Photoshop Elements 2018 Picture Editing Software

See all the fun things you can do with your photos.



Effortless organization

Organize automatically
 Go from hundreds of mystery folders scattered across your computer to a visual view of your photos automatically sorted by date, subject, people, and places.
Find your best photos with Auto Curate
 Your photos are automatically curated based on quality, faces, subjects, Smart Tags, and more, so you don’t have to search for the standouts to use in your slideshows, collages, and other photo creations.
Find photos faster with Smart Tags
Photoshop Elements suggests tags for your photos based on subjects like sunsets, birthdays, dogs, cats, and more.
Search is a cinch with picture organizer
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 touch-friendly so finding and viewing are even easier.
Fix photos by the batch
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.
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.

Step-by-step Guided Edits

Guided Edits for fantastic results
 Ready to try more creative techniques and effects with your photos? Get step-by-step photo editing help with 49 Guided Edits.
Replace backgrounds in seconds
 Select the subject of a photo and place it on a background that’s more interesting.
Add artistic overlay effects
 Embellish any photo with a shape overlay and one-click effects that make it a work of art. Great for scrapbook pages and photo crafts.
Make amazing watercolors
 Get help turning any photo into a beautiful, textured watercolor — and even finish it off with text.
Create double exposures
 Bring one photo to life within another to create a surreal effect. Photoshop Elements walks you through the steps.
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.
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.
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.
Add motion blur behind your subject
Pump up the action
Add a motion blur behind your subject to create a dramatic speed-pan action shot.
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 Guided Edits.
Mix things up to create all-new scenes
Photo remixes and mashups are easy. 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. 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
Blend, fill in jagged edges, and stitch together multiple horizontal or vertical photos for your best-looking panos yet.
Create custom frames for your pictures
Truly custom frames
Create your own frames to complement favorite photos, add polish to your scrapbook pages, or share with others.

Intelligent editing

Auto Selection
 Making precise selections has never been easier — just drag and it’s done.
Open closed eyes like magic
 Did someone blink? Photoshop Elements automatically copies the open eyes from one photo and blends them into another to create the perfect shot.
Turn frowns upside down
Transform frowns into smiles, adjust squinting eyes and make other quick tweaks, so everyone in your photos looks their best.
Never a hazy day
Easily remove haze to make the background as crisp as what’s up front. Great for landscape shots.
Bye-bye, camera shake
Your selfies’ best friend! Just click to remove the camera shake that comes from unsteady hands.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Find picture editing tutorials quickly
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.
Find picture editing tutorials quickly
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.


Stunning creations

Totally reimagined slideshows
 Slideshows are a fun way to showcase your photo and video memories. With one click, they automatically pick your best photos and bring them together with short video clips to create a stylish, animated slideshow that you can easily customize.
Make eye-catching photo collages
Display many great memories in one place. Simply choose your photos, and Photoshop Elements automatically turns them into a collage that you can adjust for just the right look.
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.
Beautiful photo calendars
Choose photos and a theme, and Photoshop Elements creates a keepsake or gift that makes every day special.
Showcase your photos in printed keepsakes
Make memories last by sharing photos in beautiful greeting cards, calendars, collages, and more.
Create custom frames for your pictures
Truly custom frames
Create your own frames to complement favorite photos, add polish to your scrapbook pages, or share with others.

Shareable memories

Create and share with ease
 Once you've edited your photos, share them in fun slideshows, collages, calendars and more as well as on favorite social media sites.


Also available from the Windows 10 Store and the Mac App Store
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