Adobe Photoshop Version History

Adobe Photoshop Version History
Photoshop is a huge program it has a lots of fractures which are very useful. But photoshop is a unique software its very different to another. We will tell you most useful and important tools of photoshop so you can use them easily.
Photoshop has reached at very higher position by the Thomas Knoll and Adobe.
They make it and make our lives more awesome,
One of the most impressive things about the company is the fact that one gifted family, consisting of an engineering proof, a PHD engineering student, and a talented special effects whiz working at Industrial Light and Magic came up with the core idea of Photoshop.
Thomas Knoll was the PHD student, heavily involved with Photoshop from many years…
Glen Knoll was a college professor his two hobbies are computers & photography.
Thomas Knoll was studying Engineering at the University. His brother was at Industrial Light and Magic. His brother John recommended to Thomas for doing a great effort about full featured image editor software.
First Adobe 1.0 was released In February of 1990
Each version of Photoshop is listed blow --

 Adobe Photoshop-1.0 in 1990

It was the Macintosh version. After The first version of the Photoshop they were continuously trying to improve features of Photoshop.
There were only 4 developers name on this version splash screen -

Adobe Photoshop-2.0 in 1991

Photoshop 2.0 has the Path feature, and save path element. This feature could be supplementary by Mark Hamburg, Adobe hired him to work on the software.
Photoshop 2.0 required 4 MB RAM to run rather than 2 MB, In 1992 Photoshop 2.5 released, it was the first release for Windows OS.

Adobe Photoshop 3.0 in 1994
Adobe Photoshop 3.0 came with layers feature.
Layers makes easy to work on an image.
Thomas Knoll the main creator of this software, and other engineer was worked for its improvement.

 Adobe Photoshop 4.0 in 1996

Photoshop 4.0 has new Adjustment layers and macros. They were two most important features of this version. With the help of Adjustment layers user can apply one effect to a group of layer. The imperative change to Photoshop 4.0 was unification of the user interface with other Adobe products.


 Adobe Photoshop 5.0 in 1998
The most essential features added with Photoshop 5.0 were editable type and the ability to undo actions many times it was added in History palette.
Many other improvement were done like Color Management. it automatically convert the colors of an image at opening time, For make selection easy it has The magnetic lasso tool also.
Adobe Photoshop 5.5 in 1999
Photoshop5.5 featured Save for Web option. It allows save the picture for web use, user can adjust image quality and size.

Photoshop Version5.0 was not able to take the Web into account. Version 5.5 has Image Ready, which is separate program for edit web-graphics.

 Adobe Photoshop 6.0 in 2000

The layer styles panel and Vector shapes were more new feature in this version for draw vector shapes like arrows into a bitmap.
A new custom shapes palette for draw using vector shapes, it’s better than just with lines shapes. Text also cab added on shapes. First of the time multi layer functions available made new appearance in version6.0. The Blending Options also released with Photoshop 6.0.

 Adobe Photoshop 7.0 2002

The healing brush and text added in Version7.0 that was completely vector based.
This version has patch tool, with the capability to make custom brushes.
Spell check and find/replace feature updated to the text tool.

 Adobe Photoshop CS in 2003
Photoshop CS version8.0
It is very improved version it has scripting support with many web languages, as well as JavaScript. Layer groups feature were include with this version8.0, user can work with various layers and grouped together for effects apply which was not available in other versions.
Photoshop CS has very easier than others and it support the 16-bit and larger images which are very important for photographers and designers.

Adobe Photoshop CS2 in 2005

Photoshop CS2 version9.0 has very nice feature as the red eye removal tool, previously exclusive to Elements, The Vanishing Point option allow editing images in viewpoint.

 Adobe Photoshop CS3 in 2007
After great success Photoshop CS3 10.0 released. Its tool is easier to use and very comfortable for professional photographers and designers. The most important & major feature is updates to Adobe Camera RAW and Quick Selection tool and alterations to core commands similar to Black and White conversion and Brightness/Contrast clone stamp tool.CS3 available in Standard & Extended editions. For this version user need high capability system to run it smoothly.

 Adobe Photoshop CS4 in 2008

Photoshop CS4 version11.0 has very smoother tools. Zooming is more relevant and faster user can drill down of an image. New Masks and Adjustments panel has added. Color correction is very perfect in it.

Adobe Photoshop CS5 in 2010

Photoshop Creative Suite 5 version 12.0 is very latest version. New features are ---
New Mixer Brush

Smart Content Aware Fill, Complex Selections & Refine Edge, New Graphic Essentials Efficiently with the Puppet Warp, Create High Dynamic Range Images with the HDR Tools, New 3D materials, Enhanced Camera Raw Plug In, Graphics Card Support, Fast Performance with 64-Bit


Adobe Photoshop CS6 in 2012

Photoshop Creative Suite 6 version 13.0 is more improved and great edition of adobe.
It has new 3D features and many new enhancement.

Its a truth that Photoshop is King of the Image editing.

