I read that Abobe has a product called Adobe Photoshop Elements. It has a scaled down Adobe Photoshop feature set. It costs only fifty bucks. I checked it out. The latest version actually goes for $79. But it still might be a bargain.
I scoured the web for products reviews. They were mixed. Then I found a free 30-day trial download from Adobe. Yes. I clicked through and had to create an account with Adobe. Then I had to install Akamai’s Download Manager. Finally the download started.
Things were looking good until I got an error message stating “The server returned an error”. I am a customer trying to download your software. And you bomb on download? Fail. I am willing to follow through. I am trying to contact Adobe as we speak. Let’s see how that goes.
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