Photoshop is now available on iPadOS, with more updates to the app announced
Version 1.0 of the iPad version of Photoshop is now available via the App Store. This release features the photo editing software's most used workflows, including compositing, masking, and retouching.
As detailed in the official Adobe blog post announcing this public 1.0 release, the iPad version of Photoshop is built using the same code base as the desktop releases. This enables seamless editing of the same PSD file across Photoshop for iPad and, for example, Windows 10, with no risk of incompatibility or lost changes.
Coinciding with this newfound fluidity and portability for a full fledged release of Photoshop, Adobe has also made a cloud documents feature available, which allows you to share projects across apps and computers by storing them on Adobe's servers. Additionally, any files saved using the cloud documents feature will automatically save any changes made via the iPad and Windows versions of Photoshop.
The announcement emphasizes that version 1.0 of Adobe Photoshop for iPad is "the beginning," with more features and workflows set to be added as Adobe analyzes how people use Photoshop on the iPad.
As the iPad version of Photoshop's official website shows, access to it will still require a subscription to Adobe's Creative Cloud service, which ranges from $10 a month to $53 a month depending on which Adobe apps and services you want access to.
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Adobe Photoshop is a raster graphics editor developed and published by Adobe Inc. for Windows and macOS. It was originally created in 1988 by Thomas and John Knoll.