The guys at Adobe don't seem to be wasting their time. In the last 6 months they have been dedicated to the implementation of Artificial Intelligence in applications, mainly in Photoshop and the improvement of processes in photo editing applications.
Today we have known the Adding a feature in Adobe XD that will save us time in our day to day. Specifically, it allows designers to easily work with Photoshop and Sketch assets by incorporating a feature that allows you to import your formats and thus advance in the design. On the other hand, we know that Illustrator and InDesign have been updated.
Until now, many designers used Adobe XD to show prototypes created with Photoshop. However, the work was somewhat expensive. With the incorporation of the function presented today this task gains great productivity. The guys at Adobe describe them as follows:
Now you can bring your Photoshop files into XD simply by opening a PSD file with the CMD-O command or by selecting "Open" from the "File" menu. Your file will automatically be converted to a new XD file with its editable, high-quality panels, layers and elements.
Yes, Adobe warns us that at least in the first versions, the compatibility may not be full, by not passing certain characteristics. The users will be the ones who debug with their feedback the possible errors of the application.
Note that Photoshop and XD have significantly different feature sets. We bring Photoshop elements and effects that can be mapped to XD functionality, but the rest can give some kind of problem.
If you want to know all the details, on the Adobe page you can find a list of compatibilities and incompatibilities.
Other novelties allow us copy and paste symbols between documents, which automatically adds them to the files panel. On the other hand, the cAbility to change the fill and stroke of elements.
They have also been presented What's new in the Illustrator update. It is now possible to increase the display size of anchor points. Another in-demand feature is importing multi-page PDF files and merging data with CSV files, as well as improving Dropbox sync.
On the part of InDesign CC, Adobe incorporates new presets, for new devices, including the iPhone X, as well as support for exporting PDF documents separately.