AfterShot Pro
 
photo editing software

New AfterShot 3

Photo editing software

  • Enhanced Highlight Recovery
  • New Blemish Remover tools
  • New Image Preset Library

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Turn your passion for photography into unforgettable photos—without spending hours at the computer.

Corel® AfterShot™ 3 is the simple, affordable way to quickly learn professional-grade photo editing. Make easy corrections and enhancements, and apply adjustments to one or thousands of photos at once with batch processing tools.

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  • Blemish Remover

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  • Lens Correction

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Simple photo management

Simple photo management

Sort, organize and view all your photos in one place, quickly and easily with flexible file management options--no importing required.

Ultra-fast workflow

Time-saving workflow

Speed through loading, selecting, editing and output with an easy-to-use workflow perfect for students and aspiring photographers.

Powerful batch processing

Powerful batch processing

Edit and perfect one or thousands of photos with powerful batch processing controls and presets that let you quickly bring out the best in every image.

Enhanced!

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Highlight Recovery

Highlight Recovery

Regain more of the detail and tone from your overexposed photos with enhanced Highlight Recovery. Powered by a new algorithm, this feature lets you access more of the data in your RAW files for superior image quality.

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Blemish Remover

Blemish Remover

Save time and edit faster by doing more touchups and photo corrections in AfterShot 3, rather than jumping to PaintShop Pro or Adobe® Photoshop®. The new Blemish Remover offers circle, brush, polygon and freehand tools for detailed editing, making portrait editing faster and easier. Remove dust, spots, smudges and a variety of imperfections on any photo.

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Image Preset Library

Image Preset Library

Now it's easier to tap into the power of presets to automate more of your repetitive processing jobs or quickly reproduce a look that would otherwise be tedious to replicate. The new Image Preset Library^ lets you browse, preview and download free and for-purchase presets.

Lens Corrections

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Lens Corrections

Update to AfterShot 3 for new, sought-after lens corrections that build on the hundreds of lenses already supported by AfterShot to quickly correct the different types of distortion introduced by various lenses. Join the AfterShot Pro community on Facebook to discover when new lens corrections are posted or to share your own.

See what's new with plugins

Enhanced!

See what's new with plugins

Find and install free and for-purchase plugins, and get updates in a flash with AfterShot 3's new Plugin Manager^. Or make your own with our unique plugin API—a love of photography, a knowledge of C++ and the updated Plugin SDK are all you need. Share your plugins freely with the AfterShot community, or work with Corel to sell them.

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Updated RAW camera profiles

Updated RAW camera profiles

We're committed to constantly delivering support for today's most popular, powerful and creative cameras, including professional DSLRs, flexible and high-quality mirrorless cameras, and many more. A new dynamic camera profile updater^ notifies you when new cameras are added a new feedback mechanism captures and prioritizes your requests with Corel.

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Modular Camera Profiles

Modular Camera Profiles

Get the latest camera profiles sooner—and without patching your software—with dynamic camera updates^. Simply browse and download directly from AfterShot 3. Don't see a camera you want? Hit the 'feedback' button and log your request directly to the AfterShot Pro development team.

Lens Correction Development Kit

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Lens Correction Development Kit

Make and share your own lens corrections—ideal for photographers working with rare, unique or spanking new glass. Simply follow the instructions, save your correction, then load it into AfterShot 3—or share online.

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Get involved!

Get involved!

AfterShot wants you! Corel has built AfterShot to give you, the photographer, control, letting you make you own plugins, lens corrections and presets. Now a new feedback loop makes it easier for you to send your ideas and requests to the Corel Photo team--better helping us to meet your needs. Simply click 'feedback' and send us your comments.

Install on multiple systems

Install on multiple systems

Download and install AfterShot on up to three computers with a single license. As long as you’re not running AfterShot on more than one computer at once, you can use it at home, at work and anywhere else you want to work on your photos.

^Available on Windows and Mac only. Linux users can download new Camera Profiles, Presets and Plugins here.


Powerful non-destructive photo editing

Powerful adjustments

Powerful adjustments

Whether you're shooting in RAW or JPEG, you can alter your photos using a wide variety of adjustment tools, including Crop, Straighten, Highlight Recovery, Noise Removal, Color, Temperature, Exposure, Highlights, Fill Light and more.

Multi-version editing

Multi-version editing

Easily make adjustments to multiple versions of your master photo without ever changing your original file. Make an unlimited number of versions of one image, with a wide variety of corrections and customizable presets, including Black & White, Cross Processing and more.

Precise control with Selective Editing

Precise control with Selective Editing

Apply adjustments exactly where you want them with unique Layers and Regions capabilities that isolate precise areas of your photo for adjustment.

Red eye removal

Red eye removal

Get precise control when cleaning up red eye in your photos.

Get complete control with a personalized workflow

Customizable workspace

Customizable workspace

Easily change the AfterShot workspace any time to suit your task. Hide or show the Thumbnail, Preview, Browse and Tools panel. Choose from several viewing options, including Slideshow, Full Screen and Multi-Image view.

