Photoshop: Can you install Photoshop 6, which requires Mac OS 9.2 and older, on a Mac OS X?

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No, Photoshop 6 is 15 years old and will not run on a modern mac running recent version of OS X.

If you have an old Mac running early versions of OS X on a PowerPC processor, you can run OS 9 in Classic Mode.

There are some 3rd party emulators you can try/buy, but your mileage may vary: