Adobe Ships Creative Suite 3 Production Premium and Master Collection


SAN JOSE, Calif. “” (in​ter​netvideo​mag​.com) “” July 2, 2007 “” Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) to­day an­nounced the im­me­di­ate avail­abil­i­ty of Adobe® Creative Suite® 3 Production Premium and Adobe Creative Suite 3 Master Collection soft­ware. Adobe Production Premium CS3 is the industry”™s most com­pre­hen­sive col­lec­tion of in­te­grat­ed cross-platform post-production soft­ware tools, help­ing video pro­fes­sion­als de­liv­er stun­ning re­sults for film, broad­cast, DVD, Web, and mo­bile de­vices. Adobe Creative Suite 3 Master Collection com­bines 12 of Adobe”™s new de­sign and de­vel­op­ment prod­ucts in a sin­gle box – the most com­pre­hen­sive cre­ative en­vi­ron­ment ever delivered.

Adobe Creative Suite 3 Production Premium and Master Collection ship to­day in North America, with oth­er lan­guage ver­sions – in­clud­ing French, German and Japanese – avail­able by mid July. With Adobe Creative Suite 3 Design Editions and Creative Suite 3 Web Editions al­ready in mar­ket and re­ceiv­ing rave cus­tomer re­views, this com­pletes the roll-out of the company”™s rev­o­lu­tion­ary Creative Suite 3 fam­i­ly, the largest soft­ware re­lease in Adobe”™s 25-year history.

“One word: in­te­gra­tion. People around the world will be amazed by how easy it is to move among ap­pli­ca­tions in Adobe Creative Suite Master Collection and Production Premium,” said Jason Zada, ex­ec­u­tive cre­ative di­rec­tor and founder of EVB, a dig­i­tal con­tent mar­ket­ing agency in San Francisco, CA. “Because our work­flow is so heav­i­ly based on mov­ing very quick­ly through ap­pli­ca­tions, this new Adobe soft­ware will save us hun­dreds of hours that we can put back in­to our projects.”

Capture-to-Delivery Workflow with Production Premium

Now avail­able for both PC and Mac plat­forms, Adobe Production Premium in­te­grates time-saving work­flow tech­nolo­gies with mile­stone re­leas­es of Adobe After Effects® CS3 Professional, Adobe Premiere® Pro CS3, Adobe Encore® CS3, Adobe Photoshop® CS3 Extended, Adobe Illustrator® CS3, Adobe Flash® CS3 Professional, and Adobe® Soundboothâ„¢ CS3, which can al­so be pur­chased as stand-alone ap­pli­ca­tions. Adobe Premiere Pro CS3 soft­ware of­fers en­hanced fea­tures such as new for­mat sup­port and a unique Time Remapping tool that im­proves slow mo­tion and vari­able speed ef­fects. After Effects CS3 soft­ware of­fers Shape Layers for draw­ing and an­i­mat­ing vec­tor shapes; the Puppet tool for stretch­ing and ma­nip­u­lat­ing 2D im­ages as life­like an­i­ma­tions; and the Brainstorm tool for in­ter­ac­tive­ly gen­er­at­ing and pre­view­ing an­i­ma­tion vari­a­tions. For au­dio, Soundbooth CS3 soft­ware en­ables post-production pro­fes­sion­als to clean up record­ings, pol­ish voiceovers, cus­tomize mu­sic and sound effects””even if au­dio pro­duc­tion isn”™t their specialty.

Special ad­di­tions to Adobe Creative Suite 3 Production Premium in­clude Adobe OnLocationâ„¢ CS3 for direct-to-disk record­ing and mon­i­tor­ing and Adobe Ultra® CS3 soft­ware for easy chro­ma key­ing. For Macintosh users, Adobe OnLocation re­quires Boot Camp and Windows (pur­chased sep­a­rate­ly) or a sep­a­rate Windows® based com­put­er. Adobe Ultra CS3 is on­ly in­clud­ed in the Windows edition.

The Best Creative Tools Come Together

Adobe Creative Suite 3 Master Collection com­bines all of Adobe”™s flag­ship cre­ative prod­ucts, for the de­sign and de­liv­ery of high-impact con­tent across me­dia “” from print and the Web, to in­ter­ac­tive ap­pli­ca­tions, mo­bile de­vices, video and film. Adobe Creative Suite 3 Master Collection in­cludes all-new ver­sions of Adobe InDesign® CS3, Photoshop® CS3 Extended, Illustrator® CS3, Flash® CS3 Professional, Dreamweaver® CS3, Fireworks® CS3, Contribute® CS3, After Effects® CS3 Professional, Adobe Premiere Pro® CS3, Soundbooth® CS3, and Encore® CS3, as well as Acrobat® 8 Professional software.

Pricing and Availability

Adobe Creative Suite 3 Production Premium and Master Collection soft­ware will sup­port Intel based Macintosh sys­tems, Microsoft® Windows® XP, and Windows Vistaâ„¢.

Adobe Creative Suite 3 Master Collection and Adobe Creative Suite 3 Production Premium are im­me­di­ate­ly avail­able in the US and Canada through Adobe Authorized Resellers and the Adobe Store at www​.adobe​.com/​s​t​ore. The es­ti­mat­ed street price for the Adobe Creative Suite 3 Master Collection is US$2,499. The es­ti­mat­ed street price for Adobe Creative Suite 3 Production Premium is US$1,699. There are nu­mer­ous up­grade paths avail­able for Adobe cus­tomers. For more de­tailed in­for­ma­tion about fea­tures, up­grade poli­cies, pric­ing, and in­ter­na­tion­al ver­sions, please vis­it: www​.adobe​.com/​c​r​e​a​t​i​v​e​s​u​ite.

About Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe rev­o­lu­tion­izes how the world en­gages with ideas and in­for­ma­tion – any­time, any­where and through any medi­um. For more in­for­ma­tion, vis­it www​.adobe​.com.

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