This tool makes it possible to do so without needing professional-level Photoshop skills. Subscribing Member. Content-Aware Scale will make the image large, so a large canvas is required. | In response to Reply # 0. ajdooley Nikonian since 25th May 2006 Thu 16-Nov-17 01:00 PM Working here in the central US at 3 pm CST. I don’t want any part of the drink in it. I’m quite grateful to you for pointing me in the right direction. I use the content aware fill feature constantly – nearly everyday for the different sizes of art I have to produce. Content-aware cropping works best in areas of relatively solid color, like a clear blue sky, or in areas with lots of random detail, like grass, leaves, or a sandy beach. It's there, you just have the Narrow Tool Bar Options enabled that uses a different icon. Even with Content Aware Fill, I always do a Stamp Visible, select the areas I want to fill, perform the fill, then Cmd+J the generated areas to a new layer and then delete the Stamp Visible layer. I am unable to fill an empty area across the side or top of a photo!! It leaves odd artifacts if I just want to simply extend a plain background using content aware crop. That's all I needed it to do. 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In this workflow, you expand the canvas a little (within the limits of what the cropping tool does well) and then expand it further using CAS. But the brand new “Content-Aware Crop” tool is something that every underwater photographer should know how to use, as it can save a significant amount of time by streamlining the cropping process. And you cannot content-aware fill a smart object. Just fills in nothing. Can you save it as a Photoshop document and try again? Select the crop tool and in the Options bar at the top of the screen, check the Content-Aware checkbox to turn on the Crop tool’s Content-Aware option. The work area and Preview panel. This is happening because at some point, intentionally or not, the Enable Narrow Options Bar preference was turned on. (Windows-only) Content-Aware Fill workspace freezes on releasing a pen stroke with Microsoft Surface Pen or Wacom pen February 2019 (version 20.0.3) release Strange color shift in photos when filter adjustment layers are packaged into a Smart Object Sometimes it works really well, other times I don’t know what the heck it’s thinking. Content-Aware Crop… Like Magic? "RE: Content Aware Crop now not working in PS?" If I am using it, I often select the area instead of checking the box with the crop tool (although I may try that first) and then use the menu-driven Content Aware … Here’s how to use the new Content-Aware Crop Tool. Content-Aware Scale. The content-aware function has been upgraded and is ‘up to 3X faster with even better results! This week, I'm going to show you the Content Aware Crop. If you’re not finding the ‘Content Aware’ option in your Crop toolbar, make sure you’re using the latest version of Photoshop by going to the ‘Help’ menu and clicking ‘Updates’. The content-aware function has been upgraded and is ‘up to 3X faster with even better results! The option still does not appear. (Photoshop CC>Preferences>Tools>Enable Narrow Options Bar). The first upgrade to 2020 was incredible. Not ideal BUT, it works, and 19.1.4 doesn’t! For example, the widespread use of apps like Instagram increases the need to turn square cropped photos into … After teasing us with the magic that is Content-Aware Crop a few weeks ago, Adobe is finally ready to release that feature and a few more into the … The Creative Cloud app will open and let you know if there is an available update. I’ll take another look during the holiday weekend. I am getting frustrated with the 2019 release. If you check it again just before you commit, it unchecks itself. Set the ratio to 1:1 square for your Crop parameter. I am still not sure what is the cause of the problem but the results turned out to be not good in the end. Thread starter Randy; Start date Jan 8, 2018; Randy. There is an option for you to use Content Aware when you Crop. This worked in one file, the other file I tried I got this error message and again no fill-in. But there are times where it's just a lifesaver and half a day's worth of Photoshop work can be fixed with Content Aware scale. Thread starter Randy; Start date Jan 8, 2018; Randy. It can really be a time saver for a large majority of images where you need to straighten or add space. In the video below, Julianne Kost demonstrates how you can use this tool not only to make your image area smaller and discard pixels but … You cannot content-aware fill an adjustment layer, for example. Here comes the best part. Look for the gray badge in the lower right corner of the Layer thumbnail. 