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The updater is registered with the system service launchd. Instructions to completely disable this can be found on The real way to disable Adobe Updater from your Mac OS X: Open a Terminal window and type the following commands: cd ~/Library/LaunchAgents launchctl remove `basename com.adobe.ARM.* .plist` launchctl remove `basename com.adobe.AAM.* .plist` ...


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You can use Inkscape (Open source/Freeware) to open .AI-Files.


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I'd start with the actual uninstaller rather than the cleaner. http://helpx.adobe.com/creative-suite/kb/uninstall-creative-suite-cs5-cs5.html Adobe does do deep integration, and I've been known to just walk away from machines with too much adobe on them. If you feel the uninstaller isn't getting things clean enough, you can take it a step further as ...


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It is loaded by default by /Library/LaunchAgents/com.adobe.AdobeCreativeCloud.plist. If you run launchctl unload -w /Library/LaunchAgents/com.adobe.AdobeCreativeCloud.plist that will disable it for your user. To turn it back on launchctl load -w /Library/LaunchAgents/com.adobe.AdobeCreativeCloud.plist


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For a Photoshop "equivalent", there is already Photoshop Element (80$) that is cheaper but has much less functionalities. Of course there is also Gimp (Free), but IMHO it's horrible to use on OSX and not available on the Mac App Store. If you're looking for a simple and quite powerful software for your money, there is Pixelmator (16$) or Acorn (currently ...


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This sort of file can also be manually deleted from the LaunchAgents or LaunchDaemons folders in the /Library Folder - with Administrator privileges. This is where the intrusive apps like Adobe often install things--and sometimes apps that are really trustworthy. It's not a bad idea to look through these folders now and then, to see what might have been ...


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From this Adobe help page: Adobe and Apple have worked closely together to test Adobe® Creative Cloud applications and Adobe Creative Suite 6 applications for reliability, performance and user experience when installed on Intel® based systems running Mac OS X Mavericks. (v10.9). All Adobe CC and CS6 products are compatible, but a few products require ...


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iMovie is the obvious choice. It's very easy to use and fairly reasonable in price. You might have it already if you have a newish mac or else it's $15 I think. http://www.apple.com/ilife/imovie/


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For an Illustrator "equivalent", there is Inskape, (Open Source, Free, Not on the MacAppStore) On the MacApp Store you have iDraw (25$) or Sketch (50$)


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Adobe Dreamweaver (for Mac) — $399 As Andrew Larsson said, there is Mac version for latest Adobe Dreamweaver (url is the same as for Windows version). If it's a tool that you like and already own, but it's not supported by Mac, then you may try to make it work under OSX using Parallels or wine. Some people made different Dreamweaver versions to work on wine ...


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ePub is a digital publishing format, but it's not as straightforward as you might hope, in that not all ePub files are the same. There are 3 main types of ePub in the wild today: Straight ePub, any ePub reader should be able to open these ePub with Digital Rights Management protection: Adobe Digital Editions Apple iBooks from the iBooks store The ...


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The single most important thing to remember is the point mentioned by stuffe about the iBookstore. Do not buy books there if you want to read them on your Mac or PC. They can only be read on an iOS device, and some (those in .ibooks format) can only be read on an iPad. No app exists (not ADE or Calibre or any browser add-on) which will let you read a ...


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vim or MacVim Vi is already installed on your machine, and you can get to it by using the Terminal (in /Applications/Utilities/Terminal.app) and typing vim. MacVim gives you a few extra features: MacVim supports multiple windows with tabbed editing and a host of other features such as: bindings to standard OS X keyboard shortcuts (⌘Z, ⌘V, ⌘A, ⌘G, etc.) ...


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As already noted, this question is a bit vague. So I don't know if you want a WYSIWYG editor or not. So, I'll mention Panic's Coda. It's a great code editor that supports syntax highlighting and (and my personal favorite) auto fill. It will automatically fill in as you type: The other thing is that it has an FTP client built-right into it. This is a ...


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According to Adobe's support pages, more development is needed to support all the features of 10.7 like "Autosave, Restore, Versioning, Full Screen Mode, and more multi-touch gestures." I think Mission Control is part of this.


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For a Premiere Pro "Equivalent", you have Premiere Element (80$). For a real equivalent, there is still Apple's Final Cut Pro X (300$) or Avid Media Composer (1000$, Not on MAS)


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Swift Publisher 3 ($19.99) Page layout editor which is a suitable alternative to Adobe Indesign. Comes with plenty of pre-defined templates to choose from. It also has the ability to create additional templates. Allows the creation of professional-looking brochures, fliers and newsletters.


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ffmpeg supports combining video and audio without re-encoding: ffmpeg -i input.mkv -i input.m4a -c copy -map 0:0 -map 1:0 -shortest output.mkv -map 0:0 means input file 0, stream 0. -c copy copies video and audio codecs. -shortest makes the combined file as long as the shorter file.


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have you tried to find out if you had technical support services for those Adobe softwares? if yes then you can ask them for the version and serial numbers. If you are a company and you have volume licensing the information you are looking for is registered in the Adobe services. Hope this helps.


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You could follow the instructions on this page at Adobe and uninstall the CS5 packages you don't need. If you want to get rid of even more useless space, you could try Monolingual, which removes unneeded language resources.


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from http://www.adobe.com/go/activation So you might be best contacting them.


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Yes CS6 works, and also please check out these notes by Adobe, about compatibility for Mavericks. I've got a CS6 myself and do not see anything going wrong with it. And since Adobe claims to be fully compatible with the products you name in your question you should be fine too.


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Click on the menu bar icon. Click the gear icon. Select “Preferences…” Uncheck “Launch at login”. Note: The "Preferences" option does not appear until you log in to Creative Cloud.


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Certain PDF files (dynamic XFA forms) created in Adobe LiveCycle can only be opened in Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat. When you try to open these files in an alternative PDF viewer, then you will see this error message. Unfortunately, it's not easy remove this message and modify the PDF so that it can be opened in alternative PDF viewers. The person who ...


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In the case of exporting Edge Reflow projects, if you are not able to see a menu option for: File Generate Edge Reflow Project Please check that you have the folder: < install directory > /Adobe Photoshop CC/Plug-ins/Generator/reflow.generate If you do not have this directory, uninstall and reinstall Edge Reflow. The Edge Reflow installer ...


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I also have the AR XI on my MBA 10.9.2. Architecture: i386 Build: 11.0.06.70 AGM: 4.28.134 CoolType: 5.11.135 JP2K: 2.0.0.32097 So far no crashes here with any kind of PDF, online or of line, in German and English with > 70 pages long ect.. Maybe you should look in your Console after a crash to see what is doing it. Additionally ...


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According to the Adobe Premiere Pro support site, you'll need this : Multicore Intel processor with 64-bit support Mac OS X v10.8 or v10.9 4 GB of RAM (8 GB recommended) 4 GB of available hard-disk space for installation; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on a volume that uses a case-sensitive fi le system or on removable ...


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It works I just upgraded to this operating system. I read the official Adobe message too. And I just decided that I am not going to wait. So I just upgraded and all of the Adobe applications work. Especially with the Video programs in CS4 it works good. it works I was worried to until I tested it. I also recommend a smc reset, pram reset, and a disk repIr ...


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I solved it. I moved the /Library/Application Support/Adobe/Slcache and Slstore into a backups folder. Then I ran the installer again. Running the uninstaller did not remove these files before - that's why we kept getting the error.


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Yes, I have it running on Lion ( 10.7.2 )



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