Adobe lightroom was the first Adobe app to run natively on Apple’s M1 Macs. and now the most awaited release of photoshop is available for M1 Macs. according to Adobe, this new version of photoshop will do most tasks 1.5x faster than when running on intel. Adobe says the photoshop experience on the M1 Macs will feel faster and it’ll open quickly than it did on intel Macs.
Photoshop for Apple M1 Macs previously was on the beta program, but now it’s widely available to creative cloud customers. For those who own a MacBook Air, entry-level 13-inch MacBook Pro and Mac mini can now use this new photoshop version for M1 Macs. and “These great performance improvements are just the beginning, and we will continue to work together with Apple to further optimize performance over time,” Adobe’s Pam Clark says in a blog post.
And this just beginning also means that there some features of photoshop didn’t haven’t yet made the move to Apple’s M1 Macs. According to Clark, these missing features are recent additions like invite to edit cloud documents and preset syncing. According to the blog the company happy with the performance gain on the M1 Macs. and they also said that “we didn’t want to hold back the release for everyone while the team wraps up work on these last few features.”. and if those missing features are important to you then you can always switch back to intel build of photoshop (Rosetta 2).
Also, Adobe bringing more fractures to the iPad version of Photoshop as well. cloud documents version history and to work on cloud files while offline.