Adobe Photoshop CS4 update 11.0.2

An update for Photoshop CS4, it is easy to install and features several major upgrades

  • Category:

    Graphics Editors

  • Version:

    11.0.2

  • Works under:

    Windows 8 / Windows Vista / Windows 7 / Windows XP

  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Free
  • Vote:
    6.9 (289)
Adobe Photoshop CS4 update 11.0.2
Adobe Photoshop CS4 update 2014

Keep your Adobe Photoshop CS4 installation up-to-date with this update.

This is an update package for Adobe Photoshop CS4 that brings your installation up to the most current and final version. CS stands for Creative Suite, and this update is for the fourth version. There have been new versions since, at which point Adobe CS4 was final and no longer updated. To use this package, first ensure that you have Adobe CS4 installed. Then, run this package, and let it add and overwrite the files necessary to ensure that your installation is in line with the final build.

The Adobe Photoshop CS4 Update includes all patches that were released for the software. That means that you don’t have to worry about individual patches. If those patches were released by Adobe prior to this update, then they’re collected here. There are many reasons that Adobe releases patches for Creative Suite but chief among this is security purposes. Over time, security vulnerabilities are found in almost any software, and this update includes the fixes for those issues.

Another area of concern for the Adobe developer is stability. These updates help ensure that the application run as fast and as smooth as possible without crashing. Note that CS4 added 64-bit support to the series but was not itself a 64-bit application. This was not a perfect solution and did not always perform perfectly out of the gate. Adobe incrementally released patches that ensure better performance in this scenario. This is particularly important if using if using the program on a newer version of Windows either with or without compatibility mode.

This update adds features as well. A big area of focus post-release for CS4 was the Adobe Extension Manager. This feature made it easier to install, track and remove extensions for CS4. Extensions in this context are powerful add-ons that can expand your usage of CS4 with new tools, automation and much more. This patch in particular expands support for multilingual extensions.

Pros

  • Security updates
  • Stability enhancements

Cons

  • None

One of the most popular graphic designing programs on the market, Adobe Photoshop CS4 provides professional-level tools and capabilities to transform any image. Like any other high-performance software program, this tool must be regularly updated through the Adobe Photoshop CS4 Update. Developed and released by Adobe, this update for Windows operating systems addresses multiple issues and other vulnerabilities uncovered after the initial software release.

Malicious Attack Vulnerabilities

After the initial release of Photoshop CS4, programmers began finding weaknesses in codes and areas throughout the program where hackers with malicious intent could infiltrate the user's computer. The ever-increasing threat of cyber-attacks is continually on the mind of software developers as the smallest vulnerability can allow a flood of malware and viruses to enter the program and computer.

Thankfully, the Adobe Photoshop CS4 Update patches these vulnerabilities within program code and strengthens the defense of the program. From this update, users would have to open malicious files manually instead of having these files automatically downloaded onto the computer.

Drawing Tool Malfunctions

Once Adobe Photoshop CS4 began circulating throughout computers, various issues regarding drawing tools were uncovered. While many of these issues were corrected upon earlier updates, the Adobe Photoshop CS4 Update resolves issues related to gradient preset files, styles and brushes. If you've noticed your various tools are malfunctioning or not adhering their particular style in an appropriate manner, you must update CS4 to correct this issue.

How to Install

The installation process for the Adobe Photoshop CS4 Update is streamlined for simplicity. To install and run this update, follow these instructions:

  • Disable any antivirus software currently running on your computer. Due to the advanced nature of this update, certain antivirus programs may block files from downloading.
  • Download the Adobe Photoshop CS4 Update file from the Internet. Make sure you remember where this file is downloaded to.
  • Open the newly downloaded file and follow the onscreen prompts.

Once downloaded, restart your computer and then activate Photoshop to enjoy a glitch-free and more secured designing space. If you have any questions regarding updates, refer to the Adobe Photoshop CS4 help document included with the program.

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