Explore a range of creativity with Neural Filters

Neural Filters

Neural Filters is a new workspace in Photoshop with a library of filters that dramatically reduces difficult workflows to just a few clicks using machine learning powered by Adobe Sensei. Neural Filters is a tool that empowers you to try non-destructive, generative filters and explore creative ideas in seconds. Neural Filters helps you improve your images by generating new contextual pixels that are not actually present in your original image. 

Original image 

Original image
The original image with no filters applied.

Smile created using Liquify 

Edited using Liquify
Liquify uses existing pixels from the image to adjust the smile.

Smile generated by Neural Filters

Adjusted using Filter Studio
Neural Filters generates new pixels to adjust the smile.

To learn more about Neural Filters, check out Neural Filters list and FAQ

Using Neural Filters

To get started, download filters from the cloud and start editing. You can find both featured and beta filters in the Neural Filters workspace by clicking Filter > Neural Filters. You can even cast your vote for filters you would like to see implemented in the future.

Neural Filters GIF

Start using Neural Filters with these three easy steps:

  1. Choose Filter > Neural Filters

    Neural Filters menu
  2. Download desired filters from the cloud

    Any filter that shows a cloud icon next to it will need to be downloaded from the cloud before you can use it the first time. Simply click on the cloud icon to download each filter you plan to use. 

    Filter types
  3. Enable and adjust the filter

    Turn on the filter and use the options in the panel on the right to create the desired effect.

    Toggle filter on

Filter Categories

Filter types
A. Fully functional feature B. Beta C. Coming soon 

There are 3 categories of Neural Filters.

  • Featured and fully functional - These are released filters. The outcomes of these filters meet high standards and comply with all legal and identity preservation and inclusion standards.
  • Beta -  These filters are available for testing. The machine learning models or workflows are still being improved.  Feel free to use and test these filters knowing that the output may be unexpected.
  • Coming soon - These are filters that are not yet available but may be available in the near future.
    Vote for your favorite filters by clicking on the I'm Interested button!


Portrait related filters will be grayed out if no faces are detected in the image.

Output options

Output options

Your resulting edits are saved as output in one of the following ways:

  • Current Layer - Destructive operation that generates pixels to modify the current layer.

  • Duplicate Layer - Duplicates the current layer and applies the new filters to the new layer. 

  • Duplicate Layer masked - Creates a new layer and applies the filters as a mask in the new layer.

  • New Layer - Generates a new layer with only the newly generated pixels.

  • Smart Filter - New pixels are generated and applied as a smart filter.

Additional features

Preview changes

To toggle between the before and after preview for each filter, click on the preview mode icon in the lower left corner of the gallery.

Toggle preview

Applied filters

To see the list of filters applied to your image, click the blue dot icon in the menu.

Active filters


To reset the effect of any filter to its initial values, click on the icon near the upper right corner of the gallery.




Help us improve Neural Filter by sharing your feedback.

Neural Filters uses machine learning technology and the feedback you provide when encountering issues is incredibly important in helping us optimize the filters to allow you to produce the best results with your photo editing.


To learn more about sharing feedback on neural filters, check out Neural Filters feedback.

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