Adobe celebrates 30 years of Photoshop with new features in its app for iPad and Mac

30 years ago one of the most important applications in the creative sector was born, a program that remains the great reference in photographic editing. In February 1990, the first version of Adobe Photoshop appeared, the editor par excellence, which helped make the Mac one of the most important creative tools for every photographer. And now, after several decades and tons of versions later, Adobe celebrates this anniversary with new features for one of its most famous programs.

Present now both on computers and on the iPad, where it appeared a few months ago with a much more advanced version than what we are used to for a mobile device, Adobe Photoshop is in the routines of millions of people around the world. Its functionalities are part of the lives of tons of artists who with its help create true masterpieces. And this seems like it’s only the beginning for the show, because Adobe doesn’t seem to intend to leave it behind.

With the latest version of the program, now available to Adobe Creative Cloud users, it is now possible to use new tools such as the Object Selector on the iPad, which uses machine learning to make a much more precise selection of elements in photos. They have also been added new controls for layers and text editing to the iPadOS version. However, the changes have not been limited to this platform, but have also introduced some changes for the desktop.

Now, Mac users can finally experience dark mode in editor dialogs thanks to its latest update. Moreover, the performance of the lens blur effect has also been improved, which will now use the GPU to provide a more realistic result.

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And as we mentioned, this is just the beginning of the future of Photoshop. Adobe already has a new decade of changes in store for the program, a time when improve the use of artificial intelligence within the editor and they will take you to even more platforms. For 30 more years, Adobe Photoshop.