There are a lot of great digital artworks that you can see all over the internet, and some are already in the form of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFT). In order to prove that you’re purchasing something authentic, Adobe announced that it’s releasing a “prepare as NFT” option that’s included in Photoshop’s upcoming updates.
Adobe community product VP Will Allen unveiled more details about the update on a blogpost on Tuesday. It’s called the Content Credentials feature, which allows people selling NFTs to link the Adobe ID with their crypto wallet and social media accounts. Through this feature, the credential metadata of images can be verified through a website.
Allen also shared that Adobe partnered with NFT marketplaces KnownOrigin, OpenSea, Rarible, and SuperRare to display Content Credentials. It will allow potential buyers to verify if the wallet used to create the artwork is the same one that minted it. The feature will be available in preview by the end of the month.
In case you’re still confused about what an NFT is, it’s a digital asset – memes, artworks, games, videos, and music – that are bought and sold online. There are embedded with an underlying software since it’s frequently purchased with cryptocurrency. NFTs already existed back in 2014 but are currently getting attention now due to the popular way of trading digital artwork.
When users online heard about Adobe’s update on Photoshop, some were hoping that they include the NFT feature on its other products like Lightroom. Another user shared alternative software that also has the capability to encode the needed data. Meanwhile, other users aren’t a fan of the new update since it would most likely increase the software’s price.
I hope they do this for Adobe Lightroom as well not many of us photographers use photoshop. A good amount are Lightroom only so I’m curious how this will work for that.
— Tylersjourney (@Tylers_journey) October 26, 2021
Adobe are adding an "preparing for NFT" option to Photoshop. Please consider going for alternative software. pic.twitter.com/4kJXrbAr2r
— Crimson Mayhem (@Crimson_Mayhem_) October 26, 2021
The only thing the "export as nft" button in Photoshop should do is delete the file you're working on and then delete all other files on your computer
— Carta Monir (@CartaMonir) October 26, 2021
NFT stands for No Fucking Thanks.
If there wasn't already a reason before, not to use Photoshop with their extortionate prices. There's definetly one now. pic.twitter.com/c8dUGje2hj
— FuseCraft🎃 (@FuseCraftAD) October 26, 2021
Adobe is adding web3 to Photoshop to verify NFT creation authenticity. This is maybe the most bullish news of the year that nobody is talking about.
— Beanie.eth (@beaniemaxi) October 27, 2021
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