Adobe Creative Suite 5 Master Collection Software for Mac

Adobe Creative Suite 5 Master Collection Software for Mac

Adobe Creative Suite 5 Master Collection Software for Mac

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Adobe Creative Suite 5 Master Collection Software for Mac

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  • Photoshop CS5 Extended, Illustrator CS5
  • InDesign CS5, Acrobat 9 Pro
  • Flash Catalyst CS5
  • Flash Professional CS5, Flash Builder 4
  • Dreamweaver CS5, Fireworks CS5
  • Contribute CS5, Premiere Pro CS5
  • After Effects CS5, Soundbooth CS5
  • OnLocation CS5, Encore CS5, Bridge CS5
  • Device Central CS5
  • Dynamic Link
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Adobe Master Collection overview

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The Creative Suite 5 Master Collection Software from Adobe includes all of the applications in Adobe's Creative Suite series. Because of this, the Master Collection is up to almost any creative task: photo retouching, video editing, web design, page layout, sound mixing, 3D animation, motion graphics, and much more.

All of the applications in the suite are designed to work together, unified by a common interface and Adobe's Bridge application. Bridge helps you share media across applications, allowing you to share media across all of the Design Premium applications in order to create a cohesive project.

The suite includes Photoshop CS5 Extended, Illustrator CS5, InDesign CS5, Acrobat 9 Pro, Flash Catalyst CS5, Flash Professional CS5, Flash Builder 4, Dreamweaver CS5, Fireworks CS5, Contribute CS5, Premiere Pro CS5, After Effects CS5, Soundbooth CS5, OnLocation CS5, Encore CS5, Bridge CS5, Device Central CS5, and Dynamic Link.

Design without Boundaries

Interactive Design without Writing Code
Design sophisticated interactive content and create functional interfaces in new Adobe Flash Catalyst CS5 without writing code. Transform your unique vision into compelling online experiences and deliver perfect project files to developers
Innovative Vector Drawing and Painting
Quickly and accurately represent depth and distance using new perspective tools in Adobe Illustrator CS5. Precisely control stroke width, arrowheads, and dashes. And use the new Bristle Brush to draw with the expressive quality of watercolors, oils, and pastels, but with the scalability of vectors
Interactive Documents and Presentations
Create memorable documents and presentations complete with interactivity, motion, sound, and video in Adobe InDesign CS5. Enhance page layouts with rich media using new motion presets for easy animation creation. Take advantage of support for FLV and MP3 audio file import to engage and excite your audiences
Extraordinary Image Editing
Use the Mixer Brush and Bristle Tips in Adobe Photoshop CS5 Extended to explore lifelike, naturally textured painting. Add dimension to your imagery with 3D extrusions using Adobe Repoussé technology, and make precise image selections more quickly and easily with new Truer Edge selection technology
Comprehensive Reach of the Flash Platform
Realize your vision online with the capabilities of the Adobe Flash Platform. Use Flash Catalyst CS5 to design interactive content without writing code, Adobe Flash Professional CS5 to create free-form, expressive content, and Adobe Flash Builder 4 to develop rich Internet applications
Tapeless Workflows in Video Production
Work natively with pristine tapeless footage in Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 and Adobe After Effects CS5. Edit tapeless media formats using industry-leading tapeless workflows to keep from wasting valuable production time transcoding or rewrapping

Work Swiftly and with Precision

Industry-Leading Performance Enhancements
Work up to ten times faster with very large images in Adobe Photoshop CS5 Extended and more fluidly on HD projects in Adobe After Effects CS5 and Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 thanks to native 64-bit support. New GPU-acceleration quickens work in Photoshop, the new Adobe Mercury Playback Engine speeds up effects processing and rendering in Adobe Premiere Pro, and Dynamic Link is now dramatically faster
Expressive Motion Graphics and Blockbuster Visual Effects
Rotoscope in a fraction of the time with the revolutionary new Roto Brush in Adobe After Effects CS5. Isolating moving foreground elements from their backgrounds with automatic transparency is now dramatically faster
Crisp Graphics for Web, Interactive, and Mobile Delivery
Create clean, sharp artwork that aligns accurately -- and automatically -- on the pixel grid in Adobe Illustrator CS5, eliminating fuzzy graphics for the web or mobile devices
Support for Evolving Web Trends
Create dynamic websites more easily using Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 with full support for the leading content management frameworks, including Joomla!, Drupal, and WordPress
Truer Edge Selection Technology
Get better masking results in less time when selecting even the trickiest image elements, like hair, in Photoshop CS5 Extended. Truer Edge provides amazing edge detection and selection quality when using the Quick Selection tool
Type Enhancements for the Web
Create sophisticated typography for the web with support for bidirectional and vertical text, flowable text layouts, and support for more than 30 writing systems including Arabic, Chinese, Hebrew, and more in Adobe Flash Professional CS5

