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Old Mar 26, 2012, 1:49 PM   #1
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Just saw the notification that CS6 beta is available. Has anyone tried it yet? I haven't had a chance to view the couple of videos I've seen out there just yet, so don't know what improvements it offers. I have CS4 and have always wanted the content aware capability of CS5. Think I may just have to upgrade if there's enough new things.

Would love to know what others are finding out about it.
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Old Mar 27, 2012, 6:03 AM   #2
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Just saw the notification that CS6 beta is available. Has anyone tried it yet? I haven't had a chance to view the couple of videos I've seen out there just yet, so don't know what improvements it offers. I have CS4 and have always wanted the content aware capability of CS5. Think I may just have to upgrade if there's enough new things.

Would love to know what others are finding out about it.
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The content aware features of CS5 is the main reason I upgraded to CS5. It is a very powerful tool. I haven't had a chance to download the beta CS6 version as yet but plan on doing so when I get back home this weekend. The CS6 version appears to have add'l content aware features that are of interest to me.

One caveat, if you're a MAC user, is that it currently does not support 32 bit machines.

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Hmmm, I'm a mac user, but I'm not sure which operating system started 64 bit. Oh dear, more to think about (I'm running Snow Leopard on a computer that's only a year old, I think it's 64 bit capable, but don't know. More research is needed, I can see!).
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Hmmm, I'm a mac user, but I'm not sure which operating system started 64 bit. Oh dear, more to think about (I'm running Snow Leopard on a computer that's only a year old, I think it's 64 bit capable, but don't know. More research is needed, I can see!).
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If it's only a year old -you should have no issues.
Just go to 'about this Mac' and take a look at your processor. If it's an Intel Core 2 Duo, then it is 64bit.

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I think mine works - it says Intel Core i7 and it has 4 cores. Still haven't downloaded it, it'll be Tuesday before I can take the computer somewhere that has a fast internet service. I started to watch some of the videos out there, but keep getting distracted by other things.
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I think mine works - it says Intel Core i7 and it has 4 cores. Still haven't downloaded it, it'll be Tuesday before I can take the computer somewhere that has a fast internet service. I started to watch some of the videos out there, but keep getting distracted by other things.
You have plenty of power and 64 bit with that setup. You might want to add ram if you have less than 4gigs.
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I played with the beta for a while and it worked fine. I had issues when using the viveza plugin, I'm assuming that will be fixed by the time they release it. I'll probably upgrade at some point, content-aware is very useful, especially when combined with the new crop tool (which is similar to LR). There's several other features I could really get used to, also. I can see why some who have CS5 might not want to bother with the upgrade, unless the final version has more to it than what I saw in the beta version.
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I downloaded the beta also yesterday, but no time yet to play with it.
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I'd be interested in what you think of it. I was pretty intimidated by it at first, but I watched some videos on Lynda.com on it (the series on CS6 is free). I learned some things that are cool tips that are things available in earlier versions of photoshop, too.
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I'd be interested in what you think of it. I was pretty intimidated by it at first, but I watched some videos on Lynda.com on it (the series on CS6 is free). I learned some things that are cool tips that are things available in earlier versions of photoshop, too.

I'll let you know as soon as I get some time!
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