Find answers to the most common questions about Adobe Fresco.

What is Adobe Fresco?

What is Adobe Fresco?
Adobe Fresco is a drawing and painting app built for the latest stylus and touch devices. Its range of Sensei-powered watercolor and oil brushes—we call them live brushes— is something that anyone who is passionate about drawing will love and find valuable. Learn more about Adobe Fresco and see what you can create with this powerful yet easy-to-use app.

Adobe Fresco is available on iPhone, iPad, Microsoft Surface Pro device, and Creative Cloud Desktop for Windows. Try it now!

Is Adobe Fresco free?

Is Adobe Fresco free?

Adobe Fresco is available in a freemium model - you can start with a free starter plan and then upgrade to a paid version to get the premium features. 

If you subscribe to any of the following plans, you will get access to Adobe Fresco's premium offering:

  • Adobe Fresco Single App plan
  • Adobe Photoshop Single App plan
  • Adobe Creative Cloud All Apps plan 

For more information on premium features, see Upgrade from the free, starter plan of Adobe Fresco

Which devices can I run Adobe Fresco on?

What devices can I run Adobe Fresco on?

Adobe Fresco is available on iPhone, iPad, Microsoft Surface Pro device, and Creative Cloud Desktop for Windows. 

For an updated list of system requirements, see Adobe Fresco system requirements

Where would my Adobe Fresco artwork live?

Where would my Adobe Fresco artwork live?

Your artwork is automatically synced to Adobe Creative Cloud if you have an active Internet connection. If you decide to work offline, your documents are saved locally and synced to the cloud as soon as an Internet connection is established.

What’s the difference between Photoshop on the iPad and Adobe Fresco?

Photoshop on the iPad is best used for creative image editing and pixel-level retouching on the go.

Adobe Fresco is a brand-new drawing and painting app. You can start with a blank canvas and use powerful pixel, vector, and watercolor and oil live brushes to bring your imagination to life. Adobe Fresco has the power of the Photoshop painting engine.

If you subscribe to Adobe Fresco on any surface (iOS or Windows), you get access to Photoshop on the iPad. Similarly, if you subscribe to Photoshop on iPad, you get access to Adobe Fresco on any surface. 

Can I work with my Adobe Fresco artwork in other applications?

Can I work with my Fresco artwork in other applications?

You can bring your Fresco assets in Photoshop. Fresco is an app built for drawing and painting and is a great companion to Photoshop on the iPad. Any artwork you create in Photoshop on iPad or Fresco is synced to the Creative Cloud as a cloud document. To learn more about how to seamlessly work in Photoshop and Fresco, see Adobe Fresco and Photoshop.

If you subscribe to Adobe Fresco on any surface (iOS or Windows), you are entitled to Photoshop on the iPad. Similarly, if you subscribe to Photoshop on iPad, you will have access to Adobe Fresco on any surface. 

Can I bring my Sketch and Draw artwork into Adobe Fresco?

Can I bring my Sketch and Draw artwork into Adobe Fresco?

Yes! When you first sign in to Adobe Fresco, your Sketch and Draw artwork will be automatically imported into Adobe Fresco. After that, you can manually import individual Sketch and Draw documents. For more details, see Easily migrate from Draw and Sketch.

 

Can I save my Adobe Fresco artwork to Dropbox?

Can I save my Adobe Fresco artwork to Dropbox?

You can export your artwork to Dropbox or any other cloud storage using the Publish & Export option or the Quick Export option. Access these options by tapping on the Share  icon in the upper-right corner of your Adobe Fresco workspace.

I want to learn more about the possibilities with Adobe Fresco...

I want to learn more about the possibilities with Adobe Fresco...

Catch the latest about Adobe Fresco on Adobe.com. On Instagram, search @adobedrawing and #adobefresco to find artworks created by users with Fresco and other Adobe drawing tools.

If you have a question to ask or an idea to share, come and participate in Adobe Fresco Community. We would love to hear from you!

Also visit the Adobe drawing and painting page to learn more about the drawing and painting apps from Adobe.