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If you want to see the long text version of the options bar, open Photoshop Preferences > Workspace and disable the Enable Narrow Options Bar preference. The latest addition to the content-aware tool set in Photoshop has been the Content-Aware Crop Tool. On the latest update, the content aware icon is NOT visible, it simply isn't there. Narrow options bar is disabled, but the content aware box is grayed out and not usable in the crop tool. Makes no difference if I check the option or not. Content-aware crop aims to fill in blank canvas space around an image resulting from a horizon adjustment, for example, applying the same logic as the existing content-aware fill tool. I’ve even uninstalled PS and re-installed it with the same problem existing. I shot it last year on the Road to Hana in Maui with some friends. What version are you using? In Photoshop CC 2020 and 2021, when I use the crop content aware tool, it no longer works as it did in prior versions. I've read through this post and wasn't able to find what I'm supposed to do to make the content aware function work! Content Aware Crop isn't working. If you hold the mouse still over the last icon in the Crop tool options bar, you'll see that icon is Content-Aware Fill. Then, pull the side or sides you want to extend and hit “Enter” or click the “Check Mark” on the Top Menu to apply the “Content Aware Crop” to the empty spaces. Next, click on your image to activate the Crop Shield. For instance, have you […] It’s not often that we see a new tool in Photoshop that really appeals to underwater photographers. So, its quite possible that you don't have yesterday's update. This tool generally fails when the corners of the photo are complex to create. The first upgrade to 2020 was incredible. If you liked this article, then please subscribe to our YouTube Channel for more free Photoshop video tutorials. Do you have any other suggestions? It is there on my copy of CC 2019 MacoS 10.13.6 and it does work. https://feedback.photoshop.com/photoshop_family?topic-list[settings][type]=problem. Content Aware Crop In Photoshop TutorialHi guys, Colin Smith here from Photoshop Cafe. Uninstalling/reinstalling does not remove all of Photoshop—if you decide you would like to return to 2018 at some point, I'd suggest running the Adobe CC Cleaner Tool first to see if that helps. I have to get a job out to no avail. Select the crop tool and in the Options bar at the top of the screen, check the Content-Aware checkbox to turn on the Crop tool’s Content-Aware option. The Content Aware Move tool allows you to choose an element to transfer from one photo to another, placing it seamlessly so that it looks like it naturally belongs. Many thanks for your efforts. 2 - Select the “Crop Tool” (C) and make sure only the “Content Aware” box is checked in the Top Menu. Alan Alan Waterloo, IL, USA www.proimagingmidamerica.com Visit my Nikonians gallery. I set this phone up as a brand new iPhone instead of restoring from backup, I made sure the “Photos Capture Outside the Frame” option is enabled in Settings > Camera. I'm not at home at the moment therefore I can't send you an image. This is a screencapture .jpg image, not a smart object. I just found out that the crop works only when I do NOT set the crop size to 16:9. Focusing on the problem, Launched PS 2019 and opened a NEF fie. That is how Photoshop works—you can content aware crop a file, but not a smart object—so that's a feature, not a bug. Select the Crop Tool . ), or you can extend an image beyond its original size and filling in the empty space automatically with tools like Content-Aware Fill or the Clone Stamp Tool. Or just Photoshop? Content-Aware Scale does not work on a background image, so a copy has to be made. I am unable to fill an empty area across the side or top of a photo!! When content-aware crop fails If yours is really missing, you might try resetting your tools (right click on the Crop tool icon on the Options Bar > Reset Tool, or resetting Preferences (in General), or uninstalling/reinstalling the software. The next order of business was to expand canvas using the Crop Tool. That does not sound like a feature. - [Instructor] One of the problems that can arise when straightening an image using the crop tool is that by default, the crop tool shrinks the marquee to fit inside of the document. Straighten, Crop and Watch it Fill. As you can see from my previous screenshot, I'm on the same version as you are and Content Aware Crop is visible, available, and working as expected. Let start by locating the Content-Aware Fill tools we’ll be using. The Patch tool icon is a rectangle with lines bisecting each edge. So its pretty fair to say I know where it is , and where it ought to be. You are in fact wrong! Just select the “Crop Tool” (C) and make sure only the “Content Aware” box is checked in the Top Menu. The magic, if … You might have seen some of the sneaks and today, I'm going to show you Content Aware Crop inside of Photoshop. However, if you have ever tried to remove an object from an image using Content-Aware Fill, you will have noticed that you can’t do this on a new blank layer. After converting the RAW file in Capture One Pro 20, I brought the image into Photoshop and did my basic clean-up work with the Patch Tool, the Spot Healing Brush, and Content-Aware Fill. I need the Content aware crop tool every day, without it I can’t work. I don't see it and my enable narrow options bar IS disabled. 