This software has revolutionized the graphic design industry. It has become the de facto standard for image manipulation in the design industry and for professional and hobbyist photographers. The software has advanced editing features that allows the user to manipulate multiple layers of images, crate masking layers, combine images, or control layer transparencies. It can be used to create vector graphics and many use it with an interactive tablet for computer illustration. Photoshop is often used to enhance or desaturate colors, cleanup dust or scratches on old photos, or distort images. Equipped with an enhanced filtering suite the user can apply a variety of image filters or layer styes such as drop shadows, glows, and borders.