Easily import your photos and video clips into the intelligent and convenient media Organizer in Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 11 software.
Move photos from your memory card to your computer according to your preset preferences. Or scan several photos at once, and Photoshop Elements automatically straightens and saves each photo separately.
View your photos and video clips in one convenient location. Photos are instantly organized by date, and related photos can be automatically grouped based on the time or the event where they were taken.
Get the full effect of your photos and video clips from within the Organizer with full-screen previews that let you make quick edits to photos while viewing them.
Use an intuitive and friendly Organizer and smart search options to zero in on the photos you need.
Intuitively sort and manage photos and video clips based on people, places, and events using new Organizer views.
Relive your journeys by viewing your photos and videos on a map based on where they were taken.*
Want to find shots that include your surfboard, your grandma's house, or the Eiffel Tower? Get more precise matches with Object Search, which automatically finds your photos based on what's in them.
Categorize and find your photos the easy way with visual tags that represent people, places, pets, events, and objects. Instantly see every photo you've ever taken of your dog, for example, by simply clicking its visual tag.
Use your Facebook Friends list to quickly tag faces in your photos and share them on Facebook.*
Let Photoshop Elements automatically detect duplicate or near-duplicate photos so you can quickly group them or delete the ones you don't need.
No more hunting for photos that feature specific friends or family members. People Recognition automatically identifies the people in your photos so you can find the ones you need fast.
Count on improved search to find photos that have common content and color characteristics.
No need to click through dozens or hundreds of shots to find the good ones. The Auto-Analyzer tags your media so you can easily find your most interesting, highest quality photos and video footage.
Need certain types of photos and video clips? Just set your criteria and they're brought together automatically in a Saved Search.
Find just the media you're looking for by typing tag names, dates, and other file information into a search box. Flip through photos taken on a particular day; view photos on an intuitive Timeline; or browse by day, week, month, or year.
Speed up the process of making creations by having all your open photos, photo book pages, and saved albums right at your fingertips in a dedicated Project Bin.
Make quick work of complex searches with the power of visual tags. Instantly find photos that show only Jack, but not Jack and Jill, for instance.
Make quick fixes to easily enhance the look of your photos.
Get just the photo fixes you're looking for with one-step picture editing shortcuts that whiten teeth or make skies a vibrant blue. Instantly remove clutter, too.
Perform a full range of common photo adjustments — including color, contrast, and lighting corrections — with just one click. Then choose the best result from a group of adjustment previews.
Make unwanted photo elements vanish with one stroke of the Spot Healing Brush, which beautifully blends even the most complex background. Also, instantly fix old or torn photos so you can make new prints.
Easily adjust skin tones for a more natural look, even in poorly lit photos.
Let Photoshop Elements eliminate red eye automatically as you download photos from your camera. Or you can remove red eye from individual shots with ease.
Easily correct camera lens distortion at photo edges and keystone effects that exaggerate perspective.
Take advantage of powerful yet easy-to-use picture editing options to make your photos look sensational.
Easily get the results you want with Guided Edits. New options help you create tilt-shift effects that make photos look like miniature scenes, vignettes that draw attention to the center of your photos, and high- and low-key effects that add energy or drama with high levels of white or black.
Save time by importing actions that automate repetitive editing tasks.
Make any photo more interesting or energetic using crop guides. Choose either the Rule of Thirds or Golden Ratio option to create the best composition for your photo.
Ever want to change the size or orientation of a photo to fit a certain frame? Automatically crop out areas within the photo to quickly resize it — even go from landscape to portrait or vice versa — without distorting key elements like people or buildings.
Easily adjust color, brightness, and contrast in a photo.
Make image selections in just seconds so you can easily adjust specific areas of a photo. Simply brush your selection, and then use sliders to make the adjustment blend perfectly with the background.
Add sophistication to your photos. Reveal one portion of a photo through another photo by using layer masks to control the transparency of specific areas.
Soften surfaces while keeping edges and details crisp with a Surface Blur filter that works great on portrait shots.
Want more birds in your sky or flowers in your field? Quickly replicate photo elements by using the Clone tool to copy one portion of a photo and add it to another area.
Use new editing modes to enhance your photos the way that works best for you, and combine elements from different shots to create amazing new photos.
Jump into Quick mode to start enhancing your photos right away, use Guided mode for step-by-step help with more sophisticated techniques, and move up to Expert mode for advanced options that enable you to create amazing photos.
Extract something from one photo and put it in another more cleanly than ever. Leading-edge Photoshop technology makes it easy to select and refine the edges of hair and other tricky content, so you can add relatives to the family portrait, put a friend onstage with her favorite singer, and more.
