Adobe updates Camera Raw for PSE 11

If you use Photoshop Elements with a newer model camera, you’ll be pleased to know that Adobe has released Adobe Camera Raw 7.3 for PSE. To install it, launch the Editor and go to Help->Updates, then follow the onscreen instructions. You need to have PSE 11 to install this update. It won’t work with earlier versions of Elements.

Here’s a list of the twenty new cameras whose raw files now work with the raw converter in Elements:

1.Canon EOS 6D

2.Canon PowerShot S110

3.Canon PowerShot G15

4.Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

5.Casio Exilim EX-ZR1000

6.Casio Exilim EX-FC300S

7.Leica M-E

8.Nikon 1 V2

9.Nikon D5200

10.Nikon D600

11.Olympus PEN E-PL5

12.Olympus PEN E-PM2

13.Olympus STYLUS XZ-2 iHS

14.Panasonic DMC-GH3

15.Pentax K-5 II

16.Pentax K-5 IIs

17.Pentax Q10

18.Sony DSC-RX1

19.Sony NEX-VG30

20.Sony NEX-VG900


Adobe Patches PSE 9 for Macs

If you have Photoshop Elements 9 for Mac and saw the mysterious Adobe logo in your OS X menubar today, here’s what’s going on: Adobe has issued a patch for Elements 9 for Macs, to fix the problems with using the Organizer’s Import from iPhoto command with the latest version of iPhoto (iLife 11). It’s also supposed to facilitate smoother Organizer imports from iPhoto 09.

Download the update from the link in the menubar, or by launching Elements. If the Adobe Application Manager doesn’t appear automatically, then go to Help>Updates, or you can download it here and install it manually:

If you don’t like having the Adobe notification in your menubar, here’s how to get rid of it. Go ahead and run the update, then click Preferences button at the upper right of the Application Manager screen, and turn off this checkbox:

From now on, you’ll only get nagged about updates when you actually launch Elements.

And once again, if you got the Missing Manual in black and white from amazon, contact them for a real copy, please.