Easy integration with photo editors

Easy integration with photo editors

Process your RAW photos quickly in AfterShot 3, then simply click the "Send to External Editor" button to quickly export in TIF to PaintShop Pro, PhotoShop or another editor for more detailed editing.

Quick review

Quick review

Trouble deciding between similar shots? Easily compare two images side-by-side in AfterShot 3.

Create web galleries

Create web galleries

Quickly create a web gallery to share your images online with friends, colleagues or clients. Choose from various gallery styles to control how your photos are displayed.

The world's fastest RAW processing

Fast batch processing

Fast batch processing

With up to 4x faster performance than Adobe® Lightroom® when exporting from RAW to JPEG and offering easy-to-configure batch processing, AfterShot 3 speeds you through batch processing. Take advantage of presets or custom settings, and easily set up batches for Web, print, galleries or easy backup.

Adobe®, Lightroom® and Photoshop® are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries. 'Up to 4 x faster than Lightroom' claim based on an export workflow.

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Features

AfterShot 3

AfterShot Pro 3

New and Enhanced Features
NEW! Watermarking
ENHANCED! Highlight Recovery

Basic adjustments only

NEW! Blemish Remover
NEW! Image Preset Library
NEW! Lens Correction Development Kit and Updater
NEW! Plugin Manager
NEW! Modular Camera Profiles
ENHANCED! Updated Plugin Environment
NEW! Camera Profile Development Kit
General Features
Catalogs
Advanced Tone, Highlights and Contrast controls (including Local Contrast filter)
Advanced Sharpening and Noise controls

Athentech Perfectly Clear

HDR Module
Curves and Histogram
Advanced Color Correction, Color Balance and Tint
Metadata editing

Basic

Full

Multi-threading support

Basic

Full

Advanced importing options
Advanced export options (multi-file batch)
Multi-image mode

Max. 2 images

Max. 6 images

Configurable output color space
Soft-proofing support
Custom defaults per camera model
Supported operating systems

Windows, Mac, Linux

Windows, Mac, Linux

Getting started with AfterShot for a faster workflow

New to AfterShot? This in-depth introductory video is perfect for anyone just getting started. Learn to sort, select and perfect your photos, apply enhancements to batches and output your images to TIFF or JPEG.

Discovery Center

Learn new skills and be inspired by Corel's Discovery Center. Find photography tips, tricks and tutorials.

Points of View Photo Blog

Check out our official blog to stay informed about the photo software you love. You'll find timely how-to articles, profiles and interviews with community members, development updates and more. Stay in-the-know, ask questions and get answers -- and discover more about AfterShot.

User Guide

Video Tutorials

Step-by-step tutorials introduce you to key features in AfterShot so you can master the application quickly.

User Guide

User Guide

The Corel AfterShot User Guide is a complete PDF that you can view online or print. It covers the basic information you need to get started.

Web-based Help

Web-based Help

The Corel AfterShot Web-based Help is a comprehensive reference for the application. It contains the most up-to-date information.

Corel User to User Forum

Corel User to User Forum

Discuss AfterShot, get advice, and swap tips and techniques with other users.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

You can find answers to frequently asked questions in the Corel Knowledgebase.

System Requirements

Please note: AfterShot 3 is 64-bit only.

  • Windows® 10, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 8, Windows® 7 with latest service pack (64-bit editions)
  • 64-bit Intel or AMD processor (multi-core processor recommended)
  • 2 GB of RAM (4 GB recommended for HDR)
  • 400 MB of available hard-disk space required
  • 1024x768 resolution with 16-bit color display (1280 x 768 resolution with 24 bit or higher color display recommended)
  • Internet connection required for online help and program updates
  • Mac OS®X 10.9 or later (64-bit edition), including Mac OS 10.12
  • All Intel® Macs model are supported
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • 250 MB of available hard-disk space required
  • 1024 x 768 resolution with 16-bit color display
  • Internet connection required for online help and program updates
  • JPG, TIFF
  • RAW file support from most leading camera manufacturers: ARW, CR2, CRW, DCR, DNG, MRW, NEF, NRW, ORF, PEF, RAW, RW2, RWL, SR2
  • Internet Explorer 11 or higher, or Microsoft Edge
  • Safari 5.1 or higher

