PhotoShop CS5 promises faster image processing
Adobe says the new version of PhotoShop can take advantage of large memory architectures supported by 64-bit processors, which means that if a user has a PC or Mac with 128 Gbytes of RAM, it can use it. This means that certain computationally intensive tasks can be run in memory, leading to a big performance boost, and allowing the product to do more tasks automatically.
Adobe says CS5 will, "revolutionise how people produce compelling experiences", allowing businesses to manage their online brands more effectively.
Thanks to its support for native 64-bit computing across both PCs and Macs, Adobe says the new version is significantly faster than its predecessor. For instance, Adobe claims some tasks in PhotoShop can be completed 10 times faster.