what are the differences between Adobe Photoshop CS4 and CS5?

Question by LED ZEP66: what are the differences between Adobe Photoshop CS4 and CS5?
Is CS5 that much different? and also, what about Illustrator CS4 and CS5?

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Answer by techguru
Version Comparison: What are the Differences between Photoshop CS5 vs. CS4 vs. CS3?

What are the Differences between CS5.5 vs. CS5 vs. CS4 vs. CS3?

Illustrator and all other CS5 products are on there too

What are the main differences in dreamweaver CS3/ CS4 and CS5? when were they released?

Question by Mohit: What are the main differences in dreamweaver CS3/ CS4 and CS5? when were they released?
Whats the difference in functionality of the portable versions? like DW CS4 zip portable is just 75 MB odd?
Does it work just as fine?
where did these portable versions come from?

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what is the major differences between cs2 and cs4?

Question by chip: what is the major differences between cs2 and cs4?
I have the adobe cs2 suite and am thinking about upgrading to the cs4, but don’t want to spend the money if the differences aren’t that big. Would it be worth it?

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Answer by Nayab
Any new version of the program is an improved version of it.

For example, Photoshop CS2 does not work well with intel macs or windows vista, because they did not exist when the program was released.

There are several new tools in Photoshop CS4 from CS2: Smart Objects, Smart Filters, Quick Selection Tool, Zoomify, 3D capabilities and lots more, not to mention the improvements to camera raw and bridge.

If you are worried about not being able to figure out the program because it might look too different, I wouldn’t worry, its not really that different, almost everything from cs2 is in the same place.

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What are the major differences between Photoshop 7 and Photoshop CS4?

Question by X: What are the major differences between Photoshop 7 and Photoshop CS4?
I’m going to make a shit fromm working with version 7 to CS4. But before I do, I wish that someone could inform me on the major differences between the two different versions. And also I wish that someone could also tell me the pros and cons of using CS4. So really I’m asking two questions.

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Answer by nthkl
The same core tool set is there with vast optimizations and efficiencies allocated to each tool. But beyond the core basics, there aren’t many new tools. Also, the latest version of the Adobe suite has been created for the latest 8-core macs and 64 bit OS environments (64bit Windows too). Unless you have the latest tower, upgrading may not be the best idea. It could chug.

Adobe integrated 3D, but it’s a 2 Dimensional version of 3D. Not true 3D like Maya, C4D, 3DSMAX, Houdini, zBrush, MudBox, etc. Also, the performance of the 3D option is tremendously slow, and I’m on the latest 8-core 2.25 with an nvidia gtx 285 and the apps running from a solid state drive with a spare cache drive installed.

Regarding the improvements to the toolsets, take the rubber stamp tool for instance. The core function is similar but now there is a live stamp preview of what you are about to clone, without a click. You can also hold shift or control to align the stamp perfectly to assure the clone is precise. This is a tremendous help when creating textures. It is estimating and masking a preview before you execute the clone method.

Also, the workflow between flash and after effects has been improved since Macromedia was bought out by Adobe. The Flash team has integrated import and blend mode features from After Effects into Flash, so importing a PSD into Flash is nearly as easy to do as importing a PSD into After Effects. Though, it’s a bit clunky and could use some help.

Other apps have been integrated into Photoshop such as Imageready and it’s splicing options and animation options. So there is no need to launch an additional app when saving for web.

The updates since V7 have been geared towards optimizing your workflow, mostly items that alpha and beta users have been complaining about for years. Before spending the cash, try the free trial version at http://www.adobe.com/downloads/ I’d say the jump from Version 5.5 to 7 was a big upgrade, but the CS line still feels similar to 7 if you ask me.

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What are the differences between Adobe Photoshop CS3 and CS4?

Question by starlight_940: What are the differences between Adobe Photoshop CS3 and CS4?
Hi, I am an avid digital scrapbooker and also design my own digital scrabooking kits. I currently use photoshop CS3, but I am contemplating making the upgrade to CS4. What are the major differences I might notice, and do they make it worth it to make the change? Any info you might have would be very much appreciated!
Also, would I be able to keep all my brushes, patterns, actions, plugins, etc and save them to the new program?

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Answer by Bumbleshank
The main difference I can see is the interface, it’s all a bit weird now… It’s like it’s been made for vista users, but it doesn’t look like vista (make sense?? no? thought so!)

I think there’s a couple more effects, but nothing an amature would use (serious pro’s I think)

My CS3 interface’s graphics kept screwing up (menus and things flickering), but I don’t get it in 4.

If you are used to CS3 and have no problems, I’d stick with it… it’s not worth the upgrade cost….

Everything is transferable from CS3 to CS4

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What are the differences between Dreamweaver CS3 and CS4?

Question by A A: What are the differences between Dreamweaver CS3 and CS4?
I don’t have either right now and I am wondering whether it would be worth it to spring for the new CS4 version. Are there major disparities between the two, such as differences in ease of use or the software’s capabilities?

Thanks.

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Answer by Tom
Adobe has a page here on what’s new in Dreamweaver CS4:
http://help.adobe.com/en_US/Dreamweaver/10.0_Using/WS2C41F19D-502B-4fb5-8A54-4442E2127C84a.html

It’s a decent upgrade, but I’m not sure if it’s worth the cash unless you’re a professional.

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What are the differences between photoshop pro and photoshop cs4?

Question by Hannah: What are the differences between photoshop pro and photoshop cs4?
I am asking for photoshop for Christmas and I wanted to see a price estimate for bth and also what does photoshop cs4 have that photoshop pro does not?

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Answer by B K
There is only one version of Photoshop out at the moment, it’s CS4 produced by Adobe. I think you might mean Paintshop Pro. But that’s a different product produced by Corel. Check out their websites for the prices and features. adobe.com and corel.com

A few things you might need to know:
Photoshop is for professionals using image editing for print and website design, it’s difficult to learn, and it costs a lot – like in excess of $ 500
Paintshop Pro is for ordinary people and hobbyists, it’s easier to use, but not as capable, but it’s like a tenth of the cost of Photoshop.

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can someone explain to me the differences between regular Photoshop (CS3), the student version, and Elements?

for the student version, it says something about not working with full versions. so does that mean that if i started an image in the student version, but then wanted to continue it on the full version at uni, i wouldn’t be able to load it?

for the Elements one, i know it has fewer features, but does this include things like brushes and colour-altering options like curves, swatches etc.? i like to do digital painting, and i study illustration, so i was wondering if Elements would be suitable for artwork in that area?