Adobe Photoshop Elements 6.0

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Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 6 software combines power and simplicity so you can make your photos look their best, share them in imaginative ways, and easily find and view all your photos and video clips. Instantly fix flaws or adjust color and lighting with new advanced controls. Quickly drop your photos into customizable layouts and show off your creativity with dynamic web photo galleries created using Flash® technology. And view all your photos and video clips in one convenient place.

Telling your stories with photos is now a whole lot easier thanks to new Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 6 software. Step-by-step assistance makes it a breeze to enhance and create with your photos. New compositing capabilities let you create perfect group photos. New web gallery themes give you exciting ways to share your photos. And improved performance helps you find and view your photos and video clips faster.


See all of your photos in one convenient place, and find photos using visual keyword tags and a variety of viewing options. Experience improved performance that helps you find what you need faster, even when your library grows to include thousands of photos.

• Categorize by tagging

Easily tag photos with keywords that represent people, places, or events. You can instantly view every photo you've ever taken of your dog, for example, by simply clicking on its tag.

• See just the photos you want to see (New)

Focus on just the photos you want to see with new Smart Albums, which automatically bring together photos based on the criteria most important to you. Choose up to 10 search criteria — such as all photos taken with a certain camera, taken since the beginning of the year, and of a particular file size — and then click on your Smart Album to instantly see the matching set of photos.


Take advantage of options that make it easy for you to edit your photos your way. You can perform one-click fixes, count on step-by-step editing assistance to learn how to improve your photos, or explore advanced options for finer adjustments.

• Create the perfect group shot (New)

Never let a frown or a closed pair of eyes ruin a group photo again. New photo-blending technology lets you easily combine the best facial expressions and body language from a series of group shots to create a single, perfect composite.

• Count on step-by-step assistance (Enhanced)

Need to touch up a scratch or blemish but not sure how to begin? Photoshop Elements 6 walks you through each editing step to make improving your photos easier than ever.


Show off your photos — and your creativity — in entertaining ways, including photo books, scrapbook pages, slide shows, and more. Count on step-by-step assistance if you're just starting out, or feel free to experiment on your own.

• Start creating quickly — no experience necessary (Enhanced)

Get step-by-step assistance for making photo creations like scrapbook pages, cards, and CD/DVD labels. Simply choose the type of creation you'd like to make, and the appropriate tools and instructions appear at your fingertips.

• Create exactly the look you envision

Customize all the elements of your chosen layout: Adjust layout colors to better complement your photos; add new graphical elements to enhance or personalize the theme; and add text or effects such as drop shadows and glows.


Once you've perfected your photos and creations, easily share them with family and friends. Display them in eye-catching, interactive web galleries; show them on your TV or mobile devices; and more

• Provide an interactive sharing experience (Enhanced)

Go beyond traditional slide shows by sharing photos in your choice of animated web galleries. Adobe Flash® technology lets family and friends interact with your photos for an entertaining experience.

• Share with family and friends using integrated online offerings

Easily order prints, share photos and photo creations on the web, share on CEIVA Digital Photo Frames™, and more from within Photoshop Elements. With all your photos at your fingertips, you can quickly select the ones you want and upload them to a variety of online offerings.

What's new in Photoshop Elements 6.0:

- Fix common photo flaws with just one click

- Count on flexible layout options to create scrapbook pages, CD/DVD labels, and more

- Easily organize your photos and video clips with visual tagging options

- Access all of your photos and video clips from one convenient place

- Easily create perfect group shots with new Photomerge™ technology

- Count on step-by-step assistance for improving photos and making creations

- Create professional-looking photo books with greater ease and flexibility

- Make image selections in just seconds so you can easily adjust specific areas of a photo

- Create seamless panoramas with refined blending technology

- View and organize your photos faster than ever before

- Quickly find the photos you need with new Smart Albums and a dedicated bin for project-related photos

- Make finer adjustments with the enhanced Brightness/Contrast control, Clone tool, and black-and-white conversion tool

- Get everything in Photoshop Elements 6 and Adobe Premiere® Elements 4, plus additional functionality — all for a great value

- Add video-style effects and transitions to photo slide shows and then share them on disc or the web

- Create dramatic video freeze-frame effects and turn individual frames into disc covers and labels

- Easily share your slide shows and movies with direct upload to YouTube™ and mobile devices