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Update:

According to Adobe, these seemingly free downloads were/are available only for clients who had already purchased CS2 software:

blogs.adobe.com/conversations/…

forums.adobe.com/message/49746…


For obtaining illegal copies of graphics software, that is.

What I mean?
Adobe is offering various software downloads for free - Photoshop CS2 among others!

Whoever wasn't able to afford them until now should take advantage.
You only need to register for free at the Adobe website. And probably need to set the programs to run in "Windows XP mode" if you're using a newer Windows.

I'm going to test a few of these right now! :D I have only Photoshop which I bought years ago, none of the others!
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Delet-ed Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013
Lol. Why not send a little email with the link instead of posting in on their site. People are going to get it illegally either way. Especially now that everything's been posted.

Thanks for the update though.
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:icondoktorno:
doktorno Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It was too good to be true...
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:iconforgottendemigod:
ForgottenDemigod Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Good to hear I still have an excuse to use GIMP instead of photoshop.
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:icongothicblackangel:
GothicBlackAngel Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
*sadface* I thought it was too good...
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:iconmdlillustration:
mdlillustration Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013  Professional General Artist
oh well it was good while it lasted :)
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:iconrin-der-wahn:
Rin-der-Wahn Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013
If you don't have a previous license of CS2, installing this IS exactly the same as obtaining illegal copies of graphics software. If you haven't bought CS2, you are not entitled to commercially use any software provided at the link you posted - they're just providing it to owners of CS2 since the activation-required versions no longer work. H-Ell's and dierat's links provide more insight regarding the official stance of Adobe on this.
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:iconkristinagehrmann:
KristinaGehrmann Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
I will update the journal. Thank you for clarifying!
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:iconh-ell:
H-Ell Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Diesem Artikel nach ist das ein Missverständnis:
[link]
Die haben die Aktivierungsserver terminiert, das heisst existierende Kunden von CS2 können ihre Software nicht mehr aktivieren - deswegen die Downloads und Seriennummern.
Ohne gekauftes CS2 kann man das Programm NICHT legal nutzen.
(""we are aware that the software is available for all users with an Adobe ID. You will want to have a valid license for a software title affected by the activation server outage."
[link])
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:iconkristinagehrmann:
KristinaGehrmann Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Good point, thank you for clarifying!
I'll update the journal.
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:iconh-ell:
H-Ell Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
(Zu schade, aber besser für diejenigen, die nun denken, sie könnten es legal nutzen ;))
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:iconraijimagiwind:
RaijiMagiwind Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Bless you for this info, a chance to even snag some of the programs, even if there a few of the older versions to me is a blessed thing...:)
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:icondarkervapid:
darkervapid Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks for spreading the word. i've been waiting for this a long time
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:icondierat:
dierat Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013   Digital Artist
Echoing NeptuneButterfly, it looks like it was never intended to be used for those who haven't already purchased it. Here's the discussion about it (scroll down to the 2nd reply): [link]
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NeptuneButterfly Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Someone said that they're not really giving it away, that it was just for people who already legally own it. Oh well, I found a blog where they had the direct links and went back after installing some of it (I was having some trouble and wanted to get some more information on how to do it properly) and they took it all down. :(

On the upside, I do have it! No viruses or anything! Its all there. However, I don't know if its proper to keep it, now that I realize what it was really for.

:frail:
~NB~
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:iconinnocentwolf8:
InnocentWolf8 Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013
ooo I can't acces that area of the site... :(
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:iconlenalee11:
Lenalee11 Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
YAY! Too bad the site is down atm, I'll be watching though, thanks! XD
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:iconseyreene:
Seyreene Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow, das ist cool! PS (CS4) hab ich schon in der Studentenversion, aber da ist ja noch mehr...
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:iconneptunebutterfly:
NeptuneButterfly Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
The stinkin' site is down... :(

:frail:
~NB~
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TheGeckoNinja Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
this is a good move for adobe cause cs2 is an older version its not like they would make money on it since if anyone's gonna buy a photoshop version they get the most up to date one.
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keeplaughing Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
klasse heute nachmittag um 3 ging der link noch, jetzt natürlich nicht mehr .... so ein mist
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:icon21stcenturydamocles:
21stCenturyDamocles Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Professional General Artist
the site is down as of 10:32am PST
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:icondoktorno:
doktorno Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you, I'm downloading it right now. :)

