New reflections and draggable shadows—Quickly achieve 3D realism by adding and enhancing shadows and reflections on your ground plane.* Drag a shadow to reposition the light source, and easily edit ground reflections, shadows, and other effects.
Background save—Keep on working even while saving the largest of Photoshop files in the background—a performance improvement that can help your productivity soar.
Auto-recovery—Let the auto-recovery option work behind the scenes to save your edits without interrupting your progress. A copy of your work is saved every 10 minutes and recovered in the event of an unexpected shutdown.
Easy alignment and distribution of 3D objects—Create rich 3D scenes in less time now that you can automatically align 3D objects to the vanishing point in your image and manipulate a group of 3D objects at one time using a new multiselect option.*
3D performance boost—Experience enhanced performance throughout your 3D workflows.* View shadows and reflections in all editing modes; quickly render final work in Adobe RayTrace mode thanks to the Mercury Graphics Engine; and much more.
Intuitive video creation—Bring Photoshop editing power to your video footage. Easily enhance any clip using the full range of familiar Photoshop tools, and create entire videos using an intuitive new set of video tools.
Preset migration and sharing—Easily migrate your presets, workspaces, preferences, and settings so you can experience Photoshop in the same way on all your computers, share your setup, and bring your customizations from past versions into Photoshop CS6.
*3D features and some GPU-enabled features are not supported on Windows XP.