Pros: This program is awesome. I think it is an essential upgrade. At least for me, it added a lot of the features I wished was there, except for reading my mind. The ability to work on 16bit files and RAW files alone makes the upgrade worth it. Also the interg
Cons: Activation, sucks but it is not as annoying as some would make it seem. Sure it would be nice to give copies to your friends for non commercial use, but because you can't does not make it a bad program. The new Photoshop is getting ripped on everywhere be
Pros: The best keeps getting better. Now if they would just combine ImageReady and PS it might be perfect.
Cons: A bit slower than past versions, but also more powerful. And you folks whining about activation and boasting about illegally acquiring this product, you are the reason the product now features activation. I think it's a dumb feature myself, but when I se
Pros: Photoshop is the best image editing software.
Cons: Activation is pointless. People that buy the software such as busisness users and freelancers. People who priated the software before will just do it again. Activation is easily cracked. Its as useless of an antipiracy tactic as product keys.
Summary: When I bought Photoshop CS, I was pleasantly surprised with the enhancements on it: improved file browser, expanded filter gallery, integrated camera RAW among others. It allows you to program your own "How to" and include that in the help file. A nice touch for teaching the younger ones. It provides a way for getting your images corrected for export to video- an important issue for me since I edit video as well.