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Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 6 Extended
Adobe Photoshop CS6 Extended delivers all the imaging magic in Photoshop CS6 plus 3D graphic design and image analysis tools.* Easily create rich 3D artwork, and enhance your 3D scenes with shadows, lighting and animation. Retouch images with utter precision, control and speed. Create vibrant videos and design anything you can imagine using intuitive tools. Paint and draw naturally and expressively. And get blazingly fast performance with the Mercury Graphics Engine.
Top Reasons to Buy Photoshop Creative Suite 6 Extended
Enhanced--Content-Aware family of technologies--Retouch images with astonishing ease, control and precision. Remove or move selected image objects, and Content-Aware technology magically fills, patches, extends, or recomposes your image with stunning results.
New--Mercury Graphics Engine and 64-bit support--Count on the new Mercury Graphics Engine for blazingly fast performance when editing with key tools, and take advantage of cross-platform 64-bit support to speed up imaging tasks and process very large images faster.*
New--3D controls at your fingertips--Intuitively create 3D artwork with a simple 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--Content-Aware Patch--Patch images with greater control. Simply choose the patch area and Content-Aware technology will fill in the missing area.
New and re-engineered design tools--Create superior designs fast. 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.
New--Intuitive video creation--Bring Photoshop editing power to your video footage. Easily enhance any clip using the full range of Photoshop tools and create videos using an intuitive set of video tools.
New--Adobe Photoshop Camera Raw 7 plug-in--Bring out the best in your JPEG and raw files with improved processing and an enhanced control set; reveal every detail in the highlights of an image while still retaining rich detail in the shadows; and much more.
New--All-new Crop tool--Crop images fast and with great precision using the all-new, non-destructive Crop tool. Manipulate your images on canvas.
New--Superior auto-corrections--Quickly enhance your images with powerful Auto Curves, Levels and Brightness/Contrast controls. Intelligence from thousands of hand-retouched images is built in to give you a better starting point for making adjustments.
New--Intelligent lens correction. Easily straighten objects that appear curved in panoramas or photos shot with fisheye or wide-angle lenses--and perform automatic lens corrections--using tools that make adjustments based on your lenses' characteristics.
Superior HDR imaging--Create photo-realistic or surreal HDR images with exceptional speed and control. Get great results with automatic ghost removal and precisely control tone mapping and adjustments.
New--Rich painting toolset--Simply by painting with presets, get realistic color blends with the Mixer Brush, use Bristle Tips for lifelike strokes, draw naturally with erodible pencils and pastels, easily create the look of an oil painting and much more.
Enhanced--Tools for intelligent selections--Create precise selections and masks, enabling you to easily adjust or preserve skin tones; easily select intricate image elements, such as faces, hair; and more.
Enhanced--Puppet Warp--Precisely reposition any image element to create a more visually appealing photo. For example, easily straighten an awkwardly bent arm. Powered by the Mercury Graphics Engine,* Puppet Warp lets you edit with fluid responsiveness.
New--Background save and Auto-recovery--Let the new auto-recovery option preserve your edits without interrupting your progress. And keep working even while saving the largest of Photoshop files in the background.
New--Blur Gallery--Quickly create photographic blur effects using a simple new interface with on-image controls. Create tilt-shift effects, blur everything and then sharpen one focal point, or vary the blurriness between multiple focal points. The Mercury Graphics Engine delivers immediate results.*
New--Dozens of user-inspired improvements--Save time with more than 65 new creativity and productivity enhancements that originated as suggestions from Photoshop users via Facebook, Twitter, and more.
New--Modern interface--Work with a fresh, elegant Photoshop interface featuring dark background options that make your images pop, and benefit from hundreds of design touches that create a smoother, more consistent editing experience.
New--DICOM support--Correct, annotate, and analyze DICOM files, and speed up medical imaging workflows with DICOM directory support, which enables you to open DICOM frames in the correct order.
Compatibility with Adobe mobile apps--Extend your creativity beyond Photoshop CS6 with Adobe Touch Apps and Photoshop companion apps (sold separately). Intuitive touchscreen features provide ease of use and precise control for a variety of creative tasks.†
Frequently Asked Questions
What’s the Difference Between Photoshop CS6 Extended and Photoshop CS6?
Photoshop CS6 Extended delivers all the unrivalled image editing power of Photoshop CS6 plus tools for creating and editing 3D images and performing quantitative image analysis.*
What Kinds of Work Do People Do with Photoshop CS6 Extended?
Photoshop CS6 Extended is used by professionals in many fields, including film and video, graphic and web design that includes 3D and motion, manufacturing and product design, medicine and science, and architecture and construction.*
Should I buy Photoshop CS6 Extended or an Adobe Creative Suite 6 edition?
Because most creative endeavors involve the use of digital images, Photoshop is often at the heart of the workflow. If the images you create are used across a variety of media, the integration between the components included in Creative Suite 6 editions can help you achieve more in less time.
How Does Photoshop Extended CS6 Compare with Previous Editions?
Have a look at this version comparison chart.
* 3D features and some GPU-enabled features are not supported on Windows XP.
† Mobile and tablet applications require a separate download and agreement to additional terms. Such applications may not be available in all countries or languages and may be subject to change or discontinuation without notice. Additional fees or subscription charges may apply.