Adobe Photoshop Touch App comes to Apple iOS and Android smartphones

Adobe has announced that they will be bringing the hugely popular Photoshop Touch, that has until now only been available on the Apple iPad devices, to specific iOS 6 and Android running devices which means a host of smartphones will be able to but the on the move editing tools.

The application brings a host of the Adobe Photoshop features to your smartphone so that you can edit pictures on the move, this includes layer editing on images up to 12 megapixels in size, adjusting the image filters, tone and colour adjustments and more.

Additionally the app will come with 2GB of free Adobe Creative Cloud storage to sync images to which means you will then be able to sync you edits with your other adobe devices (whether it be a PC or tablet edit) with other devices and pick up where you left off on you home PC.

So if you are in a super rush you can do some light editing of and image on the train and do the heavy duty finishing touches when you get back to your PC all via the Adobe Creative Cloud storage sync.

It’s easy to see why the demand of the smartphone version of the Adobe Photoshop Touch is out now with Smartphones getting smarter, faster and in many cases bigger (the Galaxy Note 2 is practically a Tablet!) it’s clear we are using more and more of our handsets features that cross over with the PC.

Adobe’s vice-president products, creative and media solutions Winston Hendrickson spoke of the phone versions release today:

“Mobile phones are increasingly becoming the primary tool for people to take and edit photos”

“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.”

So there we have it, we made noise about wanting to edit on the move with Smartphones, and now we have it.

You can buy Photoshop Touch for Phone app on the Google Play store and Apple App store for a cheap price of £2.99 from today.


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I have spent years in technical support for mobile phones and consumer electrical's, and use my passion for new gadgets and a bigger passion for finding faults in gadgets to bring helpful tips and information to the blog. Outside the writing Jon enjoys abusing his body in the form of Rugby, watching very bad films and playing far to many video games than is good for a normal human being.