Adobe Photoshop CS6 Beta now available on Adobe Labs : Adobe Systems announced Adobe Photoshop CS6 beta, a preview of what’s to come in the next software release of the industry standard in digital imaging, is available as a free download from Adobe Labs. Customers can download the beta, try out the experience and provide feedback to the product team. Packed with groundbreaking new innovations, features and incredible performance enhancements, Photoshop CS6 beta is available for the Mac OS and Microsoft Windows platforms. The final release is expected in the first half of 2012. The Adobe Photoshop CS6 beta version is available as a free download via the Adobe website.
Photoshop CS6 Beta
“Adobe Photoshop CS6 will be a milestone release that pushes the boundaries of imaging innovation with incredible speed and performance,” said Winston Hendrickson, vice president products, Creative Media Solutions, Adobe. “We couldn’t wait to share this beta of Adobe Photoshop CS6 with our customers and are looking forward to hearing from them and seeing the ways they are incorporating the beta into their daily creative workflows.”
Adobe Photoshop CS6 features
Photoshop CS6 beta demonstrates Adobe’s focus on huge performance enhancements, imaging magic and creativity tools that offer customers a new experience in digital imaging. Key features include new additions to the Content Aware tools: Content-Aware Patch allows greater control by letting users select and duplicate an area of an image to fill in or 'patch' another, and Content-Aware Move lets users select and magically move an object to a new place in the image.
Adobe Mercury Graphics Engine
Customers will experience incredible performance, powered by the new Adobe Mercury Graphics Engine, enabling near-instant results from popular editing tools including Liquify, Puppet Warp, Transform and Lighting Effects; and a refined, modern interface featuring dark UI options to make pictures pop. New and re-engineered design tools make creating designs faster and more efficient. Vector layers allow users to apply dashed lines and gradient strokes, searchable layers quickly zero in on any layer, and new type styles let designers swiftly apply type treatments to their designs.
Adobe Photoshop CS6 Price and Availability
In addition, the Adobe Photoshop CS6 beta offers all the features of Photoshop CS6 and Photoshop CS6 Extended, such as new 3D editing features and quantitative imaging analysis capabilities. These great features will be included in the shipping version of Adobe Photoshop CS6 Extended when it becomes available. The Adobe Photoshop CS6 beta is available immediately as a free download in English and Japanese. At installation, users will be required to provide an Adobe ID to complete a one-time login and online product activation.