Adobe Introduced the web version of Photoshop October, 2021 as a simplified version of the application that can be used for basic edits. The company further promoted this version as a collaborative tool that allows artists to share an image for others to leave some comments and add a few small changes. The initial web version includes layers and some major editing tools, however, the platform does not offer the full range of features available to paid subscribers.
Adobe Photoshop Freemium version for web users
According to a report by The Verge, Adobe has begun testing a new version of Photoshop for web users. The company also plans to open the service to everyone to attract more users to the app. Currently, only Canadian users who create an Adobe account can access the free web version of Photoshop. The browser-only version of Adobe Photoshop will soon be available to users in more regions, the report suggests.
According to the report, this new version includes some features that are exclusive to paying customers. However, the company claims that there will be enough free tools for users to perform the main functions of Photoshop. VP of Adobe Digital Imaging, Maria Yap The company said Photoshop wants to make the service more “accessible and easy” so that people can try and experience it.
Importance of the freemium version of Adobe Photoshop
The report suggests that a web version of Photoshop is essential as it will open up one of the company’s most popular tools. Chromebooks, Which is finally being adopted globally by the education sector. Adobe intends to use the web version of Photoshop to attract more users who want to pay for the paid version, in the long run, the report adds.
New additions to the web version of Adobe Photoshop
Adobe has already updated the web version of Photoshop since its first release. Initially, users had to share a document on the web from a desktop application, however, Photoshop subscribers can now log in and start a new document directly from the web. Meanwhile, the company has not shared any details about the massive launch of the freemium version.
Recently, Adobe has updated the web version of Photoshop with more tools including – Refine Edge, Curves, Dodge and Burn tools, with the ability to convert. Smart objects. In addition, users will soon be able to review and comment on images shared by other web users from mobile devices.
The report adds that the company has also previewed a new AI-powered neural filter that can restore old photos. This new filter can clean up scratches of any old photo and restore some of its colors. The new filter uses Adobe’s existing colorize filter to add colors to black-and-white photos.