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Adobe Stacks Up A Slew Of Updates To Its Software, While Also Announcing Additional Features

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It is that time of the year for Adobe as it holds the annual MAX creativity conference today. Coming out of its unveiling ceremony are a bunch of new mobile apps, and services. Adobe has also announced a slew of new updates for its Creative Cloud products during the conference.

Its popular software for the PC has been reintroduced into the world of smartphones with the new app called Photoshop Fix. Albeit the app was revealed earlier during the Apple’s iPad Pro event, Adobe has elaborated its nuances only today. The app integrates a few features from Photoshop, like the Healing Brush and Liquify tool.


The other app that was unveiled today is Capture CC. Adobe has tried to merge the features of its apps such as the Adobe Brush, Adobe Shape, Adobe Color, and Adobe Hue, into the app. Its existing mobile apps such as the Lightroom, Photoshop Mix, Photoshop Sketch, Illustrator Draw, Premiere Clip, and Comp CC are also going to get updates in a short while, the company revealed.

It’s stronghold, the personal computer, forms the major chunk of the slew of updates as its prominent software such InDesign CC and Illustrator CC are seeing introduction of new features. Illustrator CC will be getting a new Shaper tool that will see a combination of 12 different tools and panels fit into the Live Shapes. Adobe has also fine-tuned the Smart Guides with the new update.

InDesign CC isn’t left behind as it gets new online publishing feature.


Adobe’s video editing software, the Premiere Pro CC sees addition of UltraUD support for editing 4K to 8K videos. Premier Pro users will also be able to edit their HDR footage as the software now supports the format.

Its image editing software, Photoshop CC on the other hand has been provided with an Artboard feature that will assist users in the visualization of design layouts. A few of Photoshop features such as exposure, temperature, and white balance adjustment tools have been integrated into  online version of Lightroom, while its desktop counterpart, Lightroom CC now seeks to provide training content for beginners.

Adobe has also packaged a new Touch feature into its popular software for the Windows tablets and Apple devices.

Going for an all-round development, Adobe has also announced new features to Adobe Stock, which now supports videos.

Debuting its new service Adobe Portfolio, the company announced it is keeping it cost free, while integrating it into the Adobe Creative Cloud. As the name implies, Adobe Portfolio, will assist users in creating portfolio websites that are powered by Behance.

The mobile apps are available to users starting today, while its update to the desktop version of Creative Cloud is likely going to appear shortly before the end of this year.

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