Musings on Photography

Photoshop future

Posted in photoshop by Paul Butzi on November 8, 2007

This interesting article discusses what Adobe has in mind for the Photoshop of the future, based on a blog entry on a blog written by Adobe developer . Since my main complaints with PS have been that the UI is horrible (and hard to make smaller) and the app itself is a memory pig, the changes discussed (customizable UI and more modular code base) sound good to me.

The blog entry (linked to from the linked article) links back to earlier entries, which make an interesting read in that they discuss the tension between adding functionality to an app and keeping that app usable.

Interesting reading.

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  1. Mike said, on November 9, 2007 at 12:39 am

    Photoshop should have been named PrintShop. All a photographer needs is covered quite nicely by Picture Window (written by the author of Lotus 123), which loads quickly and does the job without all the bells and whistles at a fraction of the price.

  2. Martin Doonan said, on November 12, 2007 at 12:54 pm

    Interesting stuff, now all they need is pricing model that lets me pay a whole lot less money for just the bits I want.

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