Photoshopping in the cloud

by | Sunday, September 07, 2008

Cloud computing maybe the next big thing. Google Apps and Chrome, gmail and flickr, YouTube and Yahoo Groups, I am moving more and more of what I do online. Even this blog in some way is an example of how I archive my work on the net. And today I discovered Pixlr.

Apart from the slightly annoying name – I mean Razr, Flickr, and now Pixlr, how original is that – this online photoshop clone is mind boggling. Replicating the photoshop look and feel (though not nearly as fully featured), with an amazingly fast and immediate response, this is one impressive photo editing tool. And it can only get better…

Try it out yourself

Topics related to this post: Art | Design | Good | Bad Design | Technology

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