Elements: Magic Extractor in version 12?

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Is it true that Magic Extractor is not available on Photoshop Elements 12? I have 11 at home and convinced my boss to buy 12 at work specifically for this feature. What's going on?
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The Magic Extractor was replaced with the modern, non-destructuve "Refine Edge" technology developed in the pro version of Photoshop.

Elements tutorial: https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop-ele...

The same tutorials for Photoshop below will work in Elements 12:

Advanced Masking with Photoshop CS5 - with Russell Brown

Using Improved Selecting and Masking - with Jan Kabili

REFINE EDGE in Photoshop! Improve Your Selections - with Howard Pinsky