Adobe Photoshop 4.0


In November 1996, Adobe released Adobe Photoshop 4.0 bitmap graphics editor. Windows and Macintosh versions were launched simultaneously.

Adobe Photoshop 4.0 included new features such as adjustment layers, actions, navigator, guides & grids, free transform tool, multicolor gradients, 48 new special effects filters, digital watermarking, expanded web file format support (PNG, PDF, progressive JPEG), improved interface, and more.

Photoshop 4.0 codename was Big Electric Cat.

Adobe Photoshop 4.0
Adobe Photoshop 4.0
Adobe Photoshop 4.0 – New File
New File
Adobe Photoshop 4.0 – Empty Workspace
Empty Workspace
Adobe Photoshop 4.0 – Layers
Layers
Adobe Photoshop 4.0 – Curves
Curves
Adobe Photoshop 4.0 – Gaussian Blur
Gaussian Blur
Adobe Photoshop 4.0 – Channels
Channels
Adobe Photoshop 4.0 – Color Picker
Color Picker
Adobe Photoshop 4.0 – Levels
Levels
Adobe Photoshop 4.0 – Image Size
Image Size

Release Date

  • November 1996

System Requirements

Windows

  • Microsoft Windows 3.1 with DOS 5.0 or later, or Windows 95, or Intel based Windows NT (version 3.5 or later)
  • i386, i486, or Pentium processor

Macintosh

  • Apple System Software version 7.1 or later (7.1.2 or later for Power Macintosh)
  • Macintosh computer with a 68030 or greater processor (Power Macintosh recommended)

Cross-platform

  • 16 MB of RAM (32 MB recommended)
  • 20 MB hard-disk space for installation
  • 20 MB hard-disk space for operation
  • 256-color or better display adapter
  • CD-ROM drive (floppy disks available upon request)

Price

  • $895

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