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Hey guys,

I am not an Apple person so I don't know anything about them. But my friend has a MacBook pro and he is wondering if he should upgrade his operating system to Lion. He is in Film and uses a lot of programs like Adobe. Does Lion still have compatibility issues with programs? Any advice would be appreciated!

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Dom
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Adobe is a company, not an application. What version of the Creative Suite is he using? Anything below CS4 will not operate in Lion.
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Just go to the App Store and purchase Lion. You should be fine as long as the programs aren't that old.
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I liked Snow Leopard better but now that I'm used to the new finger gestures I couldn't go back. I don't use any of those programs but since they are major apps I'm sure there aren't any compatibility issues. Lion has already had two major updates since it is now 10.7.2
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Originally Posted by rubicsphere View Post

I liked Snow Leopard better but now that I'm used to the new finger gestures I couldn't go back. I don't use any of those programs but since they are major apps I'm sure there aren't any compatibility issues. Lion has already had two major updates since it is now 10.7.2

Check your system for updates. They recently released 10.7.3 final and AirPort Utility 6.0.
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Tell your friend to go to the Adobe website and check if his version is compatible with Lion.

As for general upgrade advice, yeah it worth it. Lion is a really nice upgrade.

I was a little worried at first about all the iOS features they added, but most of them can be reverted to the old behavior and I do really like the new trackpad and swipe gestures.
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It's great if you like running beta software. I'm sticking with Snow Leopard on all my Macs as long as I can.
Edited by Xylene - 2/4/12 at 10:30am
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