Photoshop: Touchpad gestures on Windows 10 devices with precision touchpad

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Gestures on the touchpad are currently notsupported in nearly all Adobe CC Apps, Photoshop being one of them. On Windows10, there is no way to scroll diagonally on a touchpad, nor can you use a"pinch to zoom (in/out)" gesture. Scrolling is limited to horizontaland vertical, but only one dimension at a time.

I'm using a Surface Book 2. With its touchscreen, I am ableto use these gestures. On the touchpad however, this isn't possible. 

My workflow is heavily slowed down by this. I've been using aMacBook before and all gestures were supported - why isn't that the case on Windows?

Microsoft provides precision touchpad drivers for many devices. These drivers create a greattouchpad experience on any device using them. It's the way forward for Windows10 laptops. 

I would love being able to use these gestures. They would speedup everyone's workflow significantly and create an ease of use I come to expectfrom all of the Adobe CC Apps.

In Adobe XD, these gestures are available. Lightroom CC (andClassic CC) support them too (They could be a bit smoother and more responsive inall of them though)

Illustrator and InDesign aren't supported too.


(I'm on the latest CC Version on all Apps - I'm on Windows 10Pro Version 1803 with all the latest updates)
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David Tristram, Employee

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good trackpad gestures on Windows would be great!
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Farhan Purwanto

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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled two finger gestures on touchpad (like macOS) on Windows 10.

i wonder if adobe will add the free pan with touchpad (two finger gestures like on macos) on windows 10.