Adobe Optimizes Suite of Android Apps for Chromebooks

Shortly after Google announced that Android apps and the Google Play Store would make their way to Chromebooks, I talked about the importance of this move, even calling it the end for tablets. Tablets are all but dead on Android, yet Chromebooks seem to be getting more popular by the day, especially now that they have touchscreens and can essentially act like a tablet. The problem, though, since that launch, has the been the fact that most apps just aren’t really fine-tuned to work on Chromebooks. Today, that changes a bit as Adobe has announced that it will release a suite of their Android apps that have been specifically optimized for Google’s Chrome OS.  (more…)

Adobe Lightroom for Android Update Adds Raw File Importing, Editing

Today, Adobe pushed an update to Lightroom on Android, bringing with it raw image support while on mobile. That means importing directly from your camera, editing, sharing, etc. in a way you would from your computer.

In order to get your raw files over to Lightroom, Adobe recommends a on-the-go (OTG) cable or device, like the one we showed you yesterday from Amazon. Once camera and phone have been connected, you can transfer the raw files in PTP mode by selecting each within Lightroom.  (more…)

Adobe Launches Photoshop Sketch, Fix, and Comp CC for Android

Adobe launched three new apps for Android users this week, bringing more of its Creative Cloud functionality to mobile users. Aimed at folks who enjoy shooting pictures then editing to their heart’s content, Photoshop Sketch and Photoshop Fix are perfect for digital artists and photographers on the go. Evening out the launch is Comp CC, the company’s wireframe, layout, and mockup software.  (more…)

Adobe’s Lightroom 2.0 for Android Features In-App Camera That Shoots DNG

Lightroom 2.0 for Android is now available for download on Google Play. Inside, Adobe has implemented an in-app camera with the ability to capture images in DNG raw format, usable only if your smartphone is capable of shooting in raw. If it is, then users can easily edit photos once snapped inside of the app, as well as choose from existing presets created by the Lightroom team.  (more…)

Adobe Releases Premiere Clip for Android, a Free Video Editor

This morning, Adobe released Premiere Clip for Android, a free video editor for all to use, but one that can also be used as a “gateway into the full feature set” of Premiere Pro.

With Premiere Clip, Adobe is allowing all of us to quickly edit and share videos we have taken on our phones. You can choose soundtracks, drag and drop clips or photos, trim everything to only the footage you want seen, and even add lighting adjustments, transitions, and other effects, like slow motion. You can even “edit to the beat of your music like a pro.”  (more…)