for drawing preset shapes, making pen lines, or adding text on a path.
Photo Mapping
Photo Mapping allows you to plot your photos on an interactive map based on the location they were taken, and then share your map online using Google Maps.
Share My Trip
Share My Trip lets you produce an online slideshow of your photographs, which are linked to an interactive map.
Social Media Sharing
Social media integration allows you to share photos and designs directly to Facebook, Flickr, and Google+ from within the application.
Scripting Engine
A powerful scripting engine allows you to expedite and perform common and repetitive tasks and actions. These scripts can also be shared with others for team and group working sessions.
Support for Third Party Plug-Ins
Plug-ins designed for 64-bit versions of other image editing programs, as well as Adobe Photoshop plug-ins, are compatible with PaintShop Pro X8 for extending the functionality of this application.
Portrait Retouching
Dedicated tools are available for retouching portraits, including red-eye removal and makeover options that remove blemishes and unwanted lines, smooth wrinkles, whiten teeth, and even-out skin tones.
Editing Interface
A tabbed workspace makes it easy to quickly switch between managing your files, adjusting your imagery, and performing more detailed or creative edits to your photos.
Retro Lab
Retro Lab applies a vintage look to imagery throughout the use of muted colors and contrast in order to gain a lo-fi appearance.
Instant Effects
A variety of Instant Effects can be used to creatively adjust the look of photos, and are organized into style categories such as Artistic, Film Styles, Black & White, and Landscape.
Selective Focus
Selective Focus allows you to simulate shallow depth of field techniques in order to emphasize portions of your image while blurring the rest.
Web Tools
Web-specific tools benefit saving and optimizing your photos for display online, including the ability to create image maps with HTML links. Slicing and Rollovers functions are also available to better integrate your graphics into the website design.
Photo Restoration
An array of restoration tools help to clean up the look of old or damaged photos. The Fade Correction tool restores the color and contrast of aged images while the Scratch Remover repairs cracks or tears.

