Photoshop actions: Hundreds of amazing effects!
PanosFX has been producing some of the best free and paid Photoshop actions, other presets & tutorials, since 2005. Our Photoshop actions have been downloaded by hundreds of thousands of individual users and have been referred to in numerous magazines, textbooks, blogs etc., by the industry's top professionals and companies.
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Paid Photoshop actions with free trials
This category includes the commercial PanosFX Photoshop actions. For most of these products there is also a free (trial) version available for download that contains a small subset of the functions of the full version:
Transform your photos into beautiful jigsaw puzzles with up to 210 detachable pieces. 28 classic effects (2D & 3D), 48 special effects (2D & 3D, and 15 animated puzzles!
3 Cartoon styles; 16 balloons; 2 pop-art collages; 8 pop-art backgrounds. Convert your photos into cartoons with our most popular Photoshop actions!
Create 138 filmstrip effects: horizontal, vertical and bent strips; film canisters; clapperboards; circular strips; loops. The Photoshop actions make extensive use of smart objects that let you easily replace the filmstrip photos.
Create 70+ mockups with these Photoshop actions: 3D books; 2D books; magazines; brochures; booklets; 2D & 3D cubes; Vinyl records; DVDs.
Add 17 retro frames to your photos; apply 12 cross-processing color effects; apply 3 edge effects; apply 7 impressive ageing filters and make your photos look old and precious!
Convert your photos into digital paintings made up from vector graphics, which can be scaled freely in Photoshop without loss on image quality. Create beautiful posters and banners, T-Shirt graphics, etc.
Do you want to create elegant album pages? These Photoshop actions are ideal: they make your photos look mounted onto the background layer, through beautiful corner slits. The product includes an impressive assortment of different slits, as well as different photo frames.
A bundle that contains the "Big Pictures" & the "Image Merger" actions. The "Big Pictures" cut your photo into individual polaroids that are being put together in various creative ways, to reveal the original image. The "Image Merger" actions merge several photos in a row, a column, or in a grid.
Free Photoshop actions
Here are some examples of our wide collection of free Photoshop actions:
This set produces 11 unique reflections effects with elegant details. You can create classic reflection effects, water reflections, as well as complex scenes.
Create a scene that shows a paper envelope with your photo sliding out from its open top flap. The animated version lets you create impressive MP4 slideshows.
Create 4 beautiful page curl effects. You can change the size of the curls and place them on any photo corner. You can even add different curls on the same photo!
Create easily the Out of Bounds (or Pop Out) effect, where parts of your photos appear to pop out from the frame. The set creates two different effects (flat & curled photos).
Create a projection screen from scratch and display your photos on it. The animated version produces an impressive slideshow with a retractable screen and light beam effects!
Use these free Photoshop actions to turn your photos into visually powerful, bent polaroids with very elegant shadow effects. 3 different styles included.
What else you can find on PanosFX
Aside from Photoshop actions, you can download other add-ons, such as free Photoshop brushes and styles. You can browse our Photoshop tutorials that will help you master Photoshop's advanced features and learn to use our add-ons more creatively.
Check our latest Photoshop extensions
The new version improves dramatically the rendition of dark areas in the second sketch style as well as the look of the color sketches!
A new, ethereal effect has been added to the COSMOS free Photoshop actions. It blends your photos with your custom space images!
Photoshop actions craftsmanship at its finest: Create extraordinary B&W and color Sketch and engrave effects!
24 languages, prism and wall versions, with customizable colors and photos and lunar phases: It's awesome and free!
Four new 3D Book actions for Photoshop CC have been added to the features-packed "Mockups Bundle".
The "Photo and Envelope" effect gets animated: create beautiful slideshows and videos in Photoshop CC and CS6.
Check our latest Photoshop tutorials
A new video tutorial that shows you how to use creatively the Out of Bounds free actions for Photoshop / Photoshop Elements.
Learn how to create these fancy 3D Facebook photos, using Photoshop / Photoshop Elements.
Learn vector graphics tips & tricks by creating a badge from scratch (free action included).
Turn any text / shape into hand-sewn graphics!
This Photoshop CC tutorial teaches you an innovative way to create photo edges and borders from layer styles.
An easy method to create beautiful, layered photo edge effects in a few seconds, using the Cutout filter.
Create impressive winter, festive layer styles in Photoshop CC
Use the Photo Corners-Slits effects to create an elegant page with many photos mounted to the background through slits.
Create an impressive Photoshop image that displays your photo on a hanging 35mm filmstrip suspended by a binder clip.
Learn how to create a 3D jigsaw puzzle sphere and make some pieces transparent.
Tweak the images produced by the "Photo Corners - Slits" Photoshop actions so that they look best on white backgrounds.
Learn how to create very beautiful winter text layer styles for your Christmas cards, in Photoshop CC!
This tutorial will introduce you to the wonderful world of Photoshop vector graphics, by showing you how to create a badge which is made up entirely from vectors.
Blue jeans are always cool. This tutorial is very cool also! You will learn how to convert your custom text and vector shapes into amazing stitched graphics in Photoshop.
Learn how to create a bottle in Photoshop CC and put your photo inside
Learn how to create a 3D moon & 3D planets in Photoshop CC and CS6 Extended
An advanced tutorial that shows you how to to create 3D objects with transparent areas
Learn how to use the Timeline panel, to animate normal layers, smart objects, and text layers.
Create a sunburst text effect in Photoshop
This tutorial will help you understand how the "Blend If" settings work.
Have you seen those fancy pseudo-3D photos in Facebook posts? This tutorial will walk you through the steps needed to create a 3D Facebook photo in Photoshop or Photoshop Elements
Learn how to add impressive flames and smoke to your text in Photoshop CC
Convert your custom text characters into bushes and trees in Photoshop CC!
Understanding how the document resolution affects the appearance of layer styles.
Learn how to put text on simple or complex vector paths.
Are you looking for creative edge effects? This tutorial will teach you how to create impressive photo edges using Photoshop's Cutout filter.
Learn how to apply Photoshop filters to layer masks to produce creative photo edge effects.
This tutorial shows you an unusual and very interesting way to produce edge effects for your photos, using layer styles!
Do you need textured backgrounds for your projects? Create them in a few seconds!
Learn how to use the adaptive wide angle filter in Photoshop
These tutorials will help you advance your Photoshop skills.
Creative ideas using our Photoshop actions
When the execution of my Photoshop actions is completed, your original photo has been transformed into a beautiful, new image. You can stop here and use this image directly in your on-line galleries or in your albums. You can also move on and use these images as an ingredient in your magical creations. You can create more complex compositions, animations, and so forth!
I created this section of Photoshop tutorials in order to trigger your creativity, to give you some ideas of what you can create with my Photoshop extensions.
Photoshop tutorials for beginners and advanced users.
The Photoshop tutorials in this section will help you study and master features such as 3D, animation, vectors, filters.
These tutorials aim to:
- help you develop your skills, by introducing you to more advanced Photoshop features.
- show you alternative, creative uses of features that you use regularly.