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PRESS RELEASE: Adobe Delivers Free Photoshop Plug-in Technology to Exploit Performance of Apple's New Power Mac G5 Product Line
SAN JOSE, Calif. - June 24, 2003 (NASDAQ: ADBE) - Adobe Systems Incorporated, the leader in network publishing, today announced new add-on software technology designed to maximize the performance of Adobe® Photoshop® 7.0 software on Apple's just-announced Power Mac G5 product line.
Available free of charge, Adobe's new Photoshop plug-in technology and software enhancement can make this industry-standard application run twice as fast, when compared to Photoshop running on any previous Apple system.
"Fueled by demand for the Healing Brush, digital camera raw file support, and a host of other innovative features, Photoshop 7.0 is a must-have application for creative professionals and digital photographers," said Greg Gilley vice president, Graphics Applications Development at Adobe. "The future of Photoshop on the Macintosh platform is being geared around exploiting the power of Mac OS X and tapping the hardware performance of a new generation of G5 systems."
Adobe Photoshop 7.0, the professional image-editing standard, helps users work more efficiently, explore new creative options, and produce the highest quality images for print, the Web, and anywhere else. With Photoshop 7.0, users can craft exceptional imagery; have easy access to file data; produce faster professional-quality photo retouching; and streamline Web design processes.
Pricing and Availability
The Photoshop plug-in technology and software enhancement will be made available as free downloads from Adobe's web site, when Apple ships its Power Mac G5.
About Adobe Systems Incorporated
Founded in 1982, Adobe Systems Incorporated (www.adobe.com), the leader in network publishing, offers a comprehensive line of software for enterprise and creative professional customers. Its products enable customers to create, manage and deliver visually rich, compelling and reliable content. Based in San Jose, Calif., Adobe is one of the world's largest software companies.
(First posted on Wednesday, June 25, 2003 at 00:24 EDT)