7 - You can also use the “Content Aware Crop” to extend the edges of an image. On the left is the work area and on the right is the Preview panel.. In other words, in the photo I’m currently working on, I would like the empty area to look like sky, water and sand. Thought I tried that before but now it's okay. Not sure what happened but suddenly content aware fill command is grayed out and the crop tool does not have the radio-button to click to activate content aware. If you don't notice that happening, you get the above results. Limitations of Content-Aware Crop . I have checked to see if the version has the latest updates and it does. I can't any reason why not from that screen shot. You screen looks ready to go. Please help. There is an option for you to use Content Aware when you Crop. 3. Sometimes I fill a selected area and sometimes I fill an empty area. Trying to rotate and crop an image, So far so good, however I don't have the content-aware option visible in the tool bar. The magic, if you will. Now you have a few choices. Like the original Content-Aware tool, the hybrid Content-Aware Crop tool has its limitations. So we have the answer to the original question—it was a smart object. On the tool bar you have content aware feature visible. When Content Aware is selected, Photoshop will fill in the new empty blank areas of the image with pixels from the surrounding area. Content-Aware Scaling is actually, really useful and, if you ever need to give your photo a different aspect ratio but not by cropping, this tool might just be the one for the job. The Crop Tool. When Content Aware is selected, Photoshop will fill in the new empty blank areas of the image with pixels from the surrounding area. Please help. The Spot Healing Brush, Clone Stamp, and Patch tools all work this way and they can all be used to remove unwanted objects non-destructively. When you have a background layer selected, Content Aware isn't available. This issue is costing me money! Stretch your photos without any distortion using the Content-Aware Scale and utilizing some of its awesome Hidden Features. ** OR, use a little Content-Aware Crop BEFORE you use CAS. Straighten, Crop and Watch it Fill. The jury is still out. I can't get PS to content aware crop at all. So I'm not excactly sure what did the trick. Although the exact way the algorithm works is technically […] Make the canvas big by cropping it up. But remember that the program is effectively generating new graphics to cover the empty spaces. still the same here. The center of the Content-Aware Fill workspace is divided vertically into two sections. Sometimes it works really well, other times I don’t know what the heck it’s thinking. Found the problem. BarbBinder​ You were right! So, I’ll use the Rectangular Marquee Tool to select everything on the right side of the drink. But sometimes that isn’t possible. Both Content Aware Crop and Content Aware Move in Photoshop are utterly useless because they don't work on separate layers. This is after doing the content aware crop as stated in the protocol. All right, let's get on to one of the last videos where we look at exporting for all the different kinds of formats, web, social, print, all right, I'll see you over there. It sounds to me like you have an incomplete installation. Arghhhhh! | In response to Reply # 3. glxman Nikonian since 04th Oct 2008 Thu 16-Nov-17 04:16 PM | edited Thu 16-Nov-17 04:36 PM by glxman Tks for the heads-up Alan, Maybe a High-Sierra problem perhaps? I can't imagine that it is supposed to work like that! Is it a smart object? And yes I'm dragging out the handles. This tool requires pixels to work. Let's take it for a test drive. Content-Aware fill tool icons on the toolbar. Enable the Crop tool’s Content-Aware option. The closest thing I can think of is Content Aware Scale. So, I’ll use the Rectangular Marquee Tool to select everything on the right side of the drink. Must have had something to do with the tiff file I was working with. This allows us to work on a copy of the image and not the original. To do this, begin with the image in the unframed view and hit C for the Crop Tool. If you’re not finding the ‘Content Aware’ option in your Crop toolbar, make sure you’re using the latest version of Photoshop by going to the ‘Help’ menu and clicking ‘Updates’. In other words, in the photo I’m currently working on, I would like the empty area to look like sky, water and sand. Unfortunately, I can't read that error message, but I see you have a 16 bit Nikon raw file open. By Joseph Tepper. However, if you choose to, you can extend the crop line to include any area. To open the Content-Aware Fill workspace first make a selection around an object. The content aware scaling tool helps us change the size of an image without distorting the main elements in the scene. Arghhhhh! I use the content aware fill feature constantly – nearly everyday for the different sizes of art I have to produce. However, I looked and I do see the option though,  I do not know what it would do unless you can add canvas with the Crop tool I never use the crop tool. 1 - In Photoshop, open the image you want to work with. Thank you. Also have not checked the use classic mode button. On the left is the work area and on the right is the Preview panel.. The center of the Content-Aware Fill workspace is divided vertically into two sections. Copyright © 2020 Adobe. Set the ratio to 1:1 square for your Crop parameter. "RE: Content Aware Crop now not working in PS?" Are you sure there should be such a crop option. Your options bar does have the Content-Aware Fill option, it's just that you're seeing the icon