Adobe to shut Photoshop touch app

Published on May 23, 2015 13:05:05 PM

Adobe recently announced that it would shut Photoshop touch app as the firm is going to launch three more new apps called Colour CC, Brush CC and Shape CC.

The Photoshop app that was launched in 2011 was removed from Google Play on Thursday and user who are using the app will no longer receive any updates related to the app but the app stays fully functional. Users can even download the app from their purchase history.

"For those of you who have been using Photoshop Touch, thank you and please continue creating amazing work with it; while it will no longer be available in stores as of May 28th and we won't ship further updates, it will remain completely functional on your devices for the foreseeable future," said the blog.

The company also said that it is creating new apps for Android and fur more details users can visit Adobe’s dedicated support page.

The new apps include

  • Colour CC: It allows a user to capture and edit themes from pointing the handset camera randomly anywhere. We can also synchronize the themes with Adobe Colour service and can access with Illustrator Line, Adobe Photoshop Sketch, Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop.
  • Shape CC: A user can use it to convert real images in to vector images that can also be edited and synced with Creative Cloud.
  • Brush CC: It will let the user to create and edit brushes for Photoshop. This app can also be synced with Creative Cloud.

Recently Adobe gave a preview of its future retouching app for smartphones called Project Rigel. The app is expected to arrive late this year. Lastly, the firm said that its Photoshop Mix app will be soon available for Android.