Free Digital Art Software

Digital art software trusted by professional artists

Make an effortless transition from traditional to digital art, and accomplish natural, professional results in less time with Painter 2020®. Expand your digital art capabilities using a phenomenal collection of the world’s most realistic Natural-Media®. Experiment with unlimited art materials trusted by artists worldwide, including thick paints, flowing watercolors, and texture-filled media.

Painter 2020

  • NEW Brush Accelerator™
  • NEW Interface advancements
  • NEW Improved Brush Selector
  • NEW Color Harmonies
  • NEW GPU enhanced brushing
  • ENHANCED Layer Workflow

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Painter 2020
NEW Brushes

NEW Brushes

You’ve never experienced such blazing brushes. Test out the Fast Simple and Ornate categories to assess Painter’s performance enhancements and check out new Real and Digital Watercolor variants.

NEW Color Harmonies

NEW Color Harmonies

Six new color harmonies can be saved as color sets, plus universal color selection advancements throughout Painter make color selection a breeze.

NEW Automatic Performance Optimization

NEW Automatic Performance Optimization

The Brush Accelerator™ scores your system and applies the optimal Painter performance settings, which automatically allows the GPU and CPU to ensure Painter is lightning fast.

NEW Interface advancements

NEW Interface advancements

Revamped property bars, flyouts and palettes for brushes and tools put the most important controls at your fingertips, and consolidated Library Panels save precious painting pixels.

NEW Interface advancements

Layer Workflow

Improvements to the contextual and high-level menus save time and workflow tweaks to collapsing, locking, selecting and pasting improve layer quality and responsiveness.

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What's Included

Main Applications

  • Corel Painter 2020 – Mac OS® and Windows® versions

Online Content*

  • Libraries of unique brushes, gradients, nozzles, patterns, paper textures and textures
  • Introduction Guide (PDF)
  • Videos and tutorials
  • HTML Help files (Windows)
  • Apple Help files (Mac)

*Internet connection required

System Requirements

Windows:

  • Windows 10* (64-Bit) or Windows 7 (64-Bit), with the latest updates
  • Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon 64 X2 processor
  • 4 physical cores/8 logical cores or higher (recommended)
  • AVX2 instruction set support (recommended)
  • OpenCL 1.2 capable video card (recommended)
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 8 GB RAM or higher (recommended)
  • 1.2 GB 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)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 or higher, with the latest updates
  • To activate your product, you must connect to the Internet and register it first.

Mac:

  • macOS 10.14 or OS X 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.

Looking for a previous version of Painter?

  • Painter 7 – Released in 2006
  • Painter 8 – Released in 2007
  • Painter 9 – Released in 2008
  • Painter 10 – Released in 2009
  • Painter 11 – Released in 2010
  • Painter 12 – Released in 2011
  • Painter X3 – Released in 2012
  • Painter X4 – Released in 2013
  • Painter 2015 - Released in 2014
  • Painter 2016 - Released in 2015
  • Painter 2017 – Released in 2016
  • Painter 2018 – Released in 2017
  • Painter 2019 – Released in 2018