Adobe announced the immediate availability of Adobe Creative Cloud, a radical new way of providing tools and services for creatives.
Press release from Adobe Systems:
SAN JOSE, CA — Adobe announced the immediate availability of Adobe Creative Cloud, a radical new way of providing tools and services for creatives. A subscription-based offering, Adobe Creative Cloud is a hub for making, sharing and delivering creative work and it is centered around a powerful release of Adobe Creative Suite 6 software, packed with innovation across its industry-defining design, Web, video and digital imaging tools. The CS6 product line includes new releases of Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Flash Professional and other products.
In addition, two new Touch Apps – Adobe Proto and Adobe Collage – are now available for iOS devices, as are new features and additional language support in both Photoshop Touch and Adobe Ideas. Emerging from a successful beta program, that saw over 700,000 downloads, Adobe Muse software also became available today to Creative Cloud members and individual subscribers. Muse is a stunning new tool that enables designers to create HTML5-based websites without writing code.
“Adobe Creative Cloud members receive full access to the entire portfolio of Creative Suite 6 tools, integration with our touch tools, file storage and sharing services and Web hosting – everything they need to go from idea to finished work, at a breakthrough monthly subscription price,“ said David Wadhwani, senior vice president, Digital Media Business, Adobe. “Creative Cloud will allow our product teams to unleash a constant stream of innovation, releasing new features, apps and services as they are developed.”
Adobe Creative Cloud Membership Delivers:
- Access to downloadand install all CS6 applications, new HTML5 desktop products – Adobe Museand Adobe Edge preview – and integration with Adobe Touch Apps
- Easy storage andsharing of content across desktop, mobile devices and the cloud
- Integrated websitepublishing and hosting
- Ongoing innovationthat provides members with the most up-to-date products and services
Pricing and Availability
Adobe Creative Cloud membership is available today to customers in 36 countries and in multiple languages. Pricing for Creative Cloud membership for individuals is US$49.99 per month based on annual membership and US$74.99 per month for month-to-month membership. A special introductory offer of US$29.99 per month for CS3, CS4, CS5 and CS5.5 individual customers is also available. Education pricing is available. To learn more, please visit www.adobe.com/go/creativecloud.
Adobe Touch Apps are available separately for purchase from the iTunes App Store‡ or Google Play for US$9.99 each. Special offers for Adobe Touch Apps are available for customers who sign up for annual membership of Adobe Creative Cloud. For more details, visit www.adobe.com/products/touchapps.
Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.