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130 Points

Tue, Dec 1, 2015 7:20 AM

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Photoshop CC 2015.1: Liquify lightens result on 16 bit/channel images

I am having issues with the new upgrade to Photoshop CC 2015 on Mac El Captain. The only thing I did was upgrade from a working CC 2015 to the new version. Using the liquify tool give the following look. There is a box around the area liquified that is lighter than the other areas. When I turn of Use Acceleration in Graphics Processor, it is better but .... I didn't have to do this in the prior version i.e.. Yesterday.

New Update: The Squiggly waist is the liquified:

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229 Messages

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6K Points

5 years ago

We are now able to reproduce the problem in-house and are working on a fix.

For the time being there are two workarounds:

1. Use 8-bit images instead of 16-bit images with Liquify
2. Disable GPU for Liquify by holding the Option key down as you select the Liquify filter from the filter menu

Thanks,
Adam

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896 Points

Thanks Adam. Please please, can this one not take months like the last one? It's only been hours since you rolled out the update and it's hard to understand how this one went unnoticed. Please don't wait for the next pack of new features for a fix. These things are urgent, since most professionals simply cannot work in 8bits or without GPU acceleration anymore.

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264 Points

My compromised "workaround" at the moment is not changing my current workflow and continue to send 16-bit images from LR to PS. What I'm doing now is saving liquify to the very end of the workflow and then converting image to 8-bit. Which truthfully is where it normally occurs in my workflow.

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896 Points

That workflow isn't really compatible with working for clients. Normally the layer that gets liquified is on top, with its liquify mesh saved. If the client wants changes, you delete the liquified layer, make the changes you need below, and then create another stamp and apply the liquify mesh.

Now, what I have to do is save the liquify with GPU (annoyed by the disappearing cursor), and then cancel the liquify. Then I have to apply the mesh by using liquify with no GPU acceleration.

I have to do that every time a client asks for changes.

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70 Points

in Windows, you cannot hit alt without it exiting out of the menu. The solution I've found is to just use the Ctrl+F command for last used Filter combined with Alt... so Alt+Ctrl+F and then it disables the Graphics Accel

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2.4K Points

you should think after the LIGHTROOM 6.2 mess adobe would learn something... but NO.

are there any senior coders at adobe who learned how to do proper coding and quality management?

i guess not...

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1.6K Points

What I would like to know is WHY this wasn't picked up in testing? Chris has previously assured us that all releases are fully tested, but surely any comprehensive automated regression test suite would have picked up a problem as basic and obvious as this?

Not good enough Adobe, really not good enough....

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368 Points

Problem is. If I ALT liquify Photoshop crashes. So the workaround is rubbish.

Roll back is my choice of solution for the time being.

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72 Points

I tried to roll back, but on my Creative Cloud app I don't have a previous Photoshop....only Lightroom

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368 Points

Hello Valerie.

How long have you been in the cc for?

I have written some Instructions on how to roll back.

www.comeseemy.photos/blog/2015/12/4/r...

I think it only goes as far back add You have been subscribed for.

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72 Points

Apparently not long enough...

Is ok I work in 8-bit for now

Thank you !

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362 Points

Currently I have a job where switching to 8bit will not be good enough. I've been trying to hold off but it needs to get delivered. The other work around of disabling the GPU caused PS to crash and lock up my machine. So my only other option is to revert back to a previous version so that I can use liquify, but let me get this straight - after checking on Willmer's post above (thanks Willmer) this means I have to go all the way back to the 2014 version of CC rather than to the 2015 version from just before the latest update? Adam - it's been 10 days, it's about time we were given an update on the ETA and the plan for fixing this please?

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368 Points

Samantha.

I went back to the June 2015 release using that method and it works fine.

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362 Points

I got it to work now, the first time I tried it only CC2014 showed in the list. I refreshed and tried again and got 2015.0.0 release to work. Thanks for your post - I would never have found it without.

Official Solution

Adobe Administrator

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15K Messages

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286.9K Points

5 years ago

This issue should be solved by the 2015.1.1 update released tonight: https://blogs.adobe.com/crawlspace/20...

Sr. Product Manager, Adobe Digital Imaging

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362 Points

thank you for letting us know.

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140 Points

Greatly appreciated. Thanks.

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130 Points

5 years ago

Reverting back to the prior version via the Creative Cloud Tab.

Squiggly line does not show a box around it....

All I did was revert back to the prior version via the Creative Cloud App.

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264 Points

5 years ago

Having the SAME problem with latest Mac update (El Capitan)

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60 Points

5 years ago

Yes, I'm having the same problem reported above. Also El Capitan.

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462 Points

5 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Liquify tool cause artifacts.

Liquify tool cause artifacts; just it, and I'm not happy with this

ps.
best test on gray colors;
I checked all possible interpolations [ image interpolations];
I work on
Adobe Photoshop Version: 2015.1 20151114.r.301 2015/11/14:23:59:59 CL 1053036 x64

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80 Points

5 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Bug in Liquify tool after the latest update.

Hi After today's update I can't use a Liquify tool. After making changes on a separate layer a bright square appears in the place where the changes were implemented. Could you please fix it?Thanks

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264 Points

5 years ago

8-bit with GPU enabled works. Better choice of the two workarounds for since I rarely used the menus--short cuts short cuts short cuts :)

Thanks!

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122 Points

5 years ago

Same problem for me, but in 8-bit fixed

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896 Points

5 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Photoshop CC2015.1: Liquify brightens the image.

After updating to Photoshop CC 2015.1 I have noticed a problem with the liquify filter. Turns out, the liquify filter brightens the chunks of the layer that have been liquified.

This is an example image:


And here it is after liquify:

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110 Points

5 years ago

Same problem, hate workarounds, I just want it to work I use that tool a lot for seniors and little fixes.

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60 Points

5 years ago

Same problem here - anxious for an update with a fix

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462 Points

5 years ago

Adam Jerugim thx, its work like that [for now]

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140 Points

5 years ago

Seriously - how could this not be picked up before release??!!!

Can we please get an ETA on a fix?? This is just not good enough for a working professional.

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2.4K Points

who should pick it up?

adobe obviously has no betatesters.

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1.6K Points

Agree 100%. Proper regression testing would have picked this up immediately.

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130 Points

5 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled CC - last version of PSD:after using liquify touched area of pic is like overexpo....