Photoshop: What are the system requirements for Photoshop CS6? Will it run on a 32-bit system?

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Greetings. I sent an email requesting my password, which I forgotten and I lost the paper. My question is CS6 seems to be a program running in a 64 bit computer, Will it run in a 32 bit computer? I belong to NAPP and they said to me that replacing the video card for a 512 megs the program will run ok. Is that true?. Because I am interested in purchasing the upgrade for the program but if this is not true I do not have the means, now, to replace the computer for a 64 bit based type. Please answer the questions so I can make plans.
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Marco Sharpe


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Hi Marco,

System requirements for CS6 are here:

Are you on Mac or Win?

For your graphics card, 512mb is the minimum requirement with 1GB or more recommended.

On the Mac side, Photoshop CS6 runs in 64bit only. If you have a 32bit processor, it will not work on your mac.

How to tell if your Intel-based Mac has a 32-bit or 64-bit processor:

Photoshop CS6 Operating System Support...and beyond: