Adobe Creative Suite 5 Design Premium combines:
The ultimate toolkit for designers
Work with the latest versions of professional design software to deliver innovative ideas in print, web, interactive, and mobile design.
State-of-the-art image editing
Use industry-standard Adobe Photoshop CS5 Extended to edit, manipulate, enhance, and refine eye-catching images for print layouts, web pages, interactive content, digital documents, and mobile devices.
Creative 3D possibilities
Quickly add depth and create unusual effects using 3D editing tools in Photoshop CS5 Extended. Create attention-getting 3D logos and artwork from text and shapes, and edit, manipulate, and paint directly on 3D models.
Versatile graphics for print, web, interactive, and mobile design
Produce resolution-independent graphics that can be incorporated into projects that span a wide variety of media with Adobe Illustrator CS5.
Efficient, high-quality print design and production
Design, preflight, and produce a broad range of printed material with Adobe InDesign CS5. Precise control over typography, built-in tools for creative effects, and an intuitive design environment let you create stunning page layouts fast.
Dynamic digital documents
Add attention-grabbing interactivity, animation, video, and sound to your digital documents and presentations with InDesign CS5. Export documents directly from InDesign to SWF format for viewing in Adobe Flash Player software.
Extension of Adobe InDesign content for mobile, web, and eBook reading devices
Extend the reach of the content in your InDesign documents beyond print. Open InDesign documents in Adobe Flash Professional CS5, maintaining the fidelity of your designs so that you can add complex interactivity and animations. Use the Export for Dreamweaver command to incorporate the content in your InDesign documents into web pages, or prepare InDesign pages for viewing on devices such as the Apple iPad, Barnes & Noble nook, and Sony eBook readers by exporting to the EPUB format.
Versatile PDF workflows
Use Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro to combine PDF documents and package layouts, drawings, images, animation, movies, audio, and other files in a single PDF Portfolio. Also apply extensive preflight checks and automatic correction features for reliable print production.
Interactive content creation without writing code using new Adobe Flash Catalyst CS5
Start with artwork created in Photoshop or Illustrator and use Flash Catalyst to transform it into high-quality interactive content for web pages, user interfaces, and applications. Flash Catalyst lets you define buttons, scroll bars, sliders, page transitions, video players, and more--without touching a line of code.
Website and application prototyping with Adobe Fireworks CS5
Repurpose Photoshop and Illustrator assets, generate PDF or HTML comps, and then export final designs for development with Adobe Dreamweaver, Flash Professional, or Flash Catalyst.
Creation of immersive interactive experiences with Adobe Flash Professional CS5
Deliver immersive interactive experiences such as microsites and games that are presented consistently across computers, browsers, and mobile devices. Import your design from Photoshop, Illustrator, or InDesign, and then add interactivity and motion with Flash Professional to bring your design to life.
Building of standards-based websites and applications
Design, develop, and maintain standards-based websites and applications with Dreamweaver CS5. Jump-start your designs with built-in page templates using cascading style sheets (CSS), and work visually in Design View or edit code directly in Code View.
Brand new in CS5 Design Premium, Flash Catalyst CS5 equips you to design interactive content using intuitive tools that leverage skills you already have--and without writing code. Click to enlarge.
Paint freely in Illustrator CS5 with the vector-based Bristle Brush to produce lifelike brush strokes. Click to enlarge.
With Adobe Repoussé, you can extrude, bevel, bend, shear, and twist any text layer, selection, path, or layer mask. Apply lighting and materials to create effects never previously possible in Photoshop. View controls.
Easily troubleshoot CSS-based page elements--Dreamweaver CS5 highlights box model properties with colors so you can visually inspect individual page elements. Click to enlarge.
Content testing for mobile devices
Plan, preview, and test rich media and HTML content across a wide spectrum of devices from mobile handsets to gaming systems and television screens. Easily create and share snapshots of screens with fellow designers or clients to hone design ideas.
Adobe CS Live online services integration
Connect the power and reach of the Internet with the design software you use every day to streamline critical, time-consuming processes such as creative reviews, web page previewing, and collaborative content authoring. CS Live online services are complimentary for a limited time--visit www.adobe.com/go/cslive for details.
Visual media management
Find files fast by browsing thumbnails instead of filenames with Adobe Bridge. Find and place files without leaving your design software using Adobe Mini Bridge, a convenient panel accessible from within Photoshop CS5 Extended and InDesign CS5.
Adobe Community Help
Find exactly the answers you need using an online search engine accessible from within components of Design Premium. Searchable content includes in-depth, product-specific Help from Adobe, plus additional Adobe and third-party expert content.
Consistent Adobe user interface
Work quickly and intuitively thanks to a consistent approach to the user interface across all CS5 Design Premium components. Enjoy a shorter learning curve and stay more focused on the art of design.
Compatibility with the latest operating systems
Take advantage of the power and performance of the latest Apple and Microsoft operating systems. In Photoshop Extended, enjoy 64-bit support for faster image editing across platforms.
