CS5 upgrade license renders CS3 an invalid license?

Discussion in 'Digital SLR' started by Alan Browne, Jun 1, 2011.

  1. Alan Browne

    Alan Browne Guest

    Yes it does. I do it all the time. It's rare indeed that I connect the
    camera to the computer.
     
    Alan Browne, Jun 2, 2011
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  2. Alan Browne

    Alan Browne Guest

    Told ya.
     
    Alan Browne, Jun 2, 2011
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  3. Alan Browne

    Alan Browne Guest

    Latest per the EULA readers at Adobe forums...

    Keeping the prior version running on the primary machine is OK per the
    CS5 EULA (Yes, I looked at it) - same machine, mind you.

    So my current state:

    iMac: PS CS3 and CS5

    and

    MBA: PS CS5

    is in compliance with the EULA.

    But ... not allowed to run CS5 on both machines at the same time.
     
    Alan Browne, Jun 2, 2011
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  4. Alan Browne

    Savageduck Guest

    ....and now all is well with the World.

    I just hope all works out OK running CS5 comfortably on the MBA.
     
    Savageduck, Jun 3, 2011
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  5. Alan Browne

    Alan Browne Guest

    I've done a few tests. It's fine. I don't expect to be doing heavy
    editing or preparing prints with it. The photo priorities for the MBA:

    -storage tank for photos while traveling
    (convert raw to DNG; re-name; store).

    12 raw's (24.6 Mpix) iMac: 1 min 23 s
    SanDisk Extreme III 8 GB MBA: 1 min 53 s


    -light edits to send photos home to the family and
    other innocent bystanders.

    CS5 is huge overkill for that, but at least I don't have to fork out
    cash for Elements or Aperture. (I do have an Elements 3.0 license for
    Windows, but I doubt I could DL it for Mac and get Adobe to transfer the
    license. I don't want to install WinXP on the Mac either.

    I did install GIMP, but as always, despise it. (For the life of me I
    can't figure out how to re-size and crop (in one action) to a specific
    dimension like 1280 x 800 pixels).

    Another nice benefit of the SSD in the MBA is I can comfortably transfer
    from camera cards to the 'disk' in the MBA while driving over dirt roads
    w/o worrying about the mechanics of the disk. Should allow me to
    surround a beer that much earlier in the evenings...
     
    Alan Browne, Jun 3, 2011
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  6. Alan Browne

    Guest Guest

    they crossgrade cs for free, they might do it for elements too.
     
    Guest, Jun 3, 2011
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  7. Alan Browne

    Alan Browne Guest

    I know. My original CS3 was on Windows then crossed to the Mac.

    But Elements 3 is quite a bit old now and not (AFAIK) supported. I
    doubt I can find a Mac copy of it, never mind getting the license
    crossed over.

    (I could, for the purpose of vacation, just do a trial install of
    Elements 9)

    IAC, with CS5 running on the MBA my efforts are over.

    The only GPS street navigator for the Mac I can find is pretty
    expensive. ($99 (s/w) + 59 for the North America map (!)).

    (by comparison the not-so-bad Microsoft Streets and Maps is $25 (s/w and
    map for N.A. ... or $50 a GPS receiver).
     
    Alan Browne, Jun 3, 2011
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