Photoshop Elements & Premiere Elements product comparison


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Easily find your photos and videos

Search on a combination of things—like places, events, albums, and favorites — to quickly find what you want



Photoshop Elements suggests Smart Tags for your photos based on subjects like sunsets, birthdays, cats, dogs, and more




Find photos by the people in them


Find photos and videos on a map based on where you took them*


Find photos and videos based on what you were doing


Find photos based on visual similarity

Tag faces in photos using your Facebook Friends list*, and organize photos and videos with visual tags

Dive right in

Simply tap to do all your organizing and quick edits on touch devices




Get the help you need — even if you don’t know exactly how to describe it — right from within Elements





Quick and easy photo fixes

Turn frowns into smiles and adjust squinting eyes to make people look their best




Edit a batch of photos at one time




Remove camera shake — great for selfies and other handheld shots



Remove haze for sharp-looking landscape shots



Choose your favorite composition from four crop options


Easily remove “pet eye” discolorations

Instantly unclutter and repair photos, whiten teeth, fix red eye, and more 

Artistic photo effects

Easily try out new looks and show your creativity using the simplified Filter Gallery




Elements analyzes your photo and gives you five effects that fit perfectly



See five variations of each effect to get the look you want


Create zoom burst, tilt-shift, vignette, high-key, and low-key effects

Turn photos into illustrations, paint on up to 100 effects, and add one-touch Frames, Effects, and Textures

Amazing transformations

Use 45 Guided Edits, including new ones for putting photos inside text, giving one photo many effects, and creating frames


Easily select detailed edges like hair or fur


Create photo remixes for all-new scenes and nudge boundaries for easy selections


Easily move objects and have the background fill in

Edit raw images, recompose to any size without distortion, and create great group shots and panoramas


Quick and easy moviemaking

Remove haze to make scenes crisp and clear


Easily remix music to match the length of your movie


Bring faces front and center in your movies now that Favorite Moments, Smart Trim, and pan and zoom offer automatic Face Detection


Pop one or more colors in a scene and push everything else to black-and-white with step-by-step Guided Edits


Create slow-motion and fast-motion effects with step-by-step Guided Edits


Get a full-on production with Video Story or choose your favorite moments and Elements turns them into a fun short movie


Edit with drag-and-drop ease, auto-fix shaky footage, and instantly create themed movies

Stylish effects

Use 14 built-in Guided Edits including one that gives your movie a signature look by applying effects across multiple clips at one time


Add motion titles using built-in presets that let you animate text and graphics for professional polish


Add graphics, text, and effects that move with the subject

Add cartoon looks, graphics, transitions, animated titles, motion menus, polished credits, and more

Advanced editing options

Edit and view high-res 4K movies*


Get High DPI and Retina Display support

Get great sound with over 50 musical scores and 250 sound effects

Auto-balance audio elements, easily fix audio problems, adjust color with sliders, combine elements from different videos for entertaining results, and more


Creations that reflect your style

Bring collages to life with photos and videos that show many memories at once


Blend your Facebook profile and cover photos*, and create slide shows with multiple photos on each slide


Create cards and other keepsakes that you can print at home

Share the way that works for you

Easily export movies in multiple formats, including 4K*


Export with ease—the software automatically recommends the best export settings

Share to Facebook and YouTube, and share photos on Twitter*


Share movies Vimeo*, and burn them to DVD and Blu-ray Disc

* This product may integrate with or allow access to certain Adobe or third-party hosted online services (“Online Services”). Online Services are available only to users 13 and older and require agreement to additional terms of use and the Adobe Privacy Policy (see Online Services are not available in all countries or languages, may require user registration and may be discontinued or modified in whole or in part without notice. Additional fees or subscription charges may apply.