Adobe Photoshop

Edit, composite, and create beautiful images, graphics, and art on desktop and iPad.

From photo editing and compositing to digital painting, animation, and graphic design—you can do it all in Photoshop. Bring ideas to life across desktop and iPad. Magically transform images with the power of AI. Learn new skills and share your projects via livestream. Photoshop is faster, smarter, and easier than ever. And it’s only available in Creative Cloud.

Creative Cloud is a platform for creativity that connects users, their content, apps, services, hardware, learning content, and community. It gives business customers the creative tools and services they need to collaborate and create their best work, while making software management fast, easy, and flexible.

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Key features

  • Retouch. Replace. Remix. Remarkable—Make portraits pop and expressions more expressive. Swap out skies in a click. Remove objects, retouch, and recolor. With powerful editing tools and new smart features for creating magical effects, you can turn imagery into artistry.
  • Transform photos into flights of pure imagination—With one-click selections, easy masking, and virtually unlimited 
layers, you can quickly create what your camera can’t capture.
  • A thousand brushes with greatness—Paint and draw with thousands of custom brushes or create your own—Photoshop puts the world’s largest collection at your fingertips.

 

 

  • Your go-to for gorgeous graphic design—Posters, packaging, banners, websites—graphic design starts with Photoshop. Combine photos, graphics, and text to create entirely new images. Select your subjects in a click. And play with color and effects to polish any design project.
  • Creativity is everywhere. Now Photoshop is too—The creative power of Photoshop is on your iPad. Open full-size PSDs, retouch images, create sophisticated composites, and control brushes with your finger or Apple Pencil. Work on desktop, iPad, even offline—all your work is synced to the cloud, so you can always pick up where you left off.
  • Experiment with Neural Filters—Use simple sliders and AI technology to colorize a scene, zoom in on parts of an image, remove scratches, or change someone's expression, age, or pose in seconds.

 

 

System requirements

Windows

  • Intel or AMD processor with 64-bit support; 2GHz or faster processor
  • Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit) version 1809 or later
  • 8GB or more of RAM (16GB or more recommended)
  • 4GB of available hard disk space; additional free space required during installation
  • 1280x800 display at 100% UI scaling (1920x1080 display at 100% UI scaling recommended)    
  • Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services*

 

macOS

  • Multicore Intel processor with 64-bit support
  • macOS 10.14 or later
  • 8GB or more of RAM (16GB or more recommended)
  • 4GB of available hard-disk space; additional free space required during installation
  • 1280x800 display at 100% UI scaling (1920x1080 display at 100% UI scaling recommended)    
  • Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services*   

 

iPadOS (13.1)

Supported iPad models:

  • iPad Pro 12.9-inch (recommended)
  • iPad Pro 11-inch 
  • iPad Pro 10.5-inch 
  • iPad Pro 9.7-inch
  • iPad (7th generation)
  • iPad (6th generation)
  • iPad (5th generation)
  • iPad mini (5th generation)
  • iPad mini 4
  • iPad Air (3rd generation)
  • iPad Air 2

Supported Apple Pencil models

  • Recommended: Apple Pencil (2nd generation)
  • Apple Pencil (1st generation)

Third-party styluses are not supported

 

FAQ

What is Photoshop, and who is it for?

Adobe Photoshop is the world’s most advanced digital imaging software, used by photographers, designers, web professionals, and video professionals. The app gives you the utmost power and creative control for 2D and 3D image manipulation and compositing, video editing, and image analysis. And because Photoshop is part of Adobe Creative Cloud, you get access to all the latest updates and future releases the moment they’re available.

Can I use Photoshop on iPad?

Yes. You can now use Photoshop on your iPad and create anything, anytime, and anywhere.

When you're inspired to create something new, Photoshop on iPad allows you to open and edit large PSDs, create stunning composites, retouch your images, and apply effects while on the go. With Photoshop on iPad, you can untether yourself from your desktop and resume work seamlessly across devices—with the power of cloud documents.

How does Photoshop on the desktop work with Photoshop on iPad?

Any document you create with Photoshop on iPad is automatically saved as a cloud document, so that you can easily access your creative work from iPad to desktop. Cloud documents are automatically synced across devices to create a seamless workflow. For example, if you want to resume your desktop work on the iPad, simply save your PSD as a cloud document.

Which Adobe plans include Photoshop on iPad?

If you have an Adobe Creative Cloud plan that already includes Photoshop, you can simply download Photoshop on iPad.

What is Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, and how does it work with Photoshop?

Lightroom, also included in Creative Cloud, helps you quickly import, process, manage, and showcase volumes of photos. Its tight integration with Photoshop lets you easily take advantage of unrivaled pixel-level retouching and compositing, giving you a complete professional photography solution.

Can I use Photoshop on more than one machine?

Yes. You can download and install Photoshop on multiple computers regardless of operating system. However, activation is limited to two machines per individual associated with the membership.

 

* NOTICE TO USERS. Internet connection, Adobe ID and acceptance of license agreement required to activate and use this product. This product may integrate with or allow access to certain Adobe or third-party hosted online services. Adobe services are available only to users 13 and older and require agreement to additional terms of use and Adobe’s online privacy policy. Applications and Services may not be available in all countries or languages and may be subject to change or discontinuation without notice. Additional fees or membership charges may apply.