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Photoshop was invented for Star Wars

Posted on December 4, 2003 by Leave a comment

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Photoshop was developed as part of the SFX efforts for Star Wars:

Thomas was a programmer, while John was in charge of special effects for the first Star Wars film. Brown confirms: "Photoshop is here today because of that movie." Thomas developed software to add effects and painting tools to images at John's request.