Along with the release of two education-focused Chromebooks, Google is announcing a range of creative software built as Android apps for Chrome. The biggest is from Adobe, with six Creative Cloud Android apps optimized for Chromebooks.

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In the coming weeks, Adobe will be releasing a suite of Android apps optimized for Chrome OS. At launch, the software is aimed at students, with the apps initially available for free as part of a beta. They will take advantage of recent Chromebook features, including stylus support with a machine learning-powered input prediction model and a world-facing camera.

All the apps announced by Adoble already exist on the Play Store and are mobile versions of the full desktop experience. Nevertheless, the addition of a powerful photo and graphics editor, as well as a drawing app is much needed on Chrome OS. The following Creative Cloud apps will be updated with Chrome OS optimization:

To help with managing a large fleet of devices, school administrators will soon be able to create a library of approved Android apps and install them on select managed Chromebooks.

Additionally, creative app bundles for WeVideo, Soundtrap, and Explain Everything are now available at a discount in the UK and Nordic countries.