ReadMe | Adobe Photoshop Elements 11

 

This document contains late-breaking product information, updates, and resources to get you started with Photoshop Elements.

Minimum system requirements

Installation guidelines

Documentation

Upgrade notes

General program notes

Customer care

Other resources

Minimum system requirements

1GB of RAM (2GB for HD Video Functions)
4GB of available hard-disk space (additional free space required during installation)
DVD-ROM drive
Internet connection required for Internet-based services

Windows®

1.6GHz or faster processor
Microsoft® Windows XP with Service Pack 3, Windows Vista®, or Windows 7, or Windows 8 
Color monitor with 16-bit color video card
1024x768 display resolution
Microsoft DirectX 9 compatible display driver

Mac OS X

Multi-core Intel® processor
Mac OS X v10.6 through Mac OS X v10.8
1024x768 display resolution
Quicktime 7 software required for multimedia features

For updates to system requirements, visit:

Installation guidelines

Note: If you have questions, technical support information is available online at http://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop-elements.html

Documentation

Access the latest Photoshop Elements Help from the Adobe website.

Upgrade notes

General program notes

Online services: Availability of online services depends on geographical regions. For the correct services listing, launch Adobe Photoshop Elements (Organizer), and choose Edit > Preferences > Adobe Partner Services on Windows or Adobe Elements 11 Organizer > Adobe Partner Services on Mac, and click the "Choose" button to set your location.

Deactivating: Please ensure that your system date is correctly set for proper deactivation or registration of the product.

Windows and Mac OS parity: Elements Organizer is available on Mac OS as well as on Windows. Although to a large extent, Organizer has the same set of features on both platforms, a few features are not yet available on Mac in this cycle. Some such features are the Slide Show creation tool, Watched folders, Burning or Backup to CD/DVD and Sharing via Photo Mail. There may also be other differences in workflows or shortcuts, some of which are obviously OS-specific.

Japanese IME tools and Online Services: If you use a Japanese IME tool with certain input methods like Hiragana, using online services such as Share to Facebook, Share to Flickr may cause a crash of Organizer. Users are requested to avoid using the IME tool or close and relaunch Organizer after each usage of such online services.

Customer care

Adobe Customer Service provides assistance with product information, sales, registration, and other non-technical issues. To find out how to contact Adobe Customer Service, please visit Adobe.com for your region or country and click on Contact.

Support plan options and technical resources 

If you require technical assistance for your product, including information on complimentary and fee-based support plans and troubleshooting resources, more information is available at http://www.adobe.com/support/programs/. Outside of North America, go to http://helpx.adobe.com/contact/, click the drop-down menu under the question “Change your region”, choose a different country or region, then click GO. Alternatively, you can click Change beside the country name at the top of the screen to select a different country or region.

Free troubleshooting resources include Adobe’s support knowledgebase, Adobe user-to-user forums, Adobe Support Advisor and more. We are continually making additional tools and information available online in order to provide you with flexible options for resolving issues as fast as possible.

Other resources

 

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Training

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