Preference for Legacy Healing Brush In Photoshop CC 15.5

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Photoshop CC 2015 introduced a new real-time healing brush algorithm. However, if you prefer the behavior of the older healing brush algorithm you can now use Preferences > Tools > Use Legacy Healing Algorithm for the Healing Brush to return to the previous behavior.

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Posted on 06-27-2016


  • By David Moore - 2:22 PM on June 27, 2016  

    I think it would be helpful for many users for you to indicate the pros and cons of each algorithm. I guess I need to spend some time trying the new one out but I’m unlikely to discover all it’s potential benefits, as well as all the reasons why the old one could be preferable. Thanks