learn the basic Photoshop Tools Functions and Shortcuts Keys. Every tool name is mentioned with shortcut key. This tutorial is for beginners. Let’s see the Photoshop tools list overview and learn how to use them.
Photoshop Tools Functions and Shortcuts Keys Tutorial
Move Tool (V)
This is MOVE TOOL, the shortcut key is V
It can move images, text and any layer with in sheet.
Rectangular Marquee Tool (M)
This is RECTANGULAR MARQUEE TOOL. The shortcut key of this tool in M.
This tool can select the area in rectangular or square shape.
Lasso Tool (L)
LASSOO TOOl short cut key is L.
Basically it performs cutting jobs. You can cut graphic portion in any shape. Just select the area by Pressing right click.
Polygonal Lasso Tool (L)
It’s is also cutting tool which shortcut key is L as well.
It can cut the area by doing click again and again.
Magnetic Lasso Tool
Magnetic Lasso tool is also in the category of cutting tool. The shortcut key is also L.
Select the area automatically for cutting.
Quick Selection Tool (W)
The shortcut key is W. This is a unique selection tool.
It select the related area by moving mouse.
Magic Wand Tool (W)
Magic Wand Tool shortcut key is W.
It has ability to select the graphic area with same color.
Crop Tool (C)
Crop tool is very famous too which shortcut key is C in Photoshop.
Perform cropping functionalities.
Perspective Crop Tool
Perspective Drop tool is also in the category of Cropping. The shortcut key is also C.
It can crop graphic area in different shape.
Slice tool is a powerful tool which shortcut key is C.
The tool is responsible to slice the web pages easily.
Eyedropper Tool (I)
Eye Dropper a color picker tool, shortcut key is I.
Pick any color from other image easily just in single click.
Spot Healing Brush Tool (J)
Spot healing brush tools shortcut key is J.
Basically it use for skin retouching. It can remove the spots from skin.
Brush Tool (B)
Brush Tool shortcut key is B.
Draw the different style and patterns on the sheet.
Clone Stamp Tool (S)
Clone stamp tool shortcut key is S.
Make the copy of selected graphic into an other image by managing opacity.
Eraser Tool (E)
Eraser Tool Shortcut key is E.
Remove the extra graphics. Clean the edges after cutting.
Magic Eraser Tool (E)
Magic Eraser Tool is also graphics remover tool. Shortcut key is E.
Remove the same color graphics is single click.
Gradient Tool (G)
Gradient Tool shortcut key is G.
Draw the color schemes in different shades.
Paint Bucket Tool (G)
Paint bucket tools is also colors dropper tool which shortcut key is G.
Drop any color in the sheet just in single click.
Dodge Tool (O)
Dodge Tool shortcut key is O.
This tool usually use for face makeup. Doge Tools brighten the face easily.
Pen Tools (P)
Pen Tools i also Cutting tool which shortcut key is P.
Cut and make the shapes.
Type Tool (T)
Type is is very common tool which shortcut key is T.
Commonly use for insertion of text.
Custom Type Tool (U)
Custom shape tool shortcut key is U.
Add the different style of shapes.
Hand tool shortcut key is H.
Rotate the layer in any angle.
Zoom Tool (Z)
Short cut key is Z.
only use of zoom in and zoom out purposes.
In this tutorial we have learnt the basic functionalities and shortcut keys of Photoshop tools with examples.