Adobe releases new creative apps for Chromebooks

Thanks to their lightweight frame and impressive battery life, Chromebooks have long been a popular (and not to mention more affordable) alternative to conventional laptops. And thanks to Adobe's new Creative Cloud apps, they now look set to become budget design tools, too.

Announced in advance of Bett, Europe's largest technology exhibition, these apps capitalise on the Chromebook's strengths of speed and simplicity. With some Chromebooks equipped with touchscreens and styluses, they now contain everything creatives need to become 'light' design tablets whether you're working from home or out in the field.

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Dom Carter

Dom Carter is a freelance writer who specialises in art and design. Formerly a staff writer for Creative Bloq, his work has also appeared on Creative Boom and in the pages of ImagineFX, Computer Arts, 3D World, and .net. He has been a D&AD New Blood judge, and has a particular interest in picture books.