Innovate in 3D
Go beyond traditional image editing by bringing 3D elements to your 2D artwork directly within your favorite digital imaging application, which now offers an easy on-ramp to 3D image creation.
Maximize creative impact
Explore new creative possibilities with breakthrough tools that enable you to select, adjust, paint, and recompose images with tremendous precision and freedom.
Accelerate your workflow with fast performance on 64-bit hardware systems, smoother interactions thanks to GPU acceleration, and dozens of time-savers throughout the application.
Design with powerful creative tools
Take advantage of exceptional precision and power to create distinctive vector artwork. Combine highly controllable drawing tools with expressive natural brushes and dramatic effects to make unique, striking designs.
Work smoothly and efficiently
Speed up your workflow with innovations that encourage efficiency. Get the job done with purpose and agility using shortcuts and time-savers to take multiple ideas to multiple outputs.
Deliver virtually anywhere
Incorporate vector artwork into essentially any project and deliver resolution-independent graphics across media. Enjoy tighter-than-ever integration with other Adobe products and go anywhere your creativity takes you.
Streamline review processes
Build powerful documents as a team. New integrated tools and the availability of efficient online services make review processes more efficient, whether your clients and colleagues are across the hall or around the world.
Do more in less time
Create, edit, and publish documents faster. A wealth of new productivity features help make page layout simpler, easier, and speedier.
Create powerful, innovative digital documents
Engage, inform, and attract readers with documents that include interactivity, animation, video, and sound. Develop stronger, more compelling communications with rich interactive documents.
Designers who love fine typography will be thrilled by extensive type controls in Flash Professional CS5. Click to enlarge.
Integration between Fireworks CS5 and Device Central CS5 means you can begin a Fireworks project using the exact specifications of a target mobile device, then preview in Device Central before handing it off to a developer. Click to enlarge.
Adobe BrowserLab is a fast, flexible, and convenient way to make sure your web designs look exactly the way you intend them to look, no matter what browser, computer, and operating system is used to view them. Click to enlarge.
Adobe InDesign CS5 software provides precise control over typography and built-in creative tools for designing, preflighting, and publishing documents for print, online, or to mobile devices. Click to enlarge.
Leverage the power of the Adobe Flash Platform to create interactive projects
Rapidly create expressive interfaces and interactive content to your exacting design standards. Deliver your creative vision with the reach and consistency of the Adobe Flash Platform.
Approach interaction design without writing code
Transform static designs from Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, or Fireworks software into fully interactive projects without requiring development or coding skills. Define behaviors and control sophisticated interactions with simple yet powerful menu-based commands.
Speed the design and development process
Use familiar design applications to easily create and edit artwork. Developers can open Flash Catalyst projects directly in Adobe Flash Builder software, preserving design fidelity and interactions defined by the designer.
Design with expression
Communicate your creative vision without sacrifice and set the bar for interactive design with typographic precision, layout fidelity, and expressive motion-editing capabilities.
Write code quickly and easily
Quickly and efficiently write code with powerful authoring tools and integration with Adobe Flash Builder software. Easily add interactivity directly in the ActionScript language by injecting extensible code snippets.
Deliver in fewer steps and in more places
Save time and reduce the number of required steps when moving content from design, to development, and ultimately to delivery. Distribute consistently across personal computers, mobile devices, and screens of virtually any size and resolution.
Develop with content management systems
Build dynamic standards-based websites and applications quickly and easily. Leverage powerful content management systems with integrated authoring and testing support for your existing frameworks like WordPress, Joomla!, and Drupal.
Design websites more productively
Inspect, track, and preview web designs with powerful CSS diagnostics and functions. Improve your layouts and designs, and reduce the need for manual tweaking in the CSS code.
Extend Dreamweaver through integration with CS Live online services
Some of the new CS Live online services integrate with Dreamweaver, such as fast and accurate browser-compatibility testing with Adobe BrowserLab. CS Live online services are complimentary for a limited time—visit www.adobe.com/go/cslive for details.
Combine the power of vector and bitmap tools
Design with vector and bitmap tools together to achieve optimal imagery quickly. Enjoy pixel precision that maps to your resolution requirements, using graphics tools designed for screen-based output.
Produce better screen graphics, faster
Create rich, interactive screen graphics with fewer steps. Create and name slices efficiently, and then deliver superior-quality graphics optimized for the web and a wide range of devices.
Design once for multiple deliverables
Quickly optimize designs for websites, rich media applications, and mobile devices. Edit assets from other graphics programs for wider deployment with Fireworks. Integrate client review into the design process.
Deliver polished, professional documents
Quickly integrate content, insert company logos, define navigation, and add polish to your PDF Portfolio using one of many customizable templates.
Create dynamic electronic forms
Use included Adobe LiveCycle Designer software--a professional form design tool--to create, customize, and automate dynamic forms.
Collaborate and share with virtually anyone, anywhere
Gain the input you need--in real time--through interactive, shared document reviews that help participants see and build on each other's comments.