Adobe Photoshop CC 2019 is a raster graphics editor developed and published by Adobe Inc. for Windows and Mac OS. It was originally created in 1988 by Thomas and John Knoll. Since then, this software has become the industry standard not only in raster graphics editing but in digital art as a whole.
Adobe Photoshop is an effective Image Editing tool, which the users can use to rearrange images and also abolish errors provided that presently happens unspecified. There are old pictures, which may advance spots. Users can browse them through the scanner and abolish those spots and advance the picture. Users can also create illustrations and 3d designs. There are abounding added things that the users can do with the software.
Adobe Photoshop CC 2019 Advanced Features
The frame tool can be used to convert text or shapes into frames. The designers can use these frames as placeholders or can fill the frame with images. The image in the frame can be replaced by dragging and dropping other images in the frame. The frame has the capability to fit the image automatically.
The work done on the image can be undone using the CTRL +Z key combination in Windows and CMD+Z key combination in Mac systems. The designers can perform multiple undo to reach the place where they have to start again. In order to undo and redo the changes, there are various options available in the Edit menu, which are described here.
Users will move one step back from the current one. Each click on the undo option will take the user one step back. The shortcut keys in the Windows OS is CTRL+Z.
This option will move the user one step forward from the current one. Each click will move the user one step forward and the shortcut key for the same on the Windows operating system is Shift +Ctrl +Z.
Toggle Last State
This option works in the same way as legacy undo and the shortcut key for it is Ctrl +Alt +Z.
The Step Forward and Step Backward options are not available in the Edit menu but users can find them on the flyout menu in the History Panel. Users cannot undo the layer visibility changes by default. If the users want to undo the visibility changes of the layers, they can click the visibility icon in the Layers panel, which creates a history of the layers.
Improvement in Usability
The reference point is hidden by default and users will not see it while moving the objects in the canvas. If the users want that reference should appear while moving the objects, they can go to the Options bar and select the Toggle Reference Point checkbox.
The canvas can be double-clicked to edit the text and crop it. Other things that the users can do with the text are cropping, transforming, and placing it using auto-commit. Another thing that is improved is the movement of pixels and layers accidentally, which can be done by the Lock Workspace option. This will not hinder the hard work done on the image. This option is best if the users are using Photoshop on their mobile or tablets.
This feature can be used to choose pixels with the help of a new workspace. The source pixels can also be rotated and all these can be done by Adobe Sensei technology. The fill can also be created in separate layers, which will help to preserve original images.
Here are the steps to launch Content-Aware fill
- Open an image in Photoshop.
- Use a selection tool to create a selection.
- Click the Edit Menu and then click Content-Aware Fill. This will open the content-aware fill workspace.
Users can see a default sampling area, which is placed over the image. There are many tools available in the Tools panel, which the users can use to modify the workspace and the selected area of the image. The content-aware fill workspace can be used to specify, fill settings, sampling options, and output settings, which will provide the desired fill in the image. The changes made in the workspace can be simultaneously viewed Preview panel.
Blend Move Preview
There are various blend modes, which the users can scroll to see their effect on the image. Previously, users have to guess the blend, which was a difficult task.
The paint brushes can be used in a symmetrical pattern. These patterns can be easily used on curves also. Users can define one or more axes through symmetry mode and then choose the present type which also includes circular, radial, spiral, and mandala.
Users can choose the colors for the image easily with the help of the color wheel. This feature has been included in the current version.
Layers can be transformed easily and there is no need to hold the Shift key for the purpose. The layer resizes itself automatically when its corner handle is dragged.
Here are the steps to transform a layer.
- Select one or more layers, which are to be transformed.
- Go to the Edit menu and select Free Transform.
- Drag the corner handle of the layer to resize it.
- Commit the changes.
Users can use the home screen to know about the new features of Photoshop. The screen can be accessed at any time and can be connected to learning content. After this, users can go back to their window on which they are working.
There are many tutorials available, which the users can use to learn about various features of Photoshop and the steps to implement those features.
Photoshop UI can be adjusted independently. The UI can be adjusted to the right size and the users can work on the image.
Export as Menu
This menu is used to streamline UI and make things easier. This menu helps to preview multiple artboards at once.
Photoshop is a very powerful image editor and users can use it to make new images or improve the existing ones. Many new features have been added which has made the application more powerful. The layers can be locked so that they do not get disturbed accidentally. The text can be edited by double-clicking it. These features enhance image quality and let the designers work easily.
In this compressive and in-depth tutorial, Photoshop instructor Unmesh Dinda from Piximperfect takes you through the top 20 new features and updates in Adobe Photoshop CC 2019. He provides a demo of each feature and shares useful tips that will your Photoshop workflow.
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