Is Apple’s lead in publishing and graphics in peril?
“Processor speeds are similar, if not directly comparable, colour reproduction is on par and the choice of an operating system is one of personal taste, rather than a business decision.”
“Photoshop and other specialist software runs easily on both platforms thanks to the mass-production of high-end graphics cards to meet the demands of gamers and the internet for video playback over PC.”
“Many printing companies also support both platforms, thanks to plummeting hardware prices and standardised programs, breaking open a once-secure market for Apple.”
“Although Apple is marginally ahead with a more stable and feature-rich operating system, the quality of output between the platforms is indistinguishable. ‘I challenge anyone to pick up a magazine and say whether it was made by a Mac or a PC,’ says Adobe’s Channel and Technical Manager, Nick Hodge,” reports Sholto Macpherson for Austrailian IT. Full article here.