Jump to navigation Jump to search “Photoshop” redirects here. Adobe Photoshop is a raster graphics editor developed and published adobe design contest Adobe Systems for macOS and Windows. Photoshop was created in 1988 by Thomas and John Knoll. Photoshop’s naming scheme was initially based on version numbers.
Photoshop was Photoshop CS and the ninth major version was Photoshop CS2. Photoshop was developed in 1987 by the American brothers Thomas and John Knoll, who sold the distribution license to Adobe Systems Incorporated in 1988. During this time, John traveled to Silicon Valley and gave a demonstration of the program to engineers at Apple and Russell Brown, art director at Adobe. Both showings were successful, and Adobe decided to purchase the license to distribute in September 1988.
Photoshop files have default file extension as . PSD, which stands for “Photoshop Document. A PSD file stores an image with support for most imaging options available in Photoshop. Photoshop files sometimes have the file extension .
A PSB file extends the PSD file format, increasing the maximum height and width to 300,000 pixels and the length limit to around 4 Exabytes. Because of Photoshop’s popularity, PSD files are widely used and supported to some extent by most competing software. PSD file format can be exported to and from Adobe’s other apps like Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premiere Pro, and After Effects. Adobe creates some plugins, such as Adobe Camera Raw, but third-party companies develop most plugins, according to Adobe’s specifications. Some are free and some are commercial software.
Most plugins work with only Photoshop or Photoshop-compatible hosts, but a few can also be run as standalone applications. There are various types of plugins, such as filter, export, import, selection, color correction, and automation. Filter plugins can either modify the current image or create content. Alien Skin Software, Auto FX Software, AV Bros.