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Old September 25th, 2013, 10:21 PM
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PSE 12 versus PSE 11

The big question(s) come down to - is there enough change (for the better) in PSE 12 to pay the upgrade from 11. For those who have made the move - I would be interested in your answers.
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I am interested also as I usually do upgrade to keep up, but I am not sure about this one. Also, if you don't upgrade to PS12 from PS11, do you have to buy the new PS13 when it comes along at full price, or can you upgrade from PS11 to 13 at the upgrade price?
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Can't predict the future - but to upgrade on this one - you can have PSE 8, 9, 10 or 11 to upgrade - according to the Adobe website.
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PS - I'm usually predictable in skipping a new version - going with every other one.
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It looks like eligibility for the upgrade price includes all previous Elements versions (back to version 1).

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Old September 26th, 2013, 04:31 AM
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I just downloaded PSE 12, the trial version. Converted my test catalog. The one item that I immediately noticed was the fonts were bigger for the tags. I no longer need to strain my eyes to see them. That is enough to make me switch to PSE 12. Now to see what else I like.
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Old September 26th, 2013, 04:58 AM
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The big question(s) come down to - is there enough change (for the better) in PSE 12 to pay the upgrade from 11. For those who have made the move - I would be interested in your answers.
~bruce.
The first thing to do is to have a look at the new features and see if they are important for you. For instance, none of the advertised new features would entice me to upgrade the editor or the organizer. But I think that PSE12 has really nice new tools for beginners. For organizer users who complained about the lack of alphabetical sort, they have good reasons to upgrade.

What is still too soon to tell is if there has been a lot of small details improved : I think so.
About bugs and odd behaviours : you can't expect Adobe to admit them and give a list... For instance the lack or adequate error messages or the organizer freezing without notice because of problem files or file types. We'll need more than the 30 days trial period to get the information.

It is becoming obvious that all the efforts of Adobe are to give more to 'entry level' users, and not to create competition with CC or LR. So, don't expect PSE13 to be rich in PS features like full 16 bits, CMYK, pen tool... or LR ones like merging catalogs or managing jpegs in ACR from the organizer. It's a safe bet that a 64 bits Windows version will come in time.

Your question is about migrating from PSE11, but another one would be migrating from older versions : then I would say go ! and anyway you'll have to learn the new interface.
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Is there a scene cleaner in this version of PSE 12?
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Is there a scene cleaner in this version of PSE 12?
Hi lance60031, welcome aboard!

Yes, there is. It is available in the Enhance menu (>Photomerge>Photomerge Scene Cleaner).
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