Photoshop: What is the difference between Photoshop CS5 and the version of Photoshop that comes with Creative Suite5.5?

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If I only use Photoshop, why would I want to upgrade to Creative Suite 5.5?
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Photoshop CS5 (Version 12.1 - Which comes as part of Creative Suite 5.5 ) and Photoshop CS5 (Version 12.0.4 - a FREE update for the version of Photoshop which came as a part of Creative Suite 5) are exactly the same in terms of functionality except that 12.1 will support a subscription license and no longer installs Growl (notifications utility).

Both contain the same updates to fix issues, both have the same camera support with Camera Raw 6.x, and both work with the Photoshop Companion Apps.

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