VideoStudio Pro X8

VideoStudio MyDVD
A comprehensive solution for authoring and burning DVDs, AVCHD files, and Blue-ray discs, VideoStudio MyDVD provides you with 10 themed templates with menus, sub-menus, and chapters to pair with your video content.
Clearer Audio
Audio Ducking helps to balance dialog and narration with background sound by automatically lowering the volume of ambient noise so you can hear the speech more clearly. Ducking Level and Sensitivity adjustments can also be used for more control.
XAVC S Support
The XAVC S standard is supported along with editing video resolutions up to 4K 3840 x 2160.
Creative Effects Options
Offering increased control in how overlay objects blend in with the background, Add, Multiple, and Grey Key options are available to produce semi-transparent and color blend effects when adding text or graphics over your video content.
Freeze Frame
The Freeze Frame feature simplifies the process of selecting a single frame you want to stop and highlight for dramatic effect, and this tool lets you set the duration of the effect to suit the subject.
Convert Titles to Alpha Channel Files
Titles can be converted to alpha channel images or animations to produce a slick, professional appearance.
NewBlue FX Video Essentials II
A wide variety of special effects are available with the included Video Essentials II pack from NewBlue, including more than 100 presets in 10 plug-ins to produce vignettes, adjust the color, and more.
Smart Features
Helping you keep track of already used clips in your video, the thumbnails in the clips library receive a check-mark once they have been used to help you sort through new, and avoid reusing, clips more easily. Additionally, Multiple Projects Editing lets you save and re-use aspects from previous video projects, such as customized Filters or Transitions, on future edits.
ScoreFitter and Triple Scoop Music
The ScoreFitter library of royalty-free sounds and songs is available for easily adding music to your movie, and the sounds can be automatically adjusted in length to fit your specific project. Also, 17 royalty-free tracks are also provided from Triple Scoop Music. Training
A free 6-week all-access pass to is included to help you refine your editing skills, including introductory videos and segments on FastFlick, Screen Capture, and other advanced techniques. A royalty-free stock library is also accessible with this subscription.
Screen Capture
Enabling you to record directly from your screen, this feature is ideal for producing how-to videos, demos, or other training productions. Screen Capture lets you record both system audio and microphone sound, and Snap View Capture lets you record Windows apps in action with Windows 8 and later operating systems.
Media Library Management
Existing folders of media content can be imported directly into the Media Library for easy access and intuitive sorting. An enhanced list view benefits faster editing by providing access to different levels of clip information, such as resolution, frame rate, and start/end times.
4K Hardware Acceleration
Optimized for Intel 5th Generation processors, 4K hardware acceleration improves performance speeds by 400% compared to previous versions and overall playback in full HD has also been enhanced for playing back more tracks in real time.
Broad Format Support
Wide import compatibility is available, including support for MKV files that act as multimedia containers to hold video, audio, and subtitles within a single file. Support is also available for exporting to MOV (H.264), as well as AVI, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, QuickTime, WebM, Windows Media Format, and HTML5.
Motion Tracking Settings
Motion Tracking can be used to for producing mosaics to blur faces or license plates in your video. You are also able to target and track moving objects on the screen and connect them to text or graphics elements.
Learning Resources
A searchable Help menu aids in learning specific editing tools or processes, while the downloadable User Guide PDF and video-tutorials in the Discovery Center can also be used to refine your skills.
Multi-Track Video Editing
Allowing you to combine multiple levels or sequences of videos, photos, graphics, effects, and titles, up to 21 customizable multimedia tracks can be used in addition to transitions and effects.
Storyboard/Timeline Editing
Depending on your editing needs, you can easily toggle between a simple storyboard editing mode and an advanced multi-track timeline.
Audio for Productions
Besides the assortment of royalty-free sounds available, you can also import your own music, voice-overs, sound effects, or other audio sources, or even record your own voice, and sync it with your timeline. Relative volume adjustment is available for all audio sources, too.
Fades and Transitions
Fades, dissolves, wipes, and other transitional effects can be added to your production by simply dragging and dropping them into your timeline.
Titles and Overlays
On-screen text effects, including titles, credits, captions, and subtitles, can be added to projects and the text color, and font can be customized to suit your video. Motion can also be added to text using animation tools, or filters can be added via Title Effects.
Variable Speed
Variable Speed controls lets you slow down or speed up the playback of clips to create drama or other unique effects. The speed can be adjusted for any portion of the video without having to work with multiple clips.
Video Slideshows
Accent your video and photo slideshows with creative transitional effects and add your favorite effects to the Random Effects category for unique playback.
Customizable Motion Controls
The movement of graphics, titles, objects, and video clips can be controlled to create picture-in-picture videos or other dynamic productions. Custom motions can also be saved to the Path library for later reuse.
Stop Motion Animation
Full HD stop motion videos can be produced using your DSLR for unique playback effects.
QuickTime alpha Channels
QuickTime movies featuring alpha channels are supported, allowing you to import and use animated sequences with transparent backgrounds.
Export for Mobile Device Playback
Beyond exporting to disc or for web playback, finished videos can be shared and optimized for playback on mobile devices, including the iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Sony PSP, and Windows and Android smartphones.
FastFlick Slideshow Creation
For expediting the slideshow creation process, FastFlick uses a three-step process to produce a finished slideshow: begin with selecting a template, add your media, and export directly to social media sites or save in a variety of formats.
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Corel ESDPVSX8ML specs

Delivery Method Download
Supported OS Versions Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10 (32/64-Bit)
Storage Requirements 1 GB
Processor Requirement 1.5 GHz Intel  
1.5 GHz AMD  
RAM Requirement 2 GB (Minimum)
4 GB (Recommended)
Minimum Display Resolution 1280 x 768
Internet Connection Required Yes

Corel ESDPVSX8ML reviews

Photo Video Suite X8 (Download) is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simple, easy to use, powerful I was able to do what I want and ascertain how to use the editor only having used freemake and wondershare editors. It has more powerful tools to add to the video with extras and is pleasant visually.
Date published: 2015-11-15
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