Adobe Announces They’re Working on Photoshop for the iPad

Mark Gurman And Nico Grant writing for Bloomberg:

“My aspiration is to get these on the market as soon as possible,” Belsky said in an interview. “There’s a lot required to take a product as sophisticated and powerful as Photoshop and make that work on a modern device like the iPad. We need to bring our products into this cloud-first collaborative era.”

Adobe’s main suite of media-editing products is known as Creative Cloud -- a subscription service that gives users access to apps including Photoshop, Premiere and Illustrator on Mac and Windows computers, and companion mobile apps such as Photoshop Mix on the iPhone and iPad. The current Creative Cloud apps are based on aging architectures with different underpinnings for each device.

I think this could be interesting. Earlier this year Adobe announced they are making a cross platform video editing app. Ultimately though we need full featured apps on the iPad for video and graphics editing, not apps that start on the iPad and then you can pass the project off to a Mac. Apps like LumaFusion and Affinity Photo have already proved it can be done successfully.