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 Workspace and Image Menu (1990)

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

Adobe Photoshop 1.0 Black and White Workspace (1990)

Adobe Photoshop 1.0 Black and White Workspace (1990)
Source: Giovanni Antico

Adobe Photoshop 1.0 Airbrush Options (1990)

Adobe Photoshop 1.0 Airbrush Options (1990)
Source: Giovanni Antico

Adobe Photoshop 1.0 Color Picker (1990)

Adobe Photoshop 1.0 Color Picker (1990)
Source: OSFirstTimer

Adobe Photoshop 1.0 Brightness and Contrast Dialog (1990)

Adobe Photoshop 1.0 Brightness and Contrast Dialog (1990)
Source: Giovanni Antico

Adobe Photoshop 1.0 Open File Dialog (1990)

Adobe Photoshop 1.0 Open File Dialog (1990)
Source: Terry White

Adobe Photoshop 1.0 Font Type Dialog (1990)

Adobe Photoshop 1.0 Font Type Dialog (1990)
Source: Terry White

Adobe Photoshop 1.0 Levels (1990)

Adobe Photoshop 1.0 Levels (1990)
Source: Terry White

Photoshop 2.5 (1992)

Adobe Photoshop 2.5 for Windows 3.1 Splash Screen (1992)

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

Adobe Photoshop 2.5 for Windows Hue/Saturation Dialog (1992)

Adobe Photoshop 2.5 for Windows Hue/Saturation Dialog (1992)
Source: winworldpc.com

Adobe Photoshop 2.5 for Windows Install (1992)

Adobe Photoshop 2.5 for Windows Install (1992)
Source: shoplack.com

Adobe Photoshop 2.5 for Mac Workspace and Splash Image (1992)

Adobe Photoshop 2.5 for Mac Workspace and Splash Image (1992)
Source: macintoshgarden.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 Splash Screen and Workspace (1996)

Adobe Photoshop 4.0 for Windows Splash Screen and Workspace (1996)
Source: shoplack.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 CD-ROM Intro (1996)

Adobe Photoshop 4.0 for Windows CD-ROM Intro (1996)
Source: shoplack.com

Photoshop 5.0 (1998)

Adobe Photoshop 5.0 for Windows Splash Screen (1998)

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

Adobe Photoshop 5.0 for Mac Splash Screen (1998)

Adobe Photoshop 5.0 for Mac Splash Screen (1998)
Source: macintoshgarden.org

Adobe Photoshop 5.0 for Windows Workspace (1998)

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

Adobe Photoshop 5.0 for Windows Workspace and History (1998)

Adobe Photoshop 5.0 for Windows Workspace and History (1998)
Source: sonic.net

Adobe Photoshop 5.0 for Windows Tour/Tutorial (1998)

Adobe Photoshop 5.0 for Windows Tour/Tutorial (1998)
Source: shoplack.com

Adobe Photoshop 5.0 for Windows Tour/Tutorial (1998)

Adobe Photoshop 5.0 for Windows Tour/Tutorial (1998)
Source: shoplack.com

Photoshop 6.0 (2000)

Adobe Photoshop 6.0 for Windows Splash Screen (2000)

Adobe Photoshop 6.0 for Windows Splash Screen (2000)
Source: shoplack.com

Adobe Photoshop 6.0 for Windows CD-ROM Installer (2000)

Adobe Photoshop 6.0 for Windows CD-ROM Installer (2000)
Source: shoplack.com

Adobe Photoshop 6.0 for Windows Installation (2000)

Adobe Photoshop 6.0 for Windows Installation (2000)
Source: uzzf.com

Adobe Photoshop 6.0 for Windows New Image Dialog (2001)

Adobe Photoshop 6.0 for Windows New Image Dialog (2001)
Source: mrardaict

Adobe Photoshop 6.0 for Windows Image Size Dialog (2001)

Adobe Photoshop 6.0 for Windows Image Size Dialog (2001)
Source: mrardaict

Adobe Photoshop 6.0 for Windows Save As Dialog (2001)

Adobe Photoshop 6.0 for Windows Save As Dialog (2001)
Source: mrardaict

Adobe Photoshop 6.0 for Windows New Image Dialog (2001)

Adobe Photoshop 6.0 for Windows New Image Dialog (2001)
Source: mrardaict

Adobe Photoshop 6.0 for Mac Workspace (2000)

Adobe Photoshop 6.0 for Mac Workspace (2000)
Source: macintoshgarden.org

Photoshop 7.0 (2002)

Adobe Photoshop 7.0 for Windows Splash Screen (2002)

Adobe Photoshop 7.0 for Windows Splash Screen (2002)
Source: shoplack.com

Adobe Photoshop 7.0 for Windows Workspace (2002)

Adobe Photoshop 7.0 for Windows Workspace (2002)
Source: wordpress.com

Adobe Photoshop 7.0 for Windows Workspace (2002)

Adobe Photoshop 7.0 for Windows Workspace (2002)
Source: blogspot.com

Adobe Photoshop 7.0 for Windows Hue/Saturation Dialog (2002)

Adobe Photoshop 7.0 for Windows Hue/Saturation Dialog (2002)
Source: waqasali03311

Adobe Photoshop 7.0 Brushes for Mac (left) and Windows (right) (2002)

Adobe Photoshop 7.0 Brushes for Mac (left) and Windows (right) (2002)
Source: creativepro.com, pcstats.com

Photoshop CS (2003)

Adobe Photoshop CS Splash Image (2003)

Adobe Photoshop CS Splash Image (2003)
Source: photoshopnews.com

Adobe Photoshop CS for Windows Workspace (2003)

Adobe Photoshop CS for Windows Workspace (2003)
Source: neowin.net

Adobe Photoshop CS for Windows Workspace (2003)

Adobe Photoshop CS for Windows Workspace (2003)
Source: gamebanana.com

Adobe Photoshop CS for Windows Camera Raw (2003)

Adobe Photoshop CS for Windows Camera Raw (2003)
Source: dpreview.com

Adobe Photoshop CS for Windows New Image Dialog (2003)

Adobe Photoshop CS for Windows New Image Dialog (2003)
Source: Murtaza4487

Adobe Photoshop CS for Windows Color Picker (2003)

Adobe Photoshop CS for Windows Color Picker (2003)
Source: Murtaza4487

Adobe Photoshop CS for Windows Save Dialog (2003)

Adobe Photoshop CS for Windows Save Dialog (2003)
Source: Murtaza4487

Photoshop CS2 (2005)

Adobe Photoshop CS2 Windows Splash Screen (2005)

Adobe Photoshop CS2 Windows Splash Screen (2005)
Source: mimgaser.pw

Adobe Photoshop CS2 Windows Workspace (2005)

Adobe Photoshop CS2 Windows Workspace (2005)
Source: wordpress.com

Adobe Photoshop CS2 Windows Workspace (2005)

Adobe Photoshop CS2 Windows Workspace (2005)
Source: onlineresize.club

Adobe Photoshop CS2 Mac Camera Raw Plugin (2005)

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

Adobe Photoshop CS2 Mac Optical Lens Correction (2005)

Adobe Photoshop CS2 Mac 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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