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Corel Painter for Mac

Digital art software featuring realistic painting effects.

$429.00
In English
3.3
Based on 21 user rates

Corel Painter overview

Corel Painter lets you advance your digital art style with painted textures, subtle glazing brushwork, interactive gradients, and realistic Natural-Media. Easily transition from traditional to digital art with thick oils, dripping watercolors and many other texture-filled strokes. Explore workflow layouts like illustration, fine art, concept, manga and photo art with specialized tools for each style. Welcome to the world’s most expressive digital art software that’s changing what's possible in art.

Features
  • The Most Natural Transition From Traditional to Digital Art - Immerse yourself in painting software that offers the largest selection of Natural-Media® brushes and canvas textures on the market. Craft your art with stunning reality using an array of authentic dry and wet media. When combined with a pressure sensitive drawing solution, you will forget you are painting on a computer.
  • 21ST Century Media You Won’t Find Anywhere Else - Create out-of-this-world art with Image Hoses that spray the object of your imagination. Liquid Ink that piles up and can be carved into. Particles that spring, flow and glow, and hyper-digital Pattern Pens that defy traditional art boundaries yet were brought to life by real artists.
  • Incomparable Composition Tools - Paint in perfect symmetry with Mirror and Kaleidoscope tools. Set a flawless scene with 1, 2 and 3-point Perspective Guides and craft the perfect composition using the Divine Proportion and Layout Grid tools built right into this stunning digital art software.
  • Your Workflow, Your Way - From custom brushes to custom palettes, Painter lets you import content from others, create your own, or select from built-in artist layouts to suit your workflow needs. Painter provides a personal experience that plays well with Photoshop and runs on Mac and Windows so that you can perfect your artwork in the way you’re used to working.

What’s new in version 2023

  • These very popular stamp brushes have received a versatility overhaul. Open the Captured dab panel and choose from the included Captured dab library to get you started. Change shape, edge effects, rotation, squeeze and anti-aliasing on-the-fly. Plus, create your own dabs, organize, import and export libraries all from the Captured dab panel!
  • Enhance your artistic creations with new Watercolor compatible brushes and improved workflow options. Easily paint with dry media types on Watercolor layers resulting in new creative mixed-media looks. Plus, Watercolor layers can be easily transformed without needing to convert to a default layer.
  • Reap the benefits of a refined brush library. Enjoy new categories, variants and brush previews plus, now you can easily find, filter, and favorite beloved brushes for easy access right from the Brush Selector. We have renamed, reorganized, and streamlined brush categories and variants for a logical content experience. Don’t worry, you can still access your previous favorites that you can’t live without!
  • Choosing brush size has never been so speedy and visual. Just open up the Size Library and away you go. Want additional sizes? You can add and reorder them. Need to change the size preview, no problem. Plus, you can also delete sizes you no longer require to streamline the panel content.
  • After reviewing your valuable feedback, we have made many layer productivity improvements and other enhancements to accelerate your workflow. Layer spotlight, mask selection loading, clear a layer with delete, and new color dodge and burn composite methods, along with Navigator grayscale display, are just a few of the many advancements.
  • Run the Brush Accelerator™ and enjoy huge speed gains of new and enhanced cover method brushes with up to 50x GPU boost and up to 18x acceleration when using Intel multicore processors with AVX2. Easily find these popular brushes by typing enhanced cover into the Search Panel. Several other favored brush engines are also up to 2x's faster.
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Corel Painter for Mac

$429.00
In English
Version 2023
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3.3

(50 Reviews of Corel Painter)

