Happy 10th birthday to Content-Aware Phil

Somehow (somehow!) it’s been exactly 10 years since Photoshop CS5 was released, bringing Content-Aware Fill, 64-bit performance on Mac & Windows, and more.

It’s a bittersweet milestone for me, as CS5 proved to be the last release of PS on which I worked full time before transitioning to mobile experimentation (PS Touch, more) and video. Seems like just yesterday I was sitting in this gazebo ahead of launch, furiously testing Content-Aware Fill on pics taken here of the then-infant kids of fellow PMs Tom Hogarty & Bryan O’Neil Hughes. So much different, so much unchanged. Let’s see what the next 10 years bring.

Just for old times’ sake, here’s the original CAF sneak peek vid:

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