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Product: PhotoShop 6.0
Company: Adobe
Estimated Street Price: $609.00
Review By: Julien Jay

Final Results and Overall Mark

Table Of Contents
1: Introduction & OverView
2: Features
3: Advanced Features

4: Conclusion

Well we have reached the end of the review. Here are my final comments, notes and grades for Adobe PhotoShop 6.0.


Final Comments

How It Grades
  Installation: 80%
Interface: 90%
Performance: 80%
Features: 90%
TouchUp Features: 95%
Web Adaptation: 85%
Ease of use: 75%
Overall: 82%

Adobe has done a great job streamlining PhotoShop! All in all PhotoShop 6 is a winner since the best gets even better and PhotoShop also manages to embrace the web in a very nice manner. Adobe PhotoShop 6 definitely remains the essential, state of the art, Holy Grail of photo editing software, offering customers an unrivalled level of control over their bitmaps pictures so they can express their creativity, freely. However the major drawback of PhotoShop 6 is surely its price - positioning the software as professional only. In terms of functions there’s nothing to reproach except the fact you can’t move with your mouse geometrical vector shapes and the interface isn’t easily customizable. PhotoShop 6 is definitely a major upgrade with top notch new features serious users will really need.




Specs & Package
Overall Score 82%
Version Reviewed Adobe PhotoShop 6.01
Release Date Available Now!
In the Box 1 User's Guide
1 CD-Rom
1 Technical Support Booklet
1 License Agreement
The Good Points Major Update,
New Vector Shapes,
Slicing Tools,
New Text Features,
Intel Pentium 4 Optimized,
Streamlined interface.
The Bad Points Very Expensive,
Resources consuming,
A little bit buggy.
Reviewers PC Setup

Pentium 4 1.7 Ghz
Intel D850GB Motherboard

Windows 2000 SP2
384 MB PC800 RDRAM w/ECC
DirectX 8
19" Sony Trinitron Monitor
Hercules 3D Prophet III 64Mb AGP 4x Graphics Card
Sound Blaster Live! Platinum 5.1
Adaptec 19160 Ultra SCSI card
Pinnacle Studio DV Plus
Pinnacle Studio PCTV USB

Microsoft TrackBall Explorer
Microsoft Natural Keyboard Pro

DVD Pioneer 105s (16/40x)
Yamaha CRW2200E

PC Required Minimum System Requirements

Pentium 133 or higher processor
Microsoft® Windows® 98, Windows Millennium, Windows 2000 ou Windows NT® 4.0
64Mb of RAM
125Mb of free hard disk space
800x600 or higher screen resolution
2x CD-Rom drive


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