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Adobe Creative Suite 6 Production Premium for Mac (Student / Teacher Edition)

FOR STUDENTS & EDUCATORS ONLY
Proof of eligibility MUST be provided prior to using this software. Learn more.
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Product Highlights
  • Discounted Student / Teacher Edition
  • Premiere Pro with Expanded Multicam
  • After Effects with 3D Camera Tracker
  • New SpeedGrade Color Grading
  • Faster Photoshop Extended / Illustrator
  • Prelude / Audition / Encore / Bridge
  • Flash Professional / Media Encoder
  • Integrates with Adobe Story

Adobe Creative Suite 6 Production Premium for Mac (Student / Teacher Edition) is the complete version of CS6 Production Premium considerably discounted for accredited elementary-school through higher-education students and teachers. As a pre-requisite to activation of the software, you'll be requested to provide proof of academic eligibility by emailing in a copy of your school ID (or one of other forms of proof that you'll have a choice between).

CS6 Production Premium provides a full set of professional tools for video editing, effects creation, graphic design, and image editing, and for outputting all this creative content as just about any video file type imaginable, including as Blu-ray discs and as Flash video. Production Premium CS6 features CS6 versions of Premiere Pro, After Effects, SpeedGrade, Photoshop Extended, Audition, Illustrator, Flash Professional, Encore, Media Encoder, Prelude, and Story.

SpeedGrade is a color-grading program new to Adobe. It used on several Hollywood films when it was a standalone program from Iridas, and Adobe has since acquired Iridas technology. SpeedGrade leverages your system's GPU to open the full dynamic range of your footage, and it works with RAW, HDR, and stereoscopic content. Premiere Pro, After Effects, and SpeedGrade already give a multi-program set for all-out video-editing. And add to this set the new Prelude, which offers a unified interface for crucial ingest and logging workflows to get you off to a faster start once footage is ready to be cut.

All the established programs in CS6 get a significant update, with faster performance and expanded functions. Premiere expands its multicam capabilities, adds Warp Stabilizer and Rolling Shutter Repair effects, accelerates and fortifies its 64-bit Mercury playback engine, and introduces productive little touches like expanded trimming options and the ability to edit without stopping playback. After Effects adds a 3D camera tracker and a Global Performance Cache that lets you take full advantage of your system's 64-bit hardware to make After Effects quicker and more responsive, even with extremely high-resolution projects.

Photoshop -- a photo editor, and Illustrator -- a converter of images into editable, scalable vectors, both enjoy speed and performance enhancements. The Mercury Graphics Engine of Photoshop and the Mercury Performance System of Illustrator enable your 64-bit computer to address full system RAM in order to speed imaging and processing tasks and that once slowed down your workflow. In Photoshop, by use of the extra processing power, a feature called Contact-Aware Patch will let you choose a sample area that serves as the basis for a patch.

Flash Professional supports updated Flash Player and Adobe AIR runtimes and exports content to HTML. Fireworks features a new CSS Properties panel to let you cleanly extract CSS elements and values.

CS6 Production Premium, especially now with professional color-grading software, is as comprehensive as video production suites currently come. CS6 Production Premium helps you keep pace with expanded functions, improved performance, and streamlined workflow.

