Bring your vision to life with Adobe Photoshop CS6 software. Magically retouch images with the Content-Aware family of tools;
experience fast performance with the Adobe Mercury Graphics Engine; and create designs, photography, and video using new and reimagined tools.
New and reengineered design tools:
Save time and achieve consistent formatting with one-click type styles. Use vector layers to apply strokes and add gradients to vector objects.
Click once to snap the edges of vector objects to pixels for sharper rendering. Create custom strokes and dashed lines. And easily search layers.
Content-Aware family of technologies:
Retouch images with ease, control, and precision. Remove or move selected image objects. Content-Aware technology magically fills, patches, extends,
or recomposes your image with stunning results.
Patch images with greater control using Content-Aware Patch, allows you to choose the area that Content-Aware will use to create your patch.
Adobe Mercury Graphics Engine and 64-bit support:
Count on the new Adobe Mercury Graphics Engine for fast performance when editing with key tools and take advantage of cross-platform 64-bit support to speed up
imaging tasks and process very large images faster.
All-new Crop tool:
Crop images faster and with greater precision using the all-new, nondestructive Crop tool. Rapidly manipulate your images on canvas and see your adjustments happen
live thanks to the Mercury Graphics Engine.
Superior auto corrections:
Quickly enhance your images with powerful Auto Curves, Levels, and Brightness/Contrast controls. Intelligence from thousands of hand-retouched images is built in to
give you a better starting point for making adjustments.
Adaptive Wide Angle:
Easily straighten objects that appear curved in panoramas or photos shot with fisheye or wide-angle lenses. New on-canvas tools use the physical characteristics of
individual lenses to automatically correct curvatures, and the Mercury Graphics Engine gives you near-instant results.
New Blur Gallery:
Quickly create photographic blur effects using a simple new interface with on-image controls. Create tilt-shift effects, blur everything and then sharpen one focal
point, or vary the blurriness between multiple focal points. The Mercury Graphics Engine delivers immediate results.
Rich Painting Toolset:
Simply by painting with presets, get realistic color blends with the Mixer Brush, use Bristle Tips for lifelike strokes, draw naturally with erodible pencils and
pastels, easily create the look of an oil painting, and much more.
Background Save and Auto-recovery:
Let the auto-recovery option preserve your edits without interrupting your progress. Keep working even while saving the largest of Photoshop files in the background.
Modern user interface:
Work with a fresh, elegant interface featuring dark background options that make your images pop, and benefit from hundreds of design touches that create a smoother,
more consistent editing experience.
Adobe Photoshop Camera Raw 7 plug-in:
Bring out the best in your JPEG and raw files with improved processing and an enhanced control set; reveal every detail in the highlights of an image while still
retaining rich detail in the shadows; and much more.
Dozens of user-inspired improvements:
Save time with more than 65 new creativity and productivity enhancements that originated as suggestions from Photoshop users via Facebook, Twitter, and more.
Precisely reposition any image element to create a more visually appealing photo. For example, easily straighten an awkwardly bent arm. Powered by the Mercury
Graphics Engine, Puppet Warp lets you edit with fluid responsiveness.
Tools for intelligent selections:
Create precise selections and masks with an option that isolates faces in your photos, enabling you to easily adjust or preserve skin tones; easily select intricate
image elements, such as hair; and more.
Superior HDR imaging:
Create photo-realistic or surreal HDR images with exceptional speed and control. Get great results with automatic ghost removal, and precisely control tone mapping
Compatibility with Adobe mobile apps:
Extend your creativity beyond Photoshop CS6 with Adobe Touch Apps and Photoshop companion apps (sold separately). Intuitive touchscreen features provide ease of use
and precise control for a variety of creative tasks.