After almost two years of beta, the Adobe Photoshop web service is now generally available. This is a simplified online version of the Photoshop desktop app.

According to the company, the app will feature Generative Fill and Generative Expand, which were recently released for the desktop version of Photoshop.

Powered by Adobe Firefly’s generative AI model, these features are available for commercial use and allow users to quickly add, remove, or expand images using text descriptions in over 100 languages. At the same time, the lighting and perspective of the original image have been preserved.

The web version of Photoshop also provides many of the most commonly used tools on a PC. Specifically, the contextual taskbar feature that suggests the most relevant actions for your workflow.

Tools that have similar workflows, such as those used for selecting objects and retouching images, are named and grouped in the toolbar to make it easier to navigate the software.

This view mode can be disabled for experienced creatives who prefer the desktop version of Photoshop’s user interface. Adobe says features like a patching tool, Pen, support for Smart Objects, polygonal lasso, and more will be added “soon.”

The web version also allows users to invite others to collaborate on projects and comment on files.

The web version of Photoshop won’t be available as a free app once it’s launched. Its pricing starts at $9.99 per month.

The company has previously stated that it hopes to offer a free version of the service. But Adobe’s senior vice president of digital media, Ashley Still, told The Verge that the company “has no immediate plans for a free offering.”

And new users can instead check out Photoshop with “free interactive demos” and tutorials on Adobe’s website before committing to a subscription.

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