version instead of the usual long text version. But even if I rotate the image the outcome remains the same: no content aware fill in. PS CC 2019 - Content aware does not appear in Crop tool options. Content-Aware Crop in Photoshop, which automatically fills in the gaps when you rotate or expand a canvas beyond the original image size. Select the Crop Tool . I understand your frustration, and am trying to help. Face-Aware Liquify in Photoshop, an easy way to create artistic effects with facial features using the Liquify Tool while keeping the face in proportion. In this tutorial, you will learn to use the Content-Aware Crop to straighten and crop images in Photoshop. It seems odd to me that all of a sudden that feature should disappear. All rights reserved. Just look at the photo below. However, it doesn't work very well in areas that are too specific. Works with me... so post your screen shots, so that we may try to help you. I will do that later. It doesn't work if I try to content aware crop when it's a background image or another unlocked layer. I noticed that on the screenshot you posted it says 16:9 ratio. Joined May 11, 2006 Messages 43,939 Location CHARLOTTE Real Name Randy Jan … Oi. So I look the image I manually filled in and raised the crop about an inch, leaving a blank top and tried "content-aware" crop again, and it worked! This should activate the command. Here’s how to use the new Content-Aware Crop Tool. In fact, the results can look pretty weird. In Photoshop CS6, content-aware scaling is a cool image-sizing feature also known as seam carving. Learn how to change the crop of the image and fill in those extended areas with the Content-Aware Crop option with the Crop tool. And you are dragging the crop handles out to make the canvas larger, right? Important Note: The Content Aware Crop tool is only available in the latest version of Photoshop CC, which was released on June 21, 2016. Copyright © 2020 Adobe. If you'd like to continue, please post a screen shot of the second image with the entire Photoshop window visible, including the Layers panel open with all layers visible. So apologies to Keith, but let’s remove him from this landscape! Sometimes I fill a selected area and sometimes I fill an empty area. After converting the RAW file in Capture One Pro 20, I brought the image into Photoshop and did my basic clean-up work with the Patch Tool, the Spot Healing Brush, and Content-Aware Fill. Let's take it for a test drive. Content-Aware Scale. The work area is where we can make adjustments to our initial selection around the unwanted object, and where we tell Photoshop which areas of the image can be used to fill in the selection. 7 edit fill content aware (note all this is on the original background layer, in Russle's tut theres another layer above, thats not needed for this process, thats just showing the original photos authors name). I just started having the same problem. 19.1.4 , downloaded yesterday, and that’s when the trouble started. This is the latest available (19.1.4 ) and Content Aware Crop is still visible on the Options Bar when the Crop tool is selected. The tool bar does NOT feature the content aware button, in fact there is a large, empty space where it should be. Second, content aware fill is often hit and miss. How do I get the content aware back? You don’t need to rename this … Areas Where Content Aware Crop Tool Fails As you can see in the above image, the corners of the image are pretty much simple to create. So, its quite possible that you don't have yesterday's update. The Patch tool and the Content-Aware Move tool are located on the toolbar. All rights reserved. This new cropping option joins the handy Content-Aware Fill and other tools that make quick work of photo edits. The Crop Tool allows you to quickly adjust the aspect ratio of your image. It unlocks my background layer, and before it never did that (CC 2019 and before). Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. But … The Content-Aware Move tool is a pair of crossed arrows in the shape of an “X”. A crop boundary appears around the photo. ... Adobe is adding a Content-Aware Crop to … The next order of business was to expand canvas using the Crop Tool. It's intermittent and I don't know what causes it. Leave the “content-aware” box unchecked in the crop tool. What happens if you press Enter from the screen shot above? When you run into a bug (and all applications have bugs), please report it to  Adobe via this page: https://feedback.photoshop.com/photoshop_family?topic-list[settings][type]=problem​. I'm not sure if you are aware of this, but you are on a community forum, staffed by volunteers who are users like you. Content aware crop is a super feature that I think will save lots of time when working on crop correction with some of your images. Content aware fill and crop are not magic buttons that turn your image in a masterpiece. If you are making the image for a website or purpose, in particular, Select Ratio and then enter ... Press C for the Crop Tool. The same here. They are helpful in some situations and provide for other situations a starting point for further refinement. I've been using this function all the time without any issue, but it's bugging since I updated PS CC some months ago! Thank you. This method of