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. Just fills in nothing. 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 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. And you cannot content-aware fill a smart object. Let start by locating the Content-Aware Fill tools we’ll be using. I've got the same question. I’ve even uninstalled PS and re-installed it with the same problem existing. Look for the gray badge in the lower right corner of the Layer thumbnail. 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. Make the canvas big by cropping it up. On the left is the work area and on the right is the Preview panel.. Tried resetting the tool - to no avail. It's there, you just have the Narrow Tool Bar Options enabled that uses a different icon. Photoshop: Crop Content Aware Not Working Correctly. If you see an obviously repeated area, or a synthesized object in not quite the right place, try these steps: Found the problem. 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. Straighten, Crop and Watch it Fill. Check your layers. "RE: Content Aware Crop now not working in PS?" View full-resolution preview in the Preview panel. Here’s how to use the new Content-Aware Crop Tool. You can also find us on Facebook and Instagram. Joined May 11, 2006 Messages 43,939 Location CHARLOTTE Real Name Randy Jan … I repeat, it isn't the same, so the only solution is to revert to a previous version of PS. Content-Aware Scale will make the image large, so a large canvas is required. How do I get the content aware back? 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. Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Please help. This is happening because at some point, intentionally or not, the Enable Narrow Options Bar preference was turned on. 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. Sometimes I fill a selected area and sometimes I fill an empty area. Just look at the photo below. Arghhhhh! Next, click on your image to activate the Crop Shield. Double click to thumbnail to open the smart object and try again. It doesn't work if I try to content aware crop when it's a background image or another unlocked layer. This worked in one file, the other file I tried I got this error message and again no fill-in. I'm not at home at the moment therefore I can't send you an image. I will do that later. 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. The Patch tool icon is a rectangle with lines bisecting each edge. 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! Just tested it out, it worked fine for me. Sometimes it works really well, other times I don’t know what the heck it’s thinking. Like the original Content-Aware tool, the hybrid Content-Aware Crop tool has its limitations. This is for Photoshop, not PS CC. "RE: Content Aware Crop now not working in PS?" The content-aware features in Photoshop work better with some images than others, and they don’t always produce perfect results. https://feedback.photoshop.com/photoshop_family?topic-list[settings][type]=problem. Set the ratio to 1:1 square for your Crop parameter. So, its quite possible that you don't have yesterday's update. 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. If you are making the image for a website or purpose, in particular, Select Ratio and then enter ... Press C for the Crop Tool. Select the Crop Tool . It doesn't work for me. The first upgrade to 2020 was incredible. 7 - You can also use the “Content Aware Crop” to extend the edges of an image. In this tutorial, you will learn to use the Content-Aware Crop to straighten and crop images in Photoshop. Updated to iOS 13.1 and 13.1.1 and it still doesn’t work. You don’t need to rename this … This week, I'm going to show you the Content Aware Crop. Subscribing Member. 19.1.4 , downloaded yesterday, and that’s when the trouble started. For example, the widespread use of apps like Instagram increases the need to turn square cropped photos into … Thank you. 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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​. This issue is costing me money! However, if you choose to, you can extend the crop line to include any area. 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. To illustrate the technique, let’s take a look at this image. 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. This tool requires pixels to work. This allows us to work on a copy of the image and not the original. Why is it not working, I wonder!? I am still not sure what is the cause of the problem but the results turned out to be not good in the end. Note that it will dim if you have a smart object layer selected, but still be visible. The second one, not so much. 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. Content-Aware Scale. This option will only be available on the latest release of Photoshop, so if you haven’t upgraded your software, be sure to do so. It seems odd to me that all of a sudden that feature should disappear. #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 ! I can't imagine that it is supposed to work like that! Sometimes I fill a selected area and sometimes I fill an empty area. 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. 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! 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. The magic, if you will. The magic, if … The jury is still out. The center of the Content-Aware Fill workspace is divided vertically into two sections. By Joseph Tepper. Now whenever possible, I try and get the image right in camera. The work area and Preview panel. The tool has changed, I'm doing exactly what I did before, but somehow I can't get it work! I don’t want any part of the drink in it. - [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. See … The content-aware function has been upgraded and is ‘up to 3X faster with even better results! Joined May 11, 2006 Messages 43,939 Location CHARLOTTE Real Name Randy Jan 8, 2018 #1 This is happening because at some point, intentionally or not, the Enable Narrow Options Bar preference was turned on. This is a screencapture .jpg image, not a smart object. 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. You screen looks ready to go. The Content-Aware Crop Tool. 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. I’m quite grateful to you for pointing me in the right direction. But my settings where on width/height resolution (don't know the actual translation for it). All rights reserved. The Content-Aware Move tool is a pair of crossed arrows in the shape of an “X”. Can you save it as a Photoshop document and try again? still the same here. Sometimes it works really well, other times I don’t know what the heck it’s thinking. I noticed that on the screenshot you posted it says 16:9 ratio. I have to get a job out to no avail. Content-Aware Scale does not work on a background image, so a copy has to be made. I've been using this function all the time without any issue, but it's bugging since I updated PS CC some months ago! 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. The next order of business was to expand canvas using the Crop Tool. It can really be a time saver for a large majority of images where you need to straighten or add space. Let's take it for a test drive. This is after doing the content aware crop as stated in the protocol. Unfortunately, I can't read that error message, but I see you have a 16 bit Nikon raw file open. That's all I needed it to do. 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 … What happens is you check the box, and as soon as you manipulate the crop frame, it unchecks itself. 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. Here comes the best part. Second, content aware fill is often hit and miss. And you are dragging the crop handles out to make the canvas larger, right? But even if I rotate the image the outcome remains the same: no content aware fill in. First, click on the Crop Tool and be sure to check “Content Aware” on the top toolbar. If you don't notice that happening, you get the above results. 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To open the Content-Aware Fill workspace first make a selection around an object. Just select the “Crop Tool” (C) and make sure only the “Content Aware” box is checked in the Top Menu. /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. When Content Aware is selected, Photoshop will fill in the new empty blank areas of the image with pixels from the surrounding area. 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