Adobe Announces Slew of CS5 and Related Products
Adobe Systems Incorporated unveiled Adobe® Flash® Catalyst™ CS5, a new professional interaction design tool that allows designers to rapidly create expressive Web application interfaces and design interaction without writing code. Together with Adobe Flash Professional CS5 and Adobe Flash Builder™ 4, Flash Catalyst CS5 software enables designers and developers to collaborate and work more productively together. These powerful new Flash tools in Creative Suite 5 come in advance of the much-anticipated releases of Flash Player 10.1 and Adobe AIR® 2, which are optimized for high performance on mobile screens and designed to take advantage of native device capabilities for a richer, more immersive user experience.
Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 Redefines Nonlinear Editing
Adobe Systems Incorporated announced Adobe® Premiere® Pro CS5, a new release of the industry-leading nonlinear editor, offering breakthrough performance and features that drive post-production workflows. A core component of Adobe Creative Suite® 5 Production Premium and Adobe Creative Suite 5 Master Collection, Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 is packed with highly anticipated features: the Adobe Mercury Playback Engine so users can open and edit complex projects faster; support for native tapeless workflows that eliminate transcoding and rewrapping; and easy project interchange with Apple and Avid systems for an open and collaborative workflow. Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 includes Adobe OnLocation™ CS5 and Adobe Encore® CS5 software to facilitate production from script to screen.
Adobe Helps Prepare the 21st Century Workforce with Creative Suite 5
To help K-12 and higher education institutions stay competitive and prepare today’s technology-driven workforce, Adobe Systems Incorporated announced the Adobe® Creative Suite® 5 product family (see separate releases) and its supporting educational resources. The company is offering new curricula, a certification program and learning resources to better train students and faculty in the digital communication and collaboration skills vital to 21st century employment. For the first time, Adobe is extending significant software discounts for home usage with the new Creative Suite 5 Student and Teacher Editions along with the more affordable educational license pricing offered to institutions.