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I have been using Elements for over 10 years and for the organizing of my photos, I like it the best. So I am pleased with this software that is worth the money.
Fantastic, easy to use and navigate around and for the price it’s a really cost effective file and photo editing software.

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hugo s.

Photography, self-employed

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  • Likelihood to recommend5/10

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Simple Photoshop for more casual use

Reviewed a year ago

To conclude, the software is good for casual editors who do not want to go all the way with adobe photoshop, however, if you are on the fence between the two I would spend the money and get the more expensive version as it has many more features (does need more learning) and feels better in terms of what you are getting for the money.

Pros

It comes with all the features you would expect from a mid-tier photoshop and all well explained and easy to use including a wide range of presets such as filters or styles. The software is also relatively inexpensive with a one-time price and a fraction of the more professional photoshop.

Cons

The range of features is limited, but with the cheaper price what can you expect? The layout and user interface are fine but not attractive, even at the cheaper price it is pricey for what you are ultimately getting.

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Hannan S.

Information Technology and Services, 51-200 employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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Balanced for Begineer and Advanced User

Reviewed 2 years ago

Made the process of Editing images easier and faster. Can be taught to whole team in minutes. Helped us quickly adjust and send our files.

Pros

Feature Rich, you will find the tools to perform any task that you require with your image file or start over and create a new file. Has a learning curve but a lot of resources and tutorials available online to learn it quick. Has a one time payment plan. Easier to use for quick edits.

Cons

Lacks a few features for advanced editing. Pricing is slightly higher compared to competition.

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John H.

Nonprofit Organization Management, 1-10 employees

Used weekly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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PSE - A bargain for serious photo editing.

Reviewed a year ago

We are a dog rescue organization. Having attractive photos of dogs means faster and more adoptions. Rescue dogs aren't models and are often difficult to photograph. Photoshop lets us enhance less than perfect photos, which means we can save more dogs from being killed at shelters.

Pros

PSE is fairly easy to use, with considerable online help, and extremely powerful, at a reasonable price. The new AI features which are being added every year, make fixing problems, such as extraneous objects in the photo, much easier than it was before those features were added.

Cons

It still has a learning curve, despite all the online help. Often, there are many ways to accomplish a task, some better than others, which means learning what each does, but which provides much more power to a user who learns the program.

Vendor response

Thanks so much for the feedback. Hope all the rescue dogs are doing well and finding loving homes.

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Phil K.

Health, Wellness and Fitness, 1-10 employees

Used weekly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Couldn’t do what I do without elements!

Reviewed a year ago

Fantastic, easy to use and navigate around and for the price it’s a really cost effective file and photo editing software!

Pros

It’s really easy to use and navigate around no matter your level of experience. I began on the “beginner” edit mode and after only using for a couple of years now use the expert mode as it’s that easy to pick up!

Cons

Not really a lot I can say about things that I least like as I would be pretty much lost without it.

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Guy L.

Management Consulting, 1-10 employees

Used weekly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Photoshop Elements is a Photoshop Light

Reviewed 2 years ago

For a person who cannot afford to pay Photoshop, it is an interesting substitute.

Pros

The Photoshop Elements Expert mode is almost like the real Photoshop I learned to use a long time ago. At an affordable price it has most of the features I used and the interface is similar so the learning curve is decent in order to use it.

Cons

The automated tasks to improve photos are not as powerful as Luminar can do but it is sufficient most of the time for what I want to do. The update cost should be lower except for major changes to the software.

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Brian B.

Computer Software, 51-200 employees

Used daily for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Very simple and easy to use picture editor

Reviewed a year ago
Pros

Firstly, it is easy to use. It is not expensive because of its one time fee. Also integrates easily with adobe Lightroom.

Cons

It has limited features and limited options to export pictures to as compared to other similar software.

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Anirban S.

Accounting, self-employed

Used daily for less than 6 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Photoshop Reviews

Reviewed 2 years ago
Pros

Complete creative control, versatility of file kinds, speedy editing, Photoshop courses, and a variety of file types.Professional outcomes for a small fraction of the expense.Marketing materials, video editing, social media graphics, etc.

Cons

A difficult learning curve. Photoshop is a challenging programme to learn because of all of its features.It Isn't Cheap. It's Not Suitable for Batch Work with Photos.Updates that are not complete or untested beta versions.

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Debbie S.

Photography, self-employed

Used weekly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Best Photo edition product for the money

Reviewed a year ago

As a user since the first version, I highly recommend Photosshop Elements. I use it nearly every day to fix a photo or 2, and something many photos. I love that I can share photos with family and friends. I can create gifts for people that they like/love. Adobe continues to improve the product each year making it easier to use with more features. I love this. I love using the product

Pros

Photoshop Elements provides you with the best photo editing tools at a cost you can afford. You also get guided edits to simplify your editing of photos, and have many otions for creating photo projects that stand out above all the rest. You can restore old photos, colorize photos, and so much more. I can not say enogh good about this product

Cons

I have no cons about photoshop Elements. It is always improving and they listen to their customers to improve their product.

