Adobe Photoshop CS6 software delivers even more imaging magic, creative options, and the Adobe Mercury Graphics Engine for blazingly fast performance. Retouch with content-aware features, and create superior designs as well as movies using reimagined tools and workflows.
Patch images with greater control using content-aware patch, which allows you to choose the area that content-aware will use to create your patch.
Mercury Graphics Engine
See near-instant results when editing with key tools such as Liquify and Puppet Warp. The Adobe Mercury Graphics Engine delivers unprecedented responsiveness for a fluid feel as you work.
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.
Crop images faster and with greater precision using the nondestructive Crop tool. Rapidly manipulate your images on canvas and see your adjustments happen live thanks to the Mercury Graphics Engine.
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.
Intuitive video creation
Bring Photoshop editing power to your video footage. Easily enhance any clip using the full range of familiar Photoshop tools, and then create movies using an intuitive set of video tools.
Preset migration and sharing
Easily migrate your presets, workspaces, preferences, and settings so you can experience Photoshop in the same way on all your computers, share your setup, and bring your customizations from past versions into Photoshop CS6.
Adaptive wide angle
Easily straighten objects that appear curved in panoramas or photos shot with fisheye or wide-angle lenses. On-canvas tools use the physical characteristics of individual lenses to automatically correct curvatures, and the Mercury Graphics Engine gives you near-instant results.
Keep working even while saving the largest of Photoshop files in the background - a performance improvement that can help your productivity soar.
Let the auto-recovery option work behind the scenes to save your edits without interrupting your progress. A copy of your work is saved every 10 minutes and recovered in the event of an unexpected shutdown.
Improved auto corrections
Quickly enhance your images with improved 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.
Move or extend a selected object to another area of your image, and then watch as content-aware move magically recomposes and blends the object for a stunning visual result.
Skin tone-aware selections and masking
Create precise selections and masks, enabling you to easily adjust or preserve skin tones; easily select intricate image elements, such as hair or faces; and more.
Draw more naturally and realistically using drawing tips that erode as you work. Endlessly wear down and sharpen a charcoal pencil or pastel to create different effects, and save favorite blunted tips as presets.
10-bit deep color support
Get a more accurate representation of how your images will appear in film with 10-bit monitor support. See just the pixels you've captured, reduce or eliminate the need for dithering, and reduce contouring or banding.
Save time and help ensure a consistent look with type styles, which let you apply formatting to selected characters, lines, or paragraphs of text with a single click.
Lighting effects gallery
Get better performance and results with the 64-bit lighting effects gallery. The plug-in is powered by the Mercury Graphics Engine and offers on-canvas controls and previews that make it easier to visualize your lighting enhancements.
Oil painting filter
Quickly give your work the look of a fine painting with the oil painting filter powered by the Mercury Graphics Engine. Control the style of your brush as well as the direction and shine of your lighting for a superior look.
Properties panelProduct Highlights
Save time with a context-sensitive properties panel that lets you make quick updates to the properties of your masks, adjustments, and video layers.
- Enhanced TIFF support
- Automatic resampling
- Filler text
- Increased maximum brush sizes