Adobe Releases Three New Apps for the iPad: Photoshop Mix, Line and Sketch

Adobe released three new apps for the iPad to the Apple App Store last week. The apps give iPad users the ability to use Adobe's services such as Photoshop on their tablets. The first, Adobe Photoshop Mix is a cloud-based image editor which allows users to access Photoshop features and edit images on to go. Mix is supposed to be easier than using Adobe Touch, and it is free, compared to $9.99.

Adobe Photoshop Mix

Adobe Line is a drafting tool for the iPad. It allows users to port images from their Creative Cloud accounts. Users can also draw straight lines, geometric shapes, perspective views using their finger or Adobe's new Ink Cloud pen and Slide digital ruler.

Adobe Launches Free Video App to Help You 'Show Your Story'

Adobe has launched a new video app that offers an alternative to PowerPoint and supplies business owners with a way to create animated clips using text, video and audio to sell their services. The app called Adobe Voice is being described as a way to breathe "new life into static presentation formats".

Adobe Voice

The app seems mostly aimed at professionals and students, but it is also accessible to novice consumers who would like a free and easy way to create presentations. Users can use ready-made templates and easily share their creations on Facebook, Twitter or almost any mobile device.

Lightroom Tablet Version Makes Brief Appearance on Adobe Website

A page for a mobile version of Lightroom appeared on Adobe's website before being pulled after an inquiry about the product by 9to5Mac. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is a popular photo editing suite for Windows and OS X. A mobile version optimized for tablets will surely be a popular item.

Lightroom Mobile

The Adobe website did not specifically list the iPad as a supported device, but a chat representative told 9to5Mac that it is built for Apple's tablet. The representative also noted that the mobile version would be similar to the desktop version.

Adobe Launches iPad Apps With Creative Suite 5.5

More Adobe products are coming soon to the App Store, this time iPad applications designed to work in tandem with Photoshop in the latest Creative Suite (CS), version 5.5. The three apps are Adobe Color Lava, Adobe Eazel and Adobe Nav, enabling designers to operate Photoshop tools directly from their iPads.

Adobe CS5.5 iPad support

A Photoshop Touch Software Development Kit (SDK) has also been announced by Adobe, providing developers with the ability to create their own iOS, Android and BlackBerry Tablet OS applications that interact with Photoshop on desktop computers. In addition to the iPad apps, Adobe is emphasizing that CS 5.5 makes it easy to design for any screen size, with a focus on the mobile space.

Wired Magazine iPad Edition Free for Next 30 Days

Conde Nast, publishers of the incredibly popular Wired Magazine, will be giving away the iPad version of Wired's May issue at no cost for the next 30 days. The giveaway is the result a sponsorship with Adobe. The Wired Magazine iPad app made headlines when it debuted in 2010 by nearly matching its traditional newstand sales with sales of the all digital iPad version of the magazine.

Wired iPad Edition

The Wired Magazine iPad app is free, and can be downloaded from Apple's AppStore. Once installed on your iPad, users can purchase individual issues of Wired Magazine for $3.99. However, as mentioned, thanks to Adobe users can download the May issue for the next 30 days without paying anything.

Adobe to Circumvent Apple's Flash Ban on iPad, iPhone

Adobe and partner Greystripe are putting into works a solution to allow mobile advertisers to bring existing rich media Adobe Flash advertisements to the iPad and iPhone platforms. In a recent press release, Greystripe announced their iFlash units will bring Adobe Flash content to the iPad and iPhone by detecting the devices and converting Flash content to HTML5, on the fly.

Adobe Flash on iPad and iPhone
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