Creative Connection

Introducing Adobe Photoshop Elements 2019 & Premiere Elements 2019

Automation makes photo and video editing easy. Your creativity makes it amazing.

The Elements team is excited to announce the release of Photoshop Elements 2019 & Premiere Elements 2019.

The 2019 release focuses on:

  • Streamlining the apps’ usability to get you up and running quickly;
  • Discoverability enhancements so that you can get inspired, learn and uncover fun new projects
    to try out yourself;
  • And improved performance across the board.

Plus, Elements 2019 features Auto Creations – powered by Adobe Sensei AI technology.













A Home Screen Designed for You

The first thing you’ll notice when opening Photoshop Elements and Premiere Elements 2019 is the
brand-new Elements Home Screen that welcomes you every time you open the apps. The new Home
Screen offers a personalised experience by surfacing info on what’s new since your last version of
Elements and content suited to your level of expertise.












Auto Creations, made just for you

Beautiful photo and video slideshows and collages are automatically created just for you highlighting
memorable moments like birthdays and vacations and delivered upon launch in the Home Screen. It’s
all thanks to photo and video automation powered by Adobe Sensei AI technology.

Beyond the Home Screen, there are a number of exciting new features and enhancements across
Photoshop Elements and Premiere Elements 2019 to help you create stunning photo creations,
videos, and movies so that you can then quickly share your memories in print, DVDs, the web and
across your social media channels.

So, let’s dig in to what’s new and enhanced.











Redesigned photo collages

In this release we’ve redesigned your photo collage creation experience so that you can create
collages with fewer clicks and quickly choose from stylish new templates that look great as Instagram
posts and more. You also have the ability to customise your photo collages by adding frames and
changing up backgrounds for the perfect finishing touch.

Guided Edits

Photoshop Elements 2019 is introducing four all-new Guided Edits, bringing the total to 53 step-by-step
photo editing guides to help you quickly edit and create.












  • Create amazing multi-photo text: Now you can design visual text that features a different
    photo inside each letter to make words or names that look great as wall art, invitation cards or
    scrapbook pages.












  • Make fun memes: This Guided Edit walks you through the process of typing in text, adding
    filters, borders and more to turn your photos into memes that are perfect for sharing on social












  • Turn part of your photo into a sketch: Make a unique artistic statement by turning part of a
    favourite photo into a sketch by brushing on the medium of your choice, including coloured
    pencil, old paper, or an aged photo look.












  • Add polish with text and border overlays: This new Guided Edit teaches you how to
    embellish photos with borders and text that make them stand out – whether you plan to print
    it out or post it online to social media.

Enjoy better performance and HEIF support

The team worked hard to improve your experience with Photoshop Elements, and you’ll notice it right
off the bat with a faster download and installation process and improved performance throughout
common photo editing tasks. We’ve also added support for importing and editing HEIF images on











Redesigned Quick Edit mode

Creating your movies is now easier than ever with our completely redesigned Quick Edit mode. The
new, user-friendly, editing interface presents you with two options:

  • Smart Trim, which automatically finds your best footage and walks you through a series of
    steps for trimming a video.
  • A simplified Sceneline for combining clips, photos, titles, music and more into a unique
    production that you can then share on DVD, the web or social media.

Guided Edits

Premiere Elements 2019 is introducing two all-new Guided Edits, bringing the total to 20 step-by-step
video editing guides in Premiere Elements that help you get started.












  • Make glass pane effects: This Guided Edit helps you make the action in your scene appear
    like its taking place behind the glass. You’ll learn how to add a video overlay to create this
    sleek look.












  • Create Luma fade transitions: Add a professional looking dramatic scene transition, which
    walks you through the process of fading in the colours from darkest to lightest in your video

Enjoy better performance plus VFR, HEIC and HEVC support

Just like in Photoshop Elements, you’ll experience the same faster download and installation process
and improved performance on common video editing tasks. We’ve also added support for variable
frame rate (VFR), import and editing of HEIF images on macOS and HEVC video on macOS 10.13 and

For a complete list of what’s new and improved, please visit the Photoshop Elements 2019 and
Premiere Elements 2019 features pages. Be sure to check out project tutorials for Photoshop Elements
and Premiere Elements.

We hope you’re as excited about this release as we are. Enjoy!

– The Elements Team

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