Adobe Creative Cloud 5.5 Master Collection
Enjoy the most powerful set of professional tools dedicated to working with media and developing content to reach different audiences. The new release of the internationally famous suite provides users with tools needed for the development of content not only for computer or print but also for a wide array of devices including iOS, Android, and BlackBerry gadgets. Other improvements include support for HTML5, faster production of videos, and numerous improvements in designing.
The programs present in Adobe CS 5.5 Master Collection:
- Photoshop CS5 Extended
- Dreamweaver CS5.5
- Illustrator CS5
- Fireworks CS5
- Flash Catalyst CS5.5
- Flash Professional CS5.5
- Flash Builder 4.5 Premium Edition
- InDesign CS5.5
- Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5
- After Effects CS5.5
- Contribute CS5
- Adobe Audition CS5.5
- Acrobat X Pro
- Adobe OnLocation CS5
- Encore CS5
- Device Central CS5.5
- Bridge CS5
- Media Encoder CS5.5
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Let’s take a closer of look at functions and updates in Master Collection.
Support for newest gadgets
Develop content for such popular devices as Apple iPad, Blackberry PlayBook, or Motorola XOOM. The upgraded environment of the programs in the suite can cope with the widest choice of tasks in mobile design, as well as the preparation of content for print, PC, and video. Get all necessary tools close.
Do the same work faster than earlier. Spend less time working with HD content and developing content for mobile devices.
Prepare designs and media for several screens
Use one program to prepare content for computers, smartphones, and tablets regardless of the resolution of their screens.
Efficient streamlined interface
Enhance your productivity with an intuitive interface by Adobe. Speed up the process of testing, make collaboration simple and enjoy efficient adding of reviews, as well as integration with Adobe CS Live services.
Express your creative vision
Enjoy numerous new tools, work the way it’s convenient for you, develop content for various devices and express your ideas precisely with professional tools provided by Adobe.
The leading solution for image editing
Adobe Photoshop CS5 Extended is widely known as the industry standard and a “must-have” program for all designers, professional photographers, and other users involved in painting, adding effects, and editing images.
A powerful tool for work with vector graphics
Adobe Illustrator CS5 is widely known as a program liked by millions of users worldwide. This powerful solution will provide you with a complete toolset for work with vector images.
Development and production of designs for web, print, and mobile
Use InDesign CS5.5 to create page layouts and efficiently control all stages of your work using numerous efficient tools, professional typography, and a famous intuitive workflow. Analysis tools will help you to reduce the number of errors before you take your design to print.
Work with PDF Portfolios with Acrobat Pro
Gather content of different types including video, audio, images, drawings, layouts, and more into one handy portfolio. Create PDF Portfolios faster than ever, use professional templates, and add interactive navigation features.
High-quality video editing and professional video effects
Work in both Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5 and After Effects CS5.5 to get stunning results in video editing and postproduction. Create complete movies, edit, add transitions and video effects, add menus and titles and perform a wide range of other features expressing your creative ideas.
Work with Interactive content in Flash Professional
Flash Professional is one of three programs dedicated to working with Flash in Master Collection. New users will surely appreciate this version of the product as it provides users with numerous automated features, while experienced users will surely enjoy the wide selection of tools and increased control overall steps of the project.
The high-quality production of audio
Cross-platform solution for work with audio, Adobe Audition CS5.5, provides users with all tools necessary for efficient video editing, mixing, recording, and mastering. The program is very convenient to use together with Premiere Pro as this is a perfect way to prepare soundtracks for your movies.
Flex development on the premium level
Get the most from your work with Flex framework using Adobe Flash Builder 4.5 Premium. It contains all the needed tools that will provide accuracy and efficiency in work with profiles, monitoring, and testing rich interactive content.
Stunning image editing tools
Photoshop CS5 Extended features naturally textured painting thanks to its Bristle Tips and Mixer Brush. Images selections have become easier with Truer Edge technology, and Adobe Repousse will help you to add 3D to your works.
Improved painting in vectors
Adobe Illustrator CS5 comes with upgraded perspective tools that will help you to show depth and distance in vector images. Bristle Brush tools also provide users with the ability to paint using pastels, oils, and watercolors while keeping the scalability that vectors are famous for.
