Adobe Creative Cloud and Creative Suite 6 is here


Adobe Creative Cloud and Creative Suite CS6 are here. Welcome the excitement, let’s get started.

What is the Creative cloud?

Adobe® Creative Cloud™ is the digital hub that lets you download and install every Adobe Creative Suite® 6 application; access online services for file sharing, collaboration, and publishing; and benefit from new apps and features as soon as they’re released — giving you the freedom to create anything you can imagine.

 

Read all about it.

Adobe InDesign CS6

In its newest avatar,  Adobe® InDesign® CS6 software,gives you pixel-perfect control over design and typography. Create elegant and engaging pages for print, tablets, and other screens. Use Adaptive Design Tools to easily repurpose layouts to look great on a variety of pages sizes, orientations, or devices. InDesign comes with several new features, all aimed to make you more productive. InDesign CS6 will do the heavy lifting, so that you can spend more time doing what you do best: design!

Here are the Top 4, according to me:

Alternate Layouts

Design for multiple screen-sizes, orientations, and aspect ratios. And keep all your designes within a single InDesign file. So if you’re planning a publication for the iPad, you can design for both the horizontal and vertical layouts in the same file. Want to add support for the Galaxy Tab: add another alternate layout. InDesign will also do the heavy lifting for you and create the basic layouts based on the source layouts. All you need to do is tweak and you’re ready.

Linked content

Link content within or across InDesign documents so that changes (including interactivity) made to the parent text or object are applied to all linked children objects.Content Collector tools

Content Collector tools

Grab text and objects from an existing layout using the Content Collector. In a new layout, use the Content Placer to add items in the order you want them to appear. You can even create links to the original when you place content, so that it gets updated when you update the original. Copy-paste on steroids

PDF Forms

Create form fields directly within InDesign before you export to PDF. You can also assign the tab order in InDesign using the Articles panel.

Read the complete list  here and let me know what your top 4 features are.

 

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