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514 Points

Wed, Sep 9, 2015 10:28 PM

Photoshop: Full version app for Apple iPad Pro

Now that Apple has a tablet with a stylus it would be great to see a FULL version of Photoshop CS that works on iOS. Please not an express program. Something that professionals can use. If anyone knows if this is in the works, please post. Thank you. Here's the link: http://www.apple.com/ipad-pro/

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Official Solution

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1.6K Points

a year ago

We just released Photoshop on iPad 1.0 in the iOS app store, available as part of most existing Photoshop subscriptions. Unlike previous Photoshop apps, this app is built with the same codebase as Photoshop on macOS and Windows. It does not have every feature of Photoshop desktop, but we will be adding more and more features very quickly.

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3.3K Points

Congratulations on the launch. I am excited I have to admit. Played with it some by now and I like the look and feel. The direction seems right!

I am really looking forward to get SmartObjects and especially something beyond 8 bit RGB!

Any hint as to an ETA on those?

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514 Points

While I will enjoy using the Apple Pencil with Photoshop, I sure wish I could print what I create or edit on the iPad Pro.  Sure, I can send something to my desktop printer, but the AirPrint driver for the iPad Pro is very limited in what it will allow you to do compared with printing something on a Mac.  Is there any way you can use your sway with Apple and Epson and Canon to improve this as well.  As it stands, I will still have to print files from my Mac. 

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114.5K Points

Consider posting a separate Idea so that others can add their votes and comments. Be specific about what you would expect in an iPad>Print workflow. 

Adobe Photography Products
Quality Engineer: Customer Advocacy

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195.8K Points

5 years ago

AFAIK the iPad Pro still runs iOS, so it won't be able to run a full version of any desktop applications. And while the new device is faster than older iPads, it still lacks a lot of the performance and system features necessary to run a full version of Photoshop or LightRoom.

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100 Points

We really need to stop making excuses for Adobe folks: https://affinity.serif.com/en-us/phot...

Been a designer for 10 years and can honestly say Affinity's allowed me to break away from my Mac for about 90% of my photoshop work. And this is brand new, so I really can't wait to see what it turns into within the next two years.

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35K Points

While I can understand that Photoshop would have to be  considerably limited to run on the iPad Pro, I still hope they're working in the back room to deliver an app that has as many features as possible to port to iOS. Certainly, one inclusive app to me would be a whole lot better than the multiplicity of little apps they currently offer. After all, they've been pretty big on mobile computing, so this should be a natural extension for Adobe now that the iPad Pro is pretty powerful in its own right, and likely to keep getting more-so with each upgrade.

My experience with Affinity Photo thus far is quite limited, and I have to upgrade my iPad before I can use their app for the iPad Pro,  but I do see they have enhanced, both in small ways and big, many of the features PS offers, and they are willing to be as much like PS to make the jump comfortable for us as they can possibly legally get away with.

I don't think they yet compete with PS for those of us who do a lot of compositing, website design, video production, illustration, photo art, etc. One undeniable strength of PS is being part of a big suite of interconnected apps, though I hope that doesn't have them resting on their laurels. Nor, having used Affinity several times, do I think their raw developer is as good as CR/LR. They also don't appear to have a very stable and strong platform for 3rd party developers to plug into. But for photographers, they're certainly including what they need and  want rather rapidly.

If Adobe doesn't become innovative here, and quickly, we can see from the boom in very reasonable competition for the image editing market, anyway, that they're going to have a difficult time remaining part of that competition. That's why my fingers are crossed they've been working on this behind closed doors. I would love the integration of such an app with the rest of the Creative Cloud applications.

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394 Points

I just stitched and rendered 10 100MB TIFFs into one large 145 megapixel ~1 GB (!!!) panorama photo on my iPad Pro 12.9" with Affinity Photo in about 5 minutes. That is about as long as with Lightroom on my Core i7 Dell XPS15 laptop from 2012. Like I said before: it is not the hardware, it is Adobe.

If it was possible to export in TIFF, DNG, PSD or so from Lightroom Mobile, I would use Affinity Photo as my PhotoShop on iPad and Lightroom Mobile as my RAW editor. My problem would be solved.

