Feature summary | Photoshop desktop (August 2022 release)


With the September 2022 release of Photoshop 23.5.1, we provide fixes to customer-reported issues and performance enhancements. For details, see Fixed issues.

Also, for checking the full list of supported cameras and lenses, see Supported camera models and Supported lenses.

Learn about new features and enhancements in the August 2022 release of Photoshop desktop (version 23.5)

Select Subject cloud service

With the August 2022 release of Photoshop 23.5, enjoy our Select Subject cloud service to get finer and better quality images than what you get with our on-device Select Subject processing.

Select Subject Cloud service

To work with the Select Subject cloud service, do any of the following:

  • Choose between Device or Cloud mode for Select Subject Processing by navigating to the Image Processing section in the Preferences dialog box.
  • You can also make your selection from within the Select & Mask workspace or by clicking the Select > Subject menu option.

Toggle between the Cloud mode, while working with details, and the Device mode, when you need faster results. 

To learn more about making selections using Select Subject in Photoshop, see Make quick selections

Neutral color mode UI preference

Photoshop users - we heard you! You can now use neutral colors for user interface elements in the application frame (such as the Share button). Navigate to Preferences > Interface and you will see a checkbox under the Appearance section for Neutral Color Mode.

Choose the Neutral Color Mode in Preferences > Interface
Choose the Neutral Color Mode in Preferences > Interface

To learn more about UI preferences and the workspace in Photoshop for desktop, see Preferences

Preferences search for Windows

With this release, you can now search using keywords within the Preferences dialog box even on your Windows machine as well. 

The search bar is enabled by default and available for everyone. It is placed near the upper-right corner of the Preferences dialog. 

Search using keyboards in the Preferences search bar
Search using keyboards in the Preferences search bar

To learn more about the Photoshop workspace, see Preferences

Other changes and enhancements

Improved Harmonization neural filter

Have fun creating flawless composites with the improved Harmonization neural filter!

Harmonize the color and luminosity of layers in your creative workflows by adjusting the Strength, Saturation, and Brightness settings to create a perfectly balanced composite. 

To learn more about Harmonization and other neural filters, see Neural Filters list and FAQ

Precise previews for 16-bit documents

Get more tonal variations and color and brightness adjustments in your 16-bit documents with our updated precise previews feature. Plus, you get more accurate compositing and histograms and there is reduced scope for data inaccuracy and banding.  

To learn more about support for 16-bit images in Photoshop, see Bit depth and preferences

Support for new cameras and lenses

Find newly added cameras and lenses in the full list of supported profiles below:

Fixed customer-reported issues

For detailed information, see Fixed issues in Photoshop.

Known Issues

For detailed information, see Known issues in Photoshop.

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