Repair imperfections with the Healing Brush tool

Learn how to repair imperfections by painting with pixels from another part of your image using the Healing Brush tool

Repair imperfections with the Healing Brush tool

  1. Select the Healing Brush tool (J) from the toolbar. If you can’t find the Healing Brush tool, click and hold the Spot Healing Brush tool to show the other related tools, and then select the Healing Brush tool.

  2. In the tool options bar, click the brush sample and set the brush options in the pop‑up panel — Mode, Source, Aligned, Sample, and Diffusion.

  3. To set the source sampling area, position the pointer over an area in your image and Alt-click (Win) or Option-click (Mac).

  4. In the Clone Source panel, click a clone source button to select the sampled source you want.

  5. Drag anywhere in the image. The sampled pixels are blended with the existing pixels each time you release the mouse button.


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