Paint Shop Pro
Paint Shop Pro: $99 - Trial version available
Jasc Software's PaintShopPro is the main commercial alternative to Photoshop. It doesn't hurt that it is a great piece of software and considerably cheaper than it's competitor.
Paint Shop Pro can be used for all tutorials on this site.
- feature packed and popular
- solid, proven software
- Free to try, $99 to buy
- available for Windows only
Paint Shop Pro homepage.