Streamline Critical Processes

Online Feedback with Adobe CS Review
Streamline your creative reviews from within Adobe Photoshop CS5 Extended, Illustrator CS5, and InDesign CS5 using Adobe CS Review, part of CS Live online services. CS Review provides easy-to-use annotation tools and commenting viewed in the context of your design
Adobe Story Integration for Script Collaboration
Accelerate media creation with Adobe Story, part of CS Live online services. Streamline the flow of script data into pre-production, production, and post-production to create more engaging experiences
Adobe Browser Lab Integration for Web Testing
Preview websites on multiple browsers and operating systems directly from Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 using new BrowserLab, part of CS Live online services. Avoid buying costly test hardware and maintaining testing labs Integration
Enhance communication around the globe using, part of CS Live online services. Convert files to PDF, store and share files, create documents and presentations online, collaborate, host meetings, and more

Included Applications

Photoshop CS5 Extended
Photoshop is the premiere application for image editing. It features numerous tools for working with digital photos and images. You can adjust curves, correct lens distortions, apply vignettes, and edit images on a pixel-based level. Photoshop Extended also supports 3D graphics, animation, and scientific tools
Illustrator CS5
Illustrator allows you to create and edit vector graphics. Vector graphics can be scaled to virtually any size, perfect for creating designs for anything from postage stamps to billboards. It supports many different fonts, gradient fills, transparencies, and more
InDesign CS5
InDesign allows you to design, preflight, and publish documents for print media, online use, and display on mobile devices. It gives you precise control over typography and features a wealth of creative tools. You can even include interactive elements, animation, video, and sound
Acrobat 9 Pro
Acrobat Pro gives you all the tools necessary to create and package documents in Adobe's ubiquitous PDF file format. PDFs appear the same on every computer screen and in print, ensuring that your document is delivered in the format that you intended. Acrobat also allows you to create forms which can be filled out electronically, helping to reduce the use of paper in your office
Flash Catalyst CS5
Flash Catalyst allows you to convert graphics from Illustrator and Photoshop into interactive content for use with web pages and other user interfaces. It also supports video, sound effects, and dynamic media. It supports roundtrip editing, animated transitions, and Adobe AIR publishing
Flash Professional CS5
Flash Professional allows you to create interactive web pages, applications, and games. It uses the powerful ActionScript coding language to allow you to create fully interactive, cross-platform web applications and games which can run in any web browser using the free Flash Player plug-in. It also supports video encoding for delivery on the web
Flash Builder 4
Flash Builder 4, formerly known as Flex Builder, is a development tool for creating cross-platform rich Internet applications (RIAs) and content using Adobe's open source Flex framework. It works hand-in-hand with Flash Catalyst, allowing you to bind services to Flex components and build out application logic with ease
Dreamweaver CS5
Dreamweaver is a standards-based web development suite, with full support for HTML and CSS. It allows you to work with a WYSIWYG editor or to edit code by hand. It supports many popular content management systems, and allows you to test web page compatibility with the Adobe BrowserLab online service
Fireworks CS5
Fireworks is intended to aid you in the creation of optimized graphics for delivery via the web, smartphones, kiosks, embedded displays, and other electronic devices. You can use it to produce web prototypes, user interfaces, and more -- all of which are editable in vector and bitmap modes
Contribute CS5
Contribute is a web publishing and site management tool that supports authoring, reviewing, and publishing via an intuitive WYSIWYG HTML editor. Perfect for web authors who don't want to worry about editing HTML code manually, Contribute also features tools that allow groups to work together on web projects
Premiere Pro CS5
