71 – Adobe Photoshop

UP 29 places in 2021

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 2021 sub-lists

Top 150 Tools for
Personal Learning:
Top 150 Tools for
Workplace Learning: 42
Top 150 Tools for
Education: 46

Overall rankings in the previous 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 on Adobe Photoshop in 2021

“Just to make al my illustrations a bit nicer :-)” Lili ten Berge, Animation Editor, Netherlands

“Powerful photo manipulation tool that also makes use of layers.” C. Tollenaar, Project Design Manager, Netherlands

Previous comments

“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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