Discover new dimensions in digital imaging
Adobe® Photoshop® CS6 Extended software delivers all the imaging magic in Photoshop CS6 plus 3D graphic design and image analysis tools.* Easily create rich 3D artwork with shadows, lighting, and animation. Retouch images with utter precision. Create vibrant videos and design anything you can imagine using intuitive tools. And get blazingly fast performance with the Mercury Graphics Engine.
Top New Features in Adobe Photoshop CS6 Extended
Content-Aware Patch—Patch images with greater control using Content-Aware Patch. Simply choose the patch area and Content-Aware technology will fill in the missing area.
Mercury Graphics Engine—See near-instant results when editing with key tools such as Liquify, Puppet Warp, and Crop. The new Mercury Graphics Engine delivers unprecedented responsiveness for a fluid feel as you work.*
3D controls at your fingertips—Intuitively create 3D artwork with a vastly simplified user interface that eliminates the need for tools.* Use in-context, on-canvas controls to manipulate cages for 3D extrusions, change scene and object orientation, and edit lights.
New and reengineered design tools—Create superior designs faster. Get consistent formatting with type styles, use vector layers to apply strokes and add gradients to vector objects, easily create custom strokes and dashed lines, quickly search layers, and more.
All-new Crop tool—Crop images faster and with greater precision using the all-new, nondestructive Crop tool. Manipulate your images on canvas, and take advantage of the Mercury Graphics Engine to see your adjustments happen live.
New reflections and draggable shadows—Quickly achieve 3D realism by adding and enhancing shadows and reflections on your ground plane.* Drag a shadow to reposition the light source, and easily edit ground reflections, shadows, and other effects.
Background save—Keep on working even while saving the largest of Photoshop files in the background—a performance improvement that can help your productivity soar.
Auto-recovery—Let the auto-recovery option work behind the scenes to save your edits without interrupting your progress. A copy of your work is saved every 10 minutes and recovered in the event of an unexpected shutdown.
Easy alignment and distribution of 3D objects—Create rich 3D scenes in less time now that you can automatically align 3D objects to the vanishing point in your image and manipulate a group of 3D objects at one time using a new multiselect option.*
3D performance boost—Experience enhanced performance throughout your 3D workflows.* View shadows and reflections in all editing modes; quickly render final work in Adobe RayTrace mode thanks to the Mercury Graphics Engine; and much more.
Intuitive video creation—Bring Photoshop editing power to your video footage. Easily enhance any clip using the full range of familiar Photoshop tools, and create entire videos using an intuitive new set of video tools.
Preset migration and sharing—Easily migrate your presets, workspaces, preferences, and settings so you can experience Photoshop in the same way on all your computers, share your setup, and bring your customizations from past versions into Photoshop CS6.