Make photo books, cards, calendars, and other creations
Quickly share photos with Online Albums and on mobile devices
Automatically organize all your photos and video clips
Go from flawed to phenomenal in secondsGet just the photo fixes you're looking for with one-step shortcuts that whiten teeth and make skies a vibrant blue. When you perform one-step photo adjustments — including color, contrast, and lighting — you can quickly choose the best result from a group of adjustment previews. Also simultaneously select a photo area and apply enhancements and effects with a single brush stroke, and instantly unclutter a photo and beautifully blend in the background.
Create stunning photo effectsEasily create stunning effects that enhance your photos with professional style. New Guided Edits help you create pop art masterpieces, reflection effects, LOMO camera style photography effects, and more.
Get creative inspiration enhancedBring your ideas to life with relevant how-tos that appear just when you need them. New tutorials help you explore creative possibilities.
Show off your creativity with flexible layoutsMake amazing printed photo creations like scrapbook pages, photo books, calendars, and cards. Choose your level of control: Create in minutes using professionally designed templates, or let your creativity run wild and access every photo editing option from directly within your layout. Get fun, fresh looks with new artwork and templates.
Quickly share photos and videos on FacebookConveniently share photos and videos on Facebook directly from the Organizer, which automatically optimizes your media so it looks its best.
Enjoy support for Mac multitouchTake advantage of the hands-on capabilities of Mac multitouch technology.
Learn more about the Photoshop Elements 9
Photoshop Elements 9
Graphics & Publishing
Operating Systems Supported
Windows & Mac OS
Windows 1.6GHz or faster processor Microsoft Windows XP with Service Pack 2 or 3, Windows Vista, or Windows 7 1GB of RAM (2GB for HD video functions) 3GB of available hard-disk space (additional free space required during installation) Color monitor with 16-bit color video card 1024x576 display resolution at 96dpi or less Microsoft DirectX 9 compatible display driver DVD-ROM drive QuickTime 7 software (required if importing QuickTime formats) Internet connection required for Internet-based services
Mac OS Multicore Intel processor Mac OS X v10.5.8 through v10.6 1GB of RAM (2GB for HD video functions) 3.4GB of available hard-disk space (additional free space required during installation) 1024x768 display resolution DVD-ROM drive QuickTime 7 software (required if importing QuickTime formats) Internet connection required for Internet-based services
Combine the best of multiple photos with Photomerge technology enhanced Use Photomerge options to match photo styles, create fuller panoramas and great group shots, clean up scenes, and more.
Easily match a favorite photo style new Want to imitate a favorite photography style, like a dramatic high contrast or a beautiful color tone? Photomerge Style Match analyzes the stylistic qualities of any photo you choose and then automatically applies those qualities to another photo.
Instantly unclutter or repair photos enhanced Is your photo cluttered with telephone wires, tourists, or passing cars? Make unwanted elements vanish with one stroke of the enhanced Spot Healing Brush, which beautifully blends even the most complex background. Also, instantly fix old or torn photos so you can make new prints.
Quickly share photos and videos on Facebook new Conveniently share photos and videos on Facebook* directly from the Organizer, which automatically optimizes your media so it looks its best.
Get just the right look new Access every photo-editing option from within your creation layouts so you can customize any detail you wish.
Conveniently print photo creations at home new Admire and share your photos in custom wall calendars, greeting cards, and photo books that you can print with your home printer.
Create fuller panoramas enhanced Easily create your best-looking panoramas yet. With its enhanced blending capabilities, Photomerge Panorama fills in jagged edges as it automatically stitches together multiple horizontal or vertical photos.
Create stunning photo effects new Easily create stunning effects that enhance your photos with professional style. New Guided Edits help you create pop art masterpieces, reflection effects, LOMO camera style photography effects†, and more.