What’s new in Elements 12


THE PAST FEW RELEASES OF ELEMENTS, whilst boasting many new features in each, have been subtle upgrades with little in the way of obvious changes. With Elements 11, however, came a major overhaul to the program, most prominent was the new-look user interface, of course. Here we’ll take a look at what’s been added to Elements in its twelfth incarnation. Not all of the additions have been featured as projects in the book, so I’ll give a brief overview of them in this section.

More content-aware tools

We’ve had the Content-aware Spot Healing tool since Elements 9; that’s great for repairing small areas of a photo. Elements 12 sees the introduction of some great new Content-aware tools:

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