Adobe Max 2019: Photoshop For iPad, Fresco For Windows Launched (Photo Credit: Adobe)
At its ‘Adobe Max’ conference in Las Vegas, Adobe announced significant updates to many of its desktop and mobile Creative Cloud apps. During the mega-event, Adobe launched the Photoshop for iPad and Fresco to Microsoft Surface. Also, it announced a version of its ‘Creative Cloud’ suite with better optimised products and services.
Adobe Photoshop for iPad comes equipped features the main version with optimisation for the tablet form factor. It further includes PSD interoperability, a touch-based UI, and cloud document access. The application further let users develop multi-layered creations. It is free to download and available with 30-day free trial and supports Apple Pencil.
Launched for iPads earlier this year, Adobe Fresco now comes to Windows. Currently limited to Microsoft’s Surface Pro X devices, the software is based on the company’s in-house Adobe Sensei.
Whereas, Adobe Illustrator app is now available for iPad as preview. The app has been redesigned for the tablet form factor. It comes with access to Adobe Stock, Adobe Fonts and all Creative Cloud Libraries along with all the key features of the software.
Interestingly, Adobe Photoshop Camera is a new mobile application aimed at end users. The app allows users to create and share high quality images for social media sharing. Users can use the app to retouch their existing photos.
In a press release, the company said, “With this Creative Cloud release, new Adobe Sensei-powered features were introduced across products including Auto Reframe in Premiere Pro, Object Selection in Photoshop, Auto Tone in Photoshop Camera and Live Brushes in Fresco as the company continues to enable creatives to work faster and smarter than ever before.
“Adobe Fresco provides a natural and versatile drawing and painting experience across devices by combining raster, vector and new Live Brushes. Powered by Adobe Sensei, the watercolor, oil Live Brushes mix, and interact on the screen just as they would in real life. The product also allows artists to sync their favorite Photoshop brushes for a smooth roundtrip workflow between apps,” said the company in the release.
“Camera uses Adobe Sensei to automatically enhance photo quality. Photoshop Camera will include an expansive library of unique lenses and effects from leading artists and influencers, including musician Billie Eilish,” said Adobe.
Importantly, Adobe also rolled out new updates to its Lightroom, Premiere Pro, After Effects, InDesign and Adobe XD products.