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DIY Photoshop: Panels with Configurator

Use Adobe's free Configurator plugin to make and run custom panels

1. Introduction (1:12)

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction (1:12) 1:12 FREE!
  2. Getting Configurator (3:54) 3:54 FREE!
  3. Building Your First Panel (10:20) 10:20 FREE!
  4. Support a Workflow With a Custom Panel (6:16) 6:16 FREE!
  5. Sneak Peek at Configurator 2.0 (3:12) 3:12 FREE!
  6. Conclusion (:23) :23 FREE!

Video Details

Use Adobe's free Configurator plugin to make and run custom panels. Helen Bradley guides Mac and PC users through downloading and installing Configurator, building panels to simplify complex workflows, and sharing custom panels with others. She also grants a sneak peek at Configurator 2.0, an upgrade timed to coincide with the release of CS5.

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Helen Bradley
Expatriate Australian photographer and digital photo editing columnist, Helen Bradley, has been working with Photoshop since version 6. Her articles on photography and Photoshop have appeared in magazines as diverse as Digital Camera UK,, Digital Photography Buyers Guide,, Digital Camera Essentials, Digital Photo Effects, Better Digital Magazine, Australasian Camcorder Magazine, PC Update, PC User magazine and Helen blogs at