100 – Adobe Photoshop

DOWN 56 places in 2020

Photoshop is a photo imaging tool for both professional and serious amateur photographers as well as graphic and web designers.

Website: adobe.com/products/photoshop
Cost: Commercial. Free Trial
Availability: Download

Ranking on the 2020 sub-lists

Top 100 Tools for
Personal Learning:
Top 100 Tools for
Workplace Learning: 63
Top 100 Tools for
Education: 52

Overall rankings in the 14 surveys: 2007-2020

2020: 100 2019: 44 2018: 43 2017: 46 2016: 48 2015: 58 2014: 42
2013: 42 2012: 53 2011: – 2010: – 2009: 35 2008: 59 2007: 50

Comments from some of those who selected Photoshop as one of their top tools

“It’s hard to teach a digital photography course without using the industry-standard adobe photoshop. are there free services that do similar editing? kind of, but the reliability and usability are fantastic. Plus, this is what professionals use.” Jared, Visual Art Educator, USA, 2020

“Great for complex photo editing” Learning Technology Developer, USA, 2020

“Reliable, credible, powerful, go-to.” Learning Technologist, UK, 2019

Quick Guide to Adobe Photoshop 

Here you will find some basic guidance and links to resources on how to use Adobe Photoshop for teaching, training, learning and development.

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