New with CS6

Sleek Adobe Premiere Pro User Interface
See more of your video and less clutter, thanks to an efficient, highly intuitive interface featuring customizable Project panel views, transport controls, Audio Meter panel, and track headers. Play clips directly in the Media Browser.
Global Performance Cache in After Effects
Create more in less time. Adobe After Effects intelligently optimizes and preserves your previews by taking full advantage of the 64-bit power in your computer's hardware. Now you can beat deadlines instead of waiting for frame updates.
Photoshop Imaging Magic
Retouch images with the new Content-Aware family of technologies. Experience fast performance when working with large files using the new Mercury Graphics Engine.
Creative Tools in After Effects
Extrude fully ray-traced text and shapes natively while adding reflections, environment maps, and more. Track elements in 3D space with depth of field, shadows, and reflections, and apply 3D track points to 2D footage.
SpeedGrade for Crafting the Perfect Look
Manipulate light and color. Broad format support includes RAW, HDR, and stereoscopic. Apply precise HDR grades to source, or import sequences from Adobe Premiere Pro for more in-depth color grading.
Faster Audio Editing in Adobe Audition
Get high-performance and intuitive audio editing. Powerful new tools such as automatic audio alignment, real-time clip stretching, pitch and speed control, and control surface support help you deliver projects faster.
Logging & Ingest in Prelude
Ingest nearly any file-based format and begin logging immediately with searchable temporal markers that flow through post-production, enabling you to work faster and stay organized.
Creative Enhancements in Adobe Premiere Pro
Take editing in new directions with expanded multicam editing, the redesigned Three-Way Color Corrector, and adjustment layers to apply effects to multiple clips. Send sequences to Adobe SpeedGrade for more in-depth color grading.
Stabilized Footage Without Rolling Shutter
Remove unwanted camera movement with GPU-accelerated Warp Stabilizer in Adobe Premiere Pro. Rolling shutter repair, available in After Effects and Adobe Premiere Pro, eliminates wobbly artifacts.
GPU-Accelerated Performance
Speed up your workflow thanks to the support for MacBook Pro OpenCL-based GPUs provided by the Adobe Mercury Playback Engine in Adobe Premiere Pro. Plus, get GPU-accelerated features in Adobe Photoshop, SpeedGrade, and After Effects.
Expanded Format Support
Edit anything. New support for ARRIRAW, RED EPIC, and RED Scarlet-X adds to the extensive list of natively supported formats in Adobe video and audio tools.
Interoperability with Third-Party Tools
Preserve your creative intention with high-fidelity exchange between components of Production Premium and third-party software and hardware.
Adobe Story for Script Development
Develop your scripts from the desktop with Adobe Story CS6 to speed up the post-production process.
Faster, More Flexible Adobe Media Encoder
Quickly and easily output to virtually any screen. Create and organize your favorite presets in the new Preset Browser for faster export and batch encoding in the background.
Robust Metadata for Production Management
Enjoy rich metadata support throughout Production Premium for efficient editing and project management. Ingest and log media with Adobe Prelude. Use metadata-rich scripts to track complex productions with Adobe Story.
Efficient Illustrator Graphics
Create 2D and 3D animations fast with the Mercury Performance System, a high-performance tracing engine, tighter integration with After Effects, and a customizable user interface.
Fast Blu-Ray Disc, DVD, Web DVD Authoring
Send Adobe Premiere Pro projects directly to the newly 64-bit Adobe Encore without rendering. Speed up your authoring workflow with rock-solid performance and stability. Open and save large and high-resolution projects more quickly.
Interactive Content in Flash Professional
Create interactive content and export to HTML5; use built-in HTML guardrails to assist in content creation. Expand reach to a wide range of platforms and devices, with support for the latest Adobe AIR and Adobe Flash Player runtimes.

