Adobe Photoshop for iPad finally available on the App Store

adobe photoshop for ipad

Adobe Photoshop for iPad:

Adobe Photoshop for iPad is now finally available on the App Store to download. Last year in 2018 when iPad Pro was unveiled it was announced by the company that photoshop for iPad’s will come very soon. But now it is finally launched which was recently announced on Adobe 2019 Max Conference in Los Angeles on Monday.

The sad news is that it is not available to download for free. But hold on, Adobe will surely provide you with 30 days free trial. Adobe Photoshop for iPad comes with the full support of Apple pencil, PSD Editing and many more. This iPad version of Adobe Photoshop comes will all the advanced and basic features. But the company has also modified things for the touch version providing some extra functionality and making selection of tools easy.

This version of Adobe Photoshop for iPad focuses on mostly core and basic functions of the editing and retouching you will get most of the features but not full features as the desktop version. As they stated in their conference.

“This first version focuses on core compositing and retouching tools designed to work best on the iPad with Apple Pencil and touch. And we’re just getting started. For future versions, we’re looking at enhancing our tools used for brushes, masks, refining edges, and selecting smart subjects.”


adobe photoshop for ipad

Maine features of the Adobe Photoshop for iPad are given below:

Create PSD Files:

Using tools on your iPad you can edit photos of your choice retouching to healing and blending on different layer modes. You can save the PSD version of your file and later on you can edit them on desktop everything will remain the same from resolution to a number of undo and redo.

Fingertip Control:

Just like in desktop version you can use tools with a swipe, pinch, slide, tab, and scribble. All the core tools and panels are displayed so you can focus on your work without getting any kind of interruption.


Every kind of retouching tools are available on Adobe Photoshop for iPad. Maybe some high-end tools are missing but mostly all basic to advance level tools that are used for retouching are available on the iPad version.

Compositing Tool:

Selection tools are also available Lasso Tool, Quick Selection Tool and advanced tool. You can mask in and out a certain part of your picture using a paintbrush tool.

Future Updates on Adobe Photoshop for iPad:

  • Selecting Smart Objects
  • Brushes
  • Refining Edges
  • Masks
  • Brushes sync from Creative Cloud
  • Fonts sync from Creative Cloud

This app is available on:

  1. iPad Pro (12.9-inch)
  2. iPad Pro (10.5-inch)
  3. iPad Pro (9.7-inch)
  4. iPad 5th Generation
  5. iPad Mini 4
  6. iPad Air 2

If you are already Adobe Subscriber then this app is free for you. If you are not a subscriber then still you can use the 30 days free trial version after that you have to pay 9.99$ per month for a subscription but this subscription does not include a desktop variant of photoshop. So this is all about Adobe Photoshop for iPad, we will update you with all the future updates. Read about some other tech news.


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