Adobe Systems Incorporated announced the new Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 product line in India, enabling designers and developers to target popular and emerging smartphone and tablet platforms, as the revolution in mobile communications fundamentally changes the way content is distributed and consumed.
Adobe now plans to have milestone Creative Suite product introductions at 24-month intervals and – starting with Creative Suite 5.5 – major mid-cycle releases designed to keep the worldwide creative community ahead of the latest advances in content authoring.
The new Creative Suite 5.5 product line will consist of: CS5.5 Design Premium Suite, CS5.5 Web Premium Suite, CS5.5 Production Premium Suite and an enhanced Photoshop Software Development Kit (SDK).
[advt]The new Creative Suite 5.5 Web Premium suite is packed with innovations in HTML5 and Adobe Flash authoring tools, empowering customers to create, deliver and monetize rich content and applications for virtually any screen. This release helps enable designers and developers to deliver mobile applications on Android, BlackBerry Tablet OS, iOS and other platforms; create rich browser-based content across screens using HTML5; and leverage Flash Player to deliver premium video content, casual games and rich Internet applications.
A new scripting engine in Adobe Photoshop and an enhanced Photoshop Software Development Kit (SDK) enable developers to build tablet applications that interact with Photoshop from Android, BlackBerry and iOS devices. Adobe also announced three new iPad applications that demonstrate the creative possibilities of using tablets to drive common Photoshop workflows – Adobe Color Lava for Photoshop, Adobe Eazel for Photoshop and Adobe Nav for Photoshop.
For video and audio professionals, Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 Production Premium suite delivers breakthrough performance, workflow improvements, creative innovations, and powerful new audio editing capabilities that build upon the huge customer momentum Production Premium is experiencing with broadcasters, filmmakers and video professionals worldwide.
In just one of the innovations, the powerful Adobe Mercury Playback Engine, introduced in Adobe Premiere Pro CS5, broadens its graphics processing unit (GPU) hardware support to include laptops and more supported cards, allowing users to open projects faster, get real-time feedback and work more smoothly at higher resolutions.
WithAdobe Creative Suite 5.5,
- Access Latest Advances in Digital Publishing
- Build Mobile Apps for Android, BlackBerry Playbook and iOS Devices
- Flash Enabled Devices on the Rise
- Accelerate and Optimize Creative Workflows
Pricing and Availability
Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 products are scheduled to ship within 30 days, with availability through Adobe Authorized Resellers. Estimated street price for the Creative Suites is expected to be 154791 for CS5.5 Master Collection, 113141 for CS5.5 Design Premium, 107065 for CS5.5 Web Premium, 101185 for CS5.5 Production Premium and 77371 for CS5.5 Design Standard. Upgrade pricing and volume licensing are available.
Shantanu Narayen, president and chief executive officer at Adobe said,
Creative Suite 5.5 will drive the development of new digital experiences across devices, including all major smartphones and tablets. As publishers, media companies, advertisers and enterprises transform the way they develop and distribute their content, Adobe will be there to support them with technology innovations in content creation, management, measurement and distribution.