Adobe's cloud-based photo storage and editing app has been enjoying its new name since it hopped off the Carousel, and now it's appreciating a feature bump too. Version 1.5 has just hit the virtual shelves of the Mac and iTunes stores, complete with a new UI and the option to log in using Facebook or Google accounts. Functionality wise, the update adds text captioning for your snaps and the ability to create albums which auto-sync across your devices and can be shared with others via the web. Alright, so the update isn't revolutionizing the service, but we're sure those that currently subscribe are reveling in it.
Adobe Revel 1.5 Now Available
New Album and Captions Capabilities keep photo libraries organized on Mac, iPad and iPhone
Adobe today announced the immediate availability of Adobe Revel 1.5. Available in the Mac App Store and the iTunes App Store, Adobe Revel is a photography app that marries powerful and intuitive organizing and editing tools with a cloud technology uniquely designed for photos. With Revel users have one place for all their photos, which they can access using their iPad, iPhone, and Mac. And thanks to automatic syncing of everything a user does – importing and editing photos, creating albums – Revel is the only app that allows consumers to access and manage one photo library on virtually any iOS device or Mac computer.
"My favorite things about Revel are having my whole photo library always with me and automated syncing," said Gayle Vehar, blogger at Mom and Camera. "I love being able to make adjustments and manage photos on-the-go without having to manually sync when I get home-Revel just handles all of that for me. Revel is the perfect photo app for families because we'll never miss a moment."
New features available in Adobe Revel 1.5 include:
· Albums to organize photos – Create an album on one device and it is automatically updated and accessible everywhere
· Sharing albums on the Web – Share private albums with friends and family via AdobeRevel.com
· Captions – Add context to memories with text descriptions
· An updated all new UI makes the app more intuitive and easier to navigate
· Library grid view – Browse photos in track or grid view
· Sign in with Facebook or Google IDs – Eliminate the hassle of remembering another password by logging in with a Facebook or Google ID and password
Revel helps users keep their photo library organized with the ability to create albums and apply event tags. In addition, Revel makes it easy to create better-looking photos - users can crop, apply Looks (filters) or use sliders that control lighting, color and clarity. With effortless syncing and no limits to the number of photos that can be imported, consumers now have the freedom to use any device of their choice to play with all their photos anytime.
Important information about Trials
Users with an expired trial as of August 21, 2012 will have another 30 days to try the new version. To start another 30-day complimentary subscription, users need to login with their existing Adobe Revel ID. Users will not be automatically charged at the end of their complimentary subscription; this applies to all users of the Adobe Revel 30-day complimentary subscription.
Pricing and Availability
The Adobe Revel 1.5 desktop app for Mac is immediately available in the Mac App Store and the apps for iPhone and iPad is on the iTunes App Store. Upgrading these apps is free for all existing customers. Subscription pricing for an Adobe Revel account is available for $5.99/month.