The issues with Win 7 can be rosolved using tips here:

[link]
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:iconmdlillustration:
mdlillustration Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Professional General Artist
Hello feather icon, hello butterfly icon hello pretty flower, haven't seen you in years and years and years!! Thank you Kristina, this will help me and heaps of others lots :)
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EduardoGaray Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013
I´m spreading the word! thank you! :)
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:iconmattsykun:
MattsyKun Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Dear Adobe,

I LOVE YOU.

I'll definitely be spreading the word!
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:iconleenei:
leenei Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey, so because the site is down right now, and I reaaaally want to donwload it, Can you maybe send me some serial numbers? That would be very nice of you! :la:
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:iconleenei:
leenei Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
MMmmmh, i only have to fill in the codes.... But the site keeps saying there is an error...
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:iconginkgografix:
ginkgografix Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013
Kann man irgendwo einsehen was alles angeboten wird, ohne sich gleich anmelden zu müssen? Guck zwar schon ne Weile, find aber sorecht nix D:

PS brauch ich nämlich nicht, aber bei den anderen gibts so einiges was praktisch wäre :plotting:
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:iconkristinagehrmann:
KristinaGehrmann Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Ne, da muss man sich schon anmelden. geht ja schnell :)
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:iconginkgografix:
ginkgografix Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013
Hab woanders ne Übersicht gefunden, aber danke für die schnelle Antwort :aww:
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:iconcedeera:
Cedeera Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013
Ich hab schon dreimal versucht es zu installieren aber es heißt immer nur: Fehler bei der Installation. Wenden sie sich an den Hersteller :(
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:iconkristinagehrmann:
KristinaGehrmann Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
schade :(
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:iconsuzanne-helmigh:
Suzanne-Helmigh Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
I cannot work with photoshop cs2. It doesn't have the proper tools and it cannot handle the brushes I work with.
Once again, Photoshop should just make their newer version cheaper, they can still continue to be very profitable yet.
Good thing I got mine through work.
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:iconrs-kyra:
RS-Kyra Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Student Photographer
Free photoshop!? And it's not laden down with viruses or malware or anything?
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:iconkristinagehrmann:
KristinaGehrmann Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
It's from the original Adobe website...
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:iconrs-kyra:
RS-Kyra Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Student Photographer
Doesn't mean there's not malware...
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:iconndm-art:
NdM-Art Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
A full version or only a trial?
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:iconkristinagehrmann:
KristinaGehrmann Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Probably a full version, because they are old. There are serial numbers right next to the download links.
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:iconpeccantis:
Peccantis Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013   General Artist
PleaseletitworkonUbuntu!
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:iconfruit-sauvage:
Fruit-Sauvage Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Free? Really 0_0?
No trap, like "after 30 days, you need an activation or a serial number"?
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:iconkristinagehrmann:
KristinaGehrmann Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
I think so. The serial numbers are right next to the download links.
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:iconfruit-sauvage:
Fruit-Sauvage Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
ok X)
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:iconbaliroadmin:
BaliroAdmin Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013
friend says it works ^^
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:iconcypriththecat:
CyprithTheCat Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Damn it, there is so much traffic, I can't log in. :noes:
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:iconholtkzart:
HoltkzArt Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013
Keep trying, since people know it's probably going to boot down soon^^
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:iconcypriththecat:
CyprithTheCat Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I got it now.
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:iconholtkzart:
HoltkzArt Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013
Good to know(;
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:iconcypriththecat:
CyprithTheCat Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
WHAT??? A free Photoshop? Maybe now I can kick my old Paintshop... :O:O:O:O :w00t:
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:icongothicblackangel:
GothicBlackAngel Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
CS2 FREE????? NEED! (Because I'll never use it anyway, but it's free!)
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HoltkzArt Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013
Testing it out now, if it works (which it certaintly is looking like it) me and *AgerskovArt will spread the word(:
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