Adobe has revealed the new features and design of Adobe Photoshop Elements 13 and Adobe Premiere Elements 13, with a strong focus on making photo and video editing easier than ever before. The company confirmed the availability of the two new installments to the popular software line late last night.

The new software will bring easier to navigate editing tools, more complex and easier to follow guides, along with a cleaner interface. These are just a few of the long list of enhancements that the company has put forth in the new software, including updates to the tools made popular in previous installments like Photo Mashups, a terrific Facebook Page cover maker, and many other features that will come built into the software . The company also introduced “Elements Live,” a dynamic channel within the software that’s designed to spark creativity and improve user skills.

“Our customers don’t always have the time or the know-how to get the results they desire,” said Shanmugh Natarajan, senior director, engineering, core technologies and products at Adobe. “In Photoshop Elements 13 and Premiere Elements 13, we focused on developing tools that automate the process or guide customers through the steps to create the photos they’ll love and want to share.”

Pricing and Availability

Adobe Photoshop Elements 13 and Adobe Premiere Elements 13 (Mac and Windows) are immediately available for purchase for US$99.99 via and retailers such as Amazon, Best Buy, B&H, Staples, Office Depot and Campus Bookstores. Upgrade pricing is also available for US$79.99. The Photoshop Elements 13 & Premiere Elements 13 bundle is available for US$149.99, with upgrade pricing of US$119.99.

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