Design History of Adobe Photoshop

Photoshop Logo History

Adobe Photoshop Logo History (2019)

Adobe Photoshop Logo History (2019)
Source: fandom.com

Photoshop 1.0 for Mac (1990)

Photoshop was released for the Mac first. It wasn't available for Windows until version 2.

Adobe Photoshop 1.0 Splash Screen (1990)

Adobe Photoshop 1.0 Splash Screen (1990)
Source: winworldpc.com

Adobe Photoshop 1.0 Image Menu (1990)

Adobe Photoshop 1.0 Image Menu (1990)
Source: winworldpc.com

Adobe Photoshop 1.0 Workspace (1990)

Adobe Photoshop 1.0 Workspace (1990)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Adobe Photoshop 1.0 Font Type Dialog (1990)

Adobe Photoshop 1.0 Font Type Dialog (1990)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Adobe Photoshop 1.0 Preferences (1990)

Adobe Photoshop 1.0 Preferences (1990)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Adobe Photoshop 1.0 Color Picker (1990)

Adobe Photoshop 1.0 Color Picker (1990)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Adobe Photoshop 1.0 Paintbrush Dialog (1990)

Adobe Photoshop 1.0 Paintbrush Dialog (1990)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Photoshop 2.5 for Windows 3.1 (1992)

Adobe Photoshop 2.5 for Windows 3.1 Splash Screen (1992)

Adobe Photoshop 2.5 for Windows 3.1 Splash Screen (1992)
Source: winworldpc.com

Adobe Photoshop 2.5 for Windows 3.1 Workspace (1992)

Adobe Photoshop 2.5 for Windows 3.1 Workspace (1992)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Adobe Photoshop 2.5 for Windows 3.1 Stroke Dialog (1992)

Adobe Photoshop 2.5 for Windows 3.1 Stroke Dialog (1992)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Adobe Photoshop 2.5 for Windows 3.1 Color Picker (1992)

Adobe Photoshop 2.5 for Windows 3.1 Color Picker (1992)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Adobe Photoshop 2.5 for Windows 3.1 Page Setup (1992)

Adobe Photoshop 2.5 for Windows 3.1 Page Setup (1992)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Photoshop 3.0 (1994)

Adobe Photoshop 3.0 for Windows Splash Screen (1994)

Adobe Photoshop 3.0 for Windows Splash Screen (1994)
Source: winworldpc.com

Adobe Photoshop 3.0 for Mac Splash Screen and Workspace (1994)

Adobe Photoshop 3.0 for Mac Splash Screen and Workspace (1994)
Source: macintoshrepository.org

Adobe Photoshop 3.0 for Windows Workspace (1994)

Adobe Photoshop 3.0 for Windows Workspace (1994)
Source: winworldpc.com

Photoshop 4.0 (1996)

Adobe Photoshop 4.0 for Mac Splash Screen (1996)

Adobe Photoshop 4.0 for Mac Splash Screen (1996)
Source: winworldpc.com

Adobe Photoshop 4.0 for Mac Workspace (1996)

Adobe Photoshop 4.0 for Mac Workspace (1996)
Source: winworldpc.com

Adobe Photoshop 4.0 for Windows Workspace (1996)

Adobe Photoshop 4.0 for Windows Workspace (1996)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Adobe Photoshop 4.0 for Windows Histogram Dialog (1996)

Adobe Photoshop 4.0 for Windows Histogram Dialog (1996)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Adobe Photoshop 4.0 for Windows Preferences (1996)

Adobe Photoshop 4.0 for Windows Preferences (1996)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Photoshop 5.0 (1998)

Adobe Photoshop 5.0 for Windows Splash Screen (1998)

Adobe Photoshop 5.0 for Windows Splash Screen (1998)
Source: winworldpc.com

Adobe Photoshop 5.0 for Windows Workspace (1998)

Adobe Photoshop 5.0 for Windows Workspace (1998)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Adobe Photoshop 5.0 for Windows Pantone Custom Colors (1998)

Adobe Photoshop 5.0 for Windows Pantone Custom Colors (1998)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Adobe Photoshop 5.0 for Windows Hue/Saturation Dialog (1998)

Adobe Photoshop 5.0 for Windows Hue/Saturation Dialog (1998)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Photoshop 6.0 (2000)

Adobe Photoshop 6.0 for Windows Splash Screen (2000)

Adobe Photoshop 6.0 for Windows Splash Screen (2000)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Adobe Photoshop 6.0 for Windows Workspace (2000)

Adobe Photoshop 6.0 for Windows Workspace (2000)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Adobe Photoshop 6.0 for Windows Save Image for Web (2000)

Adobe Photoshop 6.0 for Windows Save Image for Web (2000)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Adobe Photoshop 6.0 for Windows Print Dialog (2000)

Adobe Photoshop 6.0 for Windows Print Dialog (2000)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Adobe Photoshop 6.0 for Windows Preset Manager (2000)

Adobe Photoshop 6.0 for Windows Preset Manager (2000)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Photoshop 7.0 (2002)

