Earlier today, Adobe released three apps that leverage its new Photoshop Touch Software Development Kit (SDK) for iPad. The apps, named Adobe Nav, Adobe Eazel, and Adobe Color Lava, showcase what the SDK has to offer, to convince iOS developers to start using the software to build their apps. Adobe Eazel – With Adobe Eazel, your iPad is the canvas, and your fingertip is the brush. The app is designed to help you create beautiful paintings, and instantly access them in Photoshop CS5. The app allows you to blend colors, to get real-life effects, such as wet and dry paint. $4.99.
Adobe Eazel for iPadAdobe Color Lava – With Color Lava, you can dab, swirl, mix, and create custom colors and color themes to use in Adobe Photoshop CS5. The app allows you to create custom swatches and five-swatch color themes. Like Eazel, your work can easily be exported to Photoshop CS5 via a single tap. $2.99.
Adobe Color Lava for iPadAdobe Nav – The most promising app of the three, Adobe Nav is a companion app for Photoshop CS5. Simply tap and swipe your iPad screen to activate Photoshop tools, and browse open documents in Photoshop CS5. From the app, you can customize the Photoshop CS5 toolbar to easily access the tools you use most. The app lets you browse, reorder, view, and zoom in on up to 200 open Photoshop documents on your iPad. Simply tap a document iPad to immediately make it active in Photoshop CS5, and use your iPad to easily share and review files you are working on in Photoshop CS5 while you are away from your desk or computer. $1.99.
Adobe Nav for iPad