macOS 10.13 High Sierra: Will Adobe software work?

With the release of macOS 10.13 High Sierra, you’re probably wondering whether your Adobe software will work in the new Mac operating system.

With every macOS upgrade, full information about compatibility is typically not available on the day the new system is released or even shortly after. More information emerges over time, especially as Apple, Adobe, and other software developers test with the final public release and produce updates with fixes. I’ll update this article as new information comes out.

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Travel photo tips on Adobe Live with the Pros

You’ve come back from a trip, and you’ve loaded your travel photos from your memory cards onto your computer. What next? Adobe Community Professionals Melissa Piccone, Jesús Ramirez, Theresa Jackson and I walk through some of our favorite Photoshop and Lightroom tips for travel photos. My segment, which is about creating panoramas in Photoshop and Lightroom, starts about 30 minutes into the recording. But it’s worth watching all four presenters.

Watch the show, originally streamed live on March 16, 2017:

Adobe Live with the Pros: Photoshop and Lightroom (65 minutes)

Note: Watching the recording requires the Adobe Connect web browser add-in, which is available on Macs and Windows PCs but not on all desktop and mobile platforms. (My understanding is that when an Adobe Connect presentation is live, you can watch it on any devices listed in the Adobe Connect system requirements.)

Prints on display: “The Photographer’s Eye” group photo exhibition

Reception: Friday, October 13, 2017 at The Lakeshore

Four images from my travels were invited to be part of The Photographer’s Eye, a group invitational photography show. Thanks to ERA Living, my photos of India have been displayed at their area locations over the past year, and for this show I’ve added one more image of a Hindu procession in Paris, France. You can view this show from October 13, 2017 to February 4, 2018.

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How to test a macOS upgrade with your Adobe software

When you’re not sure whether your applications will work with the latest macOS upgrade, you might go online to see if a website can tell you that your software is compatible. But the advice of others can only go so far, because it may not reveal problems related to the specific combination of applications and hardware you use. A better way is to test the new macOS upgrade yourself.

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How to Compress Video: CreativePro.com article

If you need to compress video for online streaming from websites such as YouTube or Vimeo, the sheer number of export settings can be bewildering. Where do you start?

Luckily, you only need to pay attention to a few key choices. I talk about those in an article I wrote for CreativePro.com, which you can read at the following link:

How to Compress Video

The article is written from the point of view of exporting from Adobe Premiere Pro or Adobe Media Encoder, but the general approach works in other software.