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Adobe Photoshop Touch And Ideas Updated with New Features

In addition to releasing two new iPad Apps, Adobe Collage and Adobe Proto on Friday last week Adobe also released updates to Adobe Photoshop Touch and Adobe Ideas.

   What’s New in Photoshop Touch

  • You may now increase the resolution to 2048×2048 with 10 layers. Default is 1600×1600 with 16 layers, but you can change it in Preferences.
  • Automatic synchronization with Creative Cloud
  • Available in 6 languages (English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Italian)
  • Added export to PSD and PNG via Camera Roll or email.
  • Improved rotate and flip image workflow.
  • Added ability to transfer images to desktop via iTunes.
  • Added two new Tutorials.
  • Added four new Effects (Watercolor Paint, HDR Look, Soft Light and Soft Skin).


   What’s New in Adobe Ideas

  • Sync your artwork to Adobe Creative Cloud to easily access for further refinement using Illustrator® CS5* or CS6. (Requires a downloadable plug-in for Illustrator CS5.x)
  • Access to Creative Cloud gives you 2GB of cloud storage plus the ability to sync between tablet and desktop, access files from the web, and easily share with others.


To find out what’s in the Creative Cloud membership – available today – get the scoop from our Senior Director of Products, Jeff Veen: “Introducing the Creative Cloud.” Also, be sure to enter to win a free 3-month Creative Cloud membership in our “30 Days of Giveaways” Sweepstakes.


Weekend App Update

This week's noteworthy App Updates:


Adobe Ideas 1.2

Adobe Ideas 1.1

Adobe Ideas was updated with VGA Out which means that you can now use this App with the iPad VGA connector for showing your work on the big screen as well as drawing live on the screen. Also you can do an in-app Purchase of the "Premium Layers" feature that adds up to 10 drawing layers. Lastly, the app gets a big performance gain.

You can get Adobe Ideas for iPad, iPhone, & iPod touch for FREE here from the iTunes


Trip Advisor 5.4


This update gives you Street Level view of hotels, restaurants and other attractions on the iPad. This is really cool when you're traveling to a new area!

You can get Trip Advisor for iPad, iPhone & iPod touch for FREE here from the iTunes


Kindle 2.6

This update gives you "real page numbers" for thousands of Kindle books. This is a must for people citing pages in a classroom. Also you view your percentage completed on the iPhone. Look up words in Google and Wikipedia without leaving the App.

You can get Kindle for iPad, iPhone & iPod touch for FREE here from the iTunes



Adobe Ideas 1.1

Adobe Ideas 1.1

Back a while ago, Adobe released the first ever version of Adobe Ideas (which Terry reviewed here). Now Adobe has come out with an update to the popular application with some highly anticipated features, turning this app more into a proper drawing application.

Layers are here!

Let’s get the biggest new feature addition over with from the start. You can purchase an in-app purchase that will enable layers in your document. For each sketch you are able to create ten layers with order and opacity controls available for each layer.

Adobe Ideas - Adobe Systems Incorporated (universal for iPhone and iPad)



Adobe Ideas Now for iPhone

Adobe has released their Adobe Ideas app that was last week released for the iPad, for the iPhone and iPod Touch as well. It is free and available on the App Store, letting you use your device as a digital sketchbook. 

If you are on the iPhone but not the iPad, give the app a try and see how you like to sketch using your fingers on the touch screen.

Adobe® Ideas 1.0 for iPhone