Photoshop Touch Available for Smartphones
Adobe releases low-cost apps for editing photos on iOS, Android
Web2Carz Contributing Writer
Published: March 2nd, 2013
or people who edit photos and images on their tablets or smartphones, Photoshop has been rather lacking in terms of its functionality. A couple days ago, however, Adobe released a reasonably-priced app for smartphones that can be used on the iPhone 4S and 5 as well as any Android device that runs version 4.0 or later.
The Photoshop Touch app costs $5 and includes the same features of the iPad app.
The software supports images up to 12 megapixels in size and offers many of the same features that were available on previously-released tablet versions of the app. The smartphone app costs $5 and includes the ability to work with layers, use advanced tools, and deal with more adjustments and filters. Further, drop shadows, fades, text, and more can be added to pictures.
Real-time creative blending is also available on the smartphone apps, and the range of filters includes Color Drops and Acrylic Paint, as well as a new one, Ripple.
The app unsurprisingly has tie-ins with Twitter and Facebook, as you can share your updated, edited images with your friends with the touch of a button.
Also important to note is the fact that you can take a project from your device to your desktop for further polishing if you need to. Photoshop's Stephen Nielson said in a blog post regarding the app, "With Photoshop Touch and the Adobe Creative Cloud, I can start a project on my phone, continue it on my tablet, and polish it off at my desk in Photoshop CS6. Photoshop Touch will automatically keep my projects in sync on each device, at the full resolution and with all the layers intact."