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#46 arachnoid

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 20:28

Looks good well worth trying out


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Posted 07 January 2013 - 21:54

It seems Adobe didn't release CS2 for free.

On behalf of Adobe Systems Incorporated ...

You have heard wrong! Adobe is absolutely not providing free copies of CS2!

What is true is that Adobe is terminating the activation servers for CS2 and that for existing licensed users of CS2 who need to reinstall their software, copies of CS2 that don't require activation but do require valid serial numbers are available. (Special serial numbers are provided on the page for each product download.) See <http://forums.adobe.com/thread/1114930>.

You are only legally entitled to download and install with that serial number if you have a valid license to the product!

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http://forums.adobe....message/4974662

#48 arachnoid

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 22:33

Well they did now

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 22:49

We have to pause this service for system maintenance. We're sorry for the inconvenience to everyone for assistance. As soon as maintenance work is finished, so we have to be able to start preparing the service, we ask that you please wait for a while.


So bascially, You can download it for free, it doesn't require online activation, and the serial numbers are provided to you for free, but you're totally not suppose to download it unless you bought CS2.

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 22:59

It seems Adobe didn't release CS2 for free.
http://forums.adobe....message/4974662

While to most users this WILL translate to a free license, what it essentially means is no commercial use.

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 23:15

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 23:26

It's one of those "honor code" things. You aren't technically supposed to use it for commercial use, but good luck on Adobe's part proving that...

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 23:27

Now Microsoft just has to release a free copy of Windows XP for me to install it on!

#54 billyea

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 23:28

It's one of those "honor code" things. You aren't technically supposed to use it for commercial use, but good luck on Adobe's part proving that...

Well, it's a bit harder for enterprises to get away with it, as I'm sure any enterprise would love a free copy of Acrobat.

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 23:41

I take back what I said before about them winning the smartest company of the year award.

#56 LaP

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 00:30

While to most users this WILL translate to a free license, what it essentially means is no commercial use.


You are only legally entitled to download and install with that serial number if you have a valid license to the product!


Actually it means no use at all unless you bought it. Not really surprised.

Adobe is one of the most greedy tech company out there.

Basically it's a non news story as CS 2 as been avalaible for ages from [insert illegal means to get it here] without the need to activate it.

To be used legally you still need a valid license.

Bah Gimp and Lightworks do the job anyway. And its not like i actually want to support a company like Adobe.

#57 ThisIsStockerHD

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 00:50

And the internet meh's at this news and will continue to download haha.

#58 Xilo

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 02:11

Bah Gimp and Lightworks do the job anyway. And its not like i actually want to support a company like Adobe.

Gimp is a horrible piece of software. The UI is just atrocious.

#59 ArialBlue

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 02:33

Close the topic and rename it then.

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 04:08

Gimp is a horrible piece of software. The UI is just atrocious.


Ya I once wanted to put 2 images side by side in a new image with text. Took me like 30 mins or more. In photoshop I would have had it done in less than 3



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