Photoshop Elements 15 features overview

See what's new

NEW Turn frowns upside down
Transform frowns into smiles, adjust squinting eyes and make other quick tweaks, so everyone in your photos looks their best.
ENHANCED Guided Edits for help along the way
Photoshop Elements offers 40 Guided Edits that step you through to fantastic results.
Picture incredible text
NEW Picture incredible text
Get step-by-step help turning a photo into cool visual text and then adding an embossed look and drop shadows to really make it pop. Great for collages, scrapbook pages, cards, signs, and more.
Create a collage of effects
NEW Create a collage of effects
Get artistic by adding multiple effects to a single photo. Photoshop Elements walks you through it and gives you templates and themes to choose from.
Pump up the action
NEW Pump up the action
Add a motion blur behind your subject to create a dramatic speed-pan action shot.
Photo painting
NEW Photo painting
Paint an effect over your subject and then add textures and color themes to create a unique work of art — perfect for sharing on social media or as a printed keepsake.
Truly custom frames
NEW Truly custom frames
Create your own frames to
complement favorite photos, add polish to your scrapbook pages, or share with others. This Guided Edit makes it a breeze.
Touch your way to great pics
NEW Touch your way to great pics
The Organizer and Quick Edit mode are now touch-friendly, so you can tap to do all your finding, sorting, and quick photo enhancements.
ENHANCED Have more fun with filters
Filters are a great way to try on fresh new looks and show off your creativity, and now it’s even easier to choose the best filter for your photo and fine-tune the details.
ENHANCED Fix photos by the batch
Now you can brighten, add color, enhance clarity, or add effects to multiple photos simultaneously. And you can use touch, so it’s even easier to get the look you want.
Search is a cinch
ENHANCED Search is a cinch
Find the exact photos you’re looking for by searching on a combination of things, including people, places, events, and other favorite subjects. The Organizer is now touch-friendly so finding and viewing are even easier.
NEW Find photos faster with Smart Tags
Photoshop Elements suggests tags for your photos based on subjects like sunsets, birthdays, dogs, cats and more.
ENHANCED Easier social sharing
Now, sharing to Facebook and
YouTube is faster and easier than ever.
The right tutorials, right away
ENHANCED The right tutorials, right away
Get the help you need — even if you don’t know exactly how to describe it — right from eLive within Photoshop Elements.

Easily edit and enhance

Bye-bye, camera shake
Your selfies’ best friend! Just click to remove the camera shake that comes from unsteady hands.
 
Never a hazy day
Easily remove haze to make the background as crisp as what’s up front. Great for landscape shots.
 
Selecting hair is a snap
Selecting hair, pet fur, and other fine details used to be a chore. No more! Just paint loosely over the area and Elements does the rest.
Custom looks for any photo
Custom looks for any photo
Elements analyzes the subject, color, and lighting and gives you five effects that fit perfectly.
Combine multiple shots into one perfect photo
Get the best possible exposure, remove distracting elements, create great group shots and panoramas, and more with amazing Photomerge technology.
 
Mix things up to create all-new scenes
Photo remixes and mashups are easy with Photomerge Compose. Pull something out of one photo, pop it into another, and the color and lighting blend for a realistic-looking scene.
 
Perfect group shots
Never let a frown or a blink ruin a group photo again. With Photomerge Group Shot, it's easy to combine faces and bodies from a series of pictures to create a single perfect composite. 
Go pano for the full experience
Photomerge Panorama blends, fills in jagged edges, and stitches together multiple horizontal or vertical photos for your best-looking panos yet.
Move things like magic
Move objects in a photo — the background just fills in.
 
Great crops for great compositions
Great crops for great compositions
The perfect composition is the one you like best. Elements suggests four different options — you just pick your favorite.
 
Goodbye flawed, hello phenomenal
Goodbye flawed, hello phenomenal
Whiten teeth or make skies a vibrant blue in one step. Make unwanted stuff vanish with one brush stroke, and get intelligent tone corrections with a tool that remembers the looks you like.
 
Photo tilted? Fix it fast.
Photo tilted? Fix it fast.
Straightening’s a snap — edges fill in like magic.
 

All your stuff — when you want it

ENHANCED Keep it all straight
Keep track of photos by people, places, and events.
Find by people
Find by people
Photoshop Elements recognizes the faces in your photos and stacks them by person during import, so it’s easy to find photos of specific people later.
 
Find by places
Find by places
Relive your journeys – view photos and videos on a map based on where they were taken.
 
Find by events
Find by events
Find, view, and organize photos and videos based on the events they capture — birthday parties, vacations, weddings, first days of school and more.

Create and share

Stand out from the crowd on Facebook
Put a cool twist on your Facebook page by blending your profile and cover photos in ways your friends won’t just Like, they’ll love.*
 
Not your standard slideshows
Not your standard slideshows
Don’t just create a slideshow — tell your story from every angle with multiple photos on each slide.
 
Showcase your photos in printed keepsakes
Make memories last by sharing photos in beautiful greeting cards, calendars, collages, and more.
 
Package your discs in style
Use photos, text, and themed graphics to create great-looking customized jackets and labels for your CDs and DVDs.

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