Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 Master Collection Software for Mac

Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 Master Collection Software for Mac

Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 Master Collection Software for Mac

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Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 Master Collection Software for Mac

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Product Highlights

  • Photoshop CS5 Extended, Illustrator CS5
  • InDesign CS5.5, Acrobat X Pro
  • Flash Catalyst CS5.5
  • Flash Professional CS5.5
  • Flash Builder 4.5
  • Dreamweaver CS5.5, Fireworks CS5
  • Contribute CS5, Premiere Pro CS5.5
  • After Effects CS5.5, Audition CS5.5
  • OnLocation CS5.5, Encore CS5.5
  • Bridge CS5, Device Central CS5.5
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Adobe Master Collection overview

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The Creative Suite 5.5 Master Collection Software for Mac 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 CS5.5, Acrobat X Pro, Flash Catalyst CS5.5, Flash Professional CS5.5, Flash Builder 4.5, Dreamweaver CS5.5, Fireworks CS5, Contribute CS5, Premiere Pro CS5.5, After Effects CS5.5, Audition CS5.5, OnLocation CS5.5, Encore CS5.5, Bridge CS5, Device Central CS5.5, and Dynamic Link.

Create without Boundaries

Industry-Standard Image Editing
Make an impact with your images using Adobe Photoshop CS5 Extended, the digital imaging standard preferred by professionals worldwide for its powerful state-of-the-art editing, compositing, painting, and effects capabilities.
Vector Graphics That Work Across Media
Create compelling graphics in Adobe Illustrator CS5, the vector-drawing environment used by design professionals worldwide. Experiment freely and design efficiently with powerful tools for drawing, color, creative effects, and typography.
High-Quality Layout and Production for Print
Generate stunning page layouts quickly and efficiently in InDesign CS5.5 with precise control over typography, built-in creative tools, and an intuitive workflow. Take your designs to print reliably with less risk of error.
PDF Portfolios in Acrobat Pro
Assemble layouts, drawings, images, video, audio, and other files into a single dynamic PDF Portfolio. Customize the PDF Portfolio interface using professionally designed templates and interactive navigation.
Best-of-Breed Video Editing and Effects Tools
Work efficiently and with maximum creativity using the best video editing and effects workflow on the market. Deliver reliably for broadcast, film, or online experiences with Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5, After Effects CS5.5, and more.
Rich Interactive Content with Flash Professional
Work with an animation model that makes Flash Professional easier to learn for new users, adds efficiency for proficient users, and provides even greater control for creating immersive interactive experiences.
Professional Audio Production
Design sound at a professional level with cross-platform Adobe Audition CS5.5. Record, mix, edit, and master with tools that match the creativity and impact of your video and motion graphics.
Premium Tools for Flex Developers
Use Adobe Flash Builder 4.5 Premium Edition to make the most of your Flex framework. Profilers, network monitoring, automated testing, and more can help you rapidly develop rich interactive content.
Extraordinary Image Editing
Use the Mixer Brush and Bristle Tips in 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 with Truer Edge technology.
Innovative Vector Drawing and Painting
Quickly and accurately represent depth and distance using perspective tools in Adobe Illustrator CS5. Use the Bristle Brush to draw with the expressive quality of watercolors, oils, and pastels, but with the scalability of vectors.
File-Based Workflows in Video Production
Work natively with pristine file-based footage in Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5 and Adobe After Effects CS5.5. Edit file-based media formats using industry-leading workflows to save valuable production time transcoding or rewrapping.
Interactive Documents and Presentations
Create memorable documents and presentations with interactivity, motion, sound, and video in InDesign CS5.5. Enhance layouts with rich media using motion presets and support for FLV and MP3 audio file import to engage your audiences.
Blob Brush Tool in Illustrator
Sketch with a brush that generates a single clean vector shape, even when strokes overlap. Draw naturally using the Blob Brush tool together with the Eraser and Smooth tools.
Content-Aware Scaling in Photoshop Extended
Use the revolutionary Content-Aware Scaling feature to automatically recompose an image as you resize it, preserving vital areas as the image adapts to the new dimensions. Get the perfect image in one step without cropping and retouching.
Beautiful Strokes with Variable Widths
Dynamically create and edit strokes in Adobe Illustrator CS5 that have infinitely adjustable widths. Precisely position and scale arrowheads and dashes, and finely control the scaling of art brushes along a path.
Photoshop Smart Objects in Dreamweaver
Insert any Photoshop PSD document in Dreamweaver to create an image Smart Object tightly linked to the source file. Make changes to the source image, and then update your image in Dreamweaver without opening Photoshop.
Live View in Dreamweaver
Design your web pages under real-world browser conditions with Live View in Dreamweaver -- while still retaining direct access to the code. Changes to the code are instantly reflected in the rendered display.
Enhanced Creative Freedom on the Go
Take your creativity beyond the desktop. Use mobile devices like the iPad with Adobe Ideas sketching software and additional companion apps as they become available for Photoshop CS5 Extended.
3D, Motion, and Compositing
Produce engaging video experiences by leveraging innovative 3D workflows -- enhanced editing, animation, and compositing -- all with a unified user interface that makes moving between components fluid and intuitive.
Efficient Editing with Adobe Premiere Pro
Take advantage of scalable and flexible nonlinear video-editing capabilities to tell your most compelling stories. Native support for tapeless workflows, batch encoding in the background, and numerous enhancements help make editing more efficient.
Comprehensive Reach of the Flash Platform
Realize your vision online with the capabilities of the Adobe Flash Platform. Use Flash Catalyst CS5.5 to design interactive content without writing code, Flash Professional CS5.5 to create ultra-expressive content, and Flash Builder 4.5 Premium to develop rich Internet applications.
Optimized Graphics for the Web and Devices
Rapidly prototype websites, application interfaces, and other interactive designs. Design and prototype complete web pages and then export them as CSS-standard HTML, complete with external style sheets.