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JohnnyFave
JohnnyFave
Oct 29 2019
20.0.0.256
5.0
Oct 29 2019
5.0
Version: 20.0.0.256
Painter 2020 - is just completely awesome! I'm a little surprised by a couple of previous comments; Painter 2020 is running VERY smoothly on Catalina. In upgrading to 2020 from 2019, I did have an issue with reinstalling my additional brushes (the application itself was buttery smooth for the upgrade), and it did take a couple of days to resolve with Support (could have been faster), however in the end they resolved the issue to my satisfaction. The user interface continues to be updated and streamlined with every version (it's getting easier to use), plus new abilities are continuously added. Make no mistake, it's a highly powerful graphic program (been using it since Painter 3 in the can) and makes for an enjoyable journey in computer graphics!
DragonMaster
DragonMaster
Sep 6 2019
20.0.0.256
1.0
Sep 6 2019
1.0
Version: 20.0.0.256
This edition of Painter along with Painter 2018, and 2019, are totally incompatible with Catalina. The app tries to install into the System itself rather than the Applications folder. When Corel was confronted with this numerous times they finally acknowledged the problem but gave no indication if or when there might be a fix. The attitude was one of "Oh well". One support person suggested that I get a REAL computer...a PC. Other matters, Little Snitch continuously complains that the code has been modified, that certificates are invalid. When asked about this I was told that if this was true and was a problem for me to stop using the software. Damn right there is a lot of totally Mac software that does at least as good of a job and often a lot better. I have supported Corel Painter for many years, but this lousy it's your problem attitude has convinced me that I am done with Corel.
Archiethearchiver
Archiethearchiver
Jun 25 2019
20.0.0.256
0.0
Jun 25 2019
0.0
Version: 20.0.0.256
It will not work on Mac OS 10.10.5!! In fact this app requires macOS 10.14 or OS 10.13, with the latest revision Intel Core 2 Duo processor 4 physical cores/8 logical cores or higher (recommended) OpenCL 1.2 capable video card (recommended) 2 GB RAM 8 GB RAM or higher (recommended) 850 MB hard disk space for application files Solid-state drive (recommended) 1280 x 800 @ 100% (or higher) screen resolution 1920 x 1200 @ 150% (or higher) (recommended) Mouse or tablet DVD drive (required for box installation) To activate your product, you must connect to the Internet and register it first.
JohnnyFave
JohnnyFave
Sep 12 2018
18.1.0.651
5.0
Sep 12 2018
5.0
Version: 18.1.0.651
Painter 2019 is out. As per ALL previous versions - STUNNING and POWERFUL! Cheers!
JohnnyFave
JohnnyFave
Mar 9 2017
16.1.0.456
5.0
Mar 9 2017
5.0
Version: 16.1.0.456
Wow! Painter 2017 is something to behold! I've owned it for a very long time now (my 1st version came in the original paint can). Absolutely everything is incredibly great with Painter, and I can hardly wait to dig deeper with my new drawing tablet. There is one thing Corel can do though, and that is to update the overall look of the UI, it does have a dated feel to it but certainly is overlooked once one starts to move around it all. Big, robust, powerful, infinite variety of brushes, pencils, painting combinations that can guarantee any artist of developing their own unique styles and creations.
aaronyan2526
aaronyan2526
Jan 6 2020
5.0
Jan 6 2020
5.0
Version: null
JohnnyFave
JohnnyFave
Oct 29 2019
5.0
Oct 29 2019
5.0
Version: null
DragonMaster
DragonMaster
Sep 6 2019
1.0
Sep 6 2019
1.0
Version: null
MartaTessy
MartaTessy
Aug 11 2016
5.0
Aug 11 2016
5.0
Version: null
JacobsIvan
JacobsIvan
Jul 29 2015
1.0
Jul 29 2015
1.0
Version: null
Yogapaul
Yogapaul
Jul 24 2015
3.0
Jul 24 2015
3.0
Version: null
Mr-Mike
Mr-Mike
Aug 20 2014
0.5
Aug 20 2014
0.5
Version: null
Tim27
Tim27
Nov 24 2013
3.5
Nov 24 2013
3.5
Version: null
Morgan-Alex
Morgan-Alex
Aug 6 2013
1.5
Aug 6 2013
1.5
Version: null
b77
b77
Aug 1 2013
4.0
Aug 1 2013
4.0
Version: null
Krazykat
Krazykat
Apr 13 2013
2.0
Apr 13 2013
2.0
Version: null
Achim2
Achim2
Apr 7 2013
4.5
Apr 7 2013
4.5
Version: null
WillemDeJong
WillemDeJong
May 13 2011
5.0
May 13 2011
5.0
Version: null
Reel-mac
Reel-mac
Oct 11 2009
1.0
Oct 11 2009
1.0
Version: null
Madmacmad
Madmacmad
Dec 15 2007
5.0
Dec 15 2007
5.0
Version: null
Ffass
Ffass
Jan 15 2007
5.0
Jan 15 2007
5.0
Version: null
Justinnorman
Justinnorman
Jul 3 2006
4.0
Jul 3 2006
4.0
Version: null
Gmax
Gmax
Apr 22 2006
4.0
Apr 22 2006
4.0
Version: null
Guest
Guest
May 17 2005
3.5
May 17 2005
3.5
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Sep 23 2004
2.3
Sep 23 2004
2.3
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Mar 25 2003
5.0
Mar 25 2003
5.0
Version: null