Adobe Photoshop Elements is more friendly to beginners than its professional sibling. It can guide you through edits and has simplified tools that help you improve your photos. While it's built to be easy to use, it still has a long list of features. Unlike some photo editing apps, including Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Photoshop Elements 2021 doesn't require a subscription. Right now, you can pick it up for $40 off through the Microsoft Store.
Adobe Photoshop Elements features guided edits and simplified tools that make photo editing more accessible to beginners. Right now, it's on sale for 40% off.
Adobe Photoshop Elements 2021 launched in October 2021, so it's about due for a refresh. That being said, it's still a solid app for editing images. That's especially true if you factor in its value with its current discount.
Photoshop Elements 2021 includes options for tilting and correcting faces, can automatically back up your catalog structure, and supports quote graphics. It also has an option to add motion to static images, allowing you to create animated GIFs from your photos. Many of its features utilize Adobe Sensei, an AI technology that simplifies the photo editing experience.
The photo editing app can guide you through how to edit landscape images, including removing haze and erasing unwanted objects from images. It also has guides on how to create modern duotones and how to move, scale, and duplicate objects.
Adobe Photoshop Elements 2021 is geared towards everyday users that want to edit and improve images without having to learn a complicated interface. If you prefer a more powerful offering, you can check out our list of the best photo editing apps on Windows 10.
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