Work Efficiently and with Precision

Content-Aware Fill
Remove any image detail or object and watch as Content-Aware Fill magically fills in the space left behind. This breakthrough technology matches lighting, tone, and noise so it looks as if the removed content never existed.
Video Workflow Efficiency with Dynamic Link
Save time on video projects thanks to roundtrip editing and Adobe Dynamic Link, which eliminates intermediate rendering as you refine assets between After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, and Encore.
Fast Object Selection and Transformation
Select an object in InDesign CS5.5 and perform transformations with ease. Efficiency-optimizing tools and on-object controls speed up and simplify repetitive, everyday layout tasks.
Smooth Designer-Developer Workflows
Work in parallel on the same Flex based project using Flash Catalyst CS5.5 and Flash Builder 4.5 Premium. Designers can make creative edits while developers manipulate code, and files flow easily back and forth for a fast, smooth workflow.
Mercury Playback Engine and 64-bit Performance
Work fluidly with high-resolution video footage thanks to the Adobe Mercury Playback Engine, which speeds up effects processing and rendering. Plus, work smoothly with very large images in Photoshop Extended thanks to 64-bit support and GPU acceleration.
Action Wizard in Acrobat Pro
Automate routine, multistep PDF tasks more easily in Adobe Acrobat X Pro. The Action Wizard guides you through creating an Action, which is an automated sequence of steps that can be applied to a single PDF or batches of files.
Robust jQuery Support
Build rich content for a variety of devices with support for the jQuery Mobile framework in Dreamweaver CS5.5. Take advantage of mobile templates, contextual code hinting, and the ability to quickly insert objects into a design.
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.
Roto Brush
Rotoscope in a fraction of the time with the revolutionary Roto Brush in After Effects CS5.5. Isolating moving foreground elements from their backgrounds with automatic transparency is dramatically fast.
Multiple Artboards in Illustrator
Create files containing up to 100 artboards of varying sizes and display them how you want - overlapping, side by side, or stacked. Save, export, and print artboards independently or together. Save a range of artboards as a multipage PDF file.
Support for Evolving Web Trends
Create dynamic websites easily using Dreamweaver CS5.5 with full support for the leading content management frameworks, including Joomla!, Drupal, and WordPress.
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 Flash Professional CS5.5.
Smooth Image Navigation in Photoshop Extended
Navigate gracefully to any area of an image with new, ultra-smooth zooming and panning. Just click to turn your canvas for distortion-free viewing at any angle -- no more tilting your head while painting and drawing.
Object-Based Animation in Flash Professional
With object-based animation in Flash Professional, create simple but engaging animations in as few as two steps.
Smart Objects in Dreamweaver
Insert any Photoshop PSD document in Dreamweaver to create an image Smart Object tightly linked to the source file. Make changes to the source image and update your image in Dreamweaver without opening Photoshop.
Project Intelligence with XMP Metadata Support
Take advantage of the efficiency of XMP metadata. For example, Speech Search technology in Adobe Premiere Pro uses metadata to enable spoken words to become searchable, making it easy to find particular clips and making video assets searchable.
InDesign Export for Flash Professional
Export InDesign documents to the XFL format and open them in Flash Professional with the visual fidelity of your original layout maintained.
Object-Based Animation in Flash Professional
With object-based animation in Flash Professional, create simple but engaging animations in as few as two steps.
Customizable Links Panel in InDesign
Find, sort, and manage all of your document's placed files in the customizable Links panel. View attributes that are most critical to your workflow, such as scale, rotation, and resolution.

