Complex selections made easy
Select specific areas within an image in fewer clicks. Easily
select intricate image elements, such as hair; eliminate background
color around selection edges; and automatically vary selection
edges and perfect masks using refinement tools.
Remove any image detail or object and watch as Content-Aware Fill
magically fills in the space left behind. This breakthrough
technology matches lighting, tone, and noise so it looks as if the
removed content never existed.
Superior HDR imaging
Create photo-realistic or surreal HDR images with unprecedented
speed, control, and accuracy. Get better-than-ever results thanks
to automatic ghost removal and greater control with tone mapping
and adjustments, and even give single-exposure photos the look of
State-of-the-art raw image processing
Use the Adobe Photoshop Camera Raw 6 plug-in to nondestructively
remove image noise while preserving color and detail; add grain to
make digital photos look more organic; enjoy more control as you
perform post-crop vignetting; and more.
Extraordinary painting effects
Easily change a photograph into a painting or create unique
artistic effects with the Mixer Brush, which offers on-canvas color
blending, and Bristle Tips, which let you create lifelike, textured
Precisely reposition any image element to create a more visually
appealing photo. For example, easily straighten an arm that's
bent at an awkward angle.
Automatic lens correction
Save time with automatic correction of lens distortions, chromatic
aberration, and vignetting. Photoshop CS5 uses an image file's
EXIF data to make precise adjustments based on the type of camera
and lens you used.
Enjoy productivity and creativity boosts thanks to dozens of
features and enhancements requested by Photoshop users. Straighten
images automatically, pick colors from an onscreen color picker,
adjust the opacity of many layers at once, and more.
Better media management
Easily manage media with more flexible batch renaming, and access
your assets in the context of what you're working on by using
the customizable Adobe Mini Bridge panel in Photoshop.
Faster performance across platforms
Speed up day-to-day imaging tasks and process very large images up
to ten times faster by taking advantage of cross-platform 64-bit
Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP with Service Pack 3; Windows
Vista Home Premium, Business, Ultimate, or Enterprise with Service
Pack 1 (Service Pack 2 recommended); or Windows 7
Memory: 1 GB of RAM
Memory: 2 GB of available hard-disk space for installation;
additional free space required during installation (cannot install
on removable flash-based storage devices
Some GPU-accelerated features require graphics support for Shader
Model 3.0 and OpenGL 2.0
Optical Drive: DVD-ROM drive
Optional: Broadband Internet connection required for online
Required: QuickTime 7.6.2 software required for multimedia features