The Print Shop 6.0 User Guide

This User Guide is designed to help you learn the software. Be sure to also check out the Video Tutorials and the Blog for additional ideas. To access the User Guide, either click on a topic to the left, choose a commonly accessed topic below, or search for a topic above.

In addition to the information available in The Print Shop 6.0 User Guide, Technical support is also available if you encounter an issue with the software. Solutions to common technical issues can be found using these links, or if necessary report a problem to our Support team.

Photo Effects

Photo Effects can be applied using the Effects bar in the Image Editor.  The effects bar is only available in the Professional version of The Print Shop 6.0.

Photo effects1

The Magic Wand feature allows you to select specific areas within a photo in order to edit them separately from the rest of the image- giving you greater control of the editing process.

Click the links below to see samples of what each effect has on a photo.

Auto Correct

When your photos are too bright or too dark, you can use the Auto Correction Button to rebalance the color levels to restore your photo to a regular level.



Transforms your picture from a color photo into a Black and White photo.

Reg to BW


Transforms your picture from a color photo into a brown and yellow photo to make it appear aged.

Reg to SEP


Transforms your picture from a color photo into what your photo would look like on film from a camera that had not been developed yet.

Reg to NEG


Reg to SOL


Reg to POS


Transforms your picture into an embossed texture.

Reg to EMB

Edge Detect

Reg to Edge

Colored Pencil

Transforms your picture into a picture that looks like it was colored by colored pencils.

Reg to COL


Adjusting transparency allows any background text or objects to appear through the photo. 



 Reg to BRI


Reg to HCReg to LC


Transforms your picture from a color photo into a Tinted Photo based on the color you choose.

Reg to RTINT

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