Want to imitate a favorite photography style, like a dramatic high contrast or a beautiful color tone? Photomerge Style Match analyzes a photo's stylistic qualities and then automatically applies them to another photo.
Want to capture all the details in a scene that includes light and dark areas? Snap one photo with flash on and one with flash off, and Photomerge Exposure will combine the shots into a single, perfectly lit photo.
You took five shots of your subject, but pedestrians and cars distract from the scene in every one. Use Photomerge Scene Cleaner to brush away any elements that changed positions between photos.
Never let a frown or a closed pair of eyes ruin a group photo again. With Photomerge Group Shot, easily combine the best facial expressions and body language from a series of group shots to create a single perfect composite.
Take advantage of smooth image-blending technology to combine the eyes, noses, and other features from different faces for entertaining results. Try on the facial features of a favorite friend or celebrity, and more.
Easily create your best-looking panoramas yet. Photomerge Panorama uses powerful blending capabilities to fill in jagged edges as it automatically stitches together multiple horizontal or vertical photos.
Add dimension to your photos with effects, text, graphics, and other embellishments.
Expand your editing options by quickly importing and applying effects and styles from popular photo sites and blogs.
Simply paint on any of 100 effects and patterns to enhance specific areas of your photos.
Dramatically transform your color originals by converting them to elegant, nuanced black-and-whites. Large preview images make it simple to get desired results.
Add depth with drop shadows, bevels, glows, and other effects, which can be automatically applied to any element placed on a layer.
Give your photos a classic look by instantly converting them to sepia tone.
Add hundreds of cool filters that help you create real-world photographic effects, simulate painting, liquify your subjects, and much more. Easily mix multiple effects, change their order, and preview them in the Filter Gallery.
Type titles and labels right onto your photos and edit them at any time. Easily choose typefaces from the Font menu, which displays characters for each typeface.
Decorate your photos with geometric shapes, symbols, stamps, and thought bubbles from the built-in library.
Crop your photos into fun shapes with a single click of the Cookie Cutter, or select from hundreds of decorative edge designs.
Adjust the exposure of specific photo areas using professional darkroom tools like dodge, burn, and sponge. See real-time changes when you adjust a photo's color range using the Histogram palette.
Get help bringing your ideas to life — or just trying new tricks — with tutorials that give you even more ways to explore creative possibilities. Tutorials are easily accessible through the Help menu.*
Make personalized print creations — including calendars, photo books, scrapbook pages, and greeting cards — that look just the way you want.
Give photos or creations added flair with text that curves or flows any way you wish. Easily use text to outline shapes or objects, or have text follow any path you choose.
Quickly create photo books with flexible options that allow you to view spreads, rearrange pages, and more. Click the Order button to have your books professionally printed, hardbound, and delivered to your door.* (Services vary worldwide.)
Drop photos into flexible layouts, drag to resize images, and move photos anywhere on the page with ease.
Make photo creations the way that works best for you thanks to Basic and Advanced design modes that let you choose your level of control.
Access every image editing option from within your layouts so you can customize any detail you wish.
Customize all the elements of your chosen layout: Adjust layout colors to better complement your photos, add graphical elements to enhance or personalize the theme, and add text or effects such as drop shadows and glows.
Quickly browse hundreds of frames, themes, backgrounds, clip art, and effects in the Artwork palette.
Take advantage of a smoother workflow when using raw images in your photo creations. Photoshop Elements automatically optimizes your raw files for use in photo book layouts, scrapbook pages, and more.
Admire and share your photos in custom wall calendars, greeting cards, and photo books that you can print with your home printer.
Quickly drop your photos into Picture Packages that let you print photos from your desktop printer in a variety of flexible layouts.
Enjoy the flexibility to print, upload, and share your photo creations just about anywhere thanks to the ability to save to JPEG and PDF file formats.
Quickly share your photos on sites such as Facebook, YouTube™, Vimeo®, and more.*
Upload your video clips to YouTube directly from the Organizer.*
Share in a variety of ways, including in slide shows and mini-movies, directly from the Organizer.
Create an entertaining slide show complete with captions, documentary-style pan and zoom effects, amazing transitions, voice narration, and music. (Windows® only.)
Send photos within a themed email with captions and backgrounds. Photoshop Elements offers fun templates and optimizes your photos so they download quickly, look great, and won't overload your friends' mailboxes. (Windows only.)
Turn a series of photos into an eye-catching mini-movie. For example, use your camera's burst mode to take a sequence of action shots, and then let Photoshop Elements string them together to create a sense of motion. (Windows only.)