There is a bad news for those who are still depending upon the older versions of Windows for their Photoshop related tasks. Adobe has made an announcement that the newer version of Photoshop will not be compatible with Windows XP and older versions. It’s worth noticing here that either Vista will not be supporting the new Adobe Photoshop. Thus, it’s clear the users have to switch to Windows 7 or other upgraded operating systems to enjoy the functionalities of Adobe Photoshop.
According to the announcement made by Adobe, the Photoshop 13.0 CS6 will be the last version to support Windows XP. The newer launched versions of Photoshop are going to be highly advanced as long as performance and attributes are concerned, hence it will not be possible for the Windows XP to meet the standard of the same. There are going to be quite many graphical interface and hardware which are not supportive with XP.
There is a clear strategy of company behind notifying about the announcement in advance so that the users of Windows XP can make their mind and switch to the newer operating systems. According to the officials of Adobe, there are quite a few excellent features associated with Windows 7 which allow them to utilize their product to its utmost capabilities. Improved 3D features, Blur Gallery and Lighting features are some attributes which are better supportive with Windows 7.
The company has requested the current users of Windows XP to migrate to a better operating system so that they can utilize the improved functions of new version of Photoshop. Adobe has already stopped supporting Lightroom with Windows XP. Thus, it was clear the company is soon to discontinue the current version of Photoshop. All in whole, this announcement is regarded as a new revolutionary step in web-designing field.