Vendor response

Thanks so much for your valuable review.

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Simone R.

Internet, 1-10 employees

Used weekly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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Alternativa low cost agli abbonamenti Adobe

Reviewed a year ago

Considerando il prezzo della licenza one time, l'esperienza di utilizzo di Photoshop Elements è tutto sommato positiva. Non è ovviamente al livello del fratello maggiore, ma è anche decisamente meglio dei vari programmi open source che si trovano in giro (Gimp) o dei servizi online, che per arrivare ad un livello paragonabile chiedono tutti delle fee mensili.

Pros

Adobe Photoshop Elements è rimasto il solo software di editing di immagine del pacchetto Adobe ancora acquistabile tramite licenza one time, anziché in abbonamento. Per chi non ha grandi necessità di editing e si limita alle operazioni di taglio, ridimensionamento, compressione e magari qualche attività di fotoritocco semplice, è un'alternativa che nel lungo periodo fa risparmiare parecchio.

Cons

Non sono presenti tutte le funzioni a cui si è abituati quando si usa la versione standard di Photoshop. La GUI, pur presentando meno funzioni è un pochino meno intuitiva, soprattutto quando si manipolano i livelli.

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Mark H.

Arts and Crafts, 11-50 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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If you want to use Adobe Photoshop customized to your work then Adobe Photoshop Elements.

Reviewed a year ago

As a Company CEO of marketing I found its final results amazing!If you are looking for Photoshop little brother then you are in the right place (that means it has all needed elements of photo editing with amazing price!)

Pros

The Adobe Elements is a straight forward/simplified version of photoshop.So easy to use when it comes to complexity.Designed to fulfill your needs with the features it providesThe Pricing!!

Cons

the limitations it has in comparison to Adobe Photoshop.

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Wajid U.

Information Technology and Services, 51-200 employees

Used weekly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Amazing Image Editing Tool

Reviewed 2 years ago

i am pretty much satisfied with my experience but if the subscription cost reduces and it gets lighter on system that would be a great thing

Pros

As a photographer I use Photoshop Elements more and more each day because their AI features and instant backup feature helps me a lot in saving up my space and editing an image resulting an unbelievable result. Object detection and picture clearing features are unbelievable in doing their job for perfect picture results.

Cons

The software is a bit expensive and it is not easy for beginners. the software size on the computer is huge and it uses a lot of RAM while processing and for a person like me who do a lot of multi tasking it is hard for me to keep up and my system heats up

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Media Production, self-employed

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Cheaper alternative compared to the monthly subscription.

Reviewed 2 years ago
Pros

The full version of Photoshop (with Creative Cloud) is of course better and more powerful, but this is a great option for people who don't want to pay the monthly fee. You buy it once, it's your forever.

Cons

I use a pretty old version of PS Elements. It's still great, but missing so many features. With Creative Cloud's subscription service, you always have access to the newest version. With elements, I'd have to pay full price for the latest edition.

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Verified reviewer

Design, 501-1,000 employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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Great Software for Graphic Designing

Reviewed 2 years ago

My overall experience of using Adobe photoshop is good. It has so much of features which I may even not familiar because it is very vast software.

Pros

Adobe photoshop is an all rounder software for editing and designing. The best thing I like is that it has variety of colors and gradients which enhance your design. It has a magic eraser tool which removes the background of any picture in a counting number of seconds.

Cons

The interface of the software is very complex and it is not beginner-friendly. The price is too high. Needs a large amount of space to operate smoothly otherwise it will run slow.

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jason e.

Computer Software, 1-10 employees

Used daily for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Adobe Photoshop Elements reviews (2022)

Reviewed 2 years ago

A super powerful tool for web template designs and professional image editing. You can try it for yourself.

Pros

Adobe Photoshop Elements is very powerful for photo editing and website template creation. It is very easy to use as Adobe itself provides tons of useful pieces of training. It has many nice effects and a user-friendly and beautiful work interface. This tool in synergy with Photoshop can perform unimaginable tasks. It's from a trusted brand and serves many purposes. I personally believe that Photoshop Elements is suitable for large businesses.

Cons

Photoshop Elements doesn't provide complete updates and is too expensive compared to its competitors. I mean, there are similar tools with almost the same functionalities( though they are task-specific) which wouldn't cause me up to 20 bucks per month. For its quality, I give 5/5 stars but for pricing-it's exorbitant.

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Chenelle B.

Graphic Design, self-employed

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Adobe 2023

Reviewed a year ago

I have been using adobe for 7 years and I absolutely LOVE ADOBE. Doing graphic design and photography Adobe is the best!! I highly recommend Adobe!!

Pros

What I like the most about this software is the editing and all the tools adobe gives us. I love how adobe is created Adobe is my favorite software's to use when doing Graphic Design.

Cons

The only thing I like the least about the Adobe software is the price range, I think it is a little too expensive for people who wants to start their business.

