Yeah, getting a friend to buy you a 'student' copy really isn't much better than just downloading it. They're both copyright and TOS violations.
But it is a great piece of software. Picassa always wanted to glitch out with the RAWs produced by my Rebel T3, and I never got around to sorting it out.
Originally Posted by Lrrpie-CT
I destroy drives for clients all the time. Sometimes, intentionally.