Corel PaintShop Pro X8 & X9

Corel site links

PaintShop Pro X9 Homepage (Dev) - latest trial
PaintShop Pro X9 (version 19.1.0.29) - 32-bit, edition TBYB (Try Before You Buy), Windows 7 and later, needs .NET 4.0, *only* English language
PaintShop Pro X9 (version 19.1.0.29) - 64-bit, edition TBYB, Windows 7 and later, needs .NET 4.0
PaintShop Pro X9 - Free downloads (KPT Plug-ins, Scripting Guide for X9, Creative Content - Brushes etc.)
Manual in PDF for X9
On-line HTML help for X9
On-line help for Scripting in X9 - Python version 2.7.5
PaintShop Pro - CD-ROM installers backup
 
PaintShop Pro X8 Homepage - latest trial
PaintShop Pro X8 with Service Pack 2 (version 18.2.0.61) - 32-bit, edition TBYB (Try Before You Buy), Windows 7 and later, needs .NET 4.0
PaintShop Pro X8 with Service Pack 2 (version 18.2.0.61) - 64-bit, edition TBYB, Windows 7 and later, needs .NET 4.0
PaintShop Pro X8 - Free downloads (KPT Plug-ins, Scripting Guide for X8, Creative Content - Brushes etc.)
Latest updates for PaintShop Pro X8
Manual in PDF for X8
On-line HTML help for X8
On-line help for Scripting in X8 - Python version 2.7.5
PaintShop Tutorials
Deployment Guides
Corel PaintShop Pro vs. Adobe Photoshop

Tips

Corel USER to USER Web Board: PaintShop Pro
How to Disable Messages in PaintShop Pro
8 ways to improve your photos in 60 seconds - from Cassel at scrapbookcampus.com

Video courses and inspiring sites

Corel Discovery Center on YouTube - all chanels, only PaintShop
LeviFiction on YouTube - advanced user
PaintShop Pro on YouTube
Corel Discovery Center on YouTube - includes PaintShop Pro
Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo X2 Course - vtc.com
Getting Started with Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo X2 - Lynda.com
Suz's Place and Tips
Filters and Pluging - Richard Rosenman
Plugins Site and freebis
Photoshop to Paint Shop Pro Term Dictionary
Paint Shop Pro: Lori's Web Graphics
Maureen's Art: Creative Design
PluginsWorld.com - Plugins for Adobe & Apple
Filters & Plug-ins - punkinstuff.tripod.com
For the filters which do not work with PSP, verify if in Windows/system folder the following DLLs:
plugin.dll
Msvcrt.dll
Msvcrt10.dll
How to: unzip into Windows/System folder and restart PSP. On 64-bit.

Scripting in Python

Tkinter GUI Application Development Hotshot - Python 2.7.5 installed with PaintShop Pro X8 contains Tkinter GUI library. Download code for book (if needed rename downloaded file to .ZIP).
On-line Python 2.7 - online editor and test, more langs …
PythonFiddle.com - online editor and test
Labs.CodeCademy.com - online editor and test
runnable.com/Python - online editor and test
Python GUI with Tkinter - on YouTube

Books

A few alternatives for work with images

Adobe Photoshop CC
Affinity Photo from Serif, free public 1.5.0.38 Beta (Nov 21, 2016). For me very interesting, a few screen shots.
Affinity Designer from Serif.
Corel AfterShot Pro
Autodesk Sketchbook Pro
Mediachance PhotoReactor
PhotoLine
Easy GIF Animator
Corel MotionStudio 3D