The history of Photoshop

The history of Photoshop
While you won’t find it printed on any calendar, 2005 marks a quiet anniversary for the program that you, and many other graphic designers, probably use the most. It was 15 years ago in February that Adobe shipped version 1.0 of Photoshop – still its most popular (and lucrative) application, and possibly the only bit of software to have spawned its own verb form.

Besides GUI, and fonts/Postscript, and maybe html, has there been a more revolutionary computer-related item than Photoshop? I am of the generation that will always remember the smells of dark room chemicals, but I'm glad I don't have to shorten my life every time I want a photo printed anymore. !Viva la revolution!

Read more of the back story behind Photoshop here.


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