Adobe Creative Suite 6 (CS6) review

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Work with lightning-fast creativity in Photoshop and Illustrator:

  • Astonishing performance in Photoshop
  • Faster design tasks in Photoshop
  • Adobe Mercury Performance System in Illustrator
  • Easy pattern creation in Illustrator
  • Image Trace in Illustrator
  • Gradients on strokes in Illustrator
  • Blur Gallery in Photoshop
  • Realistic painting effects in Photoshop
  • Perspective drawing in Illustrator
  • Puppet Warp in Photoshop

Create and manage multiple layouts from one set of content in InDesign:

  • Alternate Layout in InDesign
  • Liquid Layout in InDesign
  • Content Collector tools in InDesign
  • Content linking across InDesign documents

Produce video, apps, and more without learning new software:

  • Tablet publications in InDesign
  • Video editing in Photoshop
  • eBook authoring in InDesign
  • PDF forms in InDesign

Benefit from timesaving enhancements in Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign:

  • Content-Aware Patch in Photoshop
  • All-new Crop tool in Photoshop
  • Improved auto-corrections in Photoshop
  • Background Save in Photoshop
  • Scripted Patterns in Photoshop
  • Preset sharing in Photoshop
  • Dozens of time-savers in Photoshop
  • Inline editing in panels in Illustrator
  • Enhanced Color panel in Illustrator
  • Split window in InDesign
  • Recently used fonts in InDesign
  • Smart text frame fitting in InDesign
  • Efficient delivery of accessible documents
  • Small, high-impact enhancements in InDesign
  • Content-Aware Fill in Photoshop
  • Truer Edge selection in Photoshop
  • Black-and-white conversion in Photoshop
  • Content-Aware Scaling in Photoshop
  • Smooth pan and zoom in Photoshop
  • Faster effects processing in Illustrator
  • Multiple artboards in Illustrator
  • Beautiful strokes in Illustrator
  • Shape Builder tool in Illustrator
  • Blob Brush in Illustrator
  • Drawing enhancements in Illustrator
  • Gradients and transparency in Illustrator
  • Bristle Brush in Illustrator
  • Productivity enhancements in Illustrator
  • Multiple page sizes in one InDesign file
  • Live Preflight in InDesign
  • Articles panel in InDesign
  • Drag-and-drop support for anchored objects in InDesign
  • Paragraphs that span or split columns
  • Gap tool in InDesign
  • Intuitive object selection and editing in InDesign

Integrate with other Adobe tools and services:

  • Integration with Adobe Touch Apps
  • Integration with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite
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Creative Suite v.6.0 (CS6) Design Standard
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Creative Suite v.6.0 (CS6) Design Standard
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What's new in Design Standard?

Adobe® Creative Suite® 6 Design Standard software enables lightning-fast creativity thanks to massive performance boosts in both Adobe Photoshop® and Adobe Illustrator®. Tackle new design projects such as video editing with Photoshop and designing for iPads and other tablets with Adobe InDesign®. And speed up repetitive print production tasks with dozens of timesaving enhancements.

Suite Contents
  • Adobe Photoshop CS6
  • Adobe Illustrator CS6
  • Adobe InDesign CS6
  • Adobe Acrobat X Pro
  • Adobe Bridge CS6
  • Adobe Media Encoder CS6
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