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Adobe Launches Illustrator for iPad, Photoshop AI Tools to Fight Deepfakes

 Adobe Launches Illustrator for iPad, Photoshop AI Tools to Fight Deepfakes

Adobe's annual Max conference is virtual this year due to the pandemic, but that doesn't mean fewer product announcements. On the contrary, the company announced a dazzling array of new features for its creative software and an iPad version of its Illustrator design application at the Conan O'Brien–hosted event.

Photoshop sees some jaw-dropping new features, including five new AI tools powered by the company's Sensei technology, with versatile sky replacement and people aging (and youthing!) among the most impressive. Because these tools can be used for deepfakes, the company has started the Content Authenticity initiative. In fact there's so much news on the company's design, photo, video products that Adobe has put out over 20 blog posts to cover them all.

Illustrator on iPad
Adobe Illustrator on the iPad
Compared with the initial release of Photoshop for iPad last year, today's release of Illustrator on the iPad feels more useful. As we write in our review, "With the new Illustrator on the iPad, Adobe didn’t want a repeat of the critiques that greeted Photoshop's iPad release [so] this initial version of Illustrator for iPad is chock full of features and is useful in any design workflow from the get-go."

Like Photoshop for iPad, the Illustrator app supports the Apple Pencil and Cloud Documents to simplify moving work between desktop and iPad. It also lets you access shared Libraries of design assets as well as Learn and Discover features to help users master the tool.

The app already features Illustrator's nifty radial grid and mirror repeat features, along with a library of 18,000 fonts, including OpenType Color and Variable fonts. As with Photoshop for iPad, though, the feature set will be augmented based on a feature roadmap that includes more effects, more brushes, and Adobe Sensei AI capabilities.

Photoshop's Magical New Tools
Speaking of Sensei Ai capabilities, Adobe Photoshop gets five new such new tools: Neural Filters, Sky Replacement, Discover panel, and two Refine Edge Selection options.

The Photoshop update for Max also includes improvements to plug-in options, learn and help features, Refine Hair, Cloud Docs, Live Shapes, Pattern Preview, Color Grading in Camera Raw, and more. The iPad version of Photoshop gets an updated home screen layout, image resizing, and a new Document properties panel.

The new Neural Filters may be the most impressive among Photoshop's new tools, and of

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