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 to immediately use in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Fresco, and more. 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 smooth clean lines.

Identify Typography
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. Use your brushes in Photoshop, Illustrator, or Fresco for rich painterly effects.

Craft Intricate Patterns
Capture inspiring images and generate patterns with Capture preset geometrics. Easily create beautiful, colorful patterns that fit with your creative projects by using your vector shapes with our precision pattern builder.

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 photos and video projects.

Seamlessly Sync Creative Elements
All your assets save to Adobe Creative Cloud libraries. Instantly access your digital elements from your Creative Cloud account in all compatible applications.

Compatible Adobe Apps and Programs for Creative Assets
Photoshop, Adobe Fresco, Photoshop Sketch, Premiere Pro, Illustrator, Illustrator Draw, InDesign, Dimension, After Effects, Dreamweaver, Animate, and Muse

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.

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What’s New

Version 7.0.2

What’s new in version 7.0.2
If you enjoy using Adobe Capture, please share a nice review. It really helps!

Ribbon brushes
Now you can save ribbon brushes up to 500px and use them to paint in Adobe Fresco.

Bug Fixes
As with every release, we’ve improved performance.

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
1.4K Ratings

1.4K Ratings


Blown away

Sadly I am still a CS6 user and needed a good reason to move to CC. I think this may be the trigger.

I am blown away at how simple it is to use. The every one of the multiple solutions available, from creating brushes to accurately picking colors from a scene would normally include many steps, taking a picture, cropping, sampling, all to get a result similar to these from Adobe Capture.

Fantastic product, seamlessly integrated from mobile device through cloud storage to the desktop - I love it!


PaulR ,

Oh dear, what have you done, Adobe!

I can’t quite believe what this app has transformed into.... from my perspective, I began with the first version - brilliant ability to create svg images from a live-view camera, or photo from the roll, with endless fine tunings available via sliders to get just the right outlines in a scene. The big new re-write has obliterated all this, taken away absolutely every control in this area, no options but a pre-defined setting which is rarely satisfactory in its output. There was once a ‘smooth’ option which had a mild affect, making the outlines slightly more simple - no longer, now ‘smooth’ smashes the image into total discombobulation. It definitely needed some polishing in version 1 - but for what I was doing with the app, it is now totally useless. There are other apps that get a great outline still on the App Store, so goodbye adobe, you’ve lost a user. Unless the next update brings back the potential that was showing....?

jg gicig ig ig ,

Good but missing the final step

For creating b&w vectors this app is fantastic but there is room for improvement.
When refining the image you cannot change the brush size so even when zooming in you can’t quite get the detail you would like. The crucial step it is missing however is the ability to remove the background. It would be great if you could select ALL the white and delete it. From what I can tell with all their apps there is only the smart outline/delete function which doesn’t help with creating logos for most or in my case intricate stencils with ease


Adobe Inc.
337.9 MB

Requires iOS 12.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.


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  1. CC Storage (20 GB) $2.99


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    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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