Can't decide between MacBook Pro and 17" Powerbook
I want to upgrade my 12.1" Aluminum Powerbook, 1 Ghz to either a MacBook Pro or a 17" Powerbook.
My main concern is my current software and will it run on the MacBook Pro.
Adobe Illustrator 10.0.3
Adobe Indesign 2.0
Adobe Photoshop 7.0
Toast 7 Titanium
Microsoft Office X
Tech Tool Pro 4.0.2
DiskWarrior for Tiger
And last but not least Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2005
I know they will all run on the Powerbook 17", but does anyone know if all this will run on the MacBook Pro or not?
FWIW- if you were going to upgrade today, most of those programs would work on the macbook (I don't know about tecc tool, DW ot Tiger Woods.) my Intel Imac runs the CS 2 stuff just fine, along with Quark, and InDesign.
Although, if there was a stellar deal on a new 17" PB to be had, then I would be tempeted by it, for sure. They are great machines. That won't change.
Most of the apps you listed aren't Universal Binaries yet, and most of them wont be any time soon (especially the Adobe ones). I'd wait a while, if worst comes worst you can always buy a used PowerBook, but if it were me I'd wait for a MacBook Pro that has all the features you want (of course, in my case, I'm not convinced that is going to happen, but I digress)