Adobe today announced Adobe Photoshop CS6 beta, a preview
of what?s to come in the next release of the popular
software, is available as a free download from Adobe
The new beta performance enhancements and it is
available for the Mac OS and Microsoft Windows platforms.
The final release is expected in the first half of 2012.
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.
In addition, the Photoshop CS6 beta offers all the
features of Adobe Photoshop CS6 and Adobe Photoshop CS6
Extended, such as new 3D editing features and
quantitative imaging analysis capabilities.
The Mercury Graphics Engine promises to give
near-instant results when editing with key tools such as
Liquify, Puppet Warp, and Crop. Plus, a fresh Photoshop
interface features dark background options that make
images look better.
At installation of the beta version, users will be
required to provide an Adobe ID to complete a one-time
login and online product activation. For information on
how to install Photoshop CS6 beta, visit www.adobe.com/go/photoshopcs6