This morning, Adobe announced new software updates at their Adobe MAX conference. This includes new mobile tools as well as updates to Creative Cloud desktop applications.

Stuff that you likely care about include:

Photoshop CC

  • New Creative Cloud Libraries a powerful and easy-to-use asset manager to create, sync and share favorite colors, brushes, text styles and more great for story and applying a preferred watermark.
  • Auto-enable HiDPI support for Photoshop on Windows 8.1 Touch devices
  • Mercury Graphics Engine performance boost
  • Focus Masking
  • Improvements to Content Aware processing

Lightroom Mobile 1.2

  • iPhone GPS data now syncs with Lightroom desktop
  • Lightroom Web: Viewers can add comments to photos shared online. A useful way to collect feedback from clients. This currently works only with mobile but will support Lightoom desktop soon.
  • Use both Pick Flags and Reject Flags as well as stars without having to switch contexts or modes.
  • More languages are added including Brazilian Portuguese, Italian, Korean, and Spanish.

Photoshop Mix 1.3

  • Now available for iPhone with full feature parity.
  • Updates to Photoshop Mix extend precise mobile compositing capabilities and now includes enhanced integration with Photoshop CC.

Photoshop Sketch

  • If you like to draw, you can now use expressive brushes. A great way to sketch out ideas and it also integrates with Photoshop CC.

Adobe Color CC (formerly Adobe Kuler)

  • You can now capture colors and save them as themes that are immediately available in other Adobe applications, including Illustrator CC and Photoshop CC. This is useful as you are coming up with color ideas for a shoot.

Adobe will also share additional news during its keynote address, today at 9:30 a.m. PT. You can tune in via this livestream