Lightroom CC Photos Available in Start Screen
Upon clicking on LR Photos inside the welcome screen of Photoshop, your Lightroom photos will be synced with your Lightroom photos in the cloud and you can then access them within Photoshop. Any changes by you will also be updated within the cloud. This option gives you the convenience of an easy mobile to Photoshop editing workflow and allows you to take advantage of the Adobe cloud storage.
One of the new features in Photoshop CC 2018 is variable fonts. The main benefit of variable fonts is that a single font file can behave like multiple font files. You can quickly and easily customise style with great amount of variations and along the four axes using weight, width, slant and optical size sliders.
With the help of Select Subject option, you can select the most prominent subject in an image with a single click. This option can identify a variety of objects in an image like people, vehicles, animals, toys etc. using advanced machine learning technology.
Curvature Pen Tool
The Curvature Pen Tool is a simplified version of Standard Pen Tool. It lets us draw complex shapes and paths without the need to edit control handles and allows to convert path outlines into shapes, vector masks and selections.
Support for Microsoft Surface Dial
The Microsoft Surface Dial is a new input device that can be used to adjust brush size, hardness, opacity, flow, and smoothing for all tools that use a brush tip. This device is available to all the users of Windows. The Dial can be rotated continuously in either direction and pushing down on it activates a micro-switch button. Microsoft automatically sets up the Dial to control common system operations.
Paint Stroke Smoothing
Photoshop CC 2018 allows you to apply intelligent smoothing on your brush strokes. In the options bar area, you’ll see a smoothing option to control the smoothing behavior. The slider value can increase or decrease the smoothing amount. Higher values apply increasing amounts of intelligent smoothing to your strokes.
Paint Symmetry is a tech preview feature in Photoshop CC 2018. To use it, you need to first enable it in the preferences dialog box technology preview section. With the help of this tool, you can quickly create illustrations with variable radial symmetry.
Copy and Paste Layers
You can copy and paste layers in Photoshop, both inside a document and between documents. When you try to paste a layer between documents with different resolutions, the layer retains its pixel dimensions.
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