Adobe debuts Creative Suite 3 Product Line
Largest Software Release in Adobe’s 25-year History Revolutionizes Creative Workflows
Press Release—Adobe Systems Incorporated today announced the Adobe Creative Suite 3 product line, integrated design and development tools for packaged to suit different creative workflows. Adobe’s new Creative Suite 3 lineup unites the best of Adobe and Macromedia product innovation to provide designers and developers with a broad spectrum of creative options for all facets of print, web, mobile, interactive, film, and video production. There are six all-new configurations of Adobe Creative Suite 3.
- Adobe Creative Suite 3 Design Premium and Design Standard editions
- Adobe Creative Suite 3 Web Premium and Web Standard editions
- Adobe Creative Suite 3 Production Premium
- Adobe Creative Suite Master Collection (12 applications)
The majority of Adobe Creative Suite 3 editions will be available as Universal applications for both PowerPC and Intel-based Macs and support Microsoft Windows XP and Windows Vista. Customers will experience increased levels of performance and speed running Creative Suite 3 natively on Intel-based Macintosh systems and the latest Windows hardware.
To celebrate the unveiling of Adobe Creative Suite 3, Adobe will host a launch event in New York City that will be webcast live on March 27 at 3:30 p.m. EDT. To attend the webcast, visit www.adobe.com/go/cs3launch .
Pricing and Availability
Adobe Creative Suite 3 Design Premium and Standard, and Adobe Creative Suite 3 Web Premium and Standard will begin shipping in April 2007. Adobe Creative Suite 3 Production Premium and Adobe Creative Suite 3 Master Collection for Mac OS X on Intel-based systems and for Microsoft Windows XP and Windows Vista platforms will begin shipping worldwide in the third quarter of 2007. All configurations will be available through Adobe Authorized Resellers and the Adobe Store at www.adobe.com/go/gn_store . Estimated street price for the Adobe Creative Suite 3 Design Premium is US $1,799, US $1,599 for Adobe Creative Suite 3 Web Premium, US $1,699 for Adobe Creative Suite 3 Production Premium, and US $2,499 for Adobe Creative Suite 3 Master Collection. 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/go/creativesuite .