Adobe has finally launched much awaited web version of the Photoshop called as Photoshop Express. It is built on Flex and has some nice features but don’t expect all the features of desktop photoshop. There are a lot of players in this space of photo editing on the web (See 13 Online Photo Editors), with photoshop express Adobe will give a tough competition to them.
Photoshop express is not only a photo editing tool, it also comes with 2GB of space for users, that means photo editing and sharing at the same place. This is really exciting and i am sure lot of users like the photo sharing feature. This is a beta release so you may see better things in the coming months.
Create an account for yourself at photoshop express it is free, you have to enter a personal URL so that you can share your photo library to the world. Once you logged in, you can access the tools from the dashboard.
You can upload photos from your computer to get started, if you already photos in other places like Facebook, Photobucket or Picasa Albums you can pull them to photoshop express. I am disappointed to see that they haven’t added Flickr to pull photos. Once you uploaded the photos you can edit them, mouse over on any photo to see the photo options menu.
You can share your photos publicly for others to see, drag and drop the photos to albums, and select the albums you want to share, they will be available at your personal URL.
Overall it is a nice tool for editing and sharing photos on the web. It is terribly slow, may be because lot of users are trying at the moment. Flickr support would be a great addition and also some more editing tools for advanced editing.
This could surely be a hit, provided they give full access outside US. Its slow accessing it from India.
Yep the speed is horrible now, but i don’t thinks it is because of the region you are in, may be it is because of the sudden spike in users
This sounds cool ..but it’s taking forever to load.
Goran Web says
I have tried it in the past and find it very slow. We are based in South Africa and the bandwidth is slow due to the cost of international bandwidth. In South Africa it costs $12.5 for a 1mb line and we can download a maximum of 1gb. And this connection speed slows down a lot when we connect outside of South Africa
I guess it will be along time before we see servers in South africa with it loaded as there are may other places in the world that have more buying power.
Thanks for the post again, Teknobites, there is lots of interesting posts here.