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Adobe Photoshop iPad Apps Released

We briefly covered the upcoming companion apps for Adobe's Photoshop recently and they are now available for download in the App Store.

You will need Photoshop 5.5 (Version 12.0.4) for them to work with your iPad.

The final prices, App Store links and Promo videos are below, be sure to let us know what you think of them in the comments:

Adobe Color Lava $2.99 (£1.79)

Adobe Nav $1.99 (£1.19)

Adobe Eazel $4.99 (£2.99)

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Reader Comments (5)

Can you verify that for Eazel, Photoshop is not required for creating an image and saving it on the iPad or emailing it? I understand it's required for editing but I can't see why I would need PS just to create on the iPad and leave it there or email it.

May 10, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterICT Tower

@ICT Tower - That's a good point, digging deeper it seems the 'requirement' for Photoshop is only if you want to send the artwork from Eazel to your computer, but artwork can be saved locally on the iPad as a JPEG. We are still trying to find the resolution for local saves though.

May 10, 2011 | Registered CommenteriPad Creative

I can see a use for the Colour Lava app but the Nav is more gimmicky in my eyes. The Eazel would be worth exploring however it appears to lack the main functions for creating finished art, it looks like a poor attempt at making an entrance into the mobile scene.

May 10, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterShaun Mullen

@iPad Creative
Thanks guys, that would be a useful piece of information.

@Shaun Mullen
I agree with you about the Nav app, I thought about getting a similar app for Adobe Lightroom but then realised that the value of an external conrol surface is in knowing instinctively where the keys are so you can tap them quickly. This isn't possible on an iPad because there is no tactile feedback, you have to look at the screen to know where the keys are. Kind of like playing a video game, you don't see gamers looking at their controls at all. So, nice idea but I don't think I'd find this one useful either.

May 10, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterICT Tower

I was really looking forward to these app, but with all the bad reviews and the prices for each i'm going to pass.

Also, they should have combined all of these into one app and call it something like hmm maybe...Photoshop ?

May 11, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterFret

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