Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

The term photoshopped, sometimes abbreviated as shopped, is used to describe a digital photograph that was retouched or edited with special software. The term originates from the program Adobe Photoshop, but can refer to any image editing software that offers features to change the appearance of a photograph. For example, a digital airbrush that can be used to enhance a photograph, remove its defects, or alter its original color composition.

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