Photoshop for mac

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by Syslik, Sep 28, 2006.

  1. Syslik macrumors newbie

    Sep 28, 2006
    I've bought Photoshop 6 on my mac and it doesn't let me even start to install, because it says that 'not supported on this system' but i have checked that its for a mac. Any ideas?!?!?!?!? Thanks
  2. bartelby macrumors Core


    Jun 16, 2004
    Are you running OS X or OS 9?
    I don't think PS 6 will run on OSX. I have an idea 7 was the first one.
    I'm probably wrong though.:eek:
  3. sunfast macrumors 68020


    Oct 14, 2005
    I think Photoshop 6 is only for OS9, not OSX. Have you tried to run it in Classic (assuming you aren't on an intel mac)?
  4. Chundles macrumors G4


    Jul 4, 2005
    Photoshop 6.0 runs on Mac OS 7.5 and upwards to Mac OS 9.x, it will not run natively in Mac OS X - it is possible to run it in the Classic Environment unless you have an Intel Mac in which case you're out of luck as Classic only works on the old PPC Macs.

    Photoshop 7 was (I think) the first version of Photoshop that was Mac OSX native.
  5. Blue Velvet Moderator emeritus

    Jul 4, 2004
    ^True. Photoshop 6 will only run on OS9 or in Classic on a PPC Mac, not an Intel one... you will need Photoshop 7 or higher (either CS1 or CS2).
  6. Syslik thread starter macrumors newbie

    Sep 28, 2006

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