Adobe Photoshop Elements 11 And Premier Elements 11 Announced:
Love them or hate them, Adobe have upgraded their slightly more affordable version of Photoshop and Premier. Tech enthusiast and and geeks alike have on occasions taken issue with Adobe as a company for one reason or another, Flash springs to mind as just one example. However, regardless of your feelings toward the company, I think you would be hard pressed to find an individual who would not agree that Adobe develop some of the most amazingly creative software suites. Adobe Photoshop Elements 11 and Premier Elements 11 Announced for both Mac and Windows desktop environments.
Photoshop Elements is of course a cut down version of the industry standard Photoshop and Premier Elements is the cut down version of Premier, a video editing suite. Although they are cut down versions, Photoshop Elements and Premier Elements are more than capable of editing images or video to an incredibly high standard, perhaps not all the bells and whistles of the full version, but certainly a fantastic place to start as a novice or perhaps on a tight budget.
Photoshop Elements 11 and Premier Elements 11 are the most recent iteration in Adobe’s arsenal, both sharing a new streamlined and more user friendly interface, although how much friendly could an interface become.
New to Photoshop Elements 11 are filters, allowing the user to convert images into fun and artistic styles such as Comic, Pen and Ink. Adobe have also implemented some more familiar features to experienced users, Flexible Layouts for Cards, Refine Edge, Calanders and many more.
To ensure ease of use and navagation for Adobe’s new adopters of Photoshop Elements, as previously stated the interface has been simplified with large colourful icons.
As with Photoshop Elements 11, Premier Elements 11 has also been redesigned with a new fresh, easier to use and navigate interface, making the editing environment much more intuitive, special effects and a streamlined set of editing modes.
Features such as Hollywood Movie styles, colour adjustment tool and the ability to share the videos you have edited to social networking tools such as Facebook and YouTube.
The Instant Movie feature is perhaps one of the most exciting for new time video editors, automatically editing clips together whilst adding music, effects and titles. Adobe have also added some new video editing themes such as Picture Cube, Yearbook and Prime Time, again making video editing simple and hassle free.
System Requirements and Packages
For Mac users, running Photoshop Elements 11 or Premier Elements 11 will require an Intel multi-core processor and OS 10.6 or higher. For Windows users, a 1.6GHz processor will be needed of which Single core will suffice and will run on Windows XP with service pack 3, Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8.
Both Photoshop Elements 11 and Premier Elements 11 are available right now to download at Adobes website, however you will have to wait a bit longer, should you desire to purchase a hard copy of the software. With regards to pricing, both suites are sold separately for $100 each or if you are upgrading, it will cost you $80. As with most desirables in life, if you would prefer to buy both software suites together, you will discover a saving of $50 as for both Photoshop Elements 11 and Premier Elements 11 it will cost $150. Should you wish to purchase both from an upgrade position, this will cost $120. If you are a student and fit into Adobes criteria, you could find an even bigger saving, visit Adobes site to find out more on Education Based Pricing.