Photoshop Express Drives Online

Adobe launches rich photo editing online app

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Adobe released its latest rich Internet application, an online version of its signature image manipulation program, Photoshop.

Dubbed Photoshop Express, the service may have sounded a death knell for competing online image products. Adobe has years of branding and thousands of designers weaned on their desktop Photoshop software; the term “photoshop” has come to mean image manipulation.

Those factors will be in play as Adobe seeks users for the new service. To bring them in, Adobe offers 2GB of image storage, tie-ins to social networking sites Facebook and MySpace, and a price tag of free,

Adobe Photoshop senior product manager John Nack said there will be a paid service, with added functionality. Also, Adobe plans an AIR version of Photoshop Express, which will allow offline image editing.

Adobe’s Terry White summarized the feature set the new Photoshop Express available to its users:

Once you set up your account, you

Photoshop Express Drives Online
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  • http://www.jimbmedia.com/ Jim B

    Well, that’s cool …. but before you upload any photos … ‘specially if you might want to sell rights some day…. check out the fine print:


    8. Use of Your Content.

    a. Adobe does not claim ownership of Your Content. However, with respect to Your Content that you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas of the Services, you grant Adobe a worldwide, royalty-free, nonexclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable license to use, distribute, derive revenue or other remuneration from, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, publicly perform and publicly display such Content (in whole or in part) and to incorporate such Content into other Materials or works in any format or medium now known or later developed.

  • http://tucson-labs.com Josh

    I wasn’t at all impressed with photoshop express. I think they are putting out services like these to compete with freely available editors like GIMP as there product is getting increasingly expensive and harder to afford.

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