Most Adobe Photoshop upgrades after CS2 will recommend that you have at least 1 GB of hard disk space available.
You should also have at least 512 GB of RAM to handle the program when it's running.
Here’s what the download page looks/looked like (click to enlarge): As you can see, each of the programs is being offered alongside a universal serial number that everyone can use.
The entire suite’s serial number is: Hopefully the website comes back online shortly.
I manage IT for my company and generally try to stay out of our designer's way.
We are an e Commerce company, and our designers spend a lot of time shooting, cropping, and cleaning images for display of products on our website, so heavy use of Photoshop.
Purchasing the upgrade is less expensive than buying the entire program.
Check your hard drive to ensure that you have enough available space to accommodate this upgrade.
These products were released over 7 years ago and do not run on many modern operating systems.
HUGE breaking news out from Adobe, regarding substantial changes in upgrade pricing and policies for their very popular Creative Suite software…
For several years, the company has offered a “three-versions-back” upgrade policy – meaning anyone who owned a prior CS product up to three major versions back would be eligible for discounted upgrade pricing when moving up to the latest release.
I've heard of fancy new features such as de-blur in CS6, however we take images from a controlled environment, so de-blurring is not useful, etc.
To aide me in my purchasing recommendation, is there an actual need for a newer product?