Six new apps from Adobe Systems are coming to the iPad
The six apps include: Adobe Photoshop Touch, Adobe Debut, Adobe Proto, Adobe Collage, Adobe Kuler, and Adobe Ideas.
Kevin Lynch, chief technology officer, Adobe said: “Adobe Touch Apps deliver high-impact creative expression to anyone who has a tablet. With Adobe imaging magic coming to tablet devices, new apps like Photoshop Touch will open your mind about the potential of the touch interface for creativity and demonstrate that tablets are an essential part of anyone’s creative arsenal.”
The iPad version of these apps won’t be available till early 2012 but the Android apps will be available in November. Each of these apps will be priced at $9.99. Below is a short summary of what these apps have to offer.
Adobe Photoshop Touch
Adobe’s Photoshop Touch app is specifically built for tablets lets the user transform images with kernel features of Photoshop. Using simple finger gestures the users can apply effects, combine layers of images to form a single image and edit photos. You can scribble on a part of the image with the tablet exclusive Scribble selection tool to extract a part of the image and the Refine Edge Technology make selecting even the hardest to reach areas very easy. Also there is Facebook and Google integration on hand to easily find and share images. You can also backup your creations to the cloud server by using the Adobe Creative Cloud service.
The Adobe Collage app will let the users combine images, texts, drawings and Creative suite files into a conceptual mood board. This app supports importing images and has four types of pens for drawing and adding texts or color themes.
Then there is the Adobe Debut. This app lets the user view and present their designs and Creative Suite files to other people in a convenient manner on the tablet.
Adobe Ideas is another app which lets the user draw by using a stylus or a finger. It is a vector based tool for drawing.
Adobe Kuler enables the user to generate colored themes. Different color themes can be created and explored in this app; there is also a vast amount of Kuler themes already available via the creative community to choose from. Comments and rating are also present to encourage social engagement.
Lastly there is the Adobe Proto app which enables users to create prototype websites and mobile apps. The prototype can then be shared in HTML, CSS and Java Script formats.
Visit the Adobe website to find out more about these apps and to get a notification when they become available.