Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 8 & Adobe Premiere® Elements 8 software gives you power and ease of use so you can do some amazing storytelling with photos and videos. Create extraordinary photos and incredible movies, and use them together in cinematic slide shows and more.
Get everything for photos in one powerful yet easy-to-use product
Use Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 8 software for all your photo needs. Manage, edit, and enhance photos; make unique photo creations; share in print, on the web, and on mobile devices; protect photos with automatic online backup and 2GB of free storage; and view photos anywhere you are.
Easily manage everything from one convenient place
Bring all your photos and video clips together in the easy-to-use Organizer — now a more powerful hub for your photo and video experience. It's easier than ever to find, view, manage, and protect your media and then dive into a full range of creative activities and start enjoying your memories.
Select and apply with a single stroke
Simultaneously select a specific photo area and apply incredible effects with a single stroke of new Smart Brush. Improve lighting, add rich textures, and more with 8 libraries of over 50 sophisticated effects.
Dramatically transform your photos with easy-to-use options
Convert your color originals to elegant, nuanced black-and-whites, or use color curves adjustments to get the perfect exposure.
Count on step-by-step assistance
Want to touch up a scratch? Create a scrapbook page? Add artistic effects that make a photo look like a pencil sketch? Get help with key steps to get the results you want fast.
Get everything for videos in one powerful yet easy-to-use product
Use Adobe Premiere® Elements 8 software for all your video needs. Import and manage your video clips; edit them together yourself or choose automated options to effortlessly create incredible movies; enhance your movies with professional-quality effects, sound, titles, and Hollywood-style disc menus; share them on the web, disc, and everywhere else; protect them with automatic online backup and 2GB of free storage; and view them anywhere you are.
Create a polished movie instantly
Use creative editing techniques from Hollywood directors. InstantMovie automatically edits together your best clips with coordinated music, titles, effects, and transitions from the movie theme of your choice. All-new themes are included, and you can easily customize to achieve the results you envision.
Quickly find the clips you're looking for
Want to find your best video clips or clips that meet a particular set of criteria? Take advantage of the Auto-Analyzer, which automatically tags your footage and photos for quality and interest, and a variety of smart search options that make it easy to zero in on just the media you need.
Make movies with drag-and-drop ease
Create your story fast in the Sceneline, an easier alternative to the more traditional video-editing Timeline. Make your movie by simply dragging and dropping thumbnails of your clips, transitions, and effects.
Edit and preview in one convenient place
Edit and view your movie in one convenient place — the large Monitor window — where you can easily trim and split clips, drop filters and effects right on a frame, create fun picture-in-picture effects, type titles and text right on the screen, and more.
Adobe Photoshop Elements 8
1.6GHz or faster processor
Microsoft® Windows® XP with Service Pack 2 or 3, Windows Vista®, or Windows 7
1GB of RAM
2GB of available hard-disk space
Color monitor with 16-bit color video card
1024x576 monitor resolution at 96dpi or less
Microsoft DirectX 9 compatible display driver
Web features require Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 through 8 or Mozilla Firefox 1.5 through 3.x
Adobe Premiere Elements 8
2GHz processor with SSE2 support; 3GHz processor required for HDV or Blu-ray; dual-core processor required for AVCHD
Microsoft Windows XP with Service Pack 2, Windows Media Center, Windows Vista, or Windows 7
For Windows XP: 512MB of RAM (2GB required for HD editing including HDV, AVCHD, or Blu-ray)
For Windows Vista and Windows 7: 1GB of RAM (2GB required for HD editing including HDV, AVCHD, or Blu-ray)
4.5GB of available hard-disk space
Color monitor with 16-bit color video card
1,024x768 monitor resolution at 96dpi or less
Microsoft DirectX 9 or 10 compatible sound and display driver
DVD-ROM drive (compatible DVD burner required to burn DVDs; compatible Blu-ray burner required to burn Blu-ray discs)
DV/i.LINK/FireWire/IEEE 1394 interface to connect a Digital 8 DV or HDV camcorder, or a USB2 interface to connect a DV-via-USB compatible DV camcorder (other video devices supported via the Media Downloader)
QuickTime 7 software
Adobe Premiere Elements supported import/export formats include:
ASF (import only), AVI, AVCHD (import only), SWF (import only), Blu-ray Disc (export only), DV, DVD, Dolby® Digital Stereo, H.264, HDV, JPEG, PNG (import only), PSD (import only), MOD and TOD (JVC Everio, import only), MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, MP3, WAV, QuickTime, Windows Media, WMA (import only), and 3GP.
Import/export of some formats, including AVCHD, DVD, Blu-ray, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, and H.264, may require activation or download of components via an Internet connection. Activation or download is fast, easy, and free. Import/export of 3GP, 3GP2, MOV, MPEG-4, and QuickTime requires QuickTime software.