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Adobe Photoshop CS5
9.3 out of 10

Adobe Photoshop CS5

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Review - Adobe Photoshop CS5

24 May 2010
  • Conclusion: This is a milestone release. What we are seeing here with Content Aware Fill is sort of a completion of many years of development from such tools as the Spot Healing Brush (it sure seems to me that they share the same technology).
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Overall 10

Adobe Photoshop CS5 Extended

PC Magazine
1 May 2010
  • Conclusion: How can you argue with the king? The swath of new features Adobe has implemented in its unparalleled photo editor make what was already the best even better, and more magical.
  • Pros: Lots of helpful upgrades to major tools. Many smaller but useful enhancements. Content-Aware Fill is both mind-blowing and astonishingly useful.
  • Cons: Expensive.
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Adobe Photoshop CS5

13 April 2010
  • Summary: Each new version of Photoshop has one thing in common, it touts some new feature set which will change the way you use the application. With CS3 it was smart filters, with CS4 Photoshop gained support for 3D painting, compositing, and manipulation, and introduced content aware scaling, in CS5 Adobe...
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Expert Review

Campus Technology
21 February 2010
  • Conclusion: Digital Media Page 2 of 2 Until now, Photoshop's paint engine hadn't been touched in any significant way since version 7 (five full versions ago). But with CS5, it gains an entire new category of brushes--bristle brushes--and a whole new way to apply paint to a canvas.
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Adobe’s Photoshop CS5; Faster & More Features, But Is It Worth The Upgrade?

1 September 2001
  • Excerpt: If a computer is part of your photographic workflow, then you’re probably already using Adobe’s Photoshop. The program has become standard for serious pros, erstwhile amateurs, and even those who just want to add some flair to their Facebook profile.
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Overall 9

Adobe Photoshop CS5 review

Digital Arts
9 February 2015
  • Excerpt: Photoshop is a key tool used by most Digital Arts readers. Here we put the final released software through its paces to see if it's a worthy upgrade.
  • Pros: 64-bit enabled. Helpful Refine Edge feature. Easier merging of HDR images. Many community-driven improvements. Lens Correction filter uses camera/lens profiles. Better noise reduction in Camera Raw. Convenient Content-Aware Fill feature.
  • Cons: Many plug-ins/filters work only in 32-bit mode. App generally does not feel much faster.
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Overall 10

Adobe Photoshop CS5

Trusted Reviews
28 February 2012
  • Summary: The latest version of the industry-standard image editor has some great new features
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Adobe Photoshop CS5 – Review

D-Photo and The Photographer's Mail
26 June 2010
  • Excerpt: Hans Weichselbaum runs his rule over the latest iteration of Adobe’s ubiquitous program In February this year Photoshop quietly celebrated its 20th birthday, and Adobe just released the 12th generation of Photoshop. Yes, CS5 does indeed contain Photoshop version 12.
  • Pros: Some great new features, particularly content-aware fill, automatic lens correction and artistic brushes, Improved selection tools, Interface remains familiar
  • Cons: A pricey upgrade from the already good CS4 — though worth the outlay if your income depends on Photoshop
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Overall 8

Adobe Photoshop CS5 review

TechRadar UK
9 June 2010
  • Summary: With clever new features and 64-bit operation, the impossible is quicker than ever
  • Pros: Content-Aware Fill, Edge Detection for selections, New photographic corrections, Improved 3D tools in Extended, 64-bit app improves speed
  • Cons: Even more painfully expensive
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Overall 8
Performance 7

Photoshop CS5, still manages to impress after 20 years

PC Authority
27 May 2010
  • Summary: Major improvements throughout and extraordinary pixel processing magic see Photoshop CS5 firing on all cylinders
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