Purchase Photoshop/Premier Elements from App Store or retail?

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by davidg4781, Mar 29, 2012.

  1. davidg4781 macrumors 68020

    Oct 28, 2006
    Alice, TX
    Wirelessly posted (iPhone 4S)

    I have a gift card to Office Depot for $65. I was looking around and saw Adobe Photoshop/Premier Elements for $105. This is also available on the App Store.

    What's the best place to buy this from?

    Also, I really don't need it, but not sure what to spend this gift card on.
  2. ozaz macrumors 65816

    Feb 27, 2011
    Elements organiser is not present in the App store version:

    Also, the retail versions have cross-platform licences (at least the boxed dvd versions do) allowing you to install on a Mac and a PC (but not run simultaneously) without having to buy two copies of the software, which won't be the case for the app store versions because they don't come with serial numbers.

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