Adobe Expands Monthly $9.99 Photoshop Cloud Plan to Include New Photoshop Mix iPad App

Posted by on Wednesday June 18, 2014 | Uncategorized

1_Adobe-2014-CC-ReleaseAdobe has offered photographers a $9.99 per month Photoshop Photography Program for a while now but the San Jose, CA-based company announced this morning it’s adding several new things to the mix.

Retitled the Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan, it’s aimed at “anyone interested in photography” and includes Photoshop CC, Lightroom 5, and the brand new Photoshop Mix iPad app. The app offers some desktop Photoshop editing features for Apple’s tablet computer.

The Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan also includes the Adobe Lightroom Mobile app, which debuted for the iPad in April and is now available for the iPhone, as well.

Adobe Photoshop Mix is designed to provide a wireless workflow with Creative Cloud, letting you access some of Photoshop CC’s tools on your iPad. Photoshop Mix lets you open Photoshop documents, access individual layers from a Photoshop PSD file, and grab images from Lightroom Mobile.

Once you have an image open in Photoshop Mix, you can access a range of Photoshop tools including Upright, Content Aware Fill, and Camera Shake Reduction.


You can then export your finished image with all its layers and masks intact from Mix to Photoshop CC for further tweaking on your desktop computer.

Read more about Adobe’s revamped photography subscription plan in the press release after the jump.


Adobe Releases New Creative Cloud Photography Plan for $9.99 Per Month

New Creative Cloud Technology Connects Latest Photography Tools; New Photoshop Mix Debuts for iPad

SAN JOSE, Calif.- June 18, 2014 – Adobe today announced the availability of the new Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan. Designed  for anyone interested  in photography, the new plan brings together — for USD$9.99 per month-­ Photoshop CC and Lightroom 5, two tools that have fundamentally impacted how photographs and imagery shape our visual culture, as well as Lightroom’s breakthrough mobile  apps on iPad and now iPhone. Also introduced today is the all-new Photoshop Mix, a new iPad app that provides access to powerful Photoshop features normally confined  to the desktop, enabling compositing and transformative edits while on the go. Built using the new Adobe Creative SDK (see separate release), Photoshop Mix delivers new levels of Adobe imaging precision and magic to mobile users.


“With our Lightroom products alone managing over 100 billion images, we know there’s a huge appetite from photography enthusiasts to have powerful, world-class software available on their mobile devices as well as their  computers,” said Winston Hendrickson,vice president, digital imaging, Adobe. “With Photoshop, Lightroom and new mobile  photo apps, we’ve created the most complete photography solution on the planet, ensuring that anyone interested  in photography can be creative with  their images, no matter where they are.”


Create and Manage  BeautifulImages in Photoshop CC and Lightroom 5
Photoshop CC, part of the Creative Cloud Photography Plan,was updated, with stunning new features– as part of a milestone release of Adobe Creative Cloud. Features for photographers, include:

•   Perspective Warp- The recently  introduced capability for fluidly adjusting the perspective  of a specific part of your image without affecting the surrounding area.

•   Blur Gallery motion effects-  Two new additions, Path Blur and Spin Blur create a sense of motion, even if not originally captured  with a camera, enabling photographers to telltheir story or express just the right feeling in an image.There’s also faster performance when creating blur effects with  the Mercury Graphics Engine delivering a performance boost with OpenCL.

•   Focus Mask- Lets Photoshop CC create the first step of a mask by automatically selecting the in-focus areas of an image.
The Focus Mask feature works great with headshots and other  images that have shallow depth of field.

•   Content-Aware color adaptation  improvements- Previously when using Content-Aware features,if a selected area contained smooth  gradients,it didn’t  necessarily appear in the finalimage. Now retouched  images using Content-Aware Fill, Move, and Patch gets more  seamless and realistic Additionally,new technology blends areas containing gradients, like skies,to give exceptionalresults.

•   Improved stylus support and experimentalfeatures for Windows  8.1- Enjoy smoother brush strokes and a simple out­ of-the-box experience with expanded stylus support  for Windows  8.1. Turn on experimentalfeatures for touch and gesture controls  and bigger touch targets on devices like Surface Pro 3.

The Creative Cloud Photography plan includes Lightroom 5 desktop software, a staple for all photographers,making digital photography easier,faster, and more amazing. Photographers  can experiment without limits in a nondestructive editing environment and perfect shots with advanced controls  for tone, contrast,color, and more. Efficient organizing tools  help sort thousands of photos and make it simple to share them almost anywhere.

Mobile Solutions Takes Serious Photography Work Anywhere
Following its April 2014 release on iPad, Lightroom mobile is now available for iPhone. Lightroom mobile for iPhone and iPad provide the most efficient way to manage and edit images across desktops, mobile  devices and the Web.The apps can automatically import images from the iPhone camera roll and sync back to a Lightroom catalog on the desktop. Lightroom mobile  provides  photography essentials, including non-destructive processing of files using Smart Preview technologies to enable professionalclass photo  editing from the confines of the desktop. Quickly apply star ratings, flag or reject images and edit them on iPhone and iPad. Edits and metadata changes automatically sync back to the Lightroom catalog on the desktop and are also viewable from any Web browser at Lightroom mobile  photo  collections are also accessible for users of Adobe Voice,the recently  introduced free animated video  storytelling app.


Photoshop Mix, provides a connected  mobile workflow to Creative Cloud, aimed at anyone who wants access to powerful editing tools on their mobile device. Open Adobe Photoshop documents, individual layers from PSDs, and images from Lightroom mobile. Easily apply looks, create advanced selections and masks, and access advanced Photoshop features like Upright, Content­ Aware Fill, and Camera Shake Reduction  to take creativity on the go. Then export your layered and masked composition to Photoshop CC for further refinement on the desktop. Share work, or even save it to a Photoshop document for a mobile  workflow that works seamlessly with Photoshop CC.

Technology Optimized for Mobile Photography
The Creative Cloud Photography plan’s desktop  and mobile apps are connected  by a powerfultechnology designed to enable users to edit and sync photos  non-destructively from anywhere.By combining the same non-destructive editing pipeline found in Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw, with Adobe’s renowned Smart Preview technologies, the amount  of information being moved between apps is minimized, without compromising the end result. This gives users confidence that edits will be saved while being able to access their images with unprecedented speed, no matter what  device.

Pricing and Availability
Creative Cloud Photography plan is available at $USD9.99 per month. For additional details, please visit

To get started with Lightroom mobile, visit  getstarted.

Photoshop Mix is free and available  for download in the Apple app store: https:l/ us/ app/adobe-photoshop­
mix-creative/id885271158. To learn more  about Photoshop Mix, please visit



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