Download Adobe Photoshop Elements: Where and How
With digital cameras, taking pictures has never been easier. Thanks to special software, editing them is just as simple. Adobe Photoshop Elements is the latest version of the popular consumer photo-editing software. With Photoshop Elements 10, you not only have access to editing and creation features, but also the ability to organize photos.
The Object Search feature automatically finds objects within photos, such as a landmark, flower or pet, while the Elements Organizer feature automatically detects duplicate photos so you can clean up and delete the photos that aren't needed and quickly group similar collections. For Facebook lovers, Photoshop Elements integrates your Facebook Friend Lists for easily tagging photos that can then be shared directly to Facebook. In addition, photographers who shoot video can now upload their clips directly to Facebook or YouTube. Photoshop Elements 10 users can purchase Adobe’s integrated online service, which includes 20GB of storage for automatic online backup and sharing, as well as access to an extensive library of how-to's, artwork and online album templates. [Amazing Photos from Compact Cameras]
Where to Download Adobe Photoshop Elements
The safest and most secure place to purchase Photoshop Elements is from Adobe. By purchasing the software directly from its developer, you will be assured any questions or concerns are being addressed by those who know the software best. Besides the Adobe site, you can also purchase and download the software from several trusted retailers, including Amazon and Software Media.
Downloading Adobe Photoshop Elements
When purchasing from the Adobe online store, you add the download version of the software you want to your shopping cart. After completing the purchase, you will see the download link that takes you to the Akamai Download Manager. From there you can download the software immediately, or at a later time. With many web browsers, a "Save As" dialog box appears when downloading. You should save the file to the desktop by choosing "Desktop" from the menu. If you are not prompted to save a file, the file will be saved to your default download folder. After downloading the software, you may need to double-click the file if the installation does not start automatically. To use the software, your computer must first meet certain system requirements. For Windows computers, it must have at least a 1.6GHz processor, 1GB of RAM and 4GB of available hard-disk space. Mac Computers must have at least a multicore Intel processor, 1 GB of RAM and 4GB of available hard-disk space.
Depending on Internet speed, downloading Adobe Photoshop Elements takes between 21 minutes and two hours and 16 minutes.
Though it is always tempting to save on cost, you should stay away from pirated versions of the software. Pirated versionsfrom sites you don’t recognize can contain viruses, spyware and other malware that can infect a computer. Those looking to see if they like the software without purchasing it can download a free trial version directly from the Adobe website.