63568Re: PS CS3 and CS3 Extended
- Oct 1, 2008To put your mind at ease, I have CS3 normal edition and it does have smart filters
although they haven't found their way strongly into my processing. I agree with the earlier
post that the extended version seems to contain things I wouldn't likely need like video
processing and the mentioned 3-D rendering.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Larry Phillips" <llp41astro@...> wrote:
> Thanks for the report. So you believe Smart Filters are in the non
> extended version? From what I could read (which was not all that
> much) you had to get the extended version to get Smart Filters.
> --- In email@example.com, "Kevin Nelson" <knelson@>
> > It doesn't look to me like Photoshop CS4 Extended is worth the extra
> > price over regular CS4 for most astronomical image processing.
> > I'm still running CS2 but am looking forward to upgrading to CS4.
> > main additions in CS4 Extended have to do with painting and
> > 3D objects. There are some other nice features if you collect data
> > Matlab.
> > http://www.adobe.com/products/photoshop/compare/
> > The regular version of CS4 does have some significant upgrades over
> > CS3. What I'm most excited about is the expanded use of
> > non-destructive adjustment layers with the Adjustments panel and
> > Filters. It has other new features that could prove interesting,
> > as spherical alignment, better use of memory on 64-bit systems, and
> > something called "High-resolution web display" that integrates with
> > Flash to create zoomable images.
> > http://www.adobe.com/products/photoshop/photoshop/features/
> > I suspect more useful features will be found as we all begin to
> > explore CS4.
> > Regards,
> > Kevin
> > --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Larry Phillips" <llp41astro@>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > I have asked this question on other sites but without any
> response so
> > > far.
> > >
> > > Can anyone explain whether the extended version of PS C3 has any
> > > advantages for use with astro photos? The one item I can see in
> > > literature is Smart Filters which are evidently only in the
> > > version. There is a significant difference between the regular
> > > upgrade and for the Extended version upgrade. I am getting ready
> > > preorder CS4 which is due out in early November and did to decide
> > > CS4 or CS4 Extended is the way to go.
> > >
> > > Larry
> > >
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