Adobe Photoshop CS3 improves tools found on previous version of Photoshop. Additionally, it introduces new tools for graphic artists and photographer. This version of Adobe Photoshop has a brand new streamlined interface that makes working within the program more efficient.
File format support includes JPG, TIFF, GIF, PDF and over 170 RAW formats. Photographers will enjoy the advancements in tools such as Brightness and Contrast, Black and White Conversion, and Contrast Adjustment. The Black and White Conversion tool in particular now has a similar dialog mixer as the Channel Mixer which means better control for the user.
Working with Adobe Bridge in Photoshop CS3 makes file management even easier. Photoshop CS3 also has improved Smart Filters for sharper and more vibrant image manipulation.
The Adobe Photo CS3 Update fixes complaints set forth by business professionals and graphics enthusiasts. Crashes are the most important problems that were fixed. A crash which commonly occurred when attempting to save a 4-bit file with less than 16 colors was solved along with a crash caused by installing Microsoft Intellipoint software.
Users also voiced concerns over printing related issues that the Adobe Photo CS3 Update fixed. The wrong printer was often showing up in the print dialog boxes. The incorrectly sized margins on Epson printers were corrected, along with miscellaneous errors found in the Page Setup dialog box. Print color matching has also made major strides in improvement, easing the frustrations of many professionals working in print. Issues related to CYMK conversion (the color profile recommended for printing) have been corrected.
Adobe Photoshop CS3 is already a fantastic piece of software that will enable an artist or photographer to achieve any end product they are aiming for. The Adobe Photo CS3 Update will help them get to their goals easier and with much less trouble.