System Requirements for Photoshop CS2

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System Requirements for Photoshop CS2
System requirements for Photoshop CS2 (computer keyboard image by Tom Curtis from Fotolia.com)

Adobe Photoshop CS2 introduced new features to the Photoshop family of graphics software. These features include Vanishing Point, a design and retouching tool; Adobe Bridge, an updated version of File Browser; 32-bit high dynamic range editing; an animation palette; a one-click red eye correction tool; Smart Sharpen and more. Check your computer to make sure it meets Photoshop CS2 requirements before installing the software.

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Processor

To run Photoshop CS2, PC users should have one of the following processors: Intel Centrino, Xeon, Xeon Dual, Pentium III or a Pentium 4 processor.

Mac users who want to install Adobe Photoshop CS2 need at least a PowerPC G3, G4 or G5 processor.

Operating System

Photoshop CS2 requires at least a PC that runs Windows 2000 or Windows XP. Windows 2000 users need Service Pack 4. Windows XP users need Service Pack 1 or Service Pack 2.

Mac users can run Photoshop CS2 on OS X versions 10.2.8 through 10.3.8 at least. However, Adobe recommends versions 10.3.4 through 10.3.8.

RAM

Both PCs and Macs can run Photoshop CS2 with 320 megabytes of RAM though Adobe recommends running the program with at least 384 megabytes of RAM.

Hard-Disk Space

Before installing Adobe Photoshop CS2 on a PC, make sure you have at least 650 megabytes of hard-disk space free.

If you are installing CS2 on a Mac, check to make sure you have at least 750 megabytes of hard-disk space available.

Monitor and Video Card

Adobe Photoshop CS2 works best on monitors with a resolution of at least 1024 by 768. A 16-bit video card is also required. These requirements apply to both PC and Mac users.

Miscellaneous

Both Mac and PC users need a CD-ROM drive in order to install Adobe Photoshop CS2.

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