||The rectangular marquee tool makes rectangular selections.
||The move tool moves selections, layers, and guides.
||The lasso tool makes freehand selections.
||The magic wand tool selects similarly colored areas.
||The airbrush tool paints soft-edged strokes.
||The paintbrush tool paints brush strokes.
||The clone stamp tool paints with a copy of an image.
||The history brush tool paints with the selected state or snapshot.
||The eraser tool erases pixels and restores parts of an image to a previously saved state.
||The pencil tool draws hard-edged strokes
||The blur tool blurs hard edges in an image.
||The dodge tool lightens areas in an image.
||The pen tool lets you draw smooth-edged paths.
||The type tool creates type on an image.
||The measure tool measures distances, locations, and angles.
||The linear gradient tool creates a straight-line blend between colors.
||The paint bucket tool fills similarly colored areas with the foreground color.
||The eyedropper tool samples colors in an image.
||The hand tool moves an image within its window.
||The zoom tool magnifies and reduces the view of an image.With a zoom tool selected and positioned in the image area hold down Alt, a zoom out tool will appear. To select a zoom tool from the key board , hold down spacebar+Ctrl. To select zoom out , hold down spacebar+Ctrl+Alt.
||The Foreground and Background color buttons let you choose a foreground or background color. The Switch colors button swaps colors between the foreground and the background.The Default colors button returns to the default foreground and background colors (black foreground and white background).
||The Standard mode button lets you turn off Quick Mask mode and return to your original image. The Quick Mask mode button(on right) lets you edit any selection as a mask using an overlay that protects the area outside the selection.
||The Standard screen mode button displays artwork in a standard window, with a menu bar at the top and scroll bars on the sides. The Full screen mode with menu bar button displays artwork in a full-screen window with a menu bar but with no title bar or scroll bars. The Full screen mode button displays artwork in a full-screen window, but with no title bar, menu bar, or scroll bars.
||You can jump between Photoshop and ImageReady to transfer an image between the two applications for editing, without closing or exiting the originating application.