Did the MacBook Pros come with Adobe CS6 at one time?

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  1. FuryRoad macrumors newbie

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    I've been looking at a lot of used MBPs on Craigslist and Letgo, and a lot of them have Adobe CS6, which I am interested in, but there's so many that have it I wondered if it came with the MBP at one time. I am concerned because most of them don't have a key with it, so I don't want stolen software. They aren't all the same person, so it makes me think it was loaded by Apple at one time.
     
  2. keysofanxiety, Feb 11, 2018
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    keysofanxiety macrumors G3

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    Nope, 100% they didn’t. There wasn’t even a Mac that came bundled with Apple’s Pro Apps (FCP, LP, Aperture).

    It’s almost certain that any Mac you buy on Craigslist with CS6 is a pirated copy. It’s much too easy to pirate and install anyway. Anybody with a passing affiliation of the bay could install it without issue. Same goes for any Apple Pro App.

    TL;DR: if you buy a Mac on Craigslist, pay for the hardware and not the pirated software.
     
  3. FuryRoad thread starter macrumors newbie

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    There's some guy on there that will install anything for $40! I don't know how the police don't get him. This isn't for the Apple. He'll remote in and put it on anything.
     
  4. bensisko macrumors 65816

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    Well, it's not necessarily pirated, it could be that they don't want/need the license to the stand-alone CS6 (especially if the person has since upgraded to the Creative Cloud).

    if you're buying someone's old creative machine, it's entirely possible that you're getting their old software.
     

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