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Photoshop Elements 8: Top 100 Simplified Tips and Tricks by Rob Sheppard

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Chapter 9

Software Plug-ins Make Work Easier

Plug-ins are specialized software programs that “plug into” a larger host program. They offer new features that make the original program more effective or that the host program does not have at all. Nearly all plug-ins that work with Photoshop also work with Photoshop Elements.

One of the big benefits of using a plug-in within Photoshop Elements is that it can expand your efficiency and the power of the program. Many photographers discover that by using a few plug-ins, they can easily create work that is equal to that of more sophisticated photographers using Photoshop. And they can do this at a fraction of the cost of buying Photoshop!

In this chapter, you learn about a variety of plug-ins that offer ...

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