Adobe Photoshop CC
Popular software for photo editing and manipulation
- Category Graphics Editors
- Version 2017
- Works under Windows 10 / Windows 8 / Windows 7 / Windows Vista / Windows XP
- Language English
- License Trial version
- Program by Adobe
Use Adobe Photoshop to create your own artwork, edit photos and do much more with the images you take and find.
Known as one of the top photo editing programs of all time, Adobe Photoshop is popular with experts and beginners alike. While famous photographers and artist use the software to edit and create pieces that they share with the world, beginners use it to edit their own photos. Photoshop comes loaded with features that you can use to improve your professional and personal work.
Some of the best features let you cover up mistakes you made in your photographs. One editing tool lets you remove red eye in photos, while another tool lets you sharpen the overall look of the image. Other tools provide users with the ability to blur out areas of their images, add layers to those images and even add text. When you add text, you can choose the size and color of the letters and select from different fonts too.
Though it may not rate as one of the top video editing programs, Adobe Photoshop does come with a video editor. This editor lets you make simple changes to your videos, including cutting out content and combining two videos into one. You can even click and drag different videos or clips together to create one longer video.
The pros of using Photoshop are numerous. You can now use a number of different filters to give your photographs a custom look. Those filters let you change the color or the overall look of each photo. With patterns and brushes, you can add a whimsical touch to your image or remove blemishes from the faces of your models. While it comes loaded with features like these, you can also customize certain features to do even more work on your pictures.
Despite the great benefits of Photoshop, it's a program best suited for professionals. As an amateur photographer, you can still get some use out of the program, but you may find that you do not understand how to use some of its top features. It can take months or even longer for beginners to learn how to change filters, use layers and make other adjustments.
It's also worth pointing out the high price of the software. The professional suite can easily cost a few thousand dollars, and even those in college may spend $1,000 to buy a copy. While that price is worthwhile to some, it's out of the reach of others. When you download a trial copy of Adobe Photoshop, you get complete access to all its features and can try out the software for a few weeks or longer before deciding whether to invest your money in the program.
- One of the best photo/image editing programs in the world
- Comes with filters, plugins and other features
- Now allows for video editing and manipulation
- Easy access to tools and features via the toolbar
- Suitable for editing animated videos, video clips and photographs
- Difficult for beginners to use and understand
- Very expensive for amateurs
- File size takes up a lot of needed hard drive space
- Can make your computer lag or slow down because of its size