Premiere Pro is a full-featured video editing suite, compatible with popular SD and HD video formats. You'll be able to edit movies using a powerful nonlinear approach, complete with support for multi-camera shoots. Premiere Pro can import projects from other NLEs, including Final Cut Pro and Avid. It now supports tapeless workflows, allowing you to edit footage from video cameras that record video to solid-state media
After Effects CS5
After Effects allows you to create impressive motion graphics and animation, ideal for use in video projects. It works closely with Premiere Pro and other applications in the suite, including Photoshop, Illustrator, and Flash. You can become the next George Lucas by using After Effects to add impressive visual effects to your video projects
Soundbooth CS5
Soundbooth is a multitrack audio editor, perfect for use with video projects. You can use it to create layered soundtracks, remove imperfections from audio, and much more. It features tight integration with Premiere Pro, making it easy to sync your edited audio with your video
OnLocation CS5
OnLocation allows you to use your computer as a recording storage device for your video camera. You'll be able to avoid logging tapes by sending video directly to your computer's hard drive. OnLocation also features numerous tools to help you monitor your footage as it is recorded, as well as to organize clips and takes
Encore CS5
Once your video project is completed, you'll want to deliver it to viewers via DVD, high-def Blu-ray disc, or the web. This is where Encore steps in. It is a fully-functional authoring suite that allows you to create DVDs, Blu-rays, and Flash-based SWF video files. No matter what medium you'd like to use to deliver your message, Encore is up to the task
Bridge CS5
Bridge is a powerful media management tool that helps you keep track of your digital assets. It provides a single interface that allows you to browse and access all files that you use in Adobe projects. It also helps you keep track of files when working on a project in multiple Adobe CS applications
Device Central CS5
Device Central allows you to simulate a large number of handheld devices, including popular mobile phones, on your computer. This allows you to see exactly how your projects will run on a specific mobile platform, essential for developers who are creating content for mobile devices
Dynamic Link
Dynamic Link helps After Effects, Premiere Pro, and Encore talk to each other. It ensures that changes made to assets in one of these applications are automatically reflected in the others. Thanks to Dynamic Link, you'll be able to create motion graphics in After Effects, merge them with video in Premiere Pro, and burn it all to DVD in Encore -- without having to manually migrate media
In the Box
Adobe Creative Suite 5 Master Collection Software for Mac
  • Photoshop CS5 Extended Software for Mac
  • Illustrator CS5 Software for Mac
  • InDesign CS5 Software for Mac
  • Acrobat 9 Pro Software for Mac
  • Flash Catalyst CS5 Software for Mac & Windows
  • Flash Professional CS5 Software for Mac
  • Flash Builder 4
  • Dreamweaver CS5 Software for Mac
  • Fireworks CS5 Software for Mac
  • Contribute CS5 Software for Mac
  • Premiere Pro CS5 for Mac
  • After Effects CS5 for Mac
  • Soundbooth CS5 - Audio Production Software for Film and Video (Mac)
  • OnLocation CS5
  • Encore CS5
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    Adobe Master Collection specs

    System Requirements Computer: Multicore Intel Mac with 64-bit support
    Operating System: Mac OS X 10.5.7, 10.6.3; 10.6.3 required for GPU-accelerated performance in Adobe Premiere Pro
    Memory: 2GB (4GB recommended)
    Hard Drive: 26.3GB for installation; Additional free space required during installation; Cannot install on a volume that uses a case-sensitive file system or removable flash-based storage devices; 7200rpm hard drive for editing compressed video formats; RAID 0 for uncompressed
    Display: 1280 x 800 (1280 x 1024 recommended) with qualified hardware-accelerated OpenGL graphics card, 16-bit color, and 256MB of VRAM; Some GPU-accelerated features require graphics support for Shader Model 3.0 and OpenGL 2.0
    Hardware: Combo Drive or SuperDrive; SuperDrive for burning DVDs; Blu-ray burner for burning Blu-ray discs; Core Audio-compatible sound card
    Software: Java Runtime Environment 1.5 or 1.6; QuickTime 7.6.2 required for multimedia features; Adobe Flash Player 10 software required to export SWF files
    Broadband Internet connection required for online services and product activation

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