Adobe Photoshop 7.0 for Windows Splash Screen (2002)

Adobe Photoshop 7.0 for Windows Splash Screen (2002)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Adobe Photoshop 7.0 for Windows Workspace (2002)

Adobe Photoshop 7.0 for Windows Workspace (2002)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Photoshop CS (2003)

Adobe Photoshop CS for Windows Splash Screen (2003)

Adobe Photoshop CS for Windows Splash Screen (2003)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Adobe Photoshop CS for Windows First Run (2003)

Adobe Photoshop CS for Windows First Run (2003)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Adobe Photoshop CS for Windows Workspace (2003)

Adobe Photoshop CS for Windows Workspace (2003)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Adobe Photoshop CS Grain Filter (2003)

Adobe Photoshop CS Grain Filter (2003)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Photoshop CS2 (2005)

Adobe Photoshop CS2 for Mac Splash Screen (2005)

Adobe Photoshop CS2 for Mac Splash Screen (2005)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Adobe Photoshop CS2 for Mac Workspace (2005)

Adobe Photoshop CS2 for Mac Workspace (2005)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Adobe Photoshop CS2 for Mac Preset Manager, Gradients (2005)

Adobe Photoshop CS2 for Mac Preset Manager, Gradients (2005)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Adobe Photoshop CS2 for Mac Preferences (2005)

Adobe Photoshop CS2 for Mac Preferences (2005)
Source: guidebookgallery.org

Adobe Photoshop CS2 Camera Raw Plugin (2005)

Adobe Photoshop CS2 Camera Raw Plugin (2005)
Source: adobe.com

Adobe Photoshop CS2 Optical Lens Correction (2005)

Adobe Photoshop CS2 Optical Lens Correction (2005)
Source: adobe.com

Photoshop CS3 (2007)

Adobe Photoshop CS3 for Windows Splash Screen (2007)

Adobe Photoshop CS3 for Windows Splash Screen (2007)
Source: activewin.com

Adobe Photoshop CS3 for Windows Workspace (2007)

Adobe Photoshop CS3 for Windows Workspace (2007)
Source: blogspot.com

Adobe Photoshop CS3 for Windows Workspace (2007)

Adobe Photoshop CS3 for Windows Workspace (2007)
Source: adobe.com

Adobe Photoshop CS3 for Mac Photo Merge (2007)

Adobe Photoshop CS3 for Mac Photo Merge (2007)
Source: adobe.com

Adobe Photoshop CS3 for Mac New Print Dialog (2007)

Adobe Photoshop CS3 for Mac New Print Dialog (2007)
Source: adobe.com

Adobe Photoshop CS3 for Mac Adobe Device Central (2007)

Adobe Photoshop CS3 for Mac Adobe Device Central (2007)
Source: adobe.com

Adobe Photoshop CS3 for Mac Adobe Camera Raw Plugin (2007)

Adobe Photoshop CS3 for Mac Adobe Camera Raw Plugin (2007)
Source: photoshopforphotographers.com

Photoshop CS4 (2008)

Adobe Photoshop CS4 Splash Screen (2008)

Adobe Photoshop CS4 Splash Screen (2008)
Source: youtube.com

Adobe Photoshop CS4 for Mac Workspace (2008)

Adobe Photoshop CS4 for Mac Workspace (2008)
Source: adobe.com

Adobe Photoshop CS4 for Mac Pixel Grid (2008)

Adobe Photoshop CS4 for Mac Pixel Grid (2008)
Source: adobe.com

Adobe Bridge CS4 (2008)

Adobe Bridge CS4 (2008)
Source: adobe.com

Adobe Photoshop CS4 for Mac Workspace (2008)

Adobe Photoshop CS4 for Mac Workspace (2008)
Source: digital-photography-school.com

Photoshop CS5 (2010)

Adobe Photoshop CS5 for Windows Splash Screen (2010)

Adobe Photoshop CS5 for Windows Splash Screen (2010)
Source: down.cd

Adobe Photoshop CS5 for Windows Refine Edge Feature (2010)

Adobe Photoshop CS5 for Windows Refine Edge Feature (2010)
Source: highlander.co.uk

Adobe Photoshop CS5 for Mac HDR Imaging (2010)

Adobe Photoshop CS5 for Mac HDR Imaging (2010)
Source: fxguide.com

Adobe Photoshop CS5 for Mac Photo Merge (2010)

Adobe Photoshop CS5 for Mac Photo Merge (2010)
Source: fxguide.com

Photoshop CS6 (2012)

Adobe Photoshop CS6 Splash Image (2012)

Adobe Photoshop CS6 Splash Image (2012)
Source: pinterest.com

Adobe Photoshop CS6 for Mac Redesigned Workspace (2012)

Adobe Photoshop CS6 for Mac Redesigned Workspace (2012)
Source: creativepro.com

Adobe Photoshop CS6 for Mac Video Editing (2012)

