Adobe announced major updates to Creative Cloud applications in Photoshop, Lightroom, and Lightroom Classic, delivering significant features, benefits and value to customers. Today’s updates deliver new editing and usability enhancements to Photoshop on the web (beta), leverage Adobe Sensei AI and machine learning to help simplify complex workflows for creatives and streamline cross-device (desktop, web and mobile) collaboration workflows for Photoshop and Lightroom users.
Neural Filters in Photoshop put the power of cutting-edge AI and machine learning into the hands of creatives. Built to help lower barriers to creativity, Neural Filters have emerged as one of Photoshop’s most popular AI-powered tools. They dramatically reduce complex workflows into easy-to-use, transformative solutions for photo editing and manipulation. Over 300 million Neural Filters have been applied to creative work by more than four million creatives to date.
A new Photo Restoration Neural Filter designed to help users bring old or damaged photos back to life by detecting and eliminating scratches and other minor imperfections in seconds.
Photoshop on the web (beta) includes:
- New, easy-to-use editing features like Curves, RefineEdge, Dodge, and Burn and Smart Objects conversion;
- Mobile browser access for fast and easy reviewing and commenting;
- Onboarding and learning content for new creatives and citizen creators who were previously unfamiliar with Photoshop;
- Performance and UX enhancements
- Powerful New Feature Across Lightroom Ecosystems:
- The ability for photographers to quickly trim and apply edits to video clips in Lightroom using the same editing sliders and presets used on photos (desktop and mobile)
- AI-powered Adaptive Presets for applying different effects to distinct parts of a photo (Lightroom desktop, Lightroom Classic, Adobe Camera Raw)
- Key workflow enhancements for adjusting intensity of presets (Lightroom desktop, mobile, web, Lightroom Classic) and comparing photos side-by-side (Lightroom desktop)
- AI-powered Auto Red Eye Removal (Lightroom desktop and Adobe Camera Raw)
- Expansion of Remix capabilities to Lightroom mobile and web
The Photo Restoration Neural Filter is coming soon to Photoshop on the desktop, and Photoshop on the web is available at https://creativecloud.adobe.com/cc/photoshop to anyone with a Photoshop subscription.
The latest releases of Lightroom and Lightroom Classic are now available and can be downloaded via the Creative Cloud Desktop app. Updates to Lightroom mobile are rolling out globally starting today and can be downloaded in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.
The Verge reported that Adobe has started testing a free-to-use version of Photoshop on the web and plans to open the services up to everyone as a way to introduce more users to the app. The company is now testing the free version in Canada, where users care able to access Photoshop on the web through a free Adobe account.