Photoshop CS2 software brings precision and control to the digital photography experience and to the overall creative process. Photoshop CS2 integrates a set of intuitive tools, including an enhanced Spot Healing Brush, for handling common photographic problems such as blemishes, red-eye, noise, blurring and lens distortion.

Responding to requests from film, broadcast and video professionals, Photoshop CS2 allows non-destructive editing and the creation and editing of 32-bit HDR images, ideal for 3D rendering and advanced compositing.

Windows Serial number: 1045-1412-5685-1654-6343-1431
Mac OS X Serial number: 1045-0410-5403-3188-5429-0639

Is Adobe Photoshop CS2 still good?

Photoshop CS2 remains a powerful image editing tool for all types of users, more so if you know how to take advantage of it. Because CS2 is a now a legacy release it runs smoothly on fewer resources and older PCs.

Can I still use Adobe Photoshop CS2?

The software is no longer supported by Adobe and they have disabled the activation server for CS2 products because of a technical issue. Photoshop CS2 may not run on modern operating systems, but on older PCs it works great.

Which Photoshop version is completely free?

Adobe Photoshop Express is free to use and it's available on Windows and mobile devices. Photoshop Express is great for applying quick edits like filters and effects, adding text and light leaks. Users can also edit exposure, shadows, brightness, saturation, and more.

What is the best alternative to Photoshop?

While many professionals swear by Adobe's photo editing tools, others find them a bit over the top, be it in terms of usability and interface or price. Read our article about the best Photoshop alternatives, among the top options are: Krita, Pixelmator Pro, GIMP, and Affinity Photo.

The Power to Create the Extraordinary

The new Camera Raw 3.0 workflow allows settings for multiple raw files to be simultaneously modified. In addition batch processing of raw files, to JPEG, TIFF, DNG or PSD formats, can now be done in the background without launching the main Photoshop executable. Integrated, non-destructive cropping and straightening controls allow raw files to be easily prepared for final output.

  • Adobe Bridge--- The next-generation File Browser for Photoshop CS2.
  • Vanishing Point--- Groundbreaking ability to clone, paint and transform in the perspective of your images.
  • Image Warp--- Warp any object, with customizable presets and adjustable control points.
  • Noise Reduction--- Advanced correction of noise created in high-ISO shooting, plus JPEG artifact reduction.
  • 32-bit HDR--- Create and edit 32-bit, High Dynamic Range images, for the widest range and richest detail.
  • Spot Healing Brush--- Fast, efficient one-click retouching of dust, scratches and other image flaws.
  • One-Click Red Eye Correction--- Instantly eradicate this common photo flaw.
  • Optical Lens Correction--- Correct common lens issues like barrel and pincushion distortion.
  • Animation--- Easily create animated Web graphics directly in Photoshop CS2.
  • Smart Sharpen--- Intelligently counteract common photo blurring with advanced control.
  • Shadow/Highlight--- Simple discrete adjustment of shadows and highlights, now also for CMYK images.
  • Enhanced 16-bit Editing--- Additional filters, such as Liquify, are now available for use in 16-bit images.

Creation Acceleration

  • Smart Objects--- Non-destructive editing and transformations, including Illustrator CS2 integration.
  • Multiple Layer Control with Smart Guides--- Faster, more intuitive editing without using the Layers palette.
  • Multi-Image Camera Raw--- Process multiple raw images while you continue to work in Photoshop CS2.
  • Video Preview--- Send an instant preview of video-destined images to an external monitor.
  • WYSIWYG Font menus--- Preview typefaces visually, right in the Font menu.
  • Printing Enhancements--- New options enable more efficient, consistent print output.
  • All-New PDF Engine--- Comprehensive, customizable presets and PDF 1.6/Acrobat 7.0 compatibility.
  • Enhanced Memory Use--- Devote more than 2 GB of RAM to Photoshop CS2 for optimum performance.
  • Powerful Design Process Management--- Easier versioning & collaboration with the new Adobe Version Cue®.
  • Integrated Adobe Online Services--- Access and download professional Adobe Stock Photos and share and print online with Adobe Photoshop Services.

Adaptability --- Making Photoshop CS2 Your Own

  • Menu Customization--- Workflow-based presets and custom-defined menu sets, with color-keyed commands.
  • Enhanced Automation--- New actions and scripts facilitating batch image processing and film & video production.
  • Variables--- Streamline creation of repetitive graphics using imported spreadsheet data.
  • Event-Based Scripting--- Expand your efficiency with commands triggered at specific points in your workflow