Thinking of Purchasing a legal version of Adobe Photoshop

Discussion in 'Graphic Design' started by Gigabot, Dec 13, 2008.

  1. Gigabot

    Gigabot OSNN Senior Addict

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    I'm thinking of purchasing a legal version of Adobe Photoshop CS 4 (right now I'm using a trial version) but it's too expensive for me. Is there a way for me to get a discount since I'm a college student? My school doesn't have any program that I'm aware of but I've found other programs online that claim to offer it for a discounted price. Anyone know any legit one?
     
  2. LordOfLA

    LordOfLA Godlike!

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    adobe will sell you a student version direct. All you need is a tutor to sign some paperwork proving you are a student.
     
  3. falconguard

    falconguard Carbon based lifeform Political User Folding Team

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    Most of those places will allow for the student discount, you will have to verify your student status, though. They have ways of doing this so you don't have to give out personal information.

    Most of the time, you will be able to ftp the download, you might have to pay an additional fee if you want a hard copy.

    I have used this site, and I believe the MSN dreamspark giveaways use it also.
    http://www.journeyed.com/home.asp?sSrcCode=CJ2001
     
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  4. Gigabot

    Gigabot OSNN Senior Addict

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    All my classes are online but I'll wait till I start my web-design courses and see if my instructor can provide me with anything.


    Thanks for that link. It looks like it's $200 but even that seems too much to pay for Adobe Photoshop. I know it can't get any cheaper but I'll probably keep installing the trial version until one day I win a Adobe giveaway of some sort. ;)
     
  5. LordOfLA

    LordOfLA Godlike!

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    considering retail is over $1000, $200 is a bargain :)
     
  6. Mizzle

    Mizzle Oh, now I know...!

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    I'm seriously planning on purchasing the entire CS4 suite as well, as I'm a student as well. It's much cheaper and it seems like an excellent deal. I'd say go for it! :)
     
  7. RonStarusnak

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    How much cheaper as a student?
     
  8. Bman

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    It depends on the product and a few other things, usually as far as I know almost half price.
     
  9. Mizzle

    Mizzle Oh, now I know...!

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    It's a lot more than that actually. Up to 80% of the price off.
     
  10. epk

    epk Moderator Political User Folding Team

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    why did u re-asked that Ron? Lord already say both prices
     
  11. falconguard

    falconguard Carbon based lifeform Political User Folding Team

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    Here is an updated Dreamspark by MSN. Free for students and stuff.
    https://www.dreamspark.com/

    WarningDreamspark is only valid in certain countries. So don't say I didn't tell you.