Please Note: I'm unable to reply to any comments. Amazon has taken this privilege from me. I'm very sorry.Over the past several months, I've purchased the Student and Teacher Editions (academic versions) of Adobe CS5 Premium, Adobe Dreamweaver CS5, Photoshop CS5 Extended and Acrobat X Professional. Because of my recent Amazon purchase of Adobe CS5 Premium, Adobe graciously sent me via FedEx a free upgrade to Adobe CS5.5. This free upgrade was approved by Adobe after I submitted my Amazon proof-of-purchase..
Adobe Suite, particularly Photoshop Extended, is simply the best there is in graphic software. I have been using Photoshop since version 6 and have upgraded along the way as I could afford it. For this purchase, I followed 171st paang's advice (be sure to read his review) and downloaded directly from Adobe's web site. To register the software, I uploaded the proper University ID and that's all there was to it. Great software for my purposes, which is photograph restoration and just enhancing my own photos. ..
At work I have Adobe Master Collection installed on both a Windows machine and an OSX machine. For home, I don't need that much manpower but I do need Photoshop, Indesign, Illustrator, Acrobat, and Dreamweaver so this package is perfect.These programs are industry standards for design and web applications and are the ones used by the experts. Anyone shopping for this software should already be familiar with what the applications do, and, hopefully, how to use them. They should also have a powerful enough..