You can now share libraries with anyone who has a Creative Cloud account. While adding collaborators to a library, choose what level of permissions you want to give them. For example, you can allow others on your team to use shared assets in their designs but not modify those assets.
For more information, see these resources: Copy and paste your Photoshop CC assets directly into Adobe XD, the new all-in-one tool for designing and prototyping user experiences for websites and mobile apps. Use Adobe Portfolio to quickly and easily create a beautiful portfolio site to show off your Photoshop images.
And now when you use Portfolio, you can create custom landing and contact pages to better connect with viewers. Find content faster by searching across your libraries and across Adobe Stock. Drag and drop assets to and from the Layers panel, add your favorite brushes, and share your library with others. For more information, see Creative Cloud Libraries in Photoshop.
Enhancements to Design Space Preview in this release further streamline and optimize design workflows with the following enhancements:. For more information, see Design Space Preview. Reintroduced in this release of Photoshop CC. The Oil Paint filter, reintroduced in this release of Photoshop CC, lets you quickly give an image the visual appearance of a classic oil painting. For more information, see Use the Oil Paint filter. If you own a Photoshop-supported Windows-powered device, such as the Surface Pro, you can use these convenient touch gestures while using Photoshop on it:.
For more information, see Touch capabilities and customizable workspaces. Currently available only in English Composite human characters from Adobe Fuse CC Preview into any Photoshop project from a layout to a final design and even print the characters with a 3D printer. Easily adjust camera angles and lighting within Photoshop CC to get just the look you want.
Simply start with a model created in Adobe Fuse CC Preview , apply poses and animations to it in the Properties panel in Photoshop CC, incorporate it into your image or design, and even add effects. Start and Recent Files workspaces are currently available only in the English, French, German, and Japanese languages. The brand new Start workspace in Photoshop gives you quick access to your recent files, libraries, and presets.
Depending on your subscription status, this workspace may also display content tailored for your requirements.
You can also look for the right Adobe Stock asset for your project directly from within the Start workspace. To quit the Start workspace, simply press the Esc key. If you so prefer, you can choose to disable this workspace. The new Recent Files workspace in Photoshop displays your recent files in a pane for ready access when you're opening files. You can view the files as a list or in the thumbnail view.
You can also search for Adobe Stock assets directly from within the Recent Files workspace. The Recent Files pane is disabled by default. Export faster and with better compression for all file formats, especially JPEG. Additionally, while exporting assets, you can now do the following:. For more information, see Export layers, artboards, and more.
Customize the Photoshop toolbar by destacking, regrouping and even removing tools. You can also save and share customized toolbars as presets. For more information, see Customize the toolbar. Quickly find the fonts you use often by starring individual fonts as favorites or selecting from recently used fonts. Narrow down your search by filtering fonts by classification, like serif or sans serif, or by visual similarity.
Select the Type tool and, while working with the font list, click the Show Similar Fonts icon. For more information, see Search for fonts. You can now search for Adobe Stock assets and view the search results right within the Libraries panel. When you license the stock asset, all linked instances of the asset in your open documents are automatically updated to the high-resolution stock asset without the watermark. Effects that you apply to the watermarked stock asset are preserved when you license it later.
Open and place native SVG files—which can rescale for any size device or any resolution—in your Photoshop designs. Just double-click the object to edit it in Adobe Illustrator. Also export SVG image assets using the new export experience.
If you are a web or UX designer, you increasingly find yourself designing websites or apps for multiple devices. Artboards, new in the release of Photoshop CC, help streamline your design process by giving you an infinite canvas on which you can lay out designs for different devices and screens.
While creating artboards, you can choose from a wide variety of preset sizes or define your own custom artboard size. Artboards are useful even if you normally design for just one screen size. For example, while designing a website, you can use artboards to view designs for different pages side-by-side and in context. When you use a graphic from the Libraries panel, a library-linked asset is created. Also, when you create a new library graphic from a smart object, the corresponding layer is converted to a library-linked asset.
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Adobe Stock integration with Libraries. You can now add a watermarked stock image to any of your libraries directly by using the Adobe Stock website. Libraries integration in Photoshop now offers reduced disk usage, more efficient bandwidth utilization, and faster propagation of library changes between Creative Cloud applications. Adobe Stock is a new service that provides designers and businesses with access to 45 million high-quality, curated, royalty-free images, illustrations, and vector graphics for all their creative projects.
You can search for Adobe Stock content directly from within Photoshop. Adobe Stock is also deeply integrated with Creative Cloud Libraries. You can then use the watermarked image in your Photoshop documents as a library-linked asset. When you choose to license the image—which you can do directly from within the Libraries panel—all instances of the watermarked asset in your open documents are updated to the high-resolution licensed image. Design Space Preview is aimed at becoming a modern design experience inside Photoshop streamlined for the requirements of web, UX, and mobile app designers.
This release is a Technology Preview, which means it's an early look at this new direction. It's rough and the feature set is limited, but we wanted to get this out early so we can start hearing from you.
Help us shape Design Space Preview into the experience you want. Give us feedback psdesign. For more information and a list of known issues in this release, see Design Space Preview. Select the artboards, layers, and layer groups in the Layers panel.
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Right-click the selection, and then select one of the following from the context menu:. The Layer Style dialog now lets you apply multiple effects—strokes, inner shadows, color overlays, gradient overlays, drop shadows, and so forth—to a single layer style. Also, more than one instance of some effects can now be applied to a layer style. You can now use the left pane of the Layer Style dialog to perform the following operations:. If you have a document with artboards, Device Preview attempts to show you the correct artboard by matching the size and position of the artboard with the size of the connected device.
