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At its Adobe MAX 2015 conference in Los Angeles on Monday, Adobe unveiled two mobile apps — Photoshop Fix and Capture CC — a new portfolio service, enhancements to its Creative Cloud software ecosystem and content marketplace additions.
With Adobe Photoshop Fix, Adobe continues to break out individual features from its flagship desktop offering into standalone mobile apps, this time repackaging popular retouching and restoration tools like Healing Brush and Liquify. Other photo tweaks include color, paint, adjustments and focus.
Like Adobe's other iOS apps, Photoshop Fix documents can be sent directly to Photoshop CC on desktop.
Adobe Capture CC combines a number of technologies introduced last year, including Brush CC, Color CC, Hue CC and Shape CC, to offer a new and intuitive method of capturing design assets on the go. The app lets users create brushes, shapes and color themes from designs drawn in-app or snapped with an iOS device's camera.
Aside from Photoshop Fix and Capture CC, Adobe updated other Creative Cloud mobile apps including Photoshop Mix, Photoshop Sketch, Illustrator Draw, Comp CC and Premiere Clip. Lightroom mobile now features a photo capture tool, as well as Dehaze and targeted adjustment features.
Photoshop CC and Lightroom CC also received a few improvements today with new and updated touch interfaces for supporting PCs (including Macs with trackpads), a feature currently rolling out to all flagship CC desktop apps.
The refreshed software rolls out alongside enhancements to CreativeSync, which automatically transfers files, photos, fonts, vector graphics, brushes, colors, settings, metadata and more between devices.
On the content services front Adobe launched a new tool called Adobe Portfolio, which lets artists easily build online portfolios to share their creations on the Web. Free with any Creative Cloud plan, Portfolios comes with built-in templates for creating webpages integrating responsive design, Typekit fonts and compatibility with Adobe's Behance online community.
Finally, the company announced that Adobe Stock will soon support video for download and licensing. Stock currently allows users to browse and directly license photos, graphics and other imagery from Creative Cloud Libraries in most Adobe flagship products. The tool will get further integration with Muse CC, Dreamweaver CC and Flash Professional CC in the near future.
Adobe's latest mobile apps are available now from the iOS App Store, while updates to desktop software is expected to ship before the end of 2015. To take advantage of Creative Cloud services like CreativeSync, Adobe Portfolio and more, users must have a Creative Cloud plan. For example, Adobe's popular Creative Cloud Photography plan, which includes access to Photoshop CC and Lightroom CC, costs at $9.99 per month.