Adobe has commenced the testing of what is has called a free-to-use version of Photoshop on the web as it plans to open up Adobe Photoshop up to everyone as a way to introduce more users to the app.
The new version is currently being tested in Canada where users can access Photoshop on the we through a free Adobe account.
The company has described the service as “freemium” adding that there are plans to and eventually plans to gate off some features that will be exclusive to paying subscribers.
Meanwhile, enough tools will be freely available to perform what Adobe considers to be Photoshop’s core and basic functions.
“We want to make [Photoshop] more accessible and easier for more people to try it out and experience the product,” says Maria Yap, Adobe’s VP of digital imaging.