Adobe Lightroom vs Adobe Photoshop

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Adobe Lightroom vs Adobe Photoshop: What are the differences?

What is Adobe Lightroom? *Image organization and image manipulation software *. It is a cloud-based service for people who love photography, it gives you everything you need to edit, organize, store, and share your photos across desktop, mobile, and web.

What is Adobe Photoshop? The industry standard in design, photography, video editing & more. Adobe is changing the world through digital experiences. We help our customers create, deliver and optimize content and applications.

Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop belong to "Graphic Design" category of the tech stack.

According to the StackShare community, Adobe Photoshop has a broader approval, being mentioned in 158 company stacks & 480 developers stacks; compared to Adobe Lightroom, which is listed in 4 company stacks and 11 developer stacks.

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Pros of Adobe Lightroom
Pros of Adobe Photoshop
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      Powerful
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      Photo editing
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      Layers
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      You can use it for anything related to graphics
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      Magic wand
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      Raster-based Image Editing Software
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      Easy to crack
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      Pen Tool

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    Cons of Adobe Lightroom
    Cons of Adobe Photoshop
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        Heavyweight
      • 3
        Memory hungry
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        Steep learning curve

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      What is Adobe Lightroom?

      It is a cloud-based service for people who love photography, it gives you everything you need to edit, organize, store, and share your photos across desktop, mobile, and web.

      What is Adobe Photoshop?

      It is the best in the world of graphic design and image processing software that will realize any of your ideas. Create and enhance photos, illustrations and 3D graphic objects.

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        What are some alternatives to Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop?
        Affinity Photo
        It is born to work hand-in-hand with the latest powerful computer technology, it’s fully-loaded photo editor integrated across macOS, Windows and iOS.
        Figma
        Figma is the first interface design tool with real-time collaboration. It keeps everyone on the same page. Focus on the work instead of fighting your tools.
        Sketch
        Easily create complex shapes with our state-of-the-art vector boolean operations and take advantage of our extensive layer styles.
        Adobe Illustrator
        The industry-standard vector graphics app lets you create logos, icons, sketches, typography, and complex illustrations for print, web, interactive, video, and mobile.
        Adobe XD
        A vector-based tool developed and published by Adobe Inc for designing and prototyping user experience for web and mobile apps.
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