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Adobe Photoshop 5

Adobe Photoshop CS5, the Adobe CS5 Creative Suites, Adobe CS5 Master Collection and Adobe Lightroom 3 will not run on the now older Apple PPC based Mac computers.  Adobe and Apple are going Intel-processor-only on the next versions of these applications.

Since this post was originally published, Adobe has announced that they would reveal details about
Photoshop CS5, Photoshop Extended, Creative Suite CS5, + the CS5 Master Collection on April 12.

At the time of this writing, the complete Adobe Photoshop CS5 System Requirements have not yet been announced. There is no public information that the requirements for computers running Adobe® Photoshop® CS5 will be any different than those for CS4 with the exception that older Mac PPC’s will not run Adobe CS5.

Internet rumors of Adobe Photoshop CS5 News not withstanding, this is straight from the blog of John Nack, Principal Product Manager of Adobe Photoshop.

If John says (or writes it) you can believe it.

From the press release: “With Apple’s future development focused on Intel Macs, Adobe is aligning its resources accordingly. Customers are being notified to provide fair notice of any changes regarding the operating systems and hardware supported by Adobe solutions. By announcing these changes now, Adobe customers will have time to plan their migration strategy accordingly.”

As a user of some older computers myself, I sympathize with people running older machines. I have one workstation in my network which is so old (10 years!) it can only run CS2 (a bit slowly) but it is stable. My newer workstation has far more issues. Oh well.

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Adobe Photoshop’s Principle Product Manager, John Nack, has stated that the next version of Photoshop (CS5) will run on both 32bit and 64bit systems for both Mac and Windows.

See Adobe Photoshop CS4 CS5 System Requirements + Graphics Cards for more info on system requirements.

If you have an older system that works for you, enjoy it, and back up often.  ;> )

For more on Photoshop CS5 see Adobe Photoshop CS5 New Features Price Rumors When?

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