scaling enables you to resize and reshape your images without overdistorting the content and composition of those images. But my settings where on width/height resolution (don't know the actual translation for it). In addition to these new retouch tools, users will find a new selection and masking workspace, making it easier to isolate elements of an image with tools like refine edge brush. But with the 16:9 ratio setting it works like a charm. If you have ever opened the crop tool, you may have noticed the Content-Aware checkbox in the menu bar. The second one, not so much. It also preserves image quality much better than traditional transformations. Hey Cafe crew, thanks for watching. It doesn't work for me. If I am using it, I often select the area instead of checking the box with the crop tool (although I may try that first) and then use the menu-driven Content Aware … Content Aware Crop isn't working. What happens is you check the box, and as soon as you manipulate the crop frame, it unchecks itself. I was expecting it to look different. Either will crop the image and fill in the areas that were blank. View full-resolution preview in the Preview panel. Second, content aware fill is often hit and miss. Well, thanks for the advice, Barb…BUT, I’m in no mood to mess about at the moment. If you are trying to hit a target aspect ratio, enter value in the crop box and you’ll be able to use it to both visually crop in one dimension while expand to fill the other. Now whenever possible, I try and get the image right in camera. To illustrate the technique, let’s take a look at this image. My other Mac it shows up as always, but on my iMac no such luck. Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. I do not think I have ever see such an Item in Photoshop. These areas inside the crop lines will be automatically filled in if you select this crop. Drag the top left crop-handle up 2 inches. Joined May 11, 2006 Messages 43,939 Location CHARLOTTE Real Name Randy Jan 8, 2018 #1 As you fine-tune sampling and fill areas and adjust … Just close Photoshop and begin the update process to get in on the fun! #CreativeFriday – Content Aware Crop in Photoshop 2015.5 Well big news this week with the launch of the new update to Photoshop CC 2015.5 ! First, click on the Crop Tool and be sure to check “Content Aware” on the top toolbar. It needs to be a problem related to your configuration. The work area is where we can make adjustments to our initial selection around the unwanted object, and where we tell Photoshop which areas of the image can be used to fill in the selection. Must have had something to do with the tiff file I was working with. To do this, select the background layer and press Cmd+J (Mac) or Ctrl+J (PC). The second one, not so much. In the Options bar at the top of the screen, check the Content-Aware checkbox to turn on the Crop tool’s Content-Aware option. This is happening because at some point, intentionally or not, the Enable Narrow Options Bar preference was turned on. Photoshop: Crop Content Aware Not Working Correctly. Quite embarrassing how easy that was in the end. It would also be helpful to translate that error message. Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. If you click enter, or the check mark to the right of the word content aware. Note that it will dim if you have a smart object layer selected, but still be visible. It did not work for me too initially but It somehow worked after I randomly fiddled around with unlocking the background layer and other crop settings. /t5/photoshop/content-aware-crop-not-working/td-p/9270436, /t5/photoshop/content-aware-crop-not-working/m-p/9270437#M106988, /t5/photoshop/content-aware-crop-not-working/m-p/9270438#M106989, /t5/photoshop/content-aware-crop-not-working/m-p/9270439#M106990, /t5/photoshop/content-aware-crop-not-working/m-p/9270440#M106991, /t5/photoshop/content-aware-crop-not-working/m-p/9270441#M106992, /t5/photoshop/content-aware-crop-not-working/m-p/9270442#M106993, /t5/photoshop/content-aware-crop-not-working/m-p/9270443#M106994, /t5/photoshop/content-aware-crop-not-working/m-p/9270444#M106995, I noticed that on the screenshot you posted it says 16:9 ratio. I've tried this, and so has the tech at work. See … Subscribing Member. If you see it, that's why. The tool has changed, I'm doing exactly what I did before, but somehow I can't get it work! You can set the crop to exclude parts of a photo (just make sure that Delete Cropped Pixels is not checked so you don’t lose any information! If your target layer is locked (including background layer), click the lock icon to … 6 select/modify/expand by 20 pixles or so (will vary on image size) but you want a bit to give CA something to work on. I repeat, it isn't the same, so the only solution is to revert to a previous version of PS. The Content-Aware Crop Tool. 3 - Click on the “Straighten” button then click and drag a line across something in the image … It is not an issue with the aspect ratio of 16:9: I am happy to continue working with you to determine what is going on. So I look the image I manually filled in and raised the crop about an inch, leaving a blank top and tried "content-aware" crop again, and it worked! This is for Photoshop, not PS CC. 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