I love Humble Bundle for some of the book and software deals they offer. This one is especially good, particularly for those that want to edit photos or videos or create CG artwork.
This deal, entitled Humble Software Bundle: Painter – Create with Confidence, is an incredible software package that would normally cost you near $1000, but it in this bundle it only costs about $33.
PaintShop Pro is the latest version and is the “ultimate” version, meaning it is bundled with other related software (see the links below). It is an excellent alternative to PhotoShop. (See a comparison between PSP and PS here.)
One of the pleasant surprises for me in this bundle is GRFX Studio (Corel Edition), which is a program for creating high quality Instagram-type effects on your photos easily and professionally.
Corel Painter 2019 is a professional quality painting tool. Honestly, I don’t have the skills to fully take advantage of this program, but it’s great for converting existing photos to very realistic looking paintings.
Pinnacle Studio 23 Ultimate is a professional grade video editor. If you create videos for YouTube, you would definitely be interested in this.
And of course there is a lot more in this bundle that I haven’t mentioned. See below for details.
Frankly, for about $33CAD this is an incredible bargain. Snap it up while you still can, before the offer expires on September 9.
The following is from RedFlagDeals:
HumbleBundle.com is offering Corel media software again this year for a whopper of a deal. For around $33.19 to purchase the entire package, you get $999.90 worth of Corel media software (at MSRP prices). For those who don’t know Humble Bundle: the purchase also supports various charities and this one includes Make-a-Wish foundation and GameChanger… you can purchase for any amount you want (minimum tier prices) and the proceeds can be divided between the charities, developer and Humble in any amounts you like.
There are 3 different tiers you can purchase in this bundle:
For $1 US ($1.33 CAN):
Transform any image into a captivating animation in three simple steps.
Corel Plugin – ParticleShop
Create stunning image enhancements with ParticleShop, a powerful Adobe® Photoshop® brush plugin powered by Painter®.
Brush Pack – Animation
Dripping, glowing and twinkling brushes dramatically create magic on the canvas before your eyes.
For a current average of $22.24 US ($29.52 CAN) you also receive:
PaintShop® Pro Ultimate
PaintShop® Pro 2020 Ultimate is the smarter, faster, more intuitive photo editor with bonus pack of premium software that includes GRFX Studio, Parallels Toolbox, PhotoMirage Express™, Painter ® Essentials 6, Corel ® AfterShot™ 3, collection of brushes, textures, and backgrounds.
https://www.paintshoppro.com/en/product … /ultimate/
Gravit Designer PRO 1 Year
Finally, a professional full-featured vector graphic design app that works the way you do.
Brush Pack – Superheroes
These amazing new particle brushes were created expressly to help you take your heroes and villains to the next level with ease.
Finally, for $25 US or more ($33.19 CAN) you receive all the above along with:
Corel Painter® 2019 (last years edition)
As the most realistic and professional digital art studio, Painter® 2019 offers an expansive collection of Natural-Media® and unlimited art materials that exceed the creative needs of any illustrator, photographer or fine artist.
Pinnacle Studio 23 Ultimate
Unleash the power, precision and control of Pinnacle Studio Ultimate and edit across unlimited tracks with this advanced, fully-loaded video editing suite.
https://www.pinnaclesys.com/en/products … /ultimate/
Brush Pack – Manga
Unleash the manga artist within using an artistically diverse pack that includes inking and rendering brushes that will help you craft the ultimate manga character or whimsical world.
Brush Pack – Concept Design
Equipped with unique brushes to add a little bit of sparkle and a touch of flare to your artwork in unexpected ways.
Here are some reviews and comparisons:
PaintShop Pro 2020 Ultimate review from PCMag
Corel Painter 2019 vs Photoshop comparison from Breathing Color
Pinnacle Studio 23 Ultimate review from PCMag
$33 CAN is a very good deal for this combination of near class leading photo editing, video editing and artist tools. Both PaintShop Pro 2020 and Pinnacle Studio 23 are current versions and are the Ultimate editions that include tons of great additional tools. Painter is last years edition. All of these applications will also qualify for upgrade pricing in the future as well (ie: upgrade to Painter 2020 for $33 + $269 = $302 instead of the full price of $499 and so on).
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