April 01, 2013

Photoshop is yours to download & keep, for free

Completely legal! April Fool’s? Not so much.

  • The good news: It runs great in just 2MB of memory on an 8MHz machine.
  • The bad news: The version is 23 years old & requires use of a compiler.

According to CNET,

The Computer History Museum has made the source code for Photoshop 1.0.1 into an exhibit that lets the public, or at least programmers, appreciate the inner workings of the historic software.

The museum also published the Photoshop 1.0 user guide and tutorial documentation.


Posted by John Nack at 8:08 AM on April 01, 2013


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