Adobe today announced the availability of the Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 product family.
Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 delivers advances in HTML5 and Flash authoring. Creative Suite 5.5 products also feature innovation in the areas of video production and editing. Finally, Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 delivers new capabilities in the exploding area of digital publishing. With Creative Suite 5.5 content authors worldwide can deliver work to multiple platforms, operating systems, Web browsers, smartphones and tablets ? including Android, BlackBerry Tablet OS, and Apple iOS devices.
Creative Suite 5.5 Web Premium Suite is packed with innovations in HTML5 and Flash authoring tools. Designers and developers can create rich browser-based content across screens using HTML5. Adobe Flash Professional CS5.5, Flash Builder 4.5 Premium and the Flex 4.5 framework allow users to develop, test and deploy high-performance mobile applications for Android, BlackBerry Tablet OS and Apple iOS.
Over the last year Adobe and publishers, including Conde Nast and Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, have worked to develop new digital publishing workflows based on Creative Suite and Adobe InDesign. Creative Suite 5.5 will enable print publishers to create interactive publications on the latest tablet platforms.
Using Adobe InDesign CS5.5, in combination with the integrated Folio Producer toolset, designers can add new levels of interactivity to their page layouts targeted at tablet devices. Adobe today also announced the immediate availability of the Professional Edition of Adobe Digital Publishing Suite, a solution that includes hosted services and viewer technology that allow publishers to publish content to Android tablets, BlackBerry PlayBook and Apple iPad.
In addition to advances in mobile authoring and digital publishing, Creative Suite 5.5 Production Premium Suite delivers video and audio professionals breakthrough performance, workflow improvements and new audio editing capabilities.
The new Creative Suite product lineup is headlined by Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 Master Collection, which includes, in a single package, all of Adobe's creative tools, such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, Flash Builder Premium, Flash Catalyst, Flash Professional, Dreamweaver, Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects. These products are available separately or as components of one or more of the five Creative Suite editions. The complete Creative Suite 5 lineup includes Creative Suite 5.5 Master Collection, Creative Suite 5.5 Design Premium, Creative Suite 5.5 Web Premium, Creative Suite 5.5 Production Premium and Creative Suite 5.5 Design Standard.
Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 products are immediately available through Adobe Authorized Resellers, the Adobe Store at www.adobe.com/store in North America and Adobe Direct Sales. Estimated street price for the suites is US$2599 for CS5.5 Master Collection, US$1899 for CS5.5 Design Premium, US$1799 for CS5.5 Web Premium, US$1699 for CS5.5 Production Premium and US$1299 for CS5.5 Design Standard. Upgrade pricing and volume licensing are available.
By subscribing to Creative Suite, Adobe's customers can choose a one-year subscription plan for lower payments or a month-to-month subscription for greater flexibility.