Some little programs can help you with various tasks, making them either possible or easier to perform.
The FontThing: This program lets you view fonts, even if they are not installed on your computer, which is great to avoid overlaoding your system. You can view fonts that are stored in a separate folder or even a different drive, or a CD/DVD. You can type in the text you want to use and see how it looks in different fonts. If you are using Windows 7, you need to download the zipped exe file and install it yourself as the auto-installer
from the original download is not compatible with Windows 7
AbrMate 1.1: This program will be useful if you want to convert Photoshop brushes to be used in Paintshop as you can export the ABR brushes into png files. See how you can use this program to Convert Photoshop brushes to use in Paintshop Pro.
XnView: this is another free program that will help you visualize the brushes you might have collected for Paintshop Pro. No need to install all the brushes all the time; save them in different folders depending on their theme, and simply activate or deactivate the folders in PSP as you need them.
PSP Thumbnail Handler: this free utility program will allow you to view the various Paintshop Pro files in your Windows Explorer. The files that you can now view include .psp (Images, PSP 6 or 7), .tub (Picture tubes, PSP7), .jsl (Shapes, PSP7), .pfr (Picture frames, PSP7), .pspimage (Images, PSP8+), .psptube (Picture tubes, PSP8+), .pspshape (Shapes, PSP8+), .pspframe (Picture frames, PSP8+).