Microsoft has launched a new $3.99 per month subscription service that allows users to browse the Adobe Creative Cloud photo editing suite of products.
Adobe’s Photoshop is a free alternative to its own paid product, but the company has been making a big push into online advertising and its Creative Cloud offering has helped it attract some of the most lucrative ad campaigns in the world.
The new service is available now in the US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Germany, Brazil, Austria, Finland, and Italy.
Adobe has been working with a number of other advertisers in an effort to turn its CreativeCloud photo editing offerings into something that can be used by users.
Adobe recently started selling a new Photoshop for $9.99, and Microsoft is offering an Adobe CreativeCloud subscription for $3 a month, but Microsoft says it is offering a new version of Photoshop that will cost less and work across all devices.
The company is touting the new Adobe Photoshop as being “the best free Photoshop” available for its customers, but Adobe says it offers a free version to all of its Creativecloud customers.
“Creative Cloud is the only Creative Cloud subscription where we have the ability to sell to a wide range of partners and advertisers for a very low cost, which gives us the ability, together with the incredible support of our partners and Adobe, to deliver the best Photoshop experience to our users and the advertisers that choose to partner with us,” Adobe VP of Advertising Michael Hesse wrote in an email.
Adobe also has a paid Photoshop that you can get for free if you buy a CreativeCloud license.
“If you don’t need to pay for a Creative Cloud license, we also offer a new free version of the Photoshop for free.
We’re excited to be able to bring Photoshop to customers for free,” Hesse added.
Adobe says its Photoshop is designed to be the “world’s most powerful photo editor” and is able to produce great results on any device, even if you have a tablet or phone running an older version of Adobe’s Creative Cloud.
Adobe Creativecloud is also designed to work across a variety of devices.
Users can install Adobe Photoshop on any Windows, Mac, Linux, or Android computer, and Adobe has made some other changes to the software that make it more convenient to use.
Adobe said that Photoshop now supports Android 5.0 Lollipop, iOS 9.0, and Windows 10.
For more information on how to download and use Adobe Photoshop, visit Adobe.com.
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