Video production workflows that are based on files
Enjoy professional editing of file-based media formats in Adobe After Effects CS5.5 and Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5. This will help you to save time on transcoding and concentrate on your work.
Creation of interactive presentations and documents
Use InDesign CS5.5 to create high-quality presentations that support video, audio, motion-based content, and more. Support for numerous popular formats like MP3 or FLV will make your work more convenient.
Illustrator’s Blob Brush
This brush is great for the creation of clean vector shapes.
This is a truly revolutionary feature in Photoshop. Thanks to Content-Aware scaling users can recompose images during resizing. This helps to keep the areas you like and get fantastic results without retouch.
Beautiful Strokes tool
Use these tools in Illustrator CS5 to create and edit strokes with adjustable width.
Import of Smart Objects from Photoshop to Dreamweaver
You can create Smart Objects in Photoshop and then insert PSD images into Dreamweaver. The image added will be linked to the source file. This connection is dynamic, meaning once you edit this file in Photoshop, changes will apply automatically in Dreamweaver.
Live View function in Dreamweaver
This is a truly useful feature for any web developer. Work with your website and then turn Live View on and you will be able to preview your work in the real browser-like conditions, but will also have direct access to code.
Expand your ideas to other devices
This Master Collection users can develop content not only on desktop. Such software as Adobe Ideas for iPad will help you to sketch your ideas and then add them to Photoshop CS5 Extended.
Work with 3D
Innovative 3D workflows provide users with improved editing and animation.
The complete toolset for work with Flash Platform
Enjoy complete capabilities in work with Adobe Flash Platform. Adobe Flash Catalyst CS5.5 will be very helpful in the development of interactive content without writing code, Flash Professional CS5.5 is the most famous program for work with motion-based content of any level of complexity, while Flash Builder 4.5 Premium is targeted at the development of rich Internet applications.
Video editing features
Adobe Premiere Pro delivers all tools necessary for efficient nonlinear video editing. The program provides support for numerous tapeless video formats and can encode videos in a batch.
Develop graphics that will be optimized for Internet and portable devices
Enjoy powerful prototyping of websites and user interfaces for various devices.
Work faster than previously
With Adobe Creative Cloud 5.5 Master Collection you will be able to work faster and do the same tasks in a shorter time. Improvements are simply everywhere in this suite, so users will surely benefit from new features in mobile design, work in HD, and more.
This is one of the new tools in Photoshop that will definitely become popular. Simply remove any detail or object and then use this tool to update the space behind automatically.
Efficient work with Dynamic Link
Save time while working with video thanks to Adobe Dynamic Link that enables roundtrip editing between such programs as After Effects, Encore and Premiere Pro.
Improved selection of transformation of objects
InDesign CS5.5 will help you to perform transformations and select objects with simplicity. Control all steps of your work and fasten all on-object controls.
Parallel work in several programs
Use several programs from the suite to work with different elements of the same project. For example, for Flex projects you will make your work more efficient if you use Flash Builder 4.5 Premium and Flash Catalyst CS5.5
New Mercury Playback Engine
Finally, owners of 64-bit systems can enjoy full power with the new Adobe Mercury Playback Engine that provides native 64-bit support and GPU acceleration. The increase in speed will be noticeable in Photoshop and video editing programs as such tasks as work with HD content and rendering will be performed much faster.
Acrobat Pro Action Wizard
Acrobat X Pro now comes with a handy tool. Action Wizard will automate your routine tasks by creating actions – automated sequences of steps. Actions can be created for either single or multiple PDF files (batch processing).
Dreamweaver CS5.5 supports the jQuery Mobile framework. Mobile templates, code hinting, simplified insertion of objects, and other features will make your work more convenient.
Truer Edge technology
Thank to this technology present in Photoshop CS5 Extended users can get better results in the automated selection of such tricky elements as hair. Truer Edge provides better results compared to the Quick Selection tool.
Roto Brush tool
This is a truly spectacular tool present in After Effects CS5.5. With its help, you can isolate elements that move in the foreground from the rest of the picture.
Work with multiple artboards
Finally, users can create Illustrator files that support as many as 100 artboards. Artboards can have different sizes and you can display them in the way you want. All artboards can be also saved in a single PDF file.
