The elves at Adobe are busy today preparing an early Christmas present for users of Photoshop CS2: a sneak peek at the next version of Photoshop. Starting tomorrow, the company will make available for download both Windows and Mac versions of Photoshop CS3 in public beta form, to give Intel-based Mac owners a version of Photoshop that will run at native speed, and to give those on either computing platform a chance to see first-hand the new features in Adobe's flagship image editor.

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