updated 02:35 pm EST, Mon February 27, 2006
Corel Painter IX.5
Corel today released the Corel Painter IX.5 update, offering professional photographers and artists new tools designed to ease the process of transforming photographs into paintings on Intel-based Macs. Version IX.5 adds support for Apple's Rosetta emulation software, allowing Apple's latest systems to run Corel Painter. The update offers new photo painting palettes which include the Underpainting, Auto-Painting, and Restoration palettes. Version IX.5 also includes an eraser tool, a rubber stamp tool, and a "cloner" tool providing instant access to to the last-used cloner brush and brush varient. The update is available as a free download to registered users, and is available for $400. Corel Painter IX.5 requires Mac OS X 10.2.8 or later.