Adobe Photoshop 3.0

In September 1994, Adobe released the Adobe Photoshop 3.0 bitmap graphics editor for the Macintosh platform. In November 1994, Windows, IRIX, and Solaris versions were launched.

Adobe Photoshop 3.0 included new features such as layers and tabbed palettes. The Mac version bore codename Tiger Mountain.

Adobe Photoshop 3.0

New File

Empty Workspace

Tabbed Palettes

Working with File

Image Size


Gaussian Blur

Color Picker

Color Range

Release Date

  • September 1994

System Requirements


  • Microsoft Windows 3.1 or later
  • 80386 processor or faster recommended


  • System 7.0 or later
  • 68020 or faster recommended


  • 16 MB of RAM (24 MB recommended)
  • 25 MB of available disk space
  • 16-bit color VGA graphics card (24-bit recommended)
  • Mouse or other compatible pointing device
  • Floppy drive or CD-ROM drive


  • $569