Adobe Photoshop idea

Karsten Anderson karstenanderson at
Sun Oct 1 12:56:07 CDT 2006

Sorry!  Try this:

If that doesn't work, just go to:
Click Photoshop / Imageready
Click Photoshop Windows
Click Feature requests (the 2nd thread in the list)
Click "Time for a Linux version?" (the thread)

register with the site and reply :) thanks..

On 10/1/06, Hiji <hijinio at> wrote:
> Hey Karsten,
> Is there any other way to see the thread?  It requires a login.  ATM, I think its great that PhotoShop 7 runs near perfectly under Wine, but it would be fantastic if CS and CS2 versions ran just as smoothly.
> Hiji
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Karsten Anderson <karstenanderson at>
> To: wine-devel at
> Sent: Saturday, September 30, 2006 11:51:43 PM
> Subject: Adobe Photoshop idea
> I know a lot of people really want newer versions of photoshop (CS,
> CS2) to work with wine, myself included, so I opened up a feature
> request on Adobe's Photoshop forum, first with the intent to lobby for
> a Linux version, but then had the idea that maybe it would be more
> realistic to get Photoshop to work in Linux via Wine, possibly via
> having some sort of collaboration between the two dev groups.  A reply
> I got on their messageboard is actually from a dev, and I suggested to
> him that they work with the Wine devs on this, as it seems much more
> realistic and possible than a Linux port.
> So I'm sending this to you guys as a heads up that this might be a
> good opportunity to get in contact with the Adobe people about getting
> some ideas on getting Photoshop working in Wine.  Here's the link to
> the thread:
> maybe someone could reply and say Hi at least and say to Chris (that's
> the guy) that you'd be receptive to some input from Adobe on this.  I
> can only see this as a win-win situation for everyone, Linux users for
> getting Photoshop working, and Adobe for the admiration of the Linux
> community and the possibility of  new revenue that might be available
> to them via new sales of the software.  Sorry to drop in from out of
> nowhere on this, but I thought the opportunity seemed to good to not
> say anything.  So long and thanks for wine, it's awesome :)
> Karsten

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