Adobe Lightroom Adds Support for M1 Macs, ProRAW

· Andrew Orr · Link

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Adobe Lightroom is now a native app for M1 Macs and supports Apple’s ProRAW photo format it will release in iOS 14.3 for iPhone 12 Pro/Pro Max.

As we’re getting started on desktop Arm / Apple M1, we’ll continue to optimize for Arm and M1 in subsequent releases. And if you’re on an Intel based computer, don’t worry…we’ll continue to invest in and improve Lightroom for you too.

Adobe Illustrator for iPad is Now Available

· Andrew Orr · News

Adobe Illustrator for iPad was launched recently, and it brings vector-based graphics editing to Apple’s capable device.

Adobe Previews Recolor Artwork Feature in New Illustrator

· Andrew Orr · Cool Stuff Found

A new version of Adobe Illustrator will launch in the near future, and Adobe shared a sneak peek of a feature called Recolor Artwork. With this new tool, users can automatically extract colors from any pattern or photo and apply them directly to designs. Adding color themes to artwork will be easier than ever before.

Preorder Adobe Illustrator on iPad Launching in October

· Andrew Orr · Cool Stuff Found

Adobe Illustrator on iPad is available to preorder and is expected to be released October 21. Previewed at Adobe MAX last year, Adobe Illustrator has been reimagined for the unique capabilities of the iPad and the Apple Pencil. Graphic designers, illustrators, and anyone looking to create beautiful designs can now create from anywhere with the desktop or the iPad in an all-new delightful experience.

Preorder Adobe Illustrator on iPad Launching in October

Adobe Spark Adds Animations for Web Tools, New Asset Management

· Andrew Orr · Link

Adobe Spark introduced a couple of new updates. First, Animations is coming to Spark web tools, previously only available in the iOS and Android apps. It also gains new asset management features to its integration with Creative Cloud Libraries.

The trick to capturing attention on social media (and keeping it) is to add sensory, evocative triggers to your content, in the first two seconds that your viewer scrolls past your post. Second best to being able to scratch and sniff pixels, motion is one of those triggers that has the power to capture attention and make your audience feel something. When you evoke emotion in your audience, you’re that much closer to getting them to pay attention, swipe up, buy, or take some other desired action.

Lightroom Bug Deleted Peoples’ Photos, They’re Not Recoverable

· Andrew Orr · Link

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The latest update to Adobe’s Lightroom app for iOS and iPadOS had a bug that deleted peoples’ photos and presets that weren’t already synced to Creative Cloud. The company says they are unrecoverable and has a bit more information here.

“I’ve talked with customer service for 4+ hours over the past 2 days and just a minute ago they told me that the issue has no fix and that these lost photos are unrecoverable,” wrote the user. “Adobe is unbelievable some times. All I got was a ‘we’re sincerely sorry’ and nothing else. 2+ years of photo edits just gone because of Adobe and all they give is a sorry, lmao.”

Preorder Adobe Photoshop Camera Today

· Andrew Orr · Cool Stuff Found

Adobe Photoshop Camera is available to preorder today on the App Store. It’s a new app from the company that gives you cool effects powered by machine learning. Add tons of filters and lenses inspired by famous artists and influencers. You’ll get content-aware recommendations, portrait controls, and social network sharing built in. “Photoshop Camera is packed with amazing AI-powered features that help you take gorgeous selfies, food and scenery shots, and more. Quick fixes like auto-tone and portrait control mean you can create high-quality photos with a simiple tap or swipe of your finger.”

Preorder Adobe Photoshop Camera Today

Adobe Bundles Photoshop and Fresco for $9.99 a Month

· Andrew Orr · Link

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Adobe announced today that it will bundle Adobe Fresco and Photoshop for iPad under one US$9.99/month plan.

The offer is available to customers who buy Photoshop on iPad or upgrade to Adobe Fresco premium through the App Store, as well as to Creative Cloud customers who buy the Photoshop Single App or All Apps plan on Adobe.com. Early adopters who already have a Creative Cloud membership are eligible too.

Adobe Capture Adds Color Shapes and Pattern Builder

· Andrew Orr · Link

Adobe added two big features to the Adobe Capture app. Color Shapes lets you add colors vector shapes to a document in the app, then save to your Creative Cloud library. Pattern Builder lets you create patterns from those vector shapes in your library.

Capture in action. Use your mobile device to turn photos into color themes, patterns, type, materials, brushes, and shapes. Then find those assets in CC Libraries, located right in your favorite desktop and mobile apps — including Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Dimension, XD, and Photoshop Sketch — to use them in all your creative projects.

Download the app here.