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Adobe Photoshop CS5 update help and info

  • 1. What is Adobe Photoshop CS5?

    Adobe Photoshop CS5 is basically an extension of the popular Adobe Photoshop program. It’s Photoshop’s 12th version and introduces quite a few new features. The most noteworthy being ‘content-aware fill’, new sophisticated selection tools and painting tools, enhanced HDR image creation, significantly improved Camera Raw processing, automatic lens correction, etc.

  • 2. What is Adobe Photoshop CS5 Update?

    Adobe Photoshop CS5 update is, as the name indicates, an update for Adobe Photoshop CS5. It brings in several new functionalities and fixes to the picture editing tool. One of the added functionality is tablet and smartphone support, letting you incorporate creations made on the move instantly into your projects.

  • 3. What are the update’s technical specifications/requirements?

    The Adobe Photoshop CS5 update is numbered 12.0.4 and is the final, stable release. It works with both the Mac (Mac OS X) and Windows (XP, Windows 7, and Windows Vista) operating system. The Mac and Windows file sizes are 21MB and 57MB, respectively.

  • 4. Are there any crashing bug fixes?

    Certain features within Photoshop CS5 have been notorious for crashing in the past. Adobe has addressed those issues with the Adobe Photoshop CS5 update. Improvements to ‘liquify’ includes a crash fix. Liquify, thanks to this update, would now save mesh works as they should. Similar crash problems have been addressed with the ‘quick select’ and ‘sharpen’ functions too.

  • 5. Is the update free?

    Yes, people who own the complete version of Adobe Photoshop CS5 can download this update for free. To have the update, launch Photoshop CS5 and select Help > Updates. For reliability and convenience, it’s recommended the update is directly applied from within the Photoshop application.

  • 6. Does this update support communication between applications?

    This free update lets Adobe Photoshop CS5 directly interact with other applications, including Adobe Nav, ColorLava and Easel iPad applications that allow you to use your iPad’s multi-touch interface as a Photoshop extension. The update also enables new training tools.

  • 7. Are the Camera Raw updates free?

    Since Adobe usually offers updates to the Adobe Camera Raw plugin for Photoshop’s current major version, certain CS5 users could be a bit concerned about their chances of getting Camera Raw updates for free. The good news is the free Camera Raw updates would continue since CS5 is indeed a major Photoshop version.

  • 8. Does this CS5 update apply to all human languages?

    This Adobe Photoshop CS5 update can be applied to almost all human languages. However, there are a few exceptions in the form of North African, Middle Eastern French and Greek. The updates for these languages shall be made available soon.

  • 9. Will this update work with the pre-release CS5 versions?

    No, this update only works with Adobe Photoshop CS5’s retail version, and not beta or pre-release versions. The update would not run successfully if you apply it to beta versions. To confirm that the update has been successfully applied, make sure the version number mentioned in the tool post update is 12.0.4.

  • 10. Who will find this update extremely convenient?

    Users of Adobe Photoshop CS5 who were yearning for the ability to use CS5 on their portable machines would be quite happy with this update and will find it a major boon to their work. And the minor tweaks, bug fixes and improvements would make Photoshop a safer and more reliable experience for mobile and desktop users alike.

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