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What is Adobe Photoshop?

Cloud-based solution that provides businesses with image editing tools to create and enhance graphic designs, illustrations, animations, digital paintings and more. Users can share files with stakeholders and invite team members to comment on designs, improving collaboration across projects.

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Reviews of Adobe Photoshop

Average score

Overall
4.8
Ease of Use
4.2
Customer Service
4.3
Features
4.8
Value for Money
4.3

Reviews by company size (employees)

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  • 51-200
  • 201-1,000
  • >1,001
Dan
Dan
Photographer in US
Verified LinkedIn User
Photography, Self Employed
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Adobe Photoshop is still the best for photographers

5.0 3 weeks ago New

Comments: Photoshop continues to be the best app for full creative control of your photographic images. It takes some time to learn, but the interface is very similar to other Adobe applications so users of other applications should be able to adapt well to using photoshop. Being able to control things like color, contrast, shadow and highlight, and crop are essential for photographers in their artmaking or running their business.

Pros:

Photoshop keeps its core functions easily accessible and adds new, more automated features. The ability to access learning content about photoshop as you use the program is beneficial and rather brilliant. You don't have to stop and watch videos elsewhere to learn how to use a new tool or pull-down menu!

Cons:

There are a dizzying number of pull-down menus and added features. So finding more core functions can take a little longer. The monthly fees are still a drag, but the Photoshop/Lightroom mini bundle is relatively cheap, compared to the full Adobe Suite, so it is a blessing for photographers.

Eric
Welder in US
Oil & Energy, 1,001–5,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Adobe photoshop essential editing.

5.0 2 weeks ago New

Comments: Excellent i use this software in both my private and professional endeavors

Pros:

The comprehensive set of tools and adjustments that can be made both manually and automatically are excellent.

Cons:

Its a little learning curve to learn to use the software effectively .

Richard
Partner in US
Legal Services, 51–200 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

It consistently hangs and you lose your work

2.0 2 years ago

Comments: It reminds me of that Guns n' Roses song: "Used To Love Her".

Pros:

It used to be a stable software product. I used it a -lot- for cleaning up images, editing images for product reviews, etc. It was an every day tool. Those were the days. It was so good that I still launch it every now and then to see is I can get something done before it freezes. Sometimes it even works out - like when I can use magic wand to select the background, make it transparent, then save the image fast before the program hangs.

Cons:

It freezes. Usually it freezes during the first or second editing operation. I have uninstalled and reinstalled dozens of times. I've tried different versions. For a while, an old version was OK, then it seemed to loose compatibility with the libraries or something in the rest of Adobe creative suite. Now it freezes too. I've gone through as much of the online help as I could find to see if anything would help. Nope. For the past year, maybe year and a half, this has not been a stable program. That makes it pretty useless. I live in dread of when Adobe breaks more of the programs in its creative suite. I guess I should be planning for that now. I so very much love InDesign, but I know they will make it unusable eventually.

Emmanuel
Graphic designer in Nigeria
Graphic Design, Self Employed
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

A Creative Revolution

5.0 3 months ago

Comments: Overall, my experience with Photoshop has been very positive. I've been using it for many years, and it's been great to see how the program has evolved and expanded over time. While it can be complex and challenging to learn, the rewards of mastering the program are well worth the effort. The ability to create and edit images with such precision and control is truly amazing. And I love the sense of creativity and expression that Photoshop allows me to explore. It's definitely a program that has changed my life and my career for the better.

Pros:

There are so many things to love about Adobe Photoshop, but if I had to pick just one, I'd say it's the flexibility and versatility of the program. It can be used for such a wide range of tasks, from simple image editing to complex graphic design. And with the huge selection of tools, filters, and effects, the possibilities are endless. It's a program that can grow and evolve with you, as your skills and needs change over time.

Cons:

While Photoshop is a powerful and versatile program, it does have its drawbacks. One of the biggest issues is the steep learning curve. With so many features and options, it can be overwhelming for beginners to get started. And even experienced users can find it challenging to keep up with all the latest features and updates.

Krystian
Planner in UK
Transportation/Trucking/Railroad, 10,000+ Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

King of editing

5.0 4 weeks ago New

Pros:

The wide range of tools and futures avaliable when editing

Cons:

The cost its a bit high but i guess you have to pay extra for better