You can also use the navigation bar to preview a specific artboard on the device or swipe through artboards that have matching widths. Sometimes after you apply a Blur Gallery effect, the blurred area of the image looks synthetic or unnatural. For more information, see Restore noise in blurred areas. This new option allows for the transformation—scaling, rotating, and flipping—of the foreground object before it is blended into the new location.
Selecting the Transform On Drop option enables the familiar Transform tool menu that allows you to scale and rotate the object after it is moved to the new location. Once you've made the necessary changes, commit the changes. The content-aware move tool now begins to blend the object with its surroundings and fills in the old location. The blending process in this case begins right after the mouse click is released. While specifying the 3D print settings , select Print To: For more information about 3D printing, see Print 3D objects.
You can now control the depth or height of bump maps for printing. Open a 3D file containing a bump map. Simplify meshes in preparation for printing. The command algorithmically reduces the number of triangles to the number you specify while attempting to maintain the fidelity of the model.
This enhancement is useful for reducing the complexity of a file in preparation for 3D printing. A 3D scene typically comprises many elements or meshes. You can now right-click a mesh in the overall scene and export it individually. Right-click the mesh in the 3D panel and choose Export Mesh from the context menu. This functionality currently exports meshes only in Collada or KMZ formats. Generate better bump maps and normal maps. Create bump maps or normal maps from diffuse textures. You can now create bump maps or normal maps from diffuse textures. The texture attached to the diffuse texture is automatically loaded as filters for the purpose of creating bump maps or normal maps.
Once you're satisfied with the way your map is looking, Photoshop applies the generated bump map or normal map to those textures. Convert a vertex color to a texture color. You can convert a vertex color to a texture color. Also, plug-ins built using the toolkit now look more consistent with the overall Photoshop UI. For more information, see Photoshop UI toolkit for plug-ins and scripts.
Feature summary Photoshop CC On this page Photoshop CC For a summary of features introduced in earlier releases of Photoshop CC, see: Select and Mask workspace. Keep the following best practices in mind while selecting text for Match Font: Draw the selection box, such that it includes a single line of text. Closely crop the selection box to the left and right edges of the text. Select a single typeface and style. Don't mix typefaces and styles in a selection. Find fonts matching the font in an image. To disable the Classic mode, do the following: In the settings menu that appears, deselect Use Classic Mode.
Improvements to Adobe Stock integration. Embed color profiles into exported assets. Export As dialog Embed Color Profile. Print 3D objects as 3MF files. More improvements to artboards. Enhancements to Creative Cloud Libraries. For easier navigation, variants of a font—such as Bold and Italics—are now grouped under the same item in font lists.
You can expand the item and select the desired variant. While navigating the fonts, you can even expand more than one item in the list. Fonts are now grouped by font family. The Show Similar Fonts option now also displays fonts from Typekit. Improved performance while exporting artboards to PDF; ability to include artboard names and artboard backgrounds 3D imaging: Improvements to UV repacking algorithms The document layer count is now displayed in the status box and the Info palette.
Info panel option to always show composite all layers values Reduced chances of metadata loss due to external metadata editing Improved compatibility with some third-party Mac OS tools for resizing the application frame The Oil Paint filter now works on lower-end graphics cards GPUs Support for graphics card GPU -accelerated features over remote desktop connections The Spot Channel dialog now includes names of colors selected from the Swatches palette.
Overall improvements to all content-aware features: Better preservation of image details Reduced blurs and smudges Improved color adaptation handling for Content-Aware Fill Up to 3X speed improvements for large images 3D printing enhancements: Support for new Stratasys online and local printer profiles Ability to read Product Representation Compact PRC format data embedded in PDF files Updated OpenEXR file format support includes newer variants of the format Small color swatch size available again in the Swatches palette Divide Slices command limits increased; performance improved Improved brush performance General Text layer optimizations Improved detection of problematic graphics card drivers and crash prevention Name or color value is now displayed in the tooltip for recently-used colors in the Swatches palette.
Ability to add keyboard shortcuts to toggle the brush pressure controls size and opacity Ability to add keyboard shortcuts to toggle Airbrush mode. For better user experience, the following gestures are now performed using three fingers instead of two fingers: Step Back in History Undo. Step Forward in History Redo. Also, the color adaptation feature has been optimized for better results in this release.
See Features unsupported on bit platforms. The Photoshop-Behance integration has been removed in this version. On Mac OS X, printing documents on inkjet printers results in unexpected color output. See this knowledge-base article. Audio issues while playing clips encoded with Dolby Audio. Artboards are much easier to work with in this release of Photoshop CC. Quickly add artboards to the canvas. Use guides and grids to precisely place elements within an artboard. With an artboard selected, drag guides from the ruler to the canvas.
These guides now move with the artboard. When you duplicate the artboard, the associated guides are duplicated as well. Filter layers in the Layers panel by artboard. You can also upload layouts from the Book module to Blurb. See Post photos online using publish services and Create photo books. To export photos from Lightroom Classic CC to a computer, hard drive, or Flash drive, follow these basic steps:. Select photos from the Grid view or the Filmstrip. See Select photos in the Grid view and the Filmstrip.
Then, click Choose and navigate to the Flash drive. Lightroom Classic CC has several presets to make it easier to export photos to disk in specific file formats. If desired, select a preset from the left side of the Export dialog box and skip to step 6. See Export photos using presets. Specify a destination folder, naming conventions, and other options in the various Export dialog box panels.
In the Image Sizing panel, specify how to size the image — dimensions and resolution. To save your export settings for reuse, click Add at the bottom of the Preset panel on the left side of the Export dialog box. See Save export settings as presets. Photoshop Lightroom User Guide.