Adobe Released Their Latest Photoshop CC Version 19.x
Adobe Photoshop CC is the go-to photo editor software for all the designers around the world today. Creative Cloud is an Adobe's cloud-based subscription service. It delivers the latest imaging creativity in Photoshop CC straight to your computer. With no doubt, it is the most modernized image editing software that is capable of everything from simple retouching to complex post-processing. For the great user interface, every year Adobe comes up with lots of new features and tools. This January 2018 and on last October 2017 Adobe released their latest Photoshop CC version 19.x, with exciting new features for photographers, designers and photo editors.
Let's discuss the latest features of this release
Adobe new update has integrated industry standard and advanced machine learning feature to Photoshop. The select subject lets you select the most important subject in the image with a single click. This feature is trained to identify a variety of real-life objects like people, vehicles, animal toys and many more. You can use the select subject in many scenarios. Here are some common ones.
- When you are editing an image go to Select>Subject.
- You can click Select Subject from the options bar while using Quick Selection or Magic Wand Tool.
Compatibility with Microsoft Surface Dial
Photoshop now supports Windows Surface Dial on Bluetooth enabled computers with windows 10 Fall creators Update and later. Using the dial, you can adjust size, opacity, hardness, flow and smoothing for all brush tools. You can make dynamic adjustments to a setting by rotating the dial. You can do all these things without having a look away from the canvas
Support for High-Density Monitors:
We all know that outdated software’s does not do well in case of display scaling with Windows 10. Photoshop now offers a full range of UI scaling options from 100% to 400% with the windows 10 creators update. This feature enhancement makes the Photoshop UI look very easy to use, sharp and nice looking in various pixel density configurations for your monitor. It can automatically adjust the resolution based on the settings configured in your windows.
On Windows 10 Creators Update and later versions, Photoshop now offers a full range of choices for UI scaling. For instance, from 100% through 400% in 25% increments. This enhancement makes the Photoshop user interface crisp and sharp, regardless of the pixel density of the monitor. So, now Photoshop automatically can adjust its resolution based on your Windows settings.
You can check this feature by simply going to select Start > Settings > System > Display. Now choose your scaling factor under Scale and layout.
Different Brush related Improvements
Photoshop is able to do intelligent smoothing on your brush strokes. You just have to enter a value (0 - 100) for Smoothing. From the options bar following tools can be found: Brush, Pencil, Mixer Brush, or Eraser. It is true for different brush, the higher the value, the perfect the smoothing. Also, there are different types of smoothing
- Pulled String Mode
- Stroke Catch Up
- Catch-Up On Stroke End
There are other features that are available in the update like Zoom adjustment, Streamlined brush management. This tools will be briefly discussed in a separate article.
Access your Lightroom photos in Photoshop
The portability of the Lightroom photos into Photoshop become easy with the new feature. You can import your Lightroom CC photos from the cloud right inside Photoshop via search or the Start Screen. The Adobe creative cloud now offers deeper integration between all the Adobe Creative Cloud photography desktop and mobile apps. Now all your photos can be synced and accessible from everywhere. You can now access all of your synced photos directly from the Start Workspace. Aside from the Start workspace, it is also possible to find, filter, sort, and import Lightroom photos into Photoshop.
Adobe, Apple, Google & Microsoft all the new fonts technology are now available in the new release. So you can use any type of font with variant weight, height, saint and more.
Quickly share your creations
You can share your work through email or several services directly from Photoshop. Photoshop is now more intelligent than ever before and enough to convert the source in a reliable format. When sharing via email it creates PSD files but in case of social media, it automatically converts the document to the JPEG format before sharing.
Curvature Pen tool
You can now Create paths more quickly, intuitively, and precisely. Simply double-click to switch between point types. Instead of drawing and modifying paths using Bezier curves, now you can use the Curvature Pen tool in Adobe Photoshop CC to create paths intuitively. Then simply push and pull segments to modify them. The Curvature Pen tool is located under the Pen tool in the Tools panel. Select it, and then select Shape in the tool mode from the drop-down menu in the Options bar. Then set the Fill and Stroke colours to None. And see the magic is done.
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