According to Adobe, the new Photoshop CS6 has more than 60% new features vs. CS5, with the extended version having over 70 user inspired enhancements. Here’s a list of what’s new in the standard version:
- Adobe Mercury Graphics Engine – Helping make Photoshop CS6 process images lighting fast.
- Content-aware patch – Like we saw in CS5, the new content aware patch in CS6 takes that concept and puts it in a brush.
- New blur gallery – With PixelBender now built in to Photoshop CS6. It includes field and iris blur, tilt-shift, and bokeh light control.
- Photoshop Camera Raw 7 – Improvements include new highlights, shadows, new temperature adjustment brush, and improved clarity engine helping reduce halos.
- New cropping tool – With search and filter lists, grouped layers, and the ability to duplicate multiple layers.
- Re-designed tools with new video editing tools.
- Preset migration and sharing.
- Adaptive wide-angle – Including for correction, fish-eye, and panoramic shots.
- Background save and recovery.
Photoshop CS6 Extended has all of the above features, but also includes the following features:
- All new 3D controls with more powerful 3D Mercury Graphics Engine.
- New reflections, alignment, distributions, and drag-able shadows for 3D images.
- Faster Adobe Ray Trace rendering.
For a full list of features found in the new Photoshop CS6, be sure to checkout these top 5 features presented by the Photoshop team!