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« on: January 16, 2007, 01:03:49 AM »
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Hi Folks:

There's an article here from Rick Sammon on the top 10 benefits of Photoshop CS3.  If you happen to disagree, fine, but don't shoot the messenger...

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« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2007, 12:31:47 PM »
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Thanks, Mike.  I'd been wondering what was new in CS3 relative to CS2, so I could decide whether it's worth upgrading.  I often only upgrade every two versions, only when there's something I can't live without.  It sounds like this time there are some moderately useful improvements (for me), but maybe not enough to make it worth the time and money to upgrade again.

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« Reply #2 on: January 16, 2007, 12:41:45 PM »
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Non-destructive filters is a biggie for me.  I'm still using the original CS (Bridge looked really kludgy to me) so I'm lookng forward to this upgrade.

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« Reply #3 on: January 16, 2007, 12:51:47 PM »
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Thanks, Mike. I'd been wondering what was new in CS3 relative to CS2, so I could decide whether it's worth upgrading. I often only upgrade every two versions, only when there's something I can't live without. It sounds like this time there are some moderately useful improvements (for me), but maybe not enough to make it worth the time and money to upgrade again.

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You may also want to read martin Evening's article on what's new in CS 3 ([a href=\"http://www.photoshopforphotographers.com/pscs2/download/whatsnewinPSCS3.pdf]what's new in pscs3 - pdf[/url]).
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« Reply #4 on: January 16, 2007, 05:24:12 PM »
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Hi Folks:

There's an article here from Rick Sammon on the top 10 benefits of Photoshop CS3.  If you happen to disagree, fine, but don't shoot the messenger...

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Those features are very useful, but on my aging 2 GHz dual Xeon system with 2GB of RAM and running XP Pro, the CS3-Bridge 2-ACR 4 is so slow as to be nearly unusable. CS2 runs quite well on this system. Perhaps it is my setup, but it is the same as for CS2. I posted my settings on the CS3 forum, but thus far there is no relief.

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« Reply #5 on: January 16, 2007, 08:24:06 PM »
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Probably not. Frankly, I think I could still happily run PS7.

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Thanks, Mike.  I'd been wondering what was new in CS3 relative to CS2, so I could decide whether it's worth upgrading.  I often only upgrade every two versions, only when there's something I can't live without.  It sounds like this time there are some moderately useful improvements (for me), but maybe not enough to make it worth the time and money to upgrade again.

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« Reply #6 on: January 16, 2007, 08:35:10 PM »
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Some interesting features, but it looks like smart files on RAW data kind of forces you to convert using ACR4, right?

Otherwise the Intel Mac version is one good reason to upgrade for those switching over to the Mac platform obviously.

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« Reply #7 on: January 16, 2007, 09:13:26 PM »
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I've been putting up with the mild nuances of the beta version (PC) for awhile now because I find the new features worthwhile.  I'm looking forward to the official release.
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« Reply #8 on: January 17, 2007, 11:43:17 AM »
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One of the glaring problems with the beta release of CS3 on intel based Macs is that the cursor fails to display the working brush size. This is a known bug that hopefully will be fixed before the final release. The workaround is to run CS3 under the Rosetta emulator which effectively negates the benefits of the universal binary release.
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