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Accelerate your art
Turn concepts into your signature style faster than ever!
With renowned digital art software that offers hundreds of realistic brushes, exclusive media and an array of artistic tools, Painter 2021 delivers it all. Confidently paint original works with artist-created brushes and textures, transform photos into paintings, and share custom content with fellow artists.
A library of free learning resources and live webinars will provide on-going inspiration as you paint.
WHY CHOOSE PAINTER 2021?
Natural-Media™ that replicates reality
Immerse yourself in an enormous selection of professional Natural-Media™ brushes including, thick, wet, dry and blending media that looks and feels just like the real thing.
Exclusive digital art brushes
Create unforgettable art with Painter’s proprietary media, Particles that spring, flow and glow, Pattern Pens that make an unforgettable mark and extruding Thick Texture.
Intelligent photo-painting tools
Clone your images by dipping your brush directly into the photo or use artificial intelli-gence and the Auto-Painting palette to rapidly transform images for you.
Paint in perfect symmetry and perspective using built-in composition tools such as Mirror painting, Kaleidoscope, Divine Proportion, Rule of Thirds and Perspective Guides.
Create your own custom brushes, palettes and workspace layout, or import custom content from others that exponentially speeds up your artistic workflow.
Open and save to .PSD. Enjoy using multi-touch or a drawing tablet with stylus tilt, rotation, bearing & pressure control plus paint on a Mac or a Windows system.
IMPRESSIVE NEW FEATURES
NEW Performance optimization
Run the intuitive Brush Accelerator™, which makes the most of your computer’s hardware and graphics card, to deliver the best possible painting experience. Work faster with double the number of GPU accelerated brush technologies, optimized drip and liquid brush technologies, and quicker brush and tool switching.
NEW Thick Paint brushes and workflow options
Enjoy enhanced Thick Paint brushes and a NEW Thick Paint-compatible brush category that takes full advantage of the depth, lighting and shadows of piled paint.
NEW Artificial Intelligence style transfer
Choose from 12 AI Styles that easily transfer to your image. Use the presets or adjust the style strength, detail, color match and smoothing to fine-tune the end result.
NEW Cloning workflow
Easily access the top Photo Art panels from the property bar for quick adjustments and take advantage of new color tinting of a source including images, textures and patterns.
ENHANCED Layer control
Choose to paint on any layer type right from the New Image dialog plus take advantage of many other user requested layer improvements.
NEW Platform support
Use Sidecar on macOS Catalina to mirror your Mac on an iPad and paint using the Apple Pencil with new tilt support. On MacBook Pro and iPad, increase efficiency with new support for the context sensitive Touch Bar and multi-touch Trackpad on MacBook Pro. Windows users will benefit from the new auto-launch after install.
* Versions 1909 and later of Windows 10 are supported as well as versions that will be released during the life cycle of Painter 2021.
** Additional space may be required for Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7
To activate your Windows or Mac product, you must connect to the Internet and register it firs
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