Just out and completely free! Download the new Adobe Photoshop Elements 11 Guide and Premiere Elements 11 Guide ebooks, together containing 22 chapters and 185 pages of visual tutorials and feature how-to’s, and both 100% gratis for personal use…
These e-books are great overviews and introductions to the Elements 11 tools, and cover a good deal of helpful material for getting started with the products or picking up more skills and techniques if you’re already familiar. Each volume is a collection of technical lessons for learning how to best use the popular programs.
The downloads are 7.5 MB (PSE) and 5.5 MB (PRE) in size, in PDF format (get the free and better Adobe Reader XI, if you haven’t done so yet). All you need to do to activate the ebook downloads is sign in with your Adobe ID (which is easy to create if you haven’t already got one).
If you don’t yet own Elements 11, just download the fully-working trial from Adobe to run it for free for 30 days. Some of the training in the book will be relevant for older versions of Elements as well, although if you need them we’ve also got older ebooks for Elements 9/10.
See our Elements 11 Launch Review for more details on the new products and included features. If you currently have an older version of the software, check out this chart with the comparison of differences between Photoshop Elements 11 vs. 10 vs. 9 vs. 8 vs. 7.
Or, if you prefer to learn by video training instead, don’t miss these three hours of free video tutorials for Photoshop Elements 11, or alternatively these free tuts for Photoshop Elements 10 & 9. There’s also two hours of free how-to videos for Premiere Elements 11.
Here below are the tables of contents and the access links for the free books… enjoy!
And to continue learning, don’t miss dozens more free books for many Adobe products, covering recent versions of all major applications.
Adobe Photoshop Elements 11 Guide
- Overview of Photoshop Elements workspace
- How to add and modify text
- How to apply filters
- How to create and share a slideshow
- How to create collages and photo books
- How to create shapes
- How to draw
- How to enhance a photo
- How to export to print and web
- How to make selections
- How to retouch a photo
- How to rotate, level, crop, and size a photo
- How to use layers
Adobe Premiere Elements 11 Guide
- Overview of Premiere Elements workspace
- How to add titles
- How to add transitions
- How to add video effects
- How to edit clips
- How to import video
- How to share video
- How to work with audio
- The 10 most common myths about Creative Cloud
- How to save 60% with the Student & Teacher Editions
- Free! Watch 350+ new courses from Adobe MAX
- Don’t need full Cloud? Get PS + LR for $9.99/month
- Free Adobe Stock! Download 300K premium images
- How to join Adobe’s Creative Cloud for free
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