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Grab Photoshop and CS2 For Absolutely Free, Right Now

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Who woulda thunk... :dontgetit:

What next? Oracle giving Enterprise Edition away?

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good to know, i can pass this along to a few people i know that cannot afford to buy a copy.

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Are they really giving it so that you can do commercial work with it ?

I curently own Xara cause Photoshop and Illustrator are way too expensive for my need but i would not say no to completly free for comercial use CS2. It's oudated but far enough good for me.

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This won't work on newer Intel-based Macs, right?

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That's.... incredible! Thanks Adobe!

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Very cool. Thanks for the heads up!

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This is awesome of them. Even without Content Aware from CS3, CS2 is an amazing image editor.

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this is really neat. i wont use it, but i passed it along to my wife.

Thanks!

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This won't work on newer Intel-based Macs, right?

Hmmm, I always thought it used Rosetta to run. I am trying to think back, and pretty sure I have run CS2 on my older iMac, which is an intel based computer.

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If I just signed up do I need to download all of those now to keep them for free? Or will they always be there?

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Holy Crap! :woot: Just registered an Adobe account.. and it's all there for free.

Creative Suite means, there's also Acrobat pro 8, Audition 3.0, Premiere Pro 2 and so on.. amazing stuff!

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Hmmm, I always thought it used Rosetta to run. I am trying to think back, and pretty sure I have run CS2 on my older iMac, which is an intel based computer.

It is PPC based, so it needs Rosetta to run.

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I don't see what's the big deal about software from April 2005. Just wish Adobe didn't charge $50 a month for all their software a month. It's over price.

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English site seems to be slooooooooooow right now, taking forever to register.

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Sweet! I might be able to get some use out of this. :)

Oh wait, does anyone know if it'll work on Windows 8? I'm assuming I'll just need to run it in compatibility mode for XP, but there probably is extra steps needed.

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I don't see what's the big deal about software from April 2005. Just wish Adobe didn't charge $50 a month for all their software a month. It's over price.

Because it's still a very powerful image editor, even if it is a little old. Age doesn't take away from the features it has, and what it has is far more than almost all free alternatives, and more than even most comercial alternatives.

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Can anyone else get Acrobat 8 to install? I cannot. Dont understand why.

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Sweet! I might be able to get some use out of this. :)

Oh wait, does anyone know if it'll work on Windows 8? I'm assuming I'll just need to run it in compatibility mode for XP, but there probably is extra steps needed.

Hmmm - it appears it doesn't like something with Win 8 even under Compatibility mode:

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You will need to change the install location - I took out the (x86) part and it moved on.

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Nice. I'll have to grab this...eventually, even though I already have a copy of CS3, which I got from school. Looks like the download site is down right now.

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Looks like the site isn't working for me :(

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Looks like the site isn't working for me :(

This page has the download links: <snip>

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Sites been down for a while now

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server must be over populated :laugh:

very cool present from Adobe; one question though: one can use it commercially? if so i know a lot of enterprises that would love to get Adobe Acrobat 8 :woot:

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