Adobe Photoshop Express Public Beta gets new features

Adobe has moved to make its new online Photoshop application even more popular by integrating Flickr support as well as a host of new features.

Adobe Photoshop Express beta users will to save multiple versions of an image in addition to the original version via a "Save As" feature, as well as create slideshows for their blog or social networking site profile pages like Facebook and MySpace.

According to Adobe, Photoshop Express users will be able to upload or download photos into Photoshop Express from Flickr, add special effects and send them back into Flickr to share with the community. Users, say Adobe, will never have to leave their community environment.

Released as a public beta in March 2008, Photoshop Express is a free internet application available to anyone who wants to store, sort and show off digital photos with eye-catching effects.

Users get 2 gigabytes of free storage, can upload and sort anytime and from anywhere, edit non-destructively to always preserve the original image, and share online in creative ways.