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Adobe Photoshop Touch now for Android and iOS smartphones

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Photoshop Touch is now available for both Android and iOS smartphones. The advanced editor from Adobe has features familiar to Photoshop users, but in a much smaller format: layers, advanced selections tools, adjustments and filters.

The app was originally launched for 10-inch tablets and more recently a version for smaller tablets, such as the iPad Mini and Google Nexus 7,  was released. Photoshop Touch for phone is available on the Apple App Store and Google Play for U.S. $4.99.

The smartphone version of Photoshop Touch also includes Scribble Selection for high-precision selections using only your finger, and Camera Fill for real-time creative blending of your camera feed with layers. The app features the same creative filters as the tablet version, like Color Drops and Acrylic Paint, and also a new Ripple filter. The app syncs between devices, at full resolution and with layers intact, and includes a Creative Cloud account with purchase. 

Read the full press release here

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Total comments: 19
klopus
By klopus (Feb 28, 2013)

I was really enjoying and using a lot Apple's iPhoto on my iPhone 4s and iPad. Now that I have an Android phone I really hope that PS Touch fills the gaping hole that Android has compared to iOS when it comes to advanced photo editing apps.

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88SAL
By 88SAL (Feb 28, 2013)

$5? £10? Its all the same compared to the whopper $200 or so for the pc version. When I read the title of this article, I was thinking hmmmm $30 for a diet Photoshop on tablet - $5 is a shock. Further evidence of Adobes hideous over priced software. A new release AAA videogame is $100AUD and more money, more time more people go into making the game and Photoshop probably ships as many units globally. Fair go. .....that game and its half the price of even one Adobe component.

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MFDp
By MFDp (Feb 28, 2013)

When you produce a product you are allowed to price it as you please. If millions around the world are buying it you have priced it correctly.

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klopus
By klopus (Feb 28, 2013)

Not only Adobe can price the product whatever they want. You also can't compare PS and game prices. Even if we assume that complexity, labor and R&D involved are roughly the same the market for a successful game franchise is much wider. They can charge less for a copy simply because they can sell the game to much more people than Adobe can push PS copies. In essence full PS CS is a vertical niche app.

And to top it off you have $100 PS Elements that has 80% of the full PS functionality. So no matter how you slice it OPs rant is baseless.

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88SAL
By 88SAL (Mar 1, 2013)

Are you seriously defending Adobes prices? In Aus they have been subpoenaed to appear before parliment to answer for their pricing. If they charged decent prices they would sell more units. And re: ps elements - dont speak that name in photographic circles. Most of that missing 20% is useful to photogs. But looks - they are willing to sell a diet ps, still their tools and r&d etc for $ 5 a unit. Once again full version, its too expensive for what it is, its worse than Leica's pricing vs other Ff cams.

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Leon Shmyhol
By Leon Shmyhol (Feb 28, 2013)

Who needs Adobe Photoshop on a mobile device? What's the purpose?

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Matt Glastonbury
By Matt Glastonbury (Mar 1, 2013)

People like me that only edit their mobile photography on a mobile device.

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Matt Glastonbury
By Matt Glastonbury (Feb 28, 2013)

The effects are shockingly bad, and so out of date you swear you were back in 2009.. but, the tone, colour enhancing, and tools are absolutely wonderful.

This app has loads of potential. Hope they allow keeping of exif data in an update real soon.

Better late than never Adobe!

This is a god-send for the severely lacking Android platform, I'm so pleased to see someone finally brought out a serious photo editing app for the droids ;o)

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JaFO
By JaFO (Feb 27, 2013)

Android has two Photoshop Touch variants !
There is 'Photoshop Touch' and 'Photoshop Touch for Phone'

The tablet version is €3,50 extra.
I guess that's because it uses a bigger screen ;)

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Wye Photography
By Wye Photography (Feb 27, 2013)

In my opinion as a former user. It is not very good at all. There are much better and cheaper alternatives. Don't waste your money. It should have been called Photoshop don't Touch it at all.

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tkbslc
By tkbslc (Feb 27, 2013)

In the land of 99 cent apps, I guess this is "expensive", but it still seems funny to mention "cheaper alternatives" when we are talking $5.

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JaFO
By JaFO (Feb 27, 2013)

5$ is still a lot of money if it doesn't satisfy your needs.

btw : that's 5$ (€4,49) for the Phone version.
The tablet variant is €7,99 which is as if the bigger screen also required a bigger pricetag.

In the land of 99 cent apps such a program should be 5x better too ... ;)

I do wonder why Apple didn't create a trial version.
Then again ... there's also Photoshop Express for android.

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MattGG
By MattGG (Feb 28, 2013)

How can you be a former user of something that's only been out a day or so? Do you mean you used to use PS Mobile? Now, that was crap.. but Photoshop Touch is terrific, unless you are looking to just play with filters.

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atlien991
By atlien991 (Feb 28, 2013)

Former user of what? The app was just released.

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Wye Photography
By Wye Photography (Feb 28, 2013)

...as in Former use of the iPad version (which is more expensive) idiots! Couldn't you work that out for yourselves without asking crass questions, but I should have made that clear.

Let me make it quite clear...

IT'S RUBBISH. TOTAL, UTTER RUBBISH.

Oh! Does it still have the limiting file size? What 2000px wide output or something? You may want to check that out first.

But, you'll spend your money only to come to the same conclusion.

The iPad version isn't worth 80p let alone £7. In my opinion I think people will buy a 'Photoshop' product expecting Photoshop functionality to some degree. And if you actually want this on both iPad and iPhone it will cost you £10. WELL OVERPRICED. In fact, in my opinion, I think it's a RIP OFF.

ADOBE PHOTOSHOP DON'T TOUCH.

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Wye Photography
By Wye Photography (Feb 28, 2013)

It seems that the resolution limit has been lifted. IF you have iTunes read the reviews of the iPad version before you waste your £7/£3

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photorudhra
By photorudhra (Feb 27, 2013)

This is an wonderful App.. Comes handy on my Galaxy note..

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Lars Rehm
By Lars Rehm (Feb 27, 2013)

yes, should work nicely on that device

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Goffen
By Goffen (Mar 1, 2013)

Comes built in on the galaxyy note 10.1 since introduction
The following shortcomings annoys me;

Deletes exif
Reduces image size
Can not select jpg compression rate.
Goffen

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