Deliver to Multiple Screens

Elegant eBook Authoring in InDesign
Create engaging eBooks with refined typography and images that resize automatically to fit virtually any screen. A smooth EPUB workflow helps minimize dependence on developers. Design eBooks with video and audio for applications and browsers that support HTML5 video and audio tags.
Folio Producer Tools in InDesign
Create engaging digital magazines, newspapers, and retail catalogs that incorporate eye-catching elements such as 360° object rotation and image panoramas for a wide variety of tablet devices. Upload to Adobe Digital Publishing Suite for further production and distribution.
Multiscreen Preview Panel
View website designs as they would appear across screens of desktops, smartphones, tablets, and televisions within a single, easy-to-use panel in Dreamweaver CS5.5. Handle custom media queries and efficiently manage multiple CSS files.
Mobile Platform and Device Support
Create content in Flash Professional CS5.5 optimized for delivery across a wide variety of devices with support for the Flash Player 10.2 and Adobe AIR 2.6 runtimes -- and for platforms including Android, BlackBerry, webOS, and Adobe Digital Home.
Crisp Graphics for Web, Interactive, and Mobile
Create clean, sharp artwork that aligns accurately -- and automatically -- on the pixel grid in Illustrator CS5, eliminating fuzzy graphics for the web or mobile devices.
Flash Builder 4.5 for Developing for Mobile
Rapidly develop cross-platform web, desktop, and mobile applications, leverage a common Flex and/or ActionScript codebase to write apps for Android, iOS, and BlackBerry, while sharing code from web and desktop apps with Flash Builder 4.5 Premium Edition.

Streamline Productivity

Advanced Motion Graphics and Effects
Be productive with advanced features in After Effects CS5.5. Searchable timelines and projects, expanded 3D compositing options, motion tracking with mocha for After Effects, and numerous interface efficiencies streamline almost everything you do.
Integration with Adobe BrowserLab
Ensure the accuracy and integrity of your web designs across browsers by using integration with BrowserLab, part of CS Live online services. From within Dreamweaver CS5.5 you can easily find layout differences, active links, and more.
Integration with Adobe CS Review
Streamline creative reviews using integration with CS Review, part of CS Live online services. From within your favorite tools, include vector art, images, page layouts, and video sequences in a single online review that's easy to use and invites fast, targeted feedback.
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 OnLocation for Shooting Direct to Disk
Get the benefit of a tapeless workflow without a tapeless camera. With cross-platform Adobe OnLocation, footage is automatically digitized and captured to disk as you shoot. 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.
Enhanced Preflighting in Acrobat
Control costs and reduce errors more effectively. Provide preflighting instructions and custom PDF export presets. Automatically validate files and easily fix issues from faulty hairlines to transparency handling.
Live Preflight in InDesign
Preflight while you design. Continuous preflighting alerts you to potential production problems in real time so you can quickly navigate to a problem, fix it directly in layout, and keep working.
In the Box
Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 Master Collection Software for Mac
  • Photoshop CS5 Extended Software for Mac
  • Illustrator CS5 Software for Mac
  • InDesign CS5.5
  • Acrobat X Pro Software for Mac
  • Flash Catalyst CS5.5
  • Flash Professional CS5.5
  • Flash Builder 4.5
  • Dreamweaver CS5.5
  • Fireworks CS5 Software for Mac
  • Contribute CS5 Software for Mac
  • Premiere Pro CS5.5
  • After Effects CS5.5
  • Audition CS5.5
  • OnLocation CS5.5
  • Encore CS5.5
  • Bridge CS5
  • Device Central CS5.5
  • Dynamic Link
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    Adobe Master Collection specs

    System Requirements Computer: Multicore Intel Mac with 64-bit support
    Operating System: Mac OS X 10.5.8, 10.6; 10.6 required for Adobe Flash Builder 4.5 Premium Edition and Flash Builder integration with Flash Catalyst and Flash Professional; 10.6.3 required for GPU-accelerated performance in Adobe Premiere Pro
    Memory: 2GB (4GB recommended)
    Hard Drive: 26.3GB (Additional free space required during installation; Cannot install on a volume that uses a case-sensitive file system or on removable flash storage devices); 7200rpm hard drive required for editing compressed video formats; RAID 0 required for editing uncompressed video formats
    Display: 1280 x 900 (1280 x 1024 recommended) with qualified hardware-accelerated OpenGL graphics card, 16-bit color, and 256MB of VRAM; Some GPU-accelerated features in Photoshop require graphics support for Shader Model 3.0 and OpenGL 2.0; Adobe-certified GPU card for GPU-accelerated performance in Premiere Pro
    Hardware: Combo Drive or SuperDrive; Core Audio-compatible sound card; External Blu-ray burner required for creating Blu-ray disc media; Broadband Internet connection required for online services
    Software: Java Runtime Environment 1.6; Eclipse 3.6.1 Cocoa version required for plug-in installation; QuickTime 9 software required for QuickTime and multimedia features; Adobe Flash Player 10 software required to export SWF files and to play back DVD projects exported as SWF files

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