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5K Points

Yes, it would be great to have Photoshop CC on the iPad Pro 12.9 model. The pencil is great and the CPU power should be sufficient, because Affinity Photo for iPad is working without any delay.
Now with iOS 11 there is a file system and Apple under Tim Cook is much more open.
Currently I am using PS and LR on my iMac Retina and it would be a pain to buy a MS-Surface Pro just to run PS.

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80 Points

Not true, the ipad pro runs the desktop version of clip studio paint. Its my daily go to software.

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102 Points

5 years ago

I'm hopeful that Adobe will come out with a full version of Photoshop and Lightroom for iPad pro! I'm actually considering picking up a Surface pro 3 for the sole purpose of running LR cc and PS cc.

265 Messages

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5K Points

Meanwhile Lightroom CC for iPad is very near to LR CC Classic. There are only a few features missing like Smart Folders, Modification of Geotags and a good backup solution for the cloud stored picture changes, but perhaps I am overlooking something. Whatvis your Impression?

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100 Points

5 years ago

I don't see why they would even make such an item with out having full versions of photoshop and Lightroom. I will buy one once they don

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50 Points

5 years ago

You will be able to run Photoshop on you Mac and then plug your iPad Pro with AstroPad, even if a 12.9" screen is small to photoshop.

http://astropad.com/ipad/

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100 Points

5 years ago

Check out http://astropad.com

We turn the iPad into a pen display for the Mac. We will be supporting the iPad Pro as well, it's going to be awesome!

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80 Points

5 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled What Photoshop product will be available for the new IPad Pro.

I am considering purchasing an IPad Pro I am a keen Photographer. I currently have CS6 on my Mac Book Pro. will there be a better version than the current apps available for ipad

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170 Points

5 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled More Power for Mobile.

I really would like it if the iPad Pro version of all the Adobe CC suite would have a less mobile and more desktop class of use. The iPad Pro has all the power to handle the Program at more power than it has now. Also companies like LaCie have made external drives you can use with their app. You should add a way to work off of a hard drive. That would be so amazing. Maybe even add tethered capture to the mobile version.

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110 Points

5 years ago

https://feedback.photoshop.com/photos...

Like Astropad, what was mentioned by Matt Ronge, only need like astropad for windows PC

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168 Points

4 years ago

Hi guys! I am the product designer manager on Photoshop and would love to speak with anyone on this thread more off-line. Please contact me at bradee at adobe.com!

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60 Points

Hi Bradee, I was looking at purchasing an iPad Pro for the sole purpose of photo editing (I spend as much time editing photos as many people spend gaming). After researching and discovering that the iPad Pro will not run a full desktop version of Elements I'm seeking other options. I'll still be purchasing Elements 14 but the Apple product will not be the iPad Pro -  I was so looking forward to using the new pencil. sigh. I will likely get the desktop Mac, if it isn't going to be portable and touch screen friendly I might as well get the largest screen I can for editing when I'm at home. I really wanted something the size of the 27inch iPad Pro so I could do on-the-go editing since I have a lot of travel/down time during the day and I don't really get into gaming or watching shows. I am also less inclined to get on the computer at the end of the day - so I'll do less editing with a desktop machine but if its the only option... I hope Apple/Adobe can provide a full version on at least one of the portable platforms in the near future, they are losing the growing amateur photography market.

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62 Points

I'm in exactly the same boat! What did you end up getting?

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60 Points

Affinity Photo

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60 Points

Procreate.

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514 Points

Yes Procreate is awesome, but I still use Photoshop on my Mac for text and editing.  It would be nice to do everything on one machine, but sadly until they upgrade the seriously lacking AirPrint's capabilities, I will still have to use my laptop version of Photoshop CC just to PRINT.  It seems like I am the only one who finds this to be a problem.  I have written Apple feedback and Epson, and when I search online it doesn't seem to be a problem to very many folks.  

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110 Points

4 years ago

Hi Bradee, i'd like to help improve, i'm dutch professional photographer, using Photoshop/Lightroom CC. Like mentioned in my message, like to use iPad Pro, with pencil as graphic tablet for Windows PC for Retouching purpose in Photoshop. Or when by customer to evaluate photosession from lightroom (for example).