Already Familiar Features

Best-of-Breed Production Tools
Use editing, motion graphics, compositing, logging, color, audio, and design tools to accelerate production workflows, inspire creativity, and deliver to any screen.
Mercury Playback Engine in Adobe Premiere Pro
Get amazing performance from the 64-bit Adobe Mercury Playback Engine on desktops and laptops, with optional GPU support. Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 adds support for MacBook Pro OpenCL-based GPUs.
Native 64-Bit Operating System Support
Power your production workflow with native 64-bit Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop Extended, SpeedGrade, Illustrator, and Adobe Media Encoder.
GPU Acceleration
Get even faster editing and effects with GPU-accelerated features in Photoshop Extended, Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, and SpeedGrade.
Fluid Editing in Adobe Premiere Pro
Meet demanding deadlines with a streamlined user interface, dynamic timeline trimming, and uninterrupted playback in Adobe Premiere Pro CS6, the hub of your post-production workflow.
Sophisticated VFX & Motion Graphics
Create cinematic visual effects and sophisticated motion graphics using industry-standard After Effects for animation and compositing to gain creative control and unparalleled performance.
Broad Format Support in Adobe Premiere Pro
Edit virtually any format including DSLR, RED, ARRIRAW, AVC-Intra, AVCHD, DPX, Sony XDCAM, XDCAM 50, XDCAM EX and XDCAM HD, Panasonic P2, DVCPRO HD, HDV, and DV footage.
Faster Audio Editing in Adobe Audition
Get high-performance and intuitive audio editing. Powerful new tools such as automatic audio alignment, real-time clip stretching, pitch and speed control, and control surface support help you deliver projects faster.
Time-Saving Integration & Dynamic Link
Save time on every project thanks to deep integration and roundtrip editing among components. Adobe Dynamic Link eliminates intermediate rendering as you refine assets between After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, and Adobe Encore.
Interoperability with Third-Party Tools
Preserve your creative intention with high-fidelity exchange between components of Production Premium and third-party software and hardware.
Robust Metadata for Production Management
Enjoy rich metadata support throughout Production Premium for efficient editing and project management. Ingest and log media with Adobe Prelude. Use metadata-rich scripts to track complex productions with Adobe Story.
Broadcast Workflow Compatibility
Bring fluid, high-performance editing tools to broadcast, film, and media workflows. Stay current with shifting business and distribution demands thanks to extensive customizability and integration with third-party solutions.
System Requirements - Multicore Intel processor with 64-bit support
- Mac OS X v10.6.8 or v10.7
- 4 GB of RAM (8 GB recommended)
- 4 GB of available hard-disk space for installation (additional free space required during installation /
cannot install on a volume that uses a case-sensitive file system or on removable flash storage devices)
- Additional disk space for disk cache; 10 GB recommended
- 1280 x 900 display
- OpenGL 2.0-capable system
- DVD-ROM drive for installation from DVD media
- QuickTime 7.6.6 software required for QuickTime features
- Optional: Adobe-certified GPU card for GPU-accelerated ray-traced 3D renderer

This software will not operate without activation. Broadband Internet connection and registration are required for software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services. Phone activation is not available.
Adobe Creative Suite 6 Production Premium for Mac (Student / Teacher Edition)
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    AdobeCreative Suite 6 Production Premium for Mac (Student / Teacher Edition)
     
    4.8

    (based on 11 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (9)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Highly compatible (9)
    • Professional quality (8)
    • Easy to use (7)
    • Improves performance (6)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Independent films (9)
      • Complex projects (8)
      • In the studio (7)
      • Home movies (6)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Professional artist (5), Film student (4)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (9)

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      5.0

      Adobe CS6 is AWESOME!!!

      By Jim the runner not

      from Chicago, IL.

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to Customize
      • Easy to Navigate
      • Versatile

      Cons

      • NONE AT THIS TIME

      Best Uses

      • Educational Purposes
      • Multimedia

      Comments about Adobe Creative Suite 6 Production Premium for Mac (Student / Teacher Edition):

      Coming from editing on all major editing platforms, including CS5, I find that CS 6 is heads and tails improved beyond what I could have imagined! The ease of use that Open CL for my MacBook Pro. The Premiere Interface just blows me away in simplicity and useability.

      I haven't found things- in my particular workflow- that are an issue so I don't have any negatives for it. Go buy this!

      • Primary use:
      • Business
      • Computer Platform:
      • Mac

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      4.0

      Really Nice

      By Steve

      from New haven, CT

      About Me Professional Artist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Deep App - Many Tools
      • Highly Compatible
      • Professional Quality

      Cons

      • Expensive Vid Card Requir
      • Requires Video Card

      Best Uses

      • Complex Projects
      • Independent Films
      • In The Studio

      Comments about Adobe Creative Suite 6 Production Premium for Mac (Student / Teacher Edition):

      I'm just learning to use CS6. But so far I really like the interface. Premiere does so much so quickly and simply. It takes some studying but it works like most other editors. You just have to get used to their particular style. There are so many aspects to this production suite. Its hard to figure out how deeply to get into each application for the job. Some of the uses are shared between applications. I would really like to see a detailed workflow explanation. There's an overview that is very good but still leaves a lot of questions unanswered. Adobe claims to have 90 day tech support but they really want you to use the forum which I find tedious. You ask a question and 5 people reply who all disagree with one another. They don't make their support tel number obvious. But I'm going to find it and call soon. so far, I'm very happy with this purchase.

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      • No

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      5.0

      A Great Product!

