Adobe Photoshop CS6 Beta 13.0 Beta

Test version of the important image manipulating software

  • Category:

    Graphics Editors

  • Version:

    13.0 Beta

  • Works under:

    Windows 8 / Windows 7 / Windows Vista / Windows XP

  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Trial version
  • Vote:
    7.1 (991)
Adobe Photoshop CS6 Beta 13.0 Beta
Adobe Photoshop CS6 Beta 2014

Adobe Photoshop CS6 Beta provides you with a free way to try out this popular editing program and see why so many people love using it. CS6 is a more modern version of the software that comes loaded with some brand new features as well as the tools that you loved on previous editions. Even if you just take photos of your family and friends, you'll love having the opportunity to edit all your work and give images a more professional look.

When working on this program before its release, Adobe asked for feedback from users to see what they wanted from the new edition. The company updated the graphics to make the program run faster and with fewer bugs, but it also changed the interface to make it easier for you to use. It comes with all the overlays that you need to use when combining images and comes with settings that you can set up and save based on your needs for future use.

One new feature that many will like is the crop tool. If you ever used this tool before, you know that accidents are easy to make. A simple slip of your mouse can result in you cutting off more of the image than you wanted to and ruining your file. This tool now makes it almost impossible to make those same mistakes. Once you crop the image down, you can use other tools to rotate the photo and zoom in anywhere on the image.

You also get new highlights and shadows tools that work with photos taken with a digital camera as well as a cell phone camera with a lower resolution. These tools help you make edits without worrying about leaving behind a halo effect. With the lens blur tool, you can now create photos that look more detailed and sharper. This program now has an auto save feature that automatically saves the changes you made to the file without requiring that you take time out to save it yourself.

Many people use Photoshop as a way to digitally manipulate images and to transfer one part of an image to a new photo or file. The end result can look blurry and not as realistic as you might like. Adobe Photoshop CS6 Beta now comes with a Content Aware patch that actually lets you cut out an image or piece from one photo and place it in another. This feature automatically adjusts the image to give the finished photo a more realistic look. While this is a beta version that can change in the future, it's one of the best ways to try out Photoshop for free.

Pros:

  • Includes a number of new tools
  • Updates and makes existing tools easier to use
  • Content Aware patch lets you move images between files
  • Free version of Photoshop

Cons:

  • Asks for an Adobe ID to use it
  • Beta versions can change before the final edition
  • Large file takes up quite a lot of computer space

Adobe Photoshop CS6 beta is the free test version of the popular image editing program.

Adobe Photoshop is one of the most recent version of the premiere digital imaging program. With it the user can manipulate photos, color line art, create digital paintings and create graphic logos for anything from web sites to signs. Upon installing this beta version, you will be prompted to enter or create an Adobe log-in ID.

Photoshop CS6 Beta introduces a slew of new features and performance enhancements. CS6 has been embraced by professionals thanks to the updated Mercury graphics engine as well as the streamlined interface. This version is hailed for enhancing the features that people use the most.

The crop tool has been completely revamped. The tool is now non-destructive, and the cropped image can be rotated and zoomed. It has overlays and allows for the user to save presets. There is also a straighten tool that allows the user to draw a straight line on an image and the program will understand how it can be rotated.

Shadows and Highlights have also been upgraded. The values can now be raised quite high without ruining the image with halos. This works especially well with photos taken by a smartphone.

Lens Blur has been modified so it can achieve multiple new effects, allowing the user to adjust the blur line and to identify different focus points. This tool allows the user to easily create an illusion of depth without so much hassle.

The Content-Aware patch tool is one of the most talked-about features of CS6. It allows the user to basically cut a person, tree or house from a picture, and the program will paint in a realistic background as if the thing was never there. The tool also allows the user to move an object around, and it can adjust the background accordingly. It is an incredible time-saver.

CS6 has a new way of managing layers, allowing the user to sort the layers by type. Often, a complex file can contain over 100 layers. This feature will help keep them sorted, allowing the user to search and sort them by name, effect and color.

Auto Image Corrections are now part of the system. What this means is instead of grabbing an image and then adjusting the contrast, hue and saturation manually to make it pop, CS6 can do it for you. I regularly have to hit auto contrast and then mess with the saturation sliders. This is a real time saver.

Background Auto-Saving is a feature that saves your work automatically every few minutes. If your computer crashes in the middle of a project, you won't lose hours of work.

Pros:

Photoshop is extremely expensive. This is a fantastic way to get it for free.

This is one of the best versions of one of the best programs.

Cons:

This is a truly gigantic file.

It's the beta and not the final version.

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