Adobe Photoshop is a software used for Photo editing and picture finishing techniques for raster images as well as graphics. Photoshop is available for Windows and Mac OS systems. While using photoshop we have the access to create, Edit, enhance images and retouch various images and video file formats. It also allows us to work on various artworks, illustrations. Changing the background of an image, producing outstanding raster graphics and many other useful things can be done though Photoshop very easily.
Photoshop offers many services including photo editing, image manipulation and retouching for various file formats. There are many versions of Adobe Photoshop available including Photoshop CC, Photoshop Lightroom, Photoshop Elements and finally Photoshop Express. The last one is only for the IOS with less features than the remaining ones. Adobe Photoshop offers a subscription package to use it monthly that also includes Adobe Lightroom as it is a part of Adobe creative cloud.
Photoshop is an excellent tool used for the users who are in the field of designing, editing, development and similar fields. It is easy to understand and use. It is the main source and the very owned helping hand of Graphic designers. Graphic designers use this software to deliver outstanding outcomes through all the skills they have. Photoshop is able to perform many actions and some of them are given below:
- Adjusting Image tone including saturation, colors and light levels of an image
- Adding text to an image.
- Compositing an image
- Adding text to an image
- Adjusting image resolution
- Drawing something through pencil or a pen
- Crop an image
- Removing people or an object from the image
- We can organise the images for quicker access.
Requirements for using Photoshop:
In order to use Photoshop we must have the following specs in our PC or Ipad for a better experience. The better the specs will be the better the performance would be. Adobe Photoshop minimum system requirements are as follows:
Operating System: Windows 10 or latest for a better and optimized experience.
CPU: INTEL processor with 64 Bit Support, 2GHz or even faster processor.
Screen resolution: 1280 x 800 display with 16 Bit color.
RAM: at least 4GB.
Network: A stable internet connection for subscription and availing various online services.
Processor: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 or Better than it.
Photoshop was developed in 1987 by brothers Thomas and John Knoll, Since its original development Photoshop was only limited to a single tool of image manipulation. The software was then acquired by adobe and named as Adobe Photoshop but the early version of photoshop was distributed by Knoll brothers.
Photoshop a helping hand:
Although Photoshop is a great platform for the picture related editing, designing and transforming. Graphic designers quickly pitched this software up and started working over it to avail its great features and started earning by working in offices and by freelancing. Everybody can take advantage of it but first we must have to subscribe to it for the monthly usage.
There are also some platforms available which are alternatives to Photoshop but they are not as user friendly as photoshop is. Photoshop is an old software and has a unique identity that’s why people believe photoshop more than any other software regarding the designing purpose. A person who knows the exact use of Photoshop can avail a lot of benefits from it and can work on any kind of raster graphics as well as images.