Adobe’s Project Rigel rises as Photoshop Touch sunsets

May 22, 2015


In a notable juxtaposition — one timed to send a distinct message — Adobe communicated some critical intelligence on a topic dear to creative hearts.

Earlier today, Bryan O’Neil Hughes, Adobe’s product manager for digital imaging, announced that the company was discontinuing development of Photoshop Touch, the mobile version of Photoshop for iOS and Android. Adobe has many mobile image editing apps — mostly on the iOS platform — but Touch was the one designed as the cross mobile platform analog to its desktop image editing flagship.

For the record, you can still use Touch — and for the next week — you can still buy it, but after that, you’re on your own.

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