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Photoshop Touch App Offers Graphic Design At Your Fingertips

Do you get a sudden rush of creativity at the most unfortunate times? Don’t have a computer nearby? Adobe’s latest mobile app release can help you get creative on the go. Whether you need to alter a photo for Instagram, or create some full-on graphic art on the train ride home from work, Photoshop Touch is very capable.

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The app launches just like Photoshop on your desktop: you can choose whether to grab either a locally stored photo or one from the Creative Cloud, or you can just start on a blank canvas.

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Photoshop Touch includes several filters and effects, too, like Directional Blur and Drop Shadow. Seasoned Photoshop veterans might get a better handle on creating art on-the-go with this app, but novices can use it to tweak and correct their photos with the Adjustments options or remove something from a photo with the Clone Stamp tool.


Another nice feature is that you can use Adobe’s Creative Cloud to work on images between your Mac, iPad and iPhone. We can’t imagine anyone doing heavy edits on  an iPhone, but it’s nice to have an easy way of getting images between the three platforms.

While the interface itself is pretty simple, it packs a lot of power in its menus. In that it resembles Photoshop Mouse. And if you’re working with a few layers and want to see exactly how they stack up, you can rotate your canvas in 3D to look at it sideways and see each layer explode from the one behind it.


The $9.99 photo editing app which is now available from the iTunes App Store or Google Play. But special offers for Adobe Touch Apps will be available for customers who sign up for annual membership of Adobe Creative Cloud, the company said.

Whenever you want to experiment by compositing images or adding text, layers are the way to go. And Photoshop Touch is that way to go. Create those images you see in your head come to life; right before you head to Digital Imaging Center and make them a reality.