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120 Points

4 years ago

If there will be a full stable photoshop version running on the ipad pro it will be a game changer for adobe and apple

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120 Points

4 years ago

What we really need is for Apple to do some catch up on competitors and come up with a notebook that runs full OS and can draw on screen.

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142 Points

4 years ago

I'm a photographer and I just got the iPad Pro and the pencil, I was really dissapointed to find out there's no way to edit professional images with my newly bought iPad Pro and pencil. I have a PC which is why the astropad isn't an option for me. A Pro Photoshop version for iPad Pro is very much needed!

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195.8K Points

Again, an iPad Pro is still just an iPad (aka: a large phone without phone service) and cannot run desktop software.

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ipad pro is a marketing

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"iPad ProAnything you can do, you can do better." Ipad pro is a bigger phone. Apple marketing is totally confusing and misleading. You have to know well what is bought.

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Microsoft is ahead of Apple for many years. Your tablet surface pro if you can run any program.

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394 Points

Look, this is not a pissing contest. I don’t give a crap about who is lightyears ahead of who and if you like Apple, Microsoft, Red or green, patatoes or pizza. If you are here for a pissing contest to see who can piss the furthest, please leave. This is the wrong thread for that. We like a constructive discussion, to get pro level photo editing software from Adobe on our iPad Pros.

This all has nothing to do with the hard- or software or OS of the iPad Pros. Affinity Photo of Serif is proof that the iPad Pro can run FULL PROFESSIONAL photo editing sofware. I was able to stitch and edit an 1 gigabyte (!) panorama photo, made out of TEN (!) 24 megapixel RAW photos, with Affinity Photo on my IPAD PRO! And as fast as I can do that on my Core i7 laptop with Lightroom CC. Also the benchmarks don’t lie. The hardware and sofware of an iPad Pro is very, very fast and very well optimized. Core i7 fast according to geekbench. And yes, maybe not the newest Core i7 fast, but it is Core i7 fast. iPad Pro’s are waaaaaaaaays faster and have more memory as the minimum specs require for a x86 PC that can run Photoshop CC. I can tell from experience that editing RAW photos on my iPad Pro with Lightroom Mobile runs way better and faster, then editing the same RAW photos with Lightoom CC on my Windows Core i7 laptop with nVidia Graphics. (Yeah I know, Lightroom CC is badly optimized, as Adobe has admitted recently.) But this tread is also proof that there is a NEW market for a proper Lightroom CC and Photoshop CC for the iPad Pros. Look at the people here wanting it! Like I said before and in my earlier posts here, it is not the hardware, nor the software of the iPad. It is Adobe. The only restriction is Adobe. Adobe seems like a sluggish dinosaur. They are missing an opportunity here! A new market to conquer. And we all know what happened to the dinosaurs...

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232 Points

3 years ago

I bought an iPad pro for my wife, she mostly surfs the web, does email, watches video, plays games and such. Although she was a photographer in the air force she has since given it up, so I don't see the iPad getting a lot of heavy use. But, as a lap top alternative it kicks BUTT. Super fun.
I however, am a retoucher, illustrator, etc. and I needed something I could take out of town that was beefy-isa. I just bought a refurbished Surface Pro 3 (i7 chip, 8gigs ram, 512g memory). It's a nice little machine and it can keep me up to date on my smaller clients. 
I would RATHER have been able to use an iPad Pro. It's a nicer piece of equipment and I'm not a huge fan of the microsoft OS. I've messed around with the iPad Pro and the drawing is REALLY good. You'd need a Wacom Mobile Studio to beat it (but those are 3k$). But, there's not enough Photoshop available on the iPad Pro. 
There might be a Photoshop alternative: Affinity Photo. Affinity also makes a Vector Design program (like Illustrator or Inkspace), and a layout program (like In Design). If all that becomes available and useable, then that'd be my #2 option. But, adobe... c'mon! We could do real work with Photoshop CS ten years ago. The iPad Pro isn't as capable as a 10 year old laptop? Seriously. I understand if you had to drop some bigger features (3D  or ArtBoards), maybe scale back to a previous photoshop, but you could make a Photoshop CiOS. Heck, you've already made them. Dust one off, port it over and see what you get.