Photoshop on Chromebooks

In partnership with Google, Adobe is now offering Photoshop, its flagship photo-editing software, on Chromebooks.

But, and there is a but, that does not mean that all Chromebook owners/users will have access to Photoshop right now. More on that in a bit…

Access to Photoshop, for the lucky chromebookers, will be via Adobe’s Creative Cloud program, a fee-based membership program that gives members access to Adobe’s suite of desktop and mobile apps.

Chromebook users who have a paid Creative Cloud account will have access to a streamed version of Photoshop, which will always be “up-to-date and fully integrated with Google Drive, so there’s no need to download and re-upload files — just save your art directly from Photoshop to the cloud.” That’s a quote from the official announcement from Google.

But, and here’s the but part, the program, at this time, will be limited to individual and institutional Creative Cloud members who meet certain eligibility requirements. For individuals, the eligibility requirements are:

  • Must reside in North America and be 13 years of age or older
  • Must be a qualified Creative Cloud education member
  • Have either an active Creative Cloud Individual or Complete Membership
  • Be a member of the Adobe Education Exchange
  • Individuals who are also students must be home-schooled or enrolled at one of the following:
    • A university or college – accredited public or private university or college (including community, junior, or vocational college) that grants degrees requiring not less than the equivalent of two years of full-time study
    • A primary or secondary school – accredited public or private primary or secondary school providing full-time instruction
  • An individual who is also an educator must meet one of the following requirements:
    • Be a Faculty or staff – employed by an accredited primary or secondary school, public or private university or college, school district, or board of education (including emeritus status professors)
    • Be a teacher of a home-schooled student
Related Post:  Two things I've learned from using Tor Browser

You see, it’s not just enough to own to Chromebook to use Adobe Photoshop, but you must also be a regular money-contributor to Adobe. The complete list of eligibility requirements for Project Photoshop Streaming, as the program is called, is available here. A friend of mine who has a Creative Cloud account thinks that it’s actually a good bargain, so there must be something to it.

Related Post:  The problem with NoSQL databases

If you own a Chromebook but don’t have a Creative Cloud account and want to take advantage of Project Photoshop Streaming, you may apply for membership here.
Photoshop on Chromebooks

Share:

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on pinterest
Pinterest
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn

Hola! Did you notice that LinuxBSDos.com no longer runs network ads?  Yep, no more ads from the usual suspects that track you across the Internet.  But since  I still need to pay to keep the site running, feel free to make a small donation by PayPal.

Subscribe for updates. Trust me, no spam!

Mailchimp Signup Form

Sponsored links

1. Attend Algorithm Conference, a top AI and ML event for 2020.
2. Reasons to use control panel for your server.
3. DHgate Computers Electronics, Cell Phones & more.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Get the latest

On social media
Via my newsletter
Mailchimp Signup Form

Partner links

1. Attend Algorithm Conference, a top AI and ML event for 2021.
2. Reasons to use control panel for your server.
3. DHgate Computers Electronics, Cell Phones & more.
Hacking, pentesting distributions

Linux Distributions for Hacking

Experts use these Linux distributions for hacking, digital forensics, and pentesting.

Categories
Archives

The authors of these books are confirmed to speak during

Algorithm Conference

T-minus AI

Author was the first chairperson of AI for the U.S. Air Force.

The case for killer robots

Author is the Director of the Center for Natural and Artificial Intelligence.

Why greatness cannot be planned

Author works on AI safety as a Senior Research Scientist at Uber AI Labs.

Anastasia Marchenkova

An invitation from Anastasia Marchenkova

Hya, after stints as a quantum researcher at Georgia Tech Quantum Optics & Quantum Telecom Lab, and the University of Maryland Joint Quantum Institute, I’m now working on superconducting qubit quantum processors at Bleximo. I’ll be speaking during Algorithm Conference in Austin, Texas, July 16 – 18, 2020. Meet me there and let’s chat about progress and hype in quantum computing.