Adobe Photoshop CS2




Welcome to Adobe Photoshop CS2
Breaking new ground as the benchmark of digital imaging quality. Once again, Adobe Photoshop provides you with advanced technology, improvement and control, with stimulating new features and obtainable feature enhancements for innovative professionals everywhere. Feel the power of new tools that take your digital camera further than its own capability, help you turn your dreams into designs quicker than ever, and finger thousands of images as easily as a handful. Challenge to be the best, with Photoshop CS2.
Photoshop CS2 introduces world-shattering new features like Vanishing Point, and refines favorites, to help you make the most of every creative desire. Providing technology that anticipates promising technologies, along with intelligent, non-destructive image editing and tighter combination with the entire Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop CS2 once again exceeds all expectations, with the ultimate in defined control and excellence.

Adobe Bridge— Taking the File Browser to a new level, Adobe Bridge speedily finds the files you need now from a sea of thousands, and lets you bunch process them quicker than ever, while concurrently ongoing your editing in Photoshop CS2. Adobe Bridge brings maximum efficiency to your inspired life.

Preview all Creative Suite graphic formats—counting the new Digital depressing pattern (DNG) — with scalable thumbnails, full meta data, and custom keywords.
Sort, rank, and filter your images with an absolute set of labels and ratings.
match up to images in separate Adobe Bridge windows, filmstrip mode, or full-screen slideshows.
modify thumbnails and re size, hide, display and regroup palettes at will. Enjoy task-based presets, and save your own settings to custom work spaces for suitable recall at any time. Or control to floating compact mode for easy Adobe Bridge access in all Adobe Creative Suite 2.0 applications.

Process various digital Camera Raw images while at the same time organizing others and editing in Photoshop CS2.
Choose from hundreds of thousands of proficient images from the time-saving Adobe Stock Photos service.
Order professional superiority prints, large-format output, and more, from the built-in Adobe Photoshop Services.

Vanishing Point— Nothing less than revolutionary, Vanishing Point lets you effortlessly clone, paint and change with tools that automatically adjust to the visual viewpoint of your images. Cutting hours off correctness design and photo retouching responsibilities, one use and you’ll wonder how you ever lived without it.

Image Warp— Fold, stretch, pull, twist and wrap any image into shape, as simply as selecting an on-demand preset or used up custom control points. Speedily and exactly create products and packages that be present only in your mind’s eye, and in Photoshop CS2.
Advanced Noise Reduction High ISO digital camera shots can be procreation grounds for revolting color noise. Reduce Noise gives you advanced enhancement of problem images, as well as special handling for JPEG artifact reduction, and even discrete correction of personage color channels, all while preserving edge details.

32-bit High Dynamic Range (HDR) — Step into the future, with the conception and editing of 32-bit color, High Dynamic Range (HDR) images, ideal for 3D rendering, advanced compositing and professional photography. With advanced technology that adapts to the full spectrum and range of visible light in the same way as the human eye, HDR ensures your final images will display your creative vision to the last detail, with the most richly detailed shadows and highlights at your command. Let the new Merge to HDR take you away from the state-of-the-art, by automatically combining bracketed digital exposures into a single 32-bit HDR image, creating wonderful images that are otherwise not possible to capture with traditional cameras.

Spot Healing Brush— Natural, one-click retouching is yours with the higher power of the new Spot Healing Brush in Photoshop CS2. Click or paint flaws away, remove entire objects, and heal across all layers with your choice of blending and sample modes—even in 16-bit, CMYK images.

One-Click Red-Eye Correction — with advanced controls for pupil size and darkening when you need them, the new Red Eye tool eradicates this common flash created photo error with a single click.

Optical Lens Correction—Fine tune your photos for truer images from edge to edge. Simply neutralize barrel, pincushion and point of view alteration, and quickly correct chromatic abnormality and igniting, in any photo.

Graphics in Motion — Easily create and correct animated Web graphics with the new Animation palette and Layers palette enhancement in Photoshop CS2.
Smart Sharpen — Intelligently neutralize common types of photo blurring, with no affecting the areas of your image that don’t need fine-tuning. With fine control of shadow and highlight areas and separate sharpening of lens, motion and Gaussian blurs, Smart Sharpen is a cut above the standard un sharp mask.

Shadow/Highlight—The popular and user-friendly alteration for shadows, highlights and midtone contrast is now available for images in CMYK mode as well as RGB.

Enhanced 16-bit Editing—Even more filters, such as Liquefy, are now available for use in 16-bit images

New in CS2

Vanishing Point

Naturally edit and transform with tools that automatically adjust to the visual viewpoint of your images with the innovative, plane-based Vanishing Point. Define your perspective planes visually with the perspective grid tool, then paint, duplicate and drag objects around corners and into the distance. Cutting accurately hours off precision design and photo retouching odd jobs, one use and you’ll wonder how you ever lived without it.

Before & After: A simple selection cloned to turn office tower into skyscraper. Painting, healing, and transformations, all with automatic perspective adjustment, are equally easy with the revolutionary Vanishing Point.







Expand your imaginative options with live image warping directly on the picture. Start with one of the complete set of built-in presets, or modify your warp by simply dragging control points on the warp grid. Image Warp makes tiny work of wrapping graphics around objects, and when coupled with the new Smart Objects features, warps stay fully re-editable.






Image Warp shrinks the time it takes to create product art mockups, by letting you quickly and easily warp and twist your graphics directly on the canvas.






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