Photoshop beta is now available on the web, a new version of the popular photo editing program that allows you to use some of its features in the browser. We tell you how you can access.
Without a doubt, Photoshop is the reference program when we talk about photo editing. Adobe’s app is most widely used by photographers, creatives, designers, and other creative industry professionals, and the competition has been inspired by its features and functionality.
On the internet we can find some alternatives to Photoshop online that offer us everything from simple tasks, such as changing the size or format of an image, to more complex actions, such as silhouettes or working with layers.
But now the long-awaited Photoshop online is now available and you can use the popular photo editing program through the browser. Yes indeed, is still in beta phase, so you may not be able to access immediately and may have to wait a bit to use it.
Adobe has announced the arrival of Photoshop on the web in a post on its official blog, where it states that it aims to improve collaborative creative work. And it is that, thanks to this online Photoshop, it is not necessary to install the program to carry out some basic editing tasks.
Until now it was only possible to view a file in the browser and make comments and annotations, but now we also have the possibility to do some simple things.
To be able to use the beta version of Photoshop on the web, you must first have an Adobe Creative Cloud account and have saved a Photoshop document in the section Your work > Your files.
If you meet these requirements, access Adobe Creative Cloud through the browser, open the file and click on the button Open in Photoshop on the web betalocated at the top.
For now, this version is only compatible with Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge, and will soon be coming to Mozilla Firefox as well. Besides. also cannot be used yet in mobile web browsers.
The company explains that it is still deploying this version online, so you may not see the button yet. In that case, wait a bit because it will soon appear and you will be able to use everything that the application offers.
The beta version of Photoshop on the web supports PNG, JPEG, PSD, PSDC, TIFF, and HEIC files. It has limited functions compared to the desktop version, but that will be very useful to you, since it does not require you to have the program installed or to start it to carry out the edition.
In the opening photo of this news you can see a screenshot of the beta version of Photoshop online, where the toolbar with the main functions is shown.
You have many retouching and image editing tools at your disposal, and you can also work with layers, select areas and apply masks.