Create powerful images
with the professional
Adobe Photoshop CS3 software accelerates your path from
imagination to imagery. Ideal for photographers, graphic
designers, and web designers, the professional standard
delivers new features such as automatic layer alignment
and blending that enable advanced compositing. Live filters
boost the comprehensive, nondestructive editing toolset for
increased flexibility. And a streamlined interface and new
timesaving tools make your work flow faster.
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Together, Photoshop CS3 and
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Work more productively
Take advantage of a wide range of
improvements designed to boost your
productivity. Experience native performance
on Intel® based and PowerPC® Macs and on
Microsoft® Windows® XP and Windows Vista™
systems. Maximize your workspace with a
streamlined interface, process raw images
with increased speed and quality, and manage
assets more efficiently in the revamped Adobe
Bridge CS3. And enjoy complete compatibility
with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom™ software
(sold separately), so the changes you make to
an image in one product will automatically
appear in the other.
Edit with unrivaled power
The comprehensive image-editing toolset in
Photoshop CS3 lets you correct and enhance
your images with unmatched creative control.
Experiment more freely with nondestructive
filters. Manage and correct color more easily,
and convert color images to rich black-andwhite with one click. Retouch images with
more powerful cloning and healing tools. And
count on higher fidelity conversion when you
merge a series of exposures into a 32-bit high
dynamic range (HDR) image.
Composite with breakthrough tools
Photoshop CS3 offers a wealth of features
that make compositing multiple images easier
than ever before. Create more accurate
composites with new tools that automatically
align and blend layers or images based on
similar content. Make an image selection with
one brush stroke. Perfect any selection edge in
an easy-to-use, intuitive dialog box. And
merge multiple photos into a panorama with
superior results.
System requirements
•Intel Pentium® 4, Intel Centrino®, Intel Xeon®, or Intel
Core™ Duo (or compatible) processor
•Microsoft Windows XP with Service Pack 2 or
Windows Vista Home Premium, Business, Ultimate,
or Enterprise (certified for 32-bit editions)
•512MB of RAM
•64MB of video RAM
•1GB of available hard-disk space (additional free
space required during installation)
•1,024x768 monitor resolution with 16-bit video card
•DVD-ROM drive
•QuickTime 7 software required for multimedia
•Internet or phone connection required for product
•Broadband Internet connection required for Adobe
Stock Photos* and other services
•PowerPC G4 or G5 or multicore Intel processor
•Mac OS X v.10.4.8
•512MB of RAM
•64MB of video RAM
•2GB of available hard-disk space (additional free
space required during installation)
•1,024x768 monitor resolution with 16-bit video card
•DVD-ROM drive
•QuickTime 7 software required for multimedia
•Internet or phone connection required for product
•Broadband Internet connection required for Adobe
Stock Photos* and other services
*Online services, including, but not limited to, Adobe
Stock Photos and Acrobat® Connect,™ may not be
available in all countries, languages, and currencies.
Availability of services is subject to change. Use of
online services is governed by terms and conditions
of a separate agreement and may be subject to
additional fees. For details, visit
Related products
•Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
•Adobe Creative Suite® 3 Design Standard
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For more details about Adobe Photoshop CS3, visit
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Top reasons to buy Adobe Photoshop CS3
Industry-standard editing toolset
Perfect your images with industry-leading
image-editing capabilities, which include
enhanced color-correction and cloning and
healing tools.
Built-in efficiency
Take advantage of customized workflows and
a streamlined work environment with
enhanced palette management so you can
focus on your images, not your software.
Nondestructive editing
Take advantage of nondestructive editing
capabilities, including new Smart Filters,
which let you visualize different image effects,
and Smart Objects, which let you scale, rotate,
and warp raster and vector graphics—all
without altering pixel data.
Improved printing experience
Experience better control over print quality
with color management, a larger print preview
window, and more controls in one place so you
can print in fewer steps. Improved printing
controls, co-developed by Adobe and HP,
make printing easier and more predictable,
and streamline setup options via integration
with select printers from HP, Epson, and
Rich painting and drawing toolset
Create or modify images with professional,
fully customizable paint settings, artistic
brushes, and drawing tools.
Advanced compositing
Automatically align multiple Photoshop layers
or images based on similar content. The Autoalign Layers command quickly analyzes
details and moves, rotates, or warps layers to
align them perfectly, and the Auto-blend
Layers command blends the color and shading
to create a smooth, editable result.
Quick Selection and Refine Edge tools
Make selections in a snap. Loosely draw on an
image area, and the Quick Selection tool
automatically completes the selection for you.
Then fine-tune your selections with the Refine
Edge tool.
Enhanced Adobe Bridge
Organize and manage images more efficiently
with Adobe Bridge CS3 software, which now
delivers improved performance, a Filter panel
for easier searching, the ability to group
multiple images under a single thumbnail, the
Loupe tool, offline image browsing, and more.
Wide range of supported formats
Import and export a wide range of file formats,
including PSD, BMP, Cineon, JPEG, JPEG2000,
OpenEXR, PNG, Targa, and TIFF.
Third-party solutions and resources
Take advantage of a wealth of additional
resources—including software plug-ins, books,
and training—from the longstanding
community of expert Photoshop developers,
authors, and trainers.
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Which version of Photoshop CS3 is right for you?
Photoshop CS3 is available in two versions—Photoshop CS3 and
Photoshop CS3 Extended—to meet the diverse needs of professionals
in a wide range of fields.
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Photoshop
CS3 Extended
Builds on Photoshop CS2 with dozens of improvements
Ideal for photographers, graphic designers, and web designers
Ideal for film, video, and multimedia professionals and graphic and web designers
using 3D and motion, as well as professionals in engineering and science
Increased productivity with a streamlined interface, Camera Raw
enhancements, next-generation Adobe Bridge CS3, and Zoomify export
Unrivaled editing power with live filters, more precise color-correction, easier
black-and-white conversion, and more powerful cloning and healing tools
Breakthrough compositing with automatic layer alignment and blending
capabilities, easier selections, and improved Photomerge® technology
3D and motion support with the ability to edit 3D content and incorporate it
into 2D compositions, paint and clone over multiple video frames, and more
Comprehensive image analysis with new image measurement and counting
tools, MATLAB integration, and DICOM file support
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