48 – Adobe Photoshop

photoshopUP 10 places

Photoshop is a photo imaging tool for both professional and serious amateur photographers as well as graphic and web designers.

Website Cost Availability
 www.adobe.com/products/photoshop Commercial. Free Trial Download
Past Overall Rankings
2015: 58 2014: 42 2013: 42 2012: 53 2011: – 2010: – 2009: 35 2008: 59= 2007: 50=
Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2016 Top 100 Tools for
Workplace Learning 2016
Top 100 Tools for
Education 2016

Comments from some of those who selected Photoshop as one of their Top 10 Tools in 2016

“Producing assets for elearning” Mat Notermans, e-learning developer, Netherlands

“The best for creating, editing, or enhancing raster graphics.” Kimball Larsen, e-learning developer, USA

Previous comments

“Sure, there are other tools, but I’ve been with Photoshop since it’s start.” David Glow, 2015

“Aside from being the most comprehensive image manipulation software on the market, Photoshop has been my primary go-to tool for my photography and still image creation for reports and presentations.” Rob Wiltbank, 2014

Pre-2013 comments

“What is eLearning without graphics? Do you really expect me to use another graphics editor? I don’t think so.” Tim Kindberg

“I use an old version of Photoshop, but it does everything I need. Took me a while to get my head around it, but now I find it quick and easy. The 2-up display when compressing images is really useful.”  Rob Hubbard

“I’ve been using Photoshop since version 4.0. It is no doubt the best image editing/creation program out there.”  Adam Kosh

“I make a lot of screen dumps, copies of images for reports and so on, Photoshop helps me admirably”  Mark van Harmelen