Adobe Brings the Power of Photoshop to Mobile Phones

Wed Feb 27, 2013 12:17am EST

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Brand New App Adobe Photoshop Touch for Phone Optimized for iPhone and Android
SAN JOSE, Calif.--(Business Wire)--
Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced the immediate
availability of a new version of Adobe Photoshop Touch, optimized for iPhone,
iPod touch, and Android smart phones. Inspired by the highly successful
Photoshop Touch for tablets, the phone app brings core features of Photoshop
desktop software to mobile devices and offers similar intuitive, touch-based
gestures and features.
Photoshop Touch on iPhone (Photo: Business Wire)

"Mobile phones are increasingly becoming the primary tool for people to take and
edit photos," said Winston Hendrickson, vice president products, Creative Media
Solutions, Adobe. "Adobe is dedicated to serving our customers` evolving
creative workflow and we heard, loud and clear, that Photoshop fans wanted some
core Adobe imaging magic on their smartphones." 

Adobe Photoshop Touch for phone offers powerful new capabilities for smartphone

* Enhance images using popular Photoshop features such as layers, selection
tools, filters, tonal and color adjustments 
* Apply effects and add graphical text for endless creative possibilities 
* Edit images as large as 12 megapixels with layers 
* Combine images together quickly using the Scribble Selection feature, and
easily refine your selection with the Refine Edge tool 
* Automatically sync images to Adobe Creative Cloud with free 2GB of storage

"Photoshop Touch is a great way to work on an image on my mobile phone. The 400
percent touch zoom and organized interface in Photoshop Touch for phone made
enhancing my images fun and easy," said Brian Yap, creative director, Boxing
Clever. "Working with curve adjustments and filters that use slider controls is
especially intuitive." 

"Adobe Photoshop Touch for phone offers great depth and value with layering and
blending features," said Richard Gray, mobile photographer, educator and
blogger, "I`ll be using Photoshop Touch for phone in class with my
students this year as we look at the more artistic end of the creative process
with dreamscapes and surreal images." 

"The depth of selection tool options offered in Adobe Photoshop Touch for phone
is unique to the photo compositing app market," said Dan Marcolina, Marcolina
Design & MarcolinaSlate LLC, author of iPhone Obsessed. "Now I, and other
iPhonegraphers, can do even more exacting edge editing on the device where the
image originated-our mobile phones." 

Adobe Create Cloud Workflow Integration

Photoshop Touch for phone is integrated with Adobe Creative Cloud* and includes
access to 2GB of Creative Cloud storage with a free account. Users can sync
photos and projects to Creative Cloud, and then continue working with the files
from a tablet** or Photoshop*** desktop software. Creative Cloud is a radical
rethinking of the entire creative process and an industry-defining shift in
creative expression and inspiration, where members can explore, create, publish
and share their work across devices, the desktop and the Web. Visit Adobe
Creative Cloud for more information. 

Pricing and Availability

Adobe Photoshop Touch for phone is immediately available in the Apple App Store
and Google Play for US$4.99. For iOS devices, the app requires iOS 5, iPhone 4S
and iPod touch 5th generation; Android phones must run Android 4.0 (Ice Cream
Sandwich) or later. 

For additional information, please visit: Customers may submit feedback and ask
questions on the community powered feedback site: Users may also
connect with the Photoshop Touch Team directly on Facebook, via Twitter or on
the blog. 

Helpful Links

* Artist Project Deconstruction: Elaina Wilcox
* Blog post
* Photoshop Touch Overview

About Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe is changing the world through digital experiences. For more information,

© 2013 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved. Adobe, the Adobe logo,
Photoshop and Creative Cloud are either registered trademarks or trademarks of
Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries. All
other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Mac is a trademark
of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Android is a
trademark of Google Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their
respective owners. 

*Internet connection and complimentary level of membership to Adobe Creative
Cloud is required for use of this feature. Creative Cloud membership is only
available to users 13 and older and requires agreement to additional terms and
Adobe's online privacy policy.
Creative Cloud may not available in all countries or languages and may be
subject to change or discontinuation without notice. 

**Requires separate purchase of Photoshop Touch for tablet. 

***Requires Photoshop CS5.1 or higher.

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