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« on: September 09, 2010, 02:36 »
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Hi, I am new here. I have a question about adobe.

I am using my company photoshop for editing my istock photo. But I am about finish working here soon. So I am thinking to get adobe software in ebay. Is any body brought photoshop or Illustrator on ebay? Is there a ebay member I can trust to buy from?
Buy from Australia is just cost too much.

Thank you very very much

Ps how do adobe track it, is legal or illegal after you upload it on Istockphoto?


« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2010, 01:33 »
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http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=120616644421#ht_2765wt_913
Is this too good to be true? buy in Australia photoshop cs5 alone cost more than that.
Please give me some ideas.
Thank you

Microbius

« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2010, 01:50 »
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I would guess that at that price, assuming it's not pirated, it's the student/ education license. I would ask the seller as it doesn't seem to specify its the commercial license version (or whatever it's called). If it's the education it wont be for commercial use.

« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2010, 02:31 »
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edited. I don't want to get in trouble.  ;D

« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2010, 19:14 »
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I would guess that at that price, assuming it's not pirated, it's the student/ education license. I would ask the seller as it doesn't seem to specify its the commercial license version (or whatever it's called). If it's the education it wont be for commercial use.

Thank you point it out, I sent the seller that question. and today I got reply and it say
"This software is Educational discounted and is %100 identical to the commercial version Brand new in the box with Full Adobe Registration and Activation serial key on the product, you can activate it immediately for any purpose.
You do not need anything to get your serial number, it is included and you can activate the software immediately. It is the same full version with all the features but at a cheaper price. Can Be Upgraded and installs on 2 computers."
I almost brought a education version.

« Reply #5 on: September 15, 2010, 19:38 »
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I am attending a local college and I can get an educational discount if I buy direct from Adobe. The CS5 Design Suite here in the US is $449. Here is a link:

http://www.adobe.com/education/purchasing/education_pricing.html

The educational version is EXACTLY the same as a regular commercial version, just discounted for students and teachers. So I don't think buying an educational version is any problem as far as how the software works.

« Reply #6 on: September 15, 2010, 19:45 »
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I am attending a local college and I can get an educational discount if I buy direct from Adobe. The CS5 Design Suite here in the US is $449. Here is a link:

http://www.adobe.com/education/purchasing/education_pricing.html

The educational version is EXACTLY the same as a regular commercial version, just discounted for students and teachers. So I don't think buying an educational version is any problem as far as how the software works.


I believe you can only use the software for education purposes, not commercial purposes.

It takes about an hour to download and install a pirated version of CS5. There are plenty of torrents available and they work like a charm, usually.

« Reply #7 on: September 15, 2010, 20:01 »
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I am attending a local college and I can get an educational discount if I buy direct from Adobe. The CS5 Design Suite here in the US is $449. Here is a link:

http://www.adobe.com/education/purchasing/education_pricing.html

The educational version is EXACTLY the same as a regular commercial version, just discounted for students and teachers. So I don't think buying an educational version is any problem as far as how the software works.


I believe you can only use the software for education purposes, not commercial purposes.

It takes about an hour to download and install a pirated version of CS5. There are plenty of torrents available and they work like a charm, usually.


I was interested in the answer to this for myself, so found the answer on the Adobe site here:

http://www.adobe.com/education/students/studentteacheredition/faq.html

Educational versions can be used commercially.

« Reply #8 on: September 15, 2010, 20:17 »
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I am attending a local college and I can get an educational discount if I buy direct from Adobe. The CS5 Design Suite here in the US is $449. Here is a link:

http://www.adobe.com/education/purchasing/education_pricing.html

The educational version is EXACTLY the same as a regular commercial version, just discounted for students and teachers. So I don't think buying an educational version is any problem as far as how the software works.


I believe you can only use the software for education purposes, not commercial purposes.

It takes about an hour to download and install a pirated version of CS5. There are plenty of torrents available and they work like a charm, usually.


If I got the pirated version, can adobe track it from my images on Istockphoto? Do JEPG have the tracking number for adobe to track it?

« Reply #9 on: September 15, 2010, 20:56 »
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I bought a copy of PhotoShop CS3 (maybe CS4) sold through Amazon about a year ago.  New in the box, unopened, etc.  Got it, installed it, and everything worked except one thing.  The keyboard shortcuts would not work.  I kept trying to reset them, and they simply would not work.  I use the keyboard shortcuts for nearly EVERYTHING in PhotoShop... I couldn't even tell you where most things are in the menu.

I finally did some research and found out it was a bogus copy of PhotoShop.  A very good bogus copy, as it had all the look and feel of the real thing.  It even came with the manual and the other expected documents in the box.  It's just that the keyboard shortcuts wouldn't work.

I complained to the seller, and she gave me a story of how sometimes the provider doesn't realize that they're bogus and sells them to her.  She did apologize and give me a refund, however!

I waited until Adobe themselves had a Christmas special on their site and bought PhotoShop directly from them.  I didn't dare buy it from anyone else at that point.

So, just be cautious of the source.