Adobe Photoshop CS6 for Mac Video Editing (2012)
Source: creativepro.com

Adobe Photoshop CS6 for Mac Improved Crop Tool (2012)

Adobe Photoshop CS6 for Mac Improved Crop Tool (2012)
Source: creativepro.com

Adobe Photoshop CS6 for Mac Improved Crop Tool (2012)

Adobe Photoshop CS6 for Mac Improved Crop Tool (2012)
Source: zdnet.com

Adobe Photoshop CS6 for Windows Histogram (2012)

Adobe Photoshop CS6 for Windows Histogram (2012)
Source: extremetech.com

Adobe Photoshop CS6 for Mac Adobe Application Manager (2012)

Adobe Photoshop CS6 for Mac Adobe Application Manager (2012)
Source: adobe.com

Photoshop CC (2013)

Adobe Photoshop CC 2013 Splash Image (2013)

Adobe Photoshop CC 2013 Splash Image (2013)
Source: fastprint.co.uk

Adobe Photoshop CC 2013 for Mac Workspace (2013)

Adobe Photoshop CC 2013 for Mac Workspace (2013)
Source: youtube.com

Adobe Photoshop CC 2013 for Mac Perspective Warp (2013)

Adobe Photoshop CC 2013 for Mac Perspective Warp (2013)
Source: youtube.com

Adobe Photoshop CC 2013 for Mac Smart Sharpen Dialog (2013)

Adobe Photoshop CC 2013 for Mac Smart Sharpen Dialog (2013)
Source: arstechnica.com

Adobe Photoshop CC 2013 for Mac Camera Raw Dialog (2013)

Adobe Photoshop CC 2013 for Mac Camera Raw Dialog (2013)
Source: arstechnica.com

Adobe Photoshop CC 2013 for Windows Shake Reduction Dialog (2013)

Adobe Photoshop CC 2013 for Windows Shake Reduction Dialog (2013)
Source: mashable.com

Photoshop CC 2014 (2014)

Adobe Photoshop CC 2014 Splash Image (2014)

Adobe Photoshop CC 2014 Splash Image (2014)
Source: adobe.com

Adobe Photoshop CC 2014 for Windows Workspace (2014)

Adobe Photoshop CC 2014 for Windows Workspace (2014)
Source: techcrunch.com

Adobe Photoshop CC 2014 for Mac Workspace (2014)

Adobe Photoshop CC 2014 for Mac Workspace (2014)
Source: adobe.com

Adobe Photoshop CC 2014 for Mac Blur Dialog (2014)

Adobe Photoshop CC 2014 for Mac Blur Dialog (2014)
Source: thomasfitzgeraldphotography.com

Photoshop CC 2015 (2015)

Adobe Photoshop CC 2015 Splash Image (2015)

Adobe Photoshop CC 2015 Splash Image (2015)
Source: weebly.com

Adobe Photoshop CC 2015 for Mac Recent Files (2015)

Adobe Photoshop CC 2015 for Mac Recent Files (2015)
Source: adobe.com

Adobe Photoshop CC 2015 for Mac Art Boards (2015)

Adobe Photoshop CC 2015 for Mac Art Boards (2015)
Source: engadget.com

Adobe Photoshop CC 2015 for Mac Diffuse Textures (2015)

Adobe Photoshop CC 2015 for Mac Diffuse Textures (2015)
Source: adobe.com

Photoshop CC 2017 (2017)

Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 Splash Image (2017)

Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 Splash Image (2017)
Source: behance.net

Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 New Document Screen (2017)

Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 New Document Screen (2017)
Source: avantgraphic.com

Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 Search (2017)

Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 Search (2017)
Source: avantgraphic.com

Photoshop CC 2018 (2018)

Adobe Photoshop CC 2018 Splash Image (2018)

Adobe Photoshop CC 2018 Splash Image (2018)
Source: behance.net

Adobe Photoshop CC 2018 for Mac Workspace (2018)

Adobe Photoshop CC 2018 for Mac Workspace (2018)
Source: macbed.com

Adobe Photoshop CC 2018 for Mac Curvature Pen Tool (2018)

Adobe Photoshop CC 2018 for Mac Curvature Pen Tool (2018)
Source: macworld.com

Photoshop CC 2019 (2019)

Adobe Photoshop CC 2019 Splash Image (2019)

Adobe Photoshop CC 2019 Splash Image (2019)
Source: artstation.com

Adobe Photoshop CC 2019 for Mac Workspace (2019)

Adobe Photoshop CC 2019 for Mac Workspace (2019)
Source: fileinfo.com

Adobe Photoshop CC 2019 for Mac Workspace (2019)

Adobe Photoshop CC 2019 for Mac Workspace (2019)
Source: insmac.org

Adobe Photoshop CC 2019 for Mac Workspace (2019)

Adobe Photoshop CC 2019 for Mac Workspace (2019)
Source: insmac.org

Adobe Photoshop CC 2019 for Mac Preferences (2019)

Adobe Photoshop CC 2019 for Mac Preferences (2019)
Source: insmac.org

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