Andrew Liszewski on the much anticipated and now maligned Photoshop for iPad:
A year ago, Adobe revealed a potential game changer for the iPad that could help turn the tablet into a legitimate laptop replacement: the full version of Photoshop was coming to iPadOS. A year later, the mobile version of the long-revered photo editing app is finally here, and it’s a near unusable disappointment.
Longtime Photoshop tools and features that many artists rely on are completely missing, including the pen tool (which is critical for slicing up layers), RAW import, image filters, advanced masking options, the Curves tool, brush libraries, keyboard shortcuts, and a long list of other features that are inexplicably missing at launch.
Back to the drawing board? What has Adobe been doing for the past nine years?