The catch is that it is NOT 100% LEGAL unless you already have a CS2 license.
Sure, it is only a problem for businesses trying to be fully legit, to avoid risking piracy raids and being sued.
Sticking with GIMP, Inkscape via
100% legal, works on any computer, any OS and always free, with future updates.
Ah, okay. That makes more sense. Sort of…
Still, it’s out of character for them to do it this way, I think. Not even plastering the catch all over the download page. Usually they are air-tightly controlled to where it is impossible to get even a sniff of this kind of access legitimately. To me they’ve been the epitome of tight controlling of their apps.
Curious… for them.
I do use GIMP when I need those extra abilities that my old, trusty, (a-hem) legit PS5 lacks. I guess that amounts to quite a few features after all these years, but not that many that I’ve needed so far.
I haven’t yet sat down and fully committed to the GIMP. One of these days…