Codenamed "Big Electric Cat" and released in November of 1996, the Photoshop version 4 series of Adobe's premier digital editing program, marked the final transition from 68k to PPC only Macintosh. This was to be the final version of Photoshop to also install & run on 68k Macintosh.
Notes about the downloads available from above:
Top DL: Installer disk images for Adobe Photoshop 4.0. Includes serial number (28.98 MB).
2nd DL: Install version from the floppy disk install set containing the contents of all 21 installation floppies in a Disk Copy 6.3 image file, in a ".hqx" wrapper (32.28 MB).
3rd DL: The full install CD image of Adobe Photoshop 4.0.1 uploaded by macjames, its the final release of the version 4 series of Photoshop (an additional updater is not required). Its a Toast image compressed as Stuffit ".sit", expands OK with Stuffit Expander 5.5 or newer (372.21 MB).
MD5 checksum & filename: 7db104003d3416a943a7ad6d134fa2a8 *adobe_photoshopr.toast_.sit
4th DL: This is the version 4.0 Photoshop Plug-ins SDK that is included in the CD above. I've included it here for those who might want the plug-ins SDK only, without the need to DL the larger Toast image. Its a Disk Copy 6.3 image and compressed in Stuffit 5.5 ".sit" format (6.82 MB).
MD5 checksum & filename: 62361bdd69f2b4b333b10261308705d3 *ps4-plugin-sdk-img.sit
5th DL: The 4.0.1 Updater for those who only require updating from 4.0 to 4.0.1 (the final release update for the version 4 series of Photoshop).
6th DL: Multilanguage (Mac-only) ISO EN-FR-DE most likely the same as on Max1zzz`s server below:
7th DL: Photoshop 4 Tutorial CD-ROM for PC and Mac
Hybrid CD-ROM for PC and Mac with English, French and German tutorials, which should work with WIN31, 95 and NT as well as for the Classic Mac OS. For those using OS X, the videos should run with QT10.
Also available on Max1zzz`s server below:
See also: Adobe Photoshop 5.0.2 upgrade.
See screenshot 2 for version 4.0.1 CD contents.Compatibility
Has optional 68k and PPC installers or as FAT (both 68k and PPC).
Minimum System Requirements: