Adobe today announced the immediate availability of the Adobe Photoshop Touch apps Adobe Color Lava, Adobe Eazel and Adobe Nav for the iPad. Adobe showed off the Photoshop companion apps for the tablet last month amidst big cheers.
Adobe Color Lava for Photoshop, Adobe Eazel for Photoshop and Adobe Nav for Photoshop unite the fun and interactive experience of touch devices with the power and precision of Photoshop by enabling users to create custom color swatches, paint directly onscreen and drive popular Photoshop tools from tablet devices. These applications take advantage of the iPad’s touch screen for a truly immersive, tactile, on-the-go experience, and expand upon inroads made by Adobe in the mobile and tablet market initiated with Photoshop Express, Adobe Ideas and Adobe Connect Mobile.
Photoshop Touch Apps:
- Adobe Color Lava allows creatives to use their fingertips to mix colors on the iPad, creating custom color swatches and themes to transfer back into Photoshop.
- Adobe Eazel takes advantage of cutting-edge painting technology by letting digital artists create rich realistic paintings with their fingertips, and introduces a new kind of interaction between “wet” and “dry” paints. These paintings can then be sent directly to Photoshop CS5 for compositing or for taking the artwork further.
- Adobe Nav increases workflow efficiency by letting users select and control Photoshop tools using the iPad as the input surface, customize the toolbar, browse and zoom in on up to 200 open Photoshop files, or easily create new files.
Adobe also offers a touch SDK. The Adobe Photoshop Touch Software Development Kit enables developers to build tablet applications that interact with Photoshop from Android, BlackBerry PlayBook and iOS devices.
The new Adobe iPad apps start at $1.99 on iTunes.