In September 2015, Apple launched the iPad Pro. Several Adobe applications were made compatible with the iPad by then. But Adobe Photoshop—a popular and handy photo editing software—was not included in the list. Now, Scott Belsky—Adobe’s executive vice president and chief product officer—has revealed that it’s on its way, and in the future, users will see Adobe & iPad in their tablet screen.
Adobe Systems Inc. is working to port a full version of the photo-editing software to Apple’s iPad. The company will announce the release date of the new application at their yearly MAX conference in October 2018. The app is scheduled to be released in 2019.
About The Application
The mobile version of Adobe Photoshop will allow users to run the full version of the program on their iPad, much like the latest version of Adobe Photoshop for personal computers.
Adobe has already provided iOS users with several photo applications, including Photoshop Express—a free collage-making and photo-editing mobile application.
None of the mobile versions, however, have met the level of flexibility and quality of Adobe Photoshop for macOS and Windows.
With the release of the full version of the program to iPad, the company is expecting to entice casual users, hobbyists, photographers, and image-editing professionals.
The application will include basic and advanced features of Adobe Photoshop and will enable users to make edits on the fly.
Adobe Photoshop For iPad Features
Here’s a sneak peek of some features of the application.
- Product retouch
- Photo restoration
- Add or remove a watermark
- Clipping path
- Logo design
- Photo editing
- Photo composition
- Color correction
- Image background removal
- 3D views
- Text overlay
- Box designing
- Graphics editing
Advantages Of Merging Adobe & iPad
Adobe Photoshop is a powerful raster graphics editor. Its upcoming iOS version will enable users to edit and create images interactively on their tablet screen. They will also be able to save their projects in raster formats—TIFF, PNG, GIF, and JPEG.
iOS users can also edit or transfer their projects to other devices.
Here are other notable benefits of the iOS version of the software:
• Friendly Interface
Photoshop is known for its intimidating layout, but it’s actually much easier to use than its potential competitors—Prisma and VSCO.
Many users are having a hard time using Prisma because its servers are often down, and it sometimes runs slowly.
VSCO, on the other hand, has limited features. This has become a problem for VSCO users because they have to pay for and install other applications to use advanced photo-editing features.
In Photoshop, windows that provide a function or display information can be accessed by tapping a single menu. You can also resize or relocate your tabs.
Most importantly, Adobe Photoshop is balanced. It has automatic functions and manual access even though it doesn’t have a minimalistic or an overly simple UI.
• High-Tech Coding and Smooth Interface
The developers at Adobe Systems Inc. are known for minimizing visual elements into data that operating systems can manipulate. This makes Photoshop more superior than other photo-editing programs when it comes to resizing, correction, and HDR imaging. High-tech coding also enables the application to run smoothly in any compatible OS.
• A Huge Number Of Features
Adobe Photoshop has tons of features. Check out the program’s PC version, and you’ll see its array of features. Photoshop can do almost anything when it comes to online media. The full version enables you to create and edit videos and photos, facilitate graphic design, and create 3D images.
Since 1988, Adobe Photoshop has evolved from a simple photo-editing program to a powerful cross-platform graphics editing software. When the iPad version becomes available, iOS users will be able to use Photoshop from anywhere and enjoy the features incorporated in the latest version of Adobe Photoshop for Windows and Mac.