ElementsXXL works under
Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP
(32-bit & 64-bit).
ElementsXXL 4 requires the following application to be installed:
- Adobe Photoshop Elements (Version
8 to 15)
For Photoshop Elements 1-7 we still supply older versions of ElementsXXL. You can download trial versions of them and you will also receive them after ordering ElementsXXL.
All menu items and most dialogs of
ElementsXXL are localized to the language of Photoshop Elements.
The options of the ElementsXXL Preferences dialog and some
messages are only displayed in English or German.
all features of ElementsXXL are available in Photoshop Elements
13 to 15. Some features are missing in Photoshop 11 and 12
and even less features are available in Photoshop 8 to 10.
differences are described in the FAQ.
Here is an overview of which features
of ElementsXXL are available in which version of Photoshop
works on images with 8-bit and 16-bit/channel (if applicable)
works only on images with 8-bit/channel
already built into Photoshop Elements
*1 = Photoshop Elements 15: The two slice tools are not available
*2 = Photoshop Elements 9-15: Only the menu items "From Transparency"
and "Properties" are added by ElementsXXL
*3 = Photoshop Elements 9-10: The Color Decontaminate
option is not available.
*4 = Photoshop Elements 8-10: The frequency splitting features
are not available.
*5 = Photoshop Elements 8-10: Not all supported tools trigger
Tool Mode. To trigger it anyway, select another tool and in
Tool Mode switch back to the old tool.
*6 = Photoshop Elements 8-12: Not all features of Color Range
*7 = For 16-bit images the view mode and output are limited
to the selection option
*8 = Spell checking does not work on all systems.
Photoshop Elements 12-15: The "Log History to Metadata"
features does not work
*10 = Photoshop Elements 13: Linked smart object are
only usable with some limits
Supported 3rd Party Smart Filters
In addition to the
native Photoshop Elements filters ElementsXXL also supports
281 plugins from 27 plugin companies as smart filters:
- AKVIS: AirBrush, ArtSuite,
ArtWork, Chameleon, Coloriage, Decorator, Enhancer, HDR Factory,
LightShop, Make Up, Nature Art, Noise Buster, Refocus, Retoucher,
Bokeh 1/2, Exposure 2-7, Exposure X, Exposure X2, Eye Candy 5-7, Snap Art 1-4
- Amico Perry: Luce
- AV Bros: Page Curl 2,
Page Curl Pro 2, Puzzle Pro 3
- Cybia: Alienator, Fluoron,
HotShot, Retrograde, Vivida, BW-Plus, FastFix, G-Force, Hi-Spot,
NightScope, Pseudo-IR, SkyGrad, Techni-X, AlphaWorks, ColourWorks,
EdgeWorks, EmbossWorks, MasterBlaster, Mezzy, ScreenWorks, SwapShop
- Digital Film Tools: Film
Stocks, Light 3.5, PhotoCopy, PowerStroke, Rays, reFine
- DxO Optics: FilmPack 3-5,
- ePaperPress: PTLens
- Filter Forge: Filter Forge
- Flaming Pear: Freebies,
Aetherize, Boss Emboss, Flexify 2, Flood, Glare, Glitterato,
Hue and Cry, India Ink, Lacquer, LunarCell, Melancholytron,
Mr. Contrast, Organic Edges, Silver, SolarCell, SuperBladePro,
Swerve, Twist, Vibrant Patterns, Wavy Color
- FocusMagic: FocusMagic
- HDR Soft: PhotoMatix Tone
- Imagenomic: Noiseware,
- Mediachance: Color! Color!,
DCE Tools, ReDynamix
- namesuppressed: AutoInterlace
Free, Softener 2
- Neat Image: Neat Image
- Nik Collection: Analog
Efex Pro 1/2, Color Efex 4, Dfine 2, Sharpener Pro 3, Silver
Efex Pro 2, Viveza 2
- ON1: ON1 Develop 2017, ON1 Effects 2017, ON1 Effects Free 10.5, ON1 Effects 10.5, ON1 Enhance 10.5, ON1 Portrait 10.5
- Picture Code: Noise Ninja
- PowerRetouche: Anti-Aliasing,
Black Definition, Black/White Studio, Brightness, Chromatic
Aberration, Color Corrector, Colorfringe Remover, Contrast,
Dynamic Range Compressor, Edgeline, Equialize Luminance, Exposure,
Film Grain, Gamma, Golden Section, Graduated Color, Illumination
Editor, Lens Corrector, Levels, Noise Corrector, Posterize,
Satuation, Sharpness, Soft-filter, Toned Photos, Transparency,
Vignetting, White Balance, Zone System
- Redfield: Bas-Relief,
ATX, Craquelure 3D, Emblazer, Expressionist, Face Control 1/2,
Fine Touch, Fractalius, iEmboss, Jama 2000, Jama 3D, Lattice
Composer, Lattice XP, Perfectum, Plasteroid, Ripples Magic,
Seamless Workshop, Sharpinion, Sharpinion HD, SketchMaster,
Texturation 3D, Umatix, Water Ripples
- Red Giant: Knoll Light
Factory, Magic Bullet PhotoLooks
- The Plugin Site: ColorWasher 3, LightMachine 2, BWStyler
2, ColorStyler, ContrastMaster, FocalBlade 2, HyperTyle 2, NoiseControl,
- Tiffen: Dfx 3
- Topaz Labs: Adjust, BW
Effects, Clarity, Clean, DeJpeg, DeNoise, Detail 2/3, Glow, Impression, InFocus,
Lens Effects, PhotoFXLab, ReStyle, Simplify, Star Effects, Texture Effects
- Van Der Lee: Halftone
- Xycod: Postworkshop 3
If you want ElementsXXL to support other
plugins as smart filters, please let
us know. Please note that some plugins (e.g. AutoFX, Filter Forge 4) do not support smart filtering.