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5 Reasons To Buy CS5 (And Not Just Steal It)

5 Reasons To Buy CS5 (And Not Just Steal It)

Adobe CS5 is coming out on April 12, and I can’t wait.

This new release comes packed with a ton of awesome new features, such as content-aware fill, painting, better edge detection and time-saving shortcuts.

But this post isn’t about all of CS5′s awesome features, it’s about why you should actually buy it this time around.

In a few weeks, just about anyone will be able to find a torrent, download link or burned copy of CS5. It seems to me that Adobe unofficially condones this, similar to record labels unofficially allowing “leaked” videos on YouTube.

Let’s face it: readily available pirated copies of the Creative Suite allow Adobe to retain what is basically a monopoly on this software. Amateur users, who would never actually purchase the software, find illegal copies and not only learn the Creative Suite, but more importantly don’t learn … Read more…