Dreamweaver CS5.5 is efficient in work with websites based on content management systems like WordPress, Joomla!, and Drupal.
Bidirectional and vertical text support
Flash Professional CS5.5 supports various writing systems including right-to-left and top-to-bottom scripts (Arabic, Chinese, or Hebrew). Users can also use different types of text in one document.
Now you can create object-based animations in Flash Professional with just 2 steps.
Support for XMP metadata
Get the most from the efficiency of XMP metadata technology. For example, in Adobe Premiere Pro users can use it to make spoken words searchable.
Tight integration between Flash Professional and InDesign
Create InDesign documents, save them in XFL file format, and then open them in Flash Professional while maintaining all features of the design.
Upgraded Links panel in InDesign
Links panel, which provides users with precise customization, will help you to sort, manage and find all documents related to your project.
Ability to create eBooks designs
Create visually attractive eBooks with professional typography and designs that fit any screen in InDesign CS5.5. Make books with built-in videos and audio, and eBooks that support HTML5.
Folio Producer tool
This is another handy tool in InDesign that is great for the creation of illustrations for digital magazines, newspapers, and numerous tablet devices. Among the features of this tool are stunning 360-degree object rotations and panoramic images.
Work with Flash for mobile devices
Flash Builder 4.5 is a great tool for developing motion-based content not only for desktop but also for mobile applications. Use ActionScript and/or Flex to deliver your ideas to iOS, BlackBerry, and Android-powered devices.
Dreamweaver CS5.5 provides users with the ability to preview their works on different screens from one panel. Enjoy accurate previewing for desktops, tablets, smartphones, televisions, and more.
Support for mobile platform development
Flash Professional CS5.5 is optimized for the development of content that supports Adobe AIR 2.6 and Flash Player 10.2. The program is also good for work with content for Andriod, webOS, BlackBerry, and Adobe Digital Home.
Gear up your work
Make your work even more efficient with Adobe CS Live services that will streamline your work.
Advanced work with motion-based graphics
Adobe After Effects CS5.5 can add visually attractive effects not only to videos but also to motion-based content.
Adobe BrowserLab integration
Test your websites before actually uploading to the server using Adobe BrowserLab. This technology provides users with accurate results and preview of server-side technologies.
Adobe CS Review
Make your work with other team members more convenient using this powerful platform for reviewing.
Shooting to disk in Adobe OnLocation
Adobe OnLocation provides users with the ability to capture video and save it directly to disk.
- Operating system: Microsoft Windows XP (SP3 installed), Windows Vista (Home Premium, Enterprise, Business, Ultimate) with SP2, Windows 7; Subscription Edition of Master Collection, Adobe Premiere Pro, and Adobe After Effects require 64-bit Windows Vista or 64-bit edition of Windows 7;
- Processor: Intel Pentium 4, AMD Athlon 64 minimum; Intel Core i3, i5, i7 or AMD Phenom II recommended; Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe After Effects require 64-bit processor;
- Free space of 24.3GB for installation + some additional free space temporarily during installation;
- RAM 2GB min (4GB and more recommended);
- Screen resolution 1280×900 min (recommended resolution 1280×1024);
- Graphics card with OpenGL support and 256MB of VRAM; to get GPU-accelerated performance, your card must be Adobe-certified (see the list of certified cards in www.adobe.com/go/premiere_systemreqs); to get GPU acceleration of some features in Adobe Photoshop, your card must support Shader Model 3.0 and Open GL 2.0;
- A part of features in Adobe Bridge requires 64MB of VRAM and DirectX 9 capable card;
- Work with compressed video formats required 7200 RPM HDD; work with uncompressed formats requires RAID 0;
- DV and HDV capture requires IEEE 1394 port that supports OHCI;
- A sound card that supports Microsoft Windows Driver Model with ASIO protocol;
- Java Runtime Environment 1.6 (included in the package);
- Plug-in installation requires Eclipse 3.6.1;
- QuickTime related and some other multimedia features require QuickTime 9 player;
- Work with SWF files requires Adobe Flash Player 10;
- Burning DVDs requires a DVD+-R burner and a Blu-ray burner is required for burning Blu-ray disk media.