Adobe Capture turns your iPhone and iPad into a creation machine.
Imagine looking through your camera to see patterns, vectors, and even fonts. Now imagine turning those visions into design materials. The power to transform the world around you into creative assets to build your projects is in the palm of your hands today.
Vectorize on the Go
Create vectors instantly with Shapes. Turn images into smooth, detailed, scalable vectors for use in logos, illustration, animation, and more. Point and shoot at your drawing or upload a photo and watch it magically transform into clean, crisp lines.
Find your perfect font using Adobe Capture. Take a photo of the type you like (in a magazine, on a label, a sign, anywhere!) and watch a list of similar Adobe Fonts magically appear.
Create Color Themes and Gradients
Designers, rejoice! Looking for customized color palettes? Find an inspiring gradient? Aim your camera at the scene that has the colors you want, and capture them to use in your artwork.
Build Beautiful Digital Brushes
Can’t find the right brush to paint? Take a photo or use an image to create digital brushes that match your creative vision.
Craft Intricate Patterns
Capture inspiring images and generate patterns with Capture preset geometrics. Easily create beautiful patterns that fit with your creative projects.
Generate 3D Textures
Generate realistic PBR materials for use in 3D design straight from the camera. Modify your materials for even more texture or blend the edges for seamless repeat tiling on your 3D objects.
Capture Light and Color
Collect light and hue to turn into beautiful color grading profiles for your images and videos with Looks. Record the magic of a sunset and transfer that feel to use in your own creative visual projects.
Seamlessly Sync Creative Elements
All your assets save to Adobe Creative Cloud libraries. Access your digital elements from your Creative Cloud account in all compatible applications.
Compatible Adobe Apps and Programs for Creative Assets
Photoshop, Photoshop Sketch, Premiere Pro, Illustrator, Illustrator Draw, InDesign, Dimension, After Effects, Dreamweaver, Animate, and Muse
2GB FILE STORAGE
The free, basic Creative Cloud membership includes 2GB of complimentary storage for file syncing and sharing.
MORE STORAGE (Optional in-app purchase)
You can purchase an additional 20GB for $1.99 (US dollars) of Creative Cloud file storage per month. The recurring payment is automatically charged to your iTunes account. To stop service, go to account Settings and turn off auto-renew at least 24-hours before the end of your billing period. Prorating is unavailable — when you turn off auto-renew, service will continue until the end of that month’s billing period.
Create powerful color gradients to use in your artwork and designs.
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Ratings and Reviews
Update April 2018: Finally the tools I’ve been waiting for in Shapes! Makes all the difference! Some helpful tweaks in the other modules as well, especially Patterns. The app has officially graduated from a sometimes useful toy to an invaluable part of the toolkit!
Update: The app keeps improving. In particular the Shapes module is coming close to a valuable aid. The window for refining the image finally offers some flexibility in removing unwanted bits. Desperately needs an Undo button and size control for the eraser. It still produces weirdly angular results that require much adjusting in AI, almost to the point of negating the benefits of being mobile.
The pattern module is a nice addition to the repertoire, if rather primitive thus far.
Original Review: Fail to see how the Looks redesign is a move forward; the old arrangement gave more information at a glance. Might be useful to toggle between the two, since preferences differ. On the plus side, it's nice to be able to use one's own photos for the test picture. Would be even better if you could export a photo of the filtered image.
I love the idea of these apps and appreciate the reduced clutter of having them combined in one place, but they remain more promise than performance. Their application is too narrow. It's frustrating to keep track of which feature is supported by which app(s), to create something then find out it's not supported in the app you need it for.
This app does exactly what it says it does and what I needed it to do, which was to transfer my drawn sketches into Photoshop and being able to efficiently and quickly clean it up, get all my necessary lines and shapes clear, erase anything I didn't want, name them, and automatically load to Photoshop library for me to place. It's been fantastic and has saved me a lot of work and time. Every page was done three weeks ago and am in my next phase of production. Looks like I will be meeting my goals/timeframe. Only thing is this efficiency can only be done with Photoshop CC and not older versions of Photoshop, which is what I have. So it forced me to subscribe to the Adobe photographer package, which is $9.99 a month. But it's been worth it for me. Thanks for coming up with this app. I didn't have crash problems like the other reviewers. Fantastic and very efficient and effective app--oh, you smart people over at Adobe! Thank you!
3 stars after Oct 2018 update; would have given 5 before update
This was my go-to app for vectorizing my sketches and migrating them into illustrator. It used to be a lot more simple, and the smoothing effect (my favorite effect) used to run very quickly. Now, when I take photos of my sketches they look a lot more grainy. This in itself isn’t an issue until I go over to the smoothing effect, which bogs down my phone because it’s trying to vectorize every. Single. Grain. Then, when it finishes smoothing my artwork after a good 5-10 minutes (if it finishes at all), it ends up a lot lighter, white washed, and less defined. If I can’t figure out how to make this work like it did before I’m going to have to find another app to use. I hope the next update fixes these issues.
- Adobe Inc.
- 259.2 MB
Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
English, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian Bokmål, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish
- Age Rating
- Rated 4+
- ©Adobe Systems Incorporated 2019. All Rights Reserved.
- In-App Purchases
- CC Storage (20 GB) $1.99
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.