Cameras Supported

  • EOS: 10D, 20D, 30D, 40D, 50D, 60D, 70D, 80D, 1D, 1D Mark II, 1D Mark IIn, 1D Mark III, 1D Mark IV, 1Ds, 1Ds Mark II, 1Ds Mark III, 1Dx, 1D X Mark II, 5D, 5DS, 5DS R, 5D Mark II, 5D Mark III, 5D Mark IV, Kiss X2, Kiss X3, Kiss X4, Kiss X5, 6D, 7D, 7D Mark II, 100D / Rebel SL1 / Kiss X7, Kiss X70, Rebel T1i, Rebel T2i, Rebel T3, 300D, 350D, 400D, 450D, 500D, 550D, 600D, 650D / Digital Rebel T4i / Kiss Digital X6i, Rebel T5, 700D / Digital Rebel T5i / Kiss Digital X7i, 750D, Rebel T6, Rebel T6i, 1000D, 1100D, 1200D, 1300D, 8000D, D30, D60, M, Digital Rebel XS, Digital Rebel XT, Digital Rebel XTi, Kiss Digital N, Kiss Digital X, Kiss Digital XSi
  • Powershot: G1 X, G5 X, G1 X Mark II, G10, G11, G12, G2, G3, G5, G6, G7 X, G7 X II, G9, G15, G16, S100, S110, S40, S45, S50, S60, S70, S90, S95, S120, Pro1, SX1, SX50 HS, SX60
  • Canon sRAW and mRAW formats
  • FinePix HS50EXR, S1, X-A1, X-A2, X100, X-T1, X-E1, X-E2, X-PRO1, X-PRO2, X-M1, X100S, X100T, X10, X20, X30, XQ1, XQ2, X-S1, X-T10
  • DCS: Pro 14n, Pro 14nx, Pro SLR/c, Pro SLR/n, ProBack645
  • DIGILUX 3, V-LUX 1, V-LUX 2, V-LUX 3, D-LUX 2, D-LUX 3, D-LUX 4, D-LUX 5, M (TYP 240), M8, M9, Monochrome, X1, X2, Digital MODUL-R8, Digital MODUL-R9, T, T (TYP 701), X2, X Vario (TYP 701)
  • DiMAGE: 7, 7i, 7Hi, A1, A2, A200, MAXXUM: 5D, 7D, DYNAX: 5D, 7D, ALPHA-5 DIGITAL, ALPHA SWEET DIGITAL, Alpha-7 Digital
  • D2, D4, D4S, D40, D40x, D50, D60, D70, D70s, D80, D90, D100, D200, D300, D300s, D500, D600, D610, D700, D750, D800, D800e, D810, D3s, D3x, D3, D2x, D2h, D2xs, D2hs, D1, D1h, D1x, D5, DF, D3000, D3100, D3200, D3300, D3400, D5000, D5100, D5200, D5300, D5500, D7000, D7100, D7200, 1 AW1, 1 J1, 1 J2, 1 J3, 1 J4, 1 S1, 1 V1, 1 V2, 1 V3, P6000, P7000, COOLPIX P330, P7700, P7800
  • E-1, E-3, E-5, E-10, E-20, E-20N, E-20P, E-30, E-300, E-330, E-400, E-410, E-420, E-450, E-500, E-510, E-520, E-600, E-620, E-M1, E-M5 Mark II, E-M10, E-M10 Mark II, E-P1, E-P2,
    E-P3, E-P5, E-PL1, E-PL1s, E-PL2, E-PL3, E-PL5, E-PM1, E-PM2, E-PL7, C5050z, C5060wz, C7070wz, C8080wz, OM-D E-M5, SP-310, SP-320, SP-350, SP-500, SP-500uz, SP-510uz,
    SP-550uz, STYLUS1, XZ-1, XZ-2, XZ-10
  • DMC-GH4, FZ1000, FZ100, FZ150, FZ200, FZ18, FZ28, FZ30, FZ35, FZ38, FZ40, FZ45, FZ50, FZ8, G1, G2, G3, G5, G6, G10, GF1, GF2, GF3, GF5, GF6, GF7, GH1, GH2, GH3, GM1, GM5, GX1, GX7, L1, L10, LF1, LX100, LX1, LX2, LX3, LX5, LX7, TZ60, ZS40, Lumix DMC-G7
  • K100D, K100D Super, K10D, K110D, K20D, K200D, K2000, *ist D, *ist DL, *IST DL2, *ist DS, *ist DS2, K-01, K-1, K-3, K-3 II, K-5, K-5 II, K-5 IIs, K-50, K-500, K-7, K-30, K-m, K-r, K-x, K-S1, K-S2, MX-1, Q, Q7, Q10, 645D, 645Z
  • GR
  • GX-10, GX-20, GX-1L, GX-1S, NX10, NX11, NX30, NX100, NX200, NX300, NX5
  • A33, A35, A55, A55V, A57, A65, A77, A100, A200, A230, A290, A300, A330, A380, A390, A350, A450, A500, A5100, A550, A560, A580, A6300, A700, A850, A900,
    Alpha A5000 (ILCE-5000), Alpha A6000 (ILCE-6000), Cybershot DSC-R1, DSC-RX1R-II, DSC-RX1, DSC-RX1R, DSC-RX10, DSC-RX10 II, DSC-RX100, DSC-RX100 II, DSC-RX100 III,
    DSC-RX100 IIII, ILCA-77 II, ILCE-7, ILCE-7R, ILCE-3000, ILCE-5000, ILCE-5100, ILCE-6000, ILCE-7 II, ILCE-7R II, ILCE-7S, NEX-3, NEX-3N, NEX-5, NEX-5N, NEX-5R, NEX-5T, NEX-6,
    NEX-7, NEX-A7S, NEX-C3, NEX-F3, SLT-A02, SLT-A33, SLT-A35, SLT-A37, SLT-A55, SLT-A55V, SLT-A57, SLT-A58, SLT-A65V, SLT-A77V, SLT-A77 II, SLT-A99, SLT-A99V