Photoshop: I need to upgrade CS4 to the latest version. What are my options?

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can i just buy cs5 upgrade if i have cs4? whats the difference between the upgrade and extended?
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When you say you have "CS4" do you have Photoshop CS4, or the entire CS4 Creative Suite?

If you own Photoshop CS4, yes, you can upgrade to Photoshop CS5.

In fact, it looks like Adobe has a promotion where if you buy CS5 now, you C6 when it comes at no additional cost:

Photoshop CS5 Extended has everything that Photoshop CS5 has, plus features that let you work with 3D and Video files. If you don't use those kinds of features, stick with just Photoshop CS6.