Adobe Released 2 New iPad Apps: Proto / Collage, updates Photoshop Touch
Create interactive wireframes / collages on an iPad with these new Adobe apps released today. Photoshop Touch is updated with Retina Display support.
Adobe Proto, $9.99: “Design interactive wireframes and prototypes for websites and mobile apps with the convenience of simple touch gestures.” Features:
- Sketch website and mobile app wireframe layouts with simple finger strokes on your tablet’s touchscreen.
- Insert interactive wireframe components from the component toolbox, including menus, tabs, accordions, and more, to quickly capture your design idea.
- Build wireframes using well-known CSS grid systems.
- Take advantage of the WebKit preview and jQuery support.
- Sync your wireframe to Adobe Creative Cloud to easily access for further refinement using Adobe® Dreamweaver® CS6.
Adobe Collage, $9.99: app to “assemble creative moodboards combining images, drawings, video and text.”
- Create modern moodboards with mixed media. • Import PDF, PSD, and AI files. • Search and import content from Google, Flickr and YouTube.
- Increase the size of your canvas as needed to add assets.
- Multiple pen types allow for varied look and feel. • Add text with a variety of fonts. • Leverage existing content library in Adobe Creative Cloud* to refine further in Adobe Photoshop.
- You may now increase the resolution to 2048×2048 with 10 layers. Default is 1600×1600 with 16 layers, but you can change it in Preferences.
- Added export to PSD and PNG via Camera Roll or email.
- Improved rotate and flip image workflow.
- Added ability to transfer images to desktop via iTunes.
- Added two new Tutorials.
- Added four new Effects (Watercolor Paint, HDR Look, Soft Light and Soft Skin).
- Available in 6 languages (English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Italian)
All three Adobe iPad apps comes with free membership to Creative Cloud with 2GB of cloud storage plus the ability to sync between iPad, Mac, access files from the web, and share with others.
Will these inexpensive apps reduce the number of creatives switching to alternative tools? We’ll find out in time.