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Nikki S.

Photography, 1-10 employees

Used weekly for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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A simplified version of Photoshop

Reviewed 2 years ago

Even though I was already well versed in editing, I still learned from using Adobe Photoshop Elements. I used it to train two of my employees, and I actually purchased this product for my daughter as well and she loves it.

Pros

Adobe Photoshop Elements is like a lite version of standard Photoshop, it's more compact and beginner friendly. It's also affordable and dosen't require a subscription. I would absolutely recommend it to students. The reason is that this software can make adjustments and enhancements for you. The automatic editing is not generic or one size fits all, it chooses what will make your photos look best. Users can learn and build on their skills by following guided edits that explain the process.

Cons

Of course with this being a more simple software it's missing a lot of the things that are included in standard Photoshop. The worst part is that it dosen't support printing or certain file types, and lacks some of the advanced editing that I utilize regularly.

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Akbar S.

Information Technology and Services, 51-200 employees

Used daily for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Photography made easy

Reviewed 2 years ago

Overall I have had a good experience with this software. With a few more tweaks it can be improved. it's quite user friendly, Good for photo editing. all in one software. This has a very unique function of auto editing after recording we can review all the steps and it can guide us through each and everything.

Pros

Moving Overlays addition, wrap to perfection addition and Extend Background Guided Edit which helped me in bringing my imagination to reality

Cons

Not that much cost effective, Not that much user friendly, Require some technical training for novice users

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Hina S.

Information Technology and Services, 51-200 employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Editing for the Newbies

Reviewed 2 years ago
Pros

Very easy to use, have great tutorials. Any new user can learn to edit quickly. Tools are easy to use and do the job. Outputs can be of multiple formats. Perfect for quickly fixing a batch of photos.

Cons

Price is higher compared to other software in the market. There are some limitations compared to the photoshop CS version.

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Sanjay S.

Information Technology and Services, 11-50 employees

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Good Options For Photo Editing! Very useful!

Reviewed 2 years ago

Great UI. Helps me to edit all my photos also a good option for the bloggers, Very useful! if it's possible to mark 10 stars, certainly I will...

Pros

Great Ui. Helps me to edit all my photos also a good option for the bloggers, Very useful! if it's possible to mark 10 stars, certainly I will...

Cons

too Expensive , No Vector editing option

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Wend kouni C.

Graphic Design, 1-10 employees

Used daily for less than 6 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Expensive like photoshop

Reviewed 2 years ago
Pros

I find elements to be a great tool for creating personal and also professional images. Although it is a bit hard, Adobe offers hundreds of learning courses

Cons

I did not encounter any problem with the software apart from the price

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Brian W.

Architecture & Planning, 1-10 employees

Used monthly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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A great smaller version of Photoshop

Reviewed 2 years ago

Great, we can edit what we need quickly with great results

Pros

Photoshop is the industry leader in photo editing, but comes with a big price tag. Photoshop Elements however strips out

Cons

None, if I needed extra features I would have to consider the full program

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Lynn S.

Biotechnology, 51-200 employees

Used weekly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend4/10

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Photoshop Elements for Everyday Use

Reviewed a year ago

Its good for its content and price point but could be a lot less or free.

Pros

This software is able to be integrated into normal Photoshop programs and helps the user to really let their creativity flow.

Cons

Buying Photoshop products is is already expensive enough and if this isn't included with your computer package it can be a little pricy but useful.in the long run.

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Alexia F.

Arts and Crafts, self-employed

Used weekly for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Information to everybody

Reviewed a year ago

Necesary to everybody who wants to edit in a professional way.

Pros

a program of the hand of photoshop. what are we going to say… essential for photographic work. a program to work step by step your photographs, edit them and treat them. Necessary for professionals who need a good photograph for their website, portfolio, company...

Cons

to say something I would say its price, although it totally compensates

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Turan A.

Automotive, 501-1,000 employees

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Color the Future!

Reviewed a year ago

This year, she achieved perfection thanks to the improvements she made on the program, taking into account all user problems. The restrictions I experienced when I used alternative programs are now almost gone for this program. We plan to switch from the trial version to the licensed version in the near future.

Pros

It has become much more functional and powerful with some features developed for the 2022 version. In particular, it is excellent that the text copy layer has become stronger, sky mode, performance increase thanks to its multi-processing feature, data can be stored in the cloud environment and accessed from anywhere, camera vibration and noise reduction, its structure supporting new devices has increased multi-device support. And the ability to share results with your teammates for review.

Cons

It would be great to organize a more reasonable value for licensing fees in 2023. Or it should be a student version and support education.

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Venceslas G.

Animation, 1-10 employees

Used weekly for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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adobe Photoshop is a must for a studio manager

Reviewed a year ago

I metriser photoshop in the image editing and editing of 3D graphics

Pros

what I like the most is the photo editing is the layer functionality which is easier to use

Cons

I find the software in a prelier temp expensive and difficult to learn which was also my case at the start