Adobe Photoshop 7.0.1 Update 7.0.1

Update the software that you use for editing videos and digital photos taken with smartphones

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  • Program license:Free
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Adobe Photoshop 7.0.1 Update 7.0.1
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The Adobe Photoshop 7.0.1 Update patches your Photoshop installation to the most current version.

Photoshop by Adobe is the de facto standard for graphics editing on computers and other devices. The 7.0 version was the most ambitious iteration to date. It provided more tools and took better advantage of modern hardware than ever before. Such a massive undertaking was bound to have some bugs and performance issues, and it did. The Adobe Photoshop 7.0.1 Update aims to fix those problems.

The Adobe Photoshop 7.0.1 Update is an essential update and a massive patch. It includes many new fixes as well as all of the hotfixes that were released prior to this update. By installing it, you’ll bring your 7.0 installation in line with the 7.0.1 version. Although there was a lot of focus on glaring bugs—such as scaling problems and issues with JPEG metadata, which we’ll discuss more momentarily—Adobe put a great deal of emphasis on security and stability as well.

All of the known security vulnerabilities that cropped up after release of Adobe Photoshop 7 are closed by this patch. That means that you’re less at risk locally using Photoshop and when connecting to remote servers. The stability updates are aimed at fixing some rare but annoying crashes as well as improving consistent performance across a much greater range of hardware configurations. The update also includes many performance improvements, such as better 64-bit performance across the board and accelerated performance when opening multiple windows, such as when restoring a saved state.

There were many bug fixes as well. There are too many too list them all here, but there are some notable fixes, such as Photoshop now storing JPEG metadata correctly. The application now scales correctly across all contexts. There’s much better compatibility and support for QuarkXPress, and Photoshop 7 now behaves like earlier versions in some key areas. Alpha transparencies in Targa files are saved as they used to be, and total ink once again defaults to 300 percent.


  • An essential update
  • Adds security and stability
  • Performances fixes and features


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The Adobe Photoshop 7.0.1 update contains a series of fixes for the Photoshop 7.0 graphics program.

This update contains numerous fixes. Scaling issues are addressed, the opening of Windows is sped up, and the program is made more compatible with QuarkXPress. Below, a list of all of the major changes:

  • Windows XP thumbnails now cooperate with files made in Photoshop.
  • Compatibility with Intel Premium III hardware has been improved.
  • JPEG Metadata has been more efficiently preserved.
  • Alpha transparency is now correctly saved in Targa files as in previous versions of Photoshop.
  • Photoshop will not ask to save changes if the color management policy is set to "Off".
  • Total ink defaults to 300% like it did in previous versions of Photoshop.
  • The white color in CMYK no longer shifts when saved as a JPEG file.
  • TIFF files have been corrected with LZW compression.
  • The functionality of Favorites works correctly in the Open dialog box.
  • The lock-up that occurred when Picture Package dealt with incorrect file types has been fixed.
  • KPT3 filters no longer cause Photoshop to freeze.
  • Re-sampling 16-bit documents no longer creates a program error.
  • Backwards compatibility with Photoshop 6.0 has been improved.

This update is for the English language version only. Please remember when installing this update that you'll need to shut off your virus protection programs. Once that is done, double-click the Setup.exe file and follow the instructions. You may have to uninstall and reinstall 7.0 if the update can't find it.

Adobe Photoshop is universally hailed as the best image-editing program in the world. The program is used to edit photographs, paint digitally, and to create graphics.

Adobe Photoshop 7.0 includes a revamped paint engine. The brushes are now configurable, able to simulate artistic effects such as watercolor.

7.0 also introduces tools for retouching, such as the Healing Brush, which make it easy to remove imperfections ranging from freckles to stains on a photo.

Auto Color is a new function enabling the user to balance an image more easily. This function only works in RGB mode, but generally performs better than Auto Contrast.

Photoshop is essential for anybody with an interest in digital imaging, whether they be photographers or illustrators. This update is a small file that will make the Photoshop experience complete.


- Fixes up the minor bugs and perfects the 7.0 experience.

- The file is small and quick to download.


- This is one of the older versions of Photoshop.

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