The History (And Evolution) Of Photoshop

Arguably one of the most useful pieces of software ever created, Photoshop is a name known by the majority of active internet users for clearing up imperfections and editing pictures beyond recognition.

Below is a brilliant infographic from Techking, explaining the evolution and additions to the software that we have all come to know and love.


Things have significantly changed since Photoshop’s beginnings in 1990 and the concept of not being able to create layers is enough to make any graphic designer cry.

Since this infographic was created, Adobe changed from ‘CS’ to ‘CC’, meaning that a recurring license is required, but all future updates are included as part of the cost!

If Photoshop isn’t your forte, fear not, we’re on hand to help you with any graphic or print work – just get in touch!

In the comments below: which version of Photoshop did you start off with?

Adam Smith
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