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    Alright, here's a long one
    Okay, so I have a few questions. I have Photoshop Elements and my friend wants to borrow the CD, download it to his computer. Problem is, my version is for my PC (I know, ew) and he has a Macbook Pro. Can he just run Boot Camp and use it from there? Also, will my serial key work for him? Is the CD multi-use?

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    any Windows software will work on a Mac when using Boot Camp ... wether it's legal to use your cd key is a whole another matter ...

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    Eh. I'm not going to justify his actions, especially because I agree it probably isn't legal, but he's a nice guy who just wants to play around in the program.

    So it will work. That's interesting. If it was a Mac version of Photoshop Elements, would it work on her Mac any better? Would it work at all?

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    the term Boot Camp is commonly used for a dual-boot Windows system, that's why it would run exactly as it does on your system

    a Mac version of Photoshop Elements would be installed in the primary (presumably) Mac OS X and would work just as well as the Windows version under Windows, might just look a bit different

    it would be more convenient to get a Mac version since you don't have to reboot into Boot Camp
    (and I won't get into virtual os here)

    funny, you refer to your friend once as him and once as her

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    I have the mac version of PSE 8 and it works great, but if you have a PC version and your friend has a copy of windows (for bootcamp) there's no significant reason for him(her?) to spend the extra cash on the mac version of photoshop.
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    Quote Originally Posted by iZach View Post
    I have the mac version of PSE 8 and it works great, but if you have a PC version and your friend has a copy of windows (for bootcamp) there's no significant reason for him(her?) to spend the extra cash on the mac version of photoshop.
    You mean other then that liscensing thing ?
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    Probably is not legal? Surprised mods have left this running as we don't like pirates!

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    Quote Originally Posted by harryb2448 View Post
    Probably is not legal? Surprised mods have left this running as we don't like pirates!

    So am I.
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    No discussion of Piracy is allowed here at Mac Forums. It's illegal and against USA Law and therefor against the forum rules.

    I closed the thread.

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