« Reply #10 on: September 15, 2010, 20:57 »
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I am attending a local college and I can get an educational discount if I buy direct from Adobe. The CS5 Design Suite here in the US is $449. Here is a link:

http://www.adobe.com/education/purchasing/education_pricing.html

The educational version is EXACTLY the same as a regular commercial version, just discounted for students and teachers. So I don't think buying an educational version is any problem as far as how the software works.


I believe you can only use the software for education purposes, not commercial purposes.

It takes about an hour to download and install a pirated version of CS5. There are plenty of torrents available and they work like a charm, usually.


If I got the pirated version, can adobe track it from my images on Istockphoto? Do JEPG have the tracking number for adobe to track it?


Pirating is against the law and a crime. If you want to look over your shoulder for the rest of your life, go ahead and save the money. How ironic that here we are on this forum constantly fighting copyright infringements and it has been suggested that you buy a pirated version and you are actually asking questions about it. I am really hoping that kngkyle was being sarcastic.

« Reply #11 on: September 15, 2010, 22:03 »
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I bought a copy of PhotoShop CS3 (maybe CS4) sold through Amazon about a year ago.  New in the box, unopened, etc.  Got it, installed it, and everything worked except one thing.  The keyboard shortcuts would not work.  I kept trying to reset them, and they simply would not work.  I use the keyboard shortcuts for nearly EVERYTHING in PhotoShop... I couldn't even tell you where most things are in the menu.

I finally did some research and found out it was a bogus copy of PhotoShop.  A very good bogus copy, as it had all the look and feel of the real thing.  It even came with the manual and the other expected documents in the box.  It's just that the keyboard shortcuts wouldn't work.

I complained to the seller, and she gave me a story of how sometimes the provider doesn't realize that they're bogus and sells them to her.  She did apologize and give me a refund, however!

I waited until Adobe themselves had a Christmas special on their site and bought PhotoShop directly from them.  I didn't dare buy it from anyone else at that point.

So, just be cautious of the source.

It look like the only way for sure is legitimate is buy from adobe store. I have to wait for some one go the USA and bring one back for me. The price over here is just too much.

« Reply #12 on: September 15, 2010, 22:11 »
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I purchased both my Lightroom and Photoshop directly from Amazon wiythout any proglens at all. Amazon right now is one of the largest distributors of software. If you buy from them or another large company such as MacMall you will not have to worry about it being pirated or counterfiet. Whil in China I was surprised on how many conterfeit software products I came across.

« Reply #13 on: September 16, 2010, 00:03 »
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Whil in China I was surprised on how many conterfeit software products I came across.
Rilly? That's amazing.  :P The Chinese DVD's are better than the real ones. At least they have all the languages and the boxes don't break that easily. The last years, the Chinese pirates are really mad at the Filipino pirates because they pirate the Chinese pirate copies.  ;D
In revenge, the Chinese send real Stanley tools, the best real Sandvik saws and real rostfrei scissors from Solingen, that start to rust and to fall apart after 2 hours.
The only genuine thing in the Far East is the fish, on condition you buy it at 4am at the boat itself.  ;)
« Last Edit: September 16, 2010, 00:07 by FD-regular »

« Reply #14 on: September 16, 2010, 00:38 »
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I purchased both my Lightroom and Photoshop directly from Amazon wiythout any proglens at all. Amazon right now is one of the largest distributors of software. If you buy from them or another large company such as MacMall you will not have to worry about it being pirated or counterfiet. Whil in China I was surprised on how many conterfeit software products I came across.

Is MacMall the safer online site to buy Adobe software? Where else can I go too?
Thank you

« Reply #15 on: September 16, 2010, 01:20 »
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MacMall ids safe online, so is Amazon, Office Depot, staples. I would say any larger retail online stor would be safe to buy from.

« Reply #16 on: September 16, 2010, 23:59 »
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I am attending a local college and I can get an educational discount if I buy direct from Adobe. The CS5 Design Suite here in the US is $449. Here is a link:

http://www.adobe.com/education/purchasing/education_pricing.html

The educational version is EXACTLY the same as a regular commercial version, just discounted for students and teachers. So I don't think buying an educational version is any problem as far as how the software works.


I believe you can only use the software for education purposes, not commercial purposes.

It takes about an hour to download and install a pirated version of CS5. There are plenty of torrents available and they work like a charm, usually.


If I got the pirated version, can adobe track it from my images on Istockphoto? Do JEPG have the tracking number for adobe to track it?


Pirating is against the law and a crime. If you want to look over your shoulder for the rest of your life, go ahead and save the money. How ironic that here we are on this forum constantly fighting copyright infringements and it has been suggested that you buy a pirated version and you are actually asking questions about it. I am really hoping that kngkyle was being sarcastic.


Agreed.  If a photographer expects their images to be purchased, not pirated they should certainly do the same and purchase the software they are using to make those image.  Photoshop Elements is cheap if you can't afford Photoshop, There is also sometimes a deal if you buy a canon camera that you can get a deal on Photoshop (there was in the past at least)

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