Adobe has finally released its update for - the free online photo editing software which was previously known as Photoshop Express.

Currently the service is only available to users based in the US but it is possible to access it from the UK, although you do have claim to be from the US to do so. lets users edit and tweak digital images with the help of 17 editing tools from the full version of Photoshop. These include basic edits such as red-eye removal, auto correct and exposure. More compolicated tweaks allow users to alter the white balance, focus and sharpness of images and even add fun manipulations, such as picking out pop colours in the images or converting them to black and white

The online photo service comes with 2GB of online storage, but the update now allows users to purchase extra storage. The company is offering three online storage options: 20GB for $19.99 (£13) a year; 40GB for $39.99 (£27) a year; and 100GB for $99.99 (£67) a year.

Several other features have been added to the service too. Users now have the ability to import Google Gmail, MSN Hotmail, and Yahoo Mail address books.

Users will also receive regular updates on what friends post on Simply go to 'Browse' and click on a favorite gallery or album to add friends and be notified as soon as they publicly post new photos.

The update was first scheduled to go live on November 11, but Adobe postponed the release until last week.