Creating content for multiple screens sizes and various mobile OSs (think Android, BlackBerry, and IOS) just got a whole lot easier. Today Adobe announced the CS5.5 family of products and with it a slew of great tools that will help you keep up with today’s fast-changing developer/designer demands. Here are a few resources to help you learn more about the CS5.5 release.
Martha Stewart’s “Everyday Food” , a cooking and lifestyle magazine, is now available on the iPad. This highly interactive magazine was put together using Adobe Digital Publishing technologies. Check it out!
Adobe InDesign is no longer “just” a desktop publishing tool; it has turned into a full-blown multimedia machine! As a former teacher and educational technologist, I highly recommend adding InDesign CS5 to your instructional technology tool bag.
The following tutorial demonstrates how easy it is to build path animations using InDesign CS5. Imagine how much more engaging a lesson on diffusion would be if a student could animate the process rather than simply read about it!
Video 1 – Learn how to create a simple path animation using InDesign CS5
Video 2 – Create a path animation and add duration and timing settings
Alief Taylor High School has entered a student-created video in an international technology contest that will hopefully win their school thousands of dollars worth of technology. The video is currently in 2nd place only behind a South African school.
Robert Goetsch is Alief’s audio-video teacher. He helped his students write, produce, shoot, and edit the video. The students used Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, and Audition to help create the music parody. The final video is awesome!
Voting has ended and Alief’s entry has made it into the 9-12 grade finalist!
I love Adobe Captivate. Captivate 5 makes it easy to set up projects with branching-based scenarios. This is great for all kinds of education technology applications, tutorials, etc. Learn how with this brief tutorial.
Adobe® Photoshop Elements 9 & Adobe Premiere Elements 9 software delivers powerful options that make it easy to use photos and videos together and share in entertaining ways. Now enjoy a complete solution for photos and videos whether you use Windows or Mac OS.
Match a favorite photo style – mimic the styles of your favorite photographers using Photomerge Style Match
Create Stunning photo effects – pop art, LOMO camera styles, reflection effects and more…
Easy video import
New audio editing tools
and much more!
Photomerge Style Match – YouTube Video via Digital Scrapper Tutorials
The Adobe TV team launched a new show today that is perfect for students and educators. The show is focused on getting started in After Effects CS5 and includes files to download and follow along with the tutorial to create a motion graphic title sequence.
Join educator and multimedia expert Adam Shaening-Pokrasso as he walks you through the basic concepts of digital compositing and animation in an in-depth introductory lesson in Adobe After Effects CS5. By the time you’re through, you will be able to create a stunning motion graphic title sequence for a film. http://tv.adobe.com/show/classroom-after-effects-cs5/