The first update for Adobe Photoshop CS5 is now available for download. Adobe Photoshop 12.0.1 update deals with a variety of bugs with performance, 64-bit Mac, User interface and more. You will be able to implement this update only if you are using a retail version of Photoshop CS5. Beta versions of the application will not be updated by Adobe Photoshop 12.0.1 updater. If you are still using a prerelease version of the product you may buy Adobe Photoshop CS5 at Adobe website.
You can download the update from within Photoshop or use one of the following links depending on your operating system:
Photoshop 12.0.1 update improves the application in the following ways:
Fixes several bugs that could result in slow performance
Fixes the top crashers found in the field Enhances 3D refractions, Ray Tracing and IBL workflows
Fixes out of memory error opening some TIFFs Fixes a crash in Content Aware Fill
Fixes font related crashes
Addresses scroll wheel issue
Addresses various user interface and workspace issues
Addresses painting issues including video layer issue
Addresses droplet issues
After you have downloaded the Photoshop CS5 update follow these instructions to install it:
After downloading a “.zip” file, use the operating system or a utility such as WinZip or PKZIP to access the file’s contents.
To install the Photoshop 12.0.1 update:
1. Disable all virus protection software.
2. Ensure that the folder on your hard drive containing Photoshop is named “Adobe Photoshop CS5.”
3. Double-click the “AdobePatchInstaller” application. If the updater reports that it cannot find the application to update, uninstall Photoshop CS5, reinstall the application (using the default folder name “Adobe Photoshop CS5″), and then run the updater.
4. Follow the on-screen instructions.