photoshop CS6 instalation [on macOS Monterey]

Community Beginner ,
Nov 07, 2021 Nov 07, 2021

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hello community, i kindly ask for A help. i need to instal  Photoshop CS6  from a CD. I purchased a perpetual license few years ago.

unfortunately.. i cant finish installation due to incompatibility with the OS.

....it says

"The developer of this app needs to update it to work with this version of macOS. Contact the developer for more information."

 

of course, the developer didn t help.

does somebody have any good tip, how to do it???

 

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LEGEND ,
Nov 07, 2021 Nov 07, 2021

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Photoshop CS6 is far too old for Catalina or later. You need to catch up, since you chose a new system. Photography Plan, about $10 a month with yearly commitment. 

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Nov 13, 2021 Nov 13, 2021

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thank you for your reply. I just don't see any big upgrade or new amazing tool which convince me to buy the cloud version

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Nov 07, 2021 Nov 07, 2021

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If you have before Catalina you MAY be able to install

Apple did not maintain backward compatibility, so try this to install old programs
https://helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/kb/install-creative-suite-mac-os-sierra.html

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Community Beginner ,
Nov 13, 2021 Nov 13, 2021

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thank you a lot for your reply. I have the latest Mac OS Monterey, and I find installing an older version of OS quite degrading.

is there another way, how to make an installation of CS6 to the newest OS?

thank you

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Nov 07, 2021 Nov 07, 2021

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CS5 and CS6 are on life support. But they can still be activated providing you have the following:
1. your original media (disks or downloads) you received at purchase and a way to read them,
2. a legitimate serial number for that version, language and platform (Win/Mac) and if it was an upgrade, a qualifying serial number from an older product,
3. an older operating system that can support legacy 32-bit apps.

NOTE 1 : Creative Suite installers won't work on macOS Sierra, High Sierra or Mojave without terminal workarounds. See the help article below.
https://helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/kb/install-creative-suite-mac-os-sierra.html

NOTE 2: Legacy Creative Suite will never run on Catalina, Big Sur or Monterey. Only the latest Creative Cloud products are compatible.

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thank you a lot for your reply. I have the latest Mac OS Monterey and I find it quite degrading to install an older version. is there another way, how to make an installation of CS6 to the newest OS?

thank you

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LEGEND ,
Nov 13, 2021 Nov 13, 2021

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No. You say you don't want new features. But you DO WANT the important new feature of "run in new Mac system". This is a lot of costly work for Adobe, why don't people want to pay for this vital work?

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I have the latest Mac OS Monterey and I find it quite degrading to install an older version.

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@danielad78482637,

Why?  You're using outdated Creative Suite which is discontinued & unsupported software from 10 years ago.  It hasn't received any updates since  it came out in 2012.   If you're inclined to keep using old software, you could run Parallels virtual machine on Monterey (80 Euros/yr) with an older OS.  Or you could bite the bullet and upgrade to modern software.


Creative Cloud Photography Plan (approx $10/month for 12 months). Includes the following:
- Photoshop CC and Photoshop on iPad
- Lightroom on desktop, mobile and the web
- Lightroom Classic
- Portfolio website + hosting
- Spark with premium features
- Bridge
- 20 GB cloud storage (upgradable to 1 TB).
https://www.adobe.com/creativecloud/photography.html

Creative Cloud All Apps (51 + apps & services) and Single Apps Plans
https://www.adobe.com/creativecloud/plans.html

 

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