About the software
Intelligent editing. Flawless photos. Cool creations.
Adobe Photoshop Elements 2021 makes it easy to follow your creative inspiration wherever it leads.
Get started creating
- Get going quickly and follow your creative inspiration. Discover fun tricks, see what’s new with the latest version, and get inspiring ideas, help, and tutorials.
- Beautiful slideshows, collages, and effects are automatically applied to your photos and delivered upon launch. Powered by Adobe Sensei AI technology.*
Step-by-step Guided Edits
- Meet your creative sidekick. With Adobe Sensei AI technology in your corner, you can easily edit, create, organize, and share your photos to bring your imagination to life.
- Add motion to your static images, automatically colorize photos, select a subject with one click, fine-tune the position of a person’s face, and more.
Create & share
- From basic adjustments to artistic creations, you’re covered with 58 Guided Edits. Achieve the look you want without any guesswork. Just follow the steps and learn as you go.
- Create modern duotones, perfect your landscape photos, remove unwanted objects, and more.
- Show off your amazing creations at home or on social media—because inspiration should be shared.
- Make inspirational animated Quote Graphics—great for social media.
- Share slideshows and video clips on YouTube and Vimeo.
- Clean up the clutter automatically. Thanks to Adobe Sensei AI technology, you can find your photos and videos in a snap using Smart Tags, facial recognition, and more.
- Your catalog structure is automatically backed up for easy recovery—so you can work worry-free.
NEW Add motion to your static images
- With one click, transform your favorite shots into moving photos—fun animated GIFs with 2D and 3D camera motion. It’s easy and perfect for sharing on social media.
NEW Fine-tune face tilt
POWERED BY ADOBE SENSEI*
- Make sure everyone in your photo is looking in the right direction by automatically adjusting the position of a person’s face. It’s great for selfies!
NEW Inspire with Quote Graphics
POWERED BY ADOBE SENSEI
- Make shareable creations—great for social media—by adding motivational quotes or personalized messages to your pics with pre-set templates, tons of customization, and cool animation options.
UPDATE Guided Edits mean more creative possibilities
- From basic adjustments to artistic creations, you’re covered with 58 Guided Edits. Achieve the look you want without any guesswork. Just follow the steps and learn as you go:
UPDATE Automatically back up your catalog structure
- NEW Create modern duotones
Apply cool, custom duotone effects to your photos for a beautiful two-color creation. Choose from custom preset social sizes, add a gradient, and more!
- NEW Perfect your landscapes
Easily replace skies, remove haze, and erase unwanted objects to create epic outdoor scenes. You’re sure to create the perfect adventure photo every time.
POWERED BY ADOBE SENSEI
- NEW Move, scale, and duplicate objects
With step-by-step help, it’s easier than ever to select an object and change its position, size, and more—meaning you can make your creation look exactly how you want.
- Cataloging—albums, keyword tags, people, places, events, and more—is key to photo and video library organization. Now, all of this information is automatically backed up for easy recovery.
*Adobe Sensei is the technology that powers intelligent features across all Adobe products to dramatically improve the design and delivery of digital experiences, using artificial intelligence and machine learning in a common framework.
Mac - Minimum
- Intel 6th Generation or newer processor
- macOS 10.14 through 10.15 or macOS 11
- 8 GB of RAM
- 7.8 GB of available hard-disk space to install applications; additional 3 GB to download all optional content; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on a volume that uses a case-sensitive file system or on removable flash storage devices)
- 1280x800 display resolution (at 100% scale factor)
- Internet connection required for product activation and content download*