      By jkvideo

      from Virginia

      About Me College Graduate, Editor, Videographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Beautiful Interface
      • Easy To Use
      • Highly Compatible
      • Improves Performance
      • Many Features
      • Professional Quality

      Cons

      • Pricey

      Best Uses

      • Commercial
      • Complex Projects
      • Feature Films
      • Independent Films
      • In The Studio

      Comments about Adobe Creative Suite 6 Production Premium for Mac (Student / Teacher Edition):

      I am the lead videographer for a Communications Department at a Private Liberal Arts College, which entails everything from planning and organizing to shooting and editing each video production. I have used iMovie, FCP 7, FCP X, and now this. I quite partial to Adobe's products, even though it is costly, but it is worth it. It is recommended that you have at least 8 GB RAM for better computing, especially with Premiere Pro, but I was able to edit RAW footage with 4 GB RAM with little to no problem. I would recommend this for any serious videographer.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      Action Packed editing software

      By jdstvvideo

      from Apex, NC

      About Me Business Owner

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Highly Compatible
      • Improves Performance
      • Professional Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Complex Projects
        • Home Movies
        • Independent Films
        • In The Studio

        Comments about Adobe Creative Suite 6 Production Premium for Mac (Student / Teacher Edition):

        Adobe has done their homework and pulled me away from my former editing software. Everything is right here together and works seamlessly.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Great deal

        By Lisa

        from Rochester, NY

        About Me Professional Artist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Highly Compatible
        • Improves Performance
        • Professional Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Complex Projects
          • Home Movies
          • Independent Films

          Comments about Adobe Creative Suite 6 Production Premium for Mac (Student / Teacher Edition):

          Adobe products are always worth it. Being able to edit video so easily is wonderful. The possibilities are endless.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          Amazing

          By Stephen

          from Haddam, CT

          About Me Film Student, Hobbyist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Highly Compatible
          • Improves Performance
          • Professional Quality

          Cons

          • Crashes

          Best Uses

          • Complex Projects
          • Home Movies
          • Independent Films
          • In The Studio

          Comments about Adobe Creative Suite 6 Production Premium for Mac (Student / Teacher Edition):

          I use this product for production assignments and personal projects, as a high school (soon to be college) film student. I utilize all the programs (still learning) and they all run perfectly, with the exception of random crashes which happen now and then which can be expected. The verification process was simple and smooth, and I would seriously recommend this to students of any level of skill. A great package!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          4.0

          Awesome

          By Adobe liker

          from Los Angeles

          About Me Film Student, Hobbyist, Professional Artist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Home Movies
            • Independent Films

            Comments about Adobe Creative Suite 6 Production Premium for Mac (Student / Teacher Edition):

            Great software, but so far have not been able to get serial number from Adobe because my student id doesn't have a date on it.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            great product!

            By Jazmin

            from San Francisco

            About Me Film Student, Professional Artist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Highly Compatible
            • Improves Performance
            • Professional Quality

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Complex Projects
              • Home Movies
              • Independent Films
              • In The Studio

              Comments about Adobe Creative Suite 6 Production Premium for Mac (Student / Teacher Edition):

              Makes my life easier to have adobe cs6. Now I can edit pictures, film, etc.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              Great Product, Exactly what I needed

              By Stephanie

              from Arkansas

              About Me Business Owner, Professional Artist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Highly Compatible
              • Professional Quality

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Adobe Creative Suite 6 Production Premium for Mac (Student / Teacher Edition):

                  I've been using adobe CS3 products for years, and finally switched over to CS6. I've been using it in classes, so it's exactly what I expected. This product is industry standard for what I do (photography, design, and video editing) and works like it should. The product registration was SUPER simple and I got my serial number very quickly! Definitely would recommend buying this product through B&H.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  I would buy this product again and again

                  By Garry

                  from Union City

                  About Me Film Student

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Highly Compatible
                  • Improves Performance
                  • Professional Quality

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Complex Projects
                    • Home Movies
                    • Independent Films
                    • In The Studio

                    Comments about Adobe Creative Suite 6 Production Premium for Mac (Student / Teacher Edition):

                    I use it for personal photography. It works great. Like the tools inside photoshop. Everything is fine and i think this is the best software for photography.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes

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                    5.0

                    Great Product!

                    By Sam

                    from Scottsdale, AZ

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Highly Compatible

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Complex Projects
                      • Independent Films
                      • In The Studio

                      Comments about Adobe Creative Suite 6 Production Premium for Mac (Student / Teacher Edition):

                      Works great

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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