Adobe has just released their new Photoshop Elements 4.0 with great new tools that help you edit and adjust your photos in less time. New features in this release are including the ability to create entertaining slides with amazing transations in minutes, removing red eye from individual shots without even clicking on the photo, adjusting skin stones for more natural look in poorly lit photos and easily isolating objects from background which will be very useful if you want to enter the microstock photography industry.
Intel® Pentium® III or 4 or Intel Centrino™ (or compatible) 800MHz processor
Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional, Home Edition, or Media Center Edition 2005 with Service Pack 2
256MB of RAM (512MB recommended)
900MB of available hard-disk space
Color monitor with 16-bit color video card
1,024×768 monitor resolution
Microsoft DirectX 9 compatible display driver
For handhelds: Requires Palm OS® 4.0, 4.1, or 5.0 and Palm Desktop 4.0 or 4.01
Here are some Adobe Photoshop Elements 3 Reviews:
“…with the power of Photoshop, plus the extra organizational and sharing tools that scrapbookers crave, Adobe’s newest version of Photoshop Elements 3.0 is sure to be a hit. Check it out and buy the full version or the upgrade if you already own PSE. … [Adobe Photoshop Album 3.0 is] perfect for super quick pages created with premade page kits or ploppers AND for advanced editing for creating your pages or elements from scratch.”
Source: Digital Scrapbook Place
“…”It’s not your father’s Photoshop Elements anymore, it’s the program it should always have been; a full-featured image editor with a wonderfully functional browsing, sorting and comparing front end that I hope is part of the next Photoshop CS. … There’s lots more here and not enough space in a First Looks to tell all….The enhanced features and increased capabilities of Adobe’s Photoshop Elements 3.0 givesyou hundreds of reasons to upgrade, and if you’re not using it, especially if you’re on Windows, it’s time you did.” ”
Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 4.0, a significant upgrade to the No. 1 selling consumer photo-editing software*. Photoshop Elements 4.0 delivers an impressive array of new ways for consumers to easily edit photos, show them off in creative and entertaining ways and always have them at their fingertips. Available for Windows, Photoshop Elements 4.0 is the software that consumers choose for quick, one-click fixes, in addition to more sophisticated editing techniques when they need advanced creative control.
Also today, Adobe announced the availability of Adobe Premiere® Elements 2.0 software, a complete home video-editing solution (see separate press release). Available as separate products or together in a single retail package, Adobe Photoshop Elements 4.0 Plus Adobe Premiere Elements 2.0 delivers the powerful and affordable software consumers need to be creative and delight friends and family with their digital photos and home videos.
“As the top-selling consumer photo editing product, Photoshop Elements 4.0 continues to push the envelope with innovative features that allow digital photo enthusiasts to do it all,” said Bryan Lamkin, senior vice president of Digital Imaging and Digital Video Products at Adobe. “With digital imaging capabilities turning up everywhere from cell phones to disposable digital cameras, it’s easy to develop a click-and-forget habit. Our software unlocks the potential for people to get more enjoyment out of their digital photos, whether they took them on a cell phone, a point and shoot or advanced Digital SLR camera.”
More Editing Magic
Auto Red Eye Removal, Magic Selection Brush, Skin Tone Adjustment, and Magic Extractor join an already impressive list of consumers’ favorite editing tools that fix common photography problems and expand creative control.
The improved Red Eye Removal now eliminates red eye automatically as photos are downloaded from the camera. The new Magic Selection Brush quickly selects specific parts of a photo for easy color, lighting, and contrast adjustments. The new Skin Tone Adjustment allows consumers to get more realistic skin colors in just moments. The new Magic Extractor easily removes subjects from photos, with advanced edge de-fringing, for scr