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Poll Results 2008


This page shows the results of polls on various topics that were conducted on this web site. So always keep in mind that the results are only representative for the visitors of this site and can't be generalized. Placing these polls on other sites could produce totally different results.

 

Photoshop CS4 Poll
conducted in November 2008

Will you upgrade to Photoshop CS4?
 
Yes, definitely.
31%
  
I plan to upgrade in the near future.
10%
  
I am not sure.
17%
  
I will wait for Photoshop CS5.
15%
  
I do not plan to upgrade at all in the long term.
27%
  
 
Total of votes: 511

 

Photoshop vs. Lightroom Poll
conducted in October 2008

Do you use Lightroom as well as Photoshop for processing your photos?
 
I only use Photoshop.
46%
  
I mainly use Photoshop and occasionally Lightroom.
11%
  
I use Photoshop and Lightroom evenly.
16%
  
I mainly use Lightroom and occasionally Photoshop.
15%
  
I only use Lightroom.
2%
  
I use neither of them.
10%
  
 
Total of votes: 337

 

Holiday Photo Poll
conducted in September 2008

How many photos do you usually take during a holiday trip?
 
None
2%
  
10 or fewer
1%
  
25 or fewer
1%
  
50 or fewer
2%
  
75 or fewer
2%
  
100 or fewer
6%
  
200 or fewer
10%
  
300 or fewer
14%
  
400 or fewer
6%
  
500 or fewer
9%
  
750 or fewer
8%
  
1000 or fewer
13%
  
2000 or fewer
14%
  
3000 or fewer
4%
  
4000 or fewer
3%
  
5000 or fewer
3%
  
6000 or fewer
1%
  
8000 or fewer
1%
  
More than 8000
2%
  
 
Total of votes: 290

 

Plugin Usage Poll
conducted in July/August 2008

For what purpose do you use plugins?
 
1. Photo Enhancement
57%
  
2. Graphic Design
13%
  
3. Special Effects
10%
  
4. Artwork
9%
  
5. Scrapbooking
6%
  
6. Other
2%
  
7. Web Design
2%
  
8. Editing of video frames
1%
  
8. Editing of 3D images
1%
  
 
Total of votes: 280

 

Amateur/Pro Poll
conducted in June 2008

Do you use commercial plugins as a professional or as an amateur?
 
1. I use them for spare time activities only.
66%
  
2. I use them both for my job and in my spare time.
29%
  
3. I use them professionally for my job only.
5%
  
 
Total of votes: 262

 

Application Version Poll
conducted in April / May 2008

Which version of Photoshop, Paint Shop Pro and Photoshop Elements do you use?
 
1. Photoshop
46.3%
  
2. Paint Shop Pro
35.7%
  
3. Photoshop Elements
17.9%
  
 
 
1. Photoshop CS3
52.9%
  
2. Photoshop CS2
21.2%
  
3. Photoshop 7
11.9%
  
4. Photoshop CS
7.8%
  
5. Photoshop 6
4.4%
  
6. Photoshop 5.5 or older
1.7%
  
 
 
1. Paint Shop Pro 9
24.6%
  
2. Paint Shop Pro X2
20.7%
  
3. Paint Shop Pro X
15.9%
  
4. Paint Shop Pro XI
15.4%
  
5. Paint Shop Pro 7
10.8%
  
6. Paint Shop Pro 8
10.3%
  
7. Paint Shop Pro 6 or older
2.3%
  
 
 

1. Photoshop Elements 6

39.8%
  
2. Photoshop Elements 5
21.5%
  
3. Photoshop Elements 4
14.1%
  
4. Photoshop Elements 3
11.6%
  

5. Photoshop Elements 2

9.1%
  
6. Photoshop Elements 1
2.8%
  
 
Total of votes: 1579

 

Commercial Plugin Poll
conducted in March 2008

Have you ever purchased a commercial plugin and which application do you mainly use?
 
I purchased one or more plugins ... 84%
1. ... and I am using Photoshop.
49 %
  
2. ... and I am using Paint Shop Pro.
21%
  
3.... and I am using Photoshop Elements.
6 %
  
4. ... and I am using another application.
3 %
  
5. ... and I am using Photo-Paint.
2 %
  
5. ... and I am using PhotoImpact.
2 %
  

6. ... and I am using IrfanView.

1 %
  
7. ... and I am using the GIMP.
0.04 %
  
 
 
I never purchased a plugin ... 16%

1. ... and I am using Photoshop.

7 %
  
2. ... and I am using Paint Shop Pro.
4 %
  

3. ... and I am using Photoshop Elements.

2 %
  
4. ... and I am using IrfanView.
1 %
  

5. ... and I am using Photo-Paint.

0 %
  
5. ... and I am using the GIMP.
0 %
  

5. ... and I am using PhotoImpact

0 %
  
 
Total of votes: 270

 

Plugin Host Poll
conducted in January / February 2008

In which application(s) do you use Photoshop plugins?
 
1. Photoshop
25.4%
  
2. Paint Shop Pro
20.2%
  
3. Photoshop Elements
9.7%
  
 
4. IrfanView
6.5%
  
5. Corel Photo-Paint
4.8%
  
6. GIMP
4%
  

7. PhotoImpact

3.5%
  
8. Other
3.3%
  
 

9. PhotoFiltre

2.9%
  

10. Painter

2.8%
  
11. Plugin Commander
2.5%
  

12. XnView

2.4%
  

12. ACDSee

2.4%
  
13. Xara
2.2%
  
14. Serif PhotoPlus
2.1%
  
15. Fireworks
1.8%
  
16. PhotoBrush
1.6%
  
 
17. Photoline
0.9%
  
18. Canvas
0.7%
  
19. MS Expressions
0.3%
  
 
Total of votes: 1184

 

 

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