Basics

What are the minimum system requirements to support Photoshop Express?

Photoshop Express is available on iOS, Android, and the Windows Microsoft Store. The minimum supported OS version is:

  • For iOS: 10.0 and above
  • For Android: 4.1 and above
  • For Windows: Windows 8 and above (Xbox One, Windows 10 version 14393.0 or higher, Windows 8 Mobile, Windows 8.1)

What files types are supported?

For Photos, the file types supported are: JPEG, PNG,  and TIFF.

For raw files, the following file types are supported:

  • arw (SONY)
  • cr2 (CANON)
  • crw (CANON)
  • dng
  • erf (EPSON)
  • raf (FUJI)
  • 3fr & fff (HASSELBLAD)
  • dcr (KODAK)
  • mrw (KONICA)
  • mos (LEAF)
  • rwl (LEICA)
  • nef & nrw (NIKON)
  • orf (OLYMPUS)
  • rw2 (PANASONIC)
  • pef (PENTAX)
  • srw (SAMSUNG)

Can I use Photoshop Express on Chromebooks?

Yes, Photoshop Express is supported on Chromebooks.

Using Photoshop Express

How can I access my device photos?

On first launch, in the permission dialog, select Allow Photo Access. If the access is denied at first launch, enable it from iOS or Android settings.

Access Device photos
Access photos from your iOS device
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Access photos from your Android device

Can I import photos from Lightroom?

Yes, you can import photos from Lightroom into Photoshop Express. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Click the Creative Cloud icon under More import options and log in to your Creative Cloud account, if you're not already logged in.

  2. Click the drop-down icon at the top panel and select Lightroom Photos from the list.

  3. Select the photo you want to import to Photoshop Express.

LR Photos

How do I unlock all Photoshop Express Premium features?

Premium features can be accessed for free by signing up for an Adobe ID if you don't already have one. You can also login by using your Google or Facebook accounts.

How do I restore my purchases?

  1. For iOS users, click App Settings > Preferences.

  2. Tap Restore Purchases and provide the account against which you made purchases.

Note:

For Android users, restore purchases happens automatically.

Restore Purchases

Can I edit raw photos?

Yes, you can edit raw photos. Photoshop Express supports the following RAW formats:

  • arw (SONY)
  • cr2 (CANON)
  • crw (CANON)
  • dng
  • erf (EPSON)
  • raf (FUJI)
  • 3fr & fff (HASSELBLAD)
  • dcr (KODAK)
  • mrw (KONICA)
  • mos (LEAF)
  • rwl (LEICA)
  • nef & nrw (NIKON)
  • orf (OLYMPUS)
  • rw2 (PANASONIC)
  • pef (PENTAX)
  • srw (SAMSUNG)

Where do I find the Vignette effect?

Vignette is now available as a category under Adjustments. To use the Vignette tool, do the following:

  1. Select the Vignette option in Adjustments.

  2. Use the Amount, Midpoint, Feather, and Roundness sliders to create desired vignette effect.

    • Amount: Move this slider to apply the vignette effect.
    • Midpoint: Move this slider to adjust the size of vignette’s midpoint.
    • Feather: This slider determines how soft or hard the vignette’s transition is.
    • Roundness: This slider determines the shape of the vignette effect applied. 
    Vignette tool under Adjustments
    Find Vignette under Adjustments in Photoshop Express on your iOS device.
    Vignette tool under Adjustments
    Find Vignette under Adjustments in Photoshop Express on your Android device.

Where are my Premium Looks?

When you initially install Photoshop Express, the Looks are available across several categories. Latest categories such as B&W, Portrait, Nature, Pop Color, and Duo Tones contain new and old Looks in each category.

You can refer to the following table to locate the category of a specific Look:

B&W

Portrait

Nature

Pop Color

Duo Tone

60sTVGrab

VignetteGlow

Bright

Orange

Magenta

HiContrastBW

Orton

Cinematic

Aqua

Green

Infrared

VignetteBlue

Classic

Blue

Mint

Pinhole

VintageII

Colorful

Green

Orange

SepaiII

WarmVintage

Twilight

Magenta

Purple

SepiaIII

3D

TheBlues

Purple

Red

WhiteMist

Nostalgic

Verve

Red

Teal

Antique

Soft

Grain

Yellow

Gold

Selenium

Grungify

Fake

RGB

Salmon

Green Filter

Gleam

Vital

 

Dawn

 

 

Brew

 

Red Tint

 

 

 

 

Brown Tint

 

 

 

 

Green Tint

 

 

 

 

Blue Tint

 

 

 

 

Purple Tint

 

How do I delete photos?

For iOS users: 

To delete photos, tap the icon in the upper-right corner of the screen and select Delete Photos. Select the photos you want to delete and click Delete.

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How do I retrieve Adobe Revel photos?

Adobe Revel has been discontinued. For more information, see this article.

How can I use Reduce Noise correction?

Reduce Noise is renamed to Reduce Luminance Noise. To find this option, select Corrections > Details > Reduce Luminance Noise.

noise

Can I merge two photos or change the background?

Photoshop Express does not have this functionality in the current version.

Can I set the default location of edited photos to SD card?

Photoshop Express does not have this functionality in the current version.

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