Posts Tagged what’s new

How to install Adobe Bridge CC

Adobe_Bridge_CC_mnemonic_RGB_128px_no_shadowAdobe Bridge provides you with centralized access to all the media assets you need for your creative projects. Batch edit with ease, add watermarks, and even set centralized color preferences—Bridge simplifies your workflow and keeps you organized. The newest version of Adobe Bridge CC is available now.

This version: Adobe Bridge CC has native 64-bit architecture to harness all the power of your computer. There is a slight change in the installation process though. It does not get installed by default when you install other apps such as Photoshop or Illustrator. You need to download and install it. After that you’re on familiar ground again.

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To install Bridge CC:

  1. Go to http://creative.adobe.com and sign in with your Adobe ID
  2. Click Download Center in the top bar
  3. Click Download icon next to the Bridge icon
  4. On the Bridge product page, click Download. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation

 

Other resources

Bridge Help and Support page

Bridge Help page

What’s new in Bridge CC

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What’s new in Creative Cloud

totem-creative-cloud-80x80The latest refresh to Creative Cloud is now available! You can read the announcement  on the Creative Cloud blog.

With this release, Creative Cloud becomes even better. Several app and services have significant updates, loads for features to make your creative endeavors faster and more efficient.

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There are significant updates to the Creative Cloud.

  • A gazillion new features in your favorite apps, such as Photoshop, InDesign, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Illustrator, and many many more
  • A new intuitive Creative Cloud app for your desktop
    • To  install apps and manage updates without leaving your desktop
    • Connect and keep up with your creative network on Behance
  • Share your work on Behance from within apps, such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom
  • A redesigned, more intuitive, Download Center on http://creative.adobe.com
  • Sync Colors with Kuler app
  • Sync settings and app preferences across multiple computers via the Creative Cloud

To read all about these and other information, see What’s new in Creative Cloud.

What Next

If you’re already a Creative Cloud customer, get started and download the latest apps and start creating! We’ve made it a little simpler for you. Your existing Adobe Application Manager will auto-update to the new Creative Cloud app for your desktop. Once the update is complete, you can download and update your apps.

If you’re impatient enough to not wait for the auto-update and want the new app at once, head over to the Download Center, and install the Creative Cloud app.

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In case you need help, see Creative Cloud Help.

Not a Creative Cloud member yet?

And wonder what all the fuss is about. Don’t worry, head over to https://creative.adobe.com/plans/ and join as a free member. You can download and use the apps for a free trial period of 30 days.

 

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Audition CC | What’s new

Adobe_Audition_CC_mnemonic_RGB_128pxRecord, edit, and create audio files with Adobe Audition’s comprehensive set of waveform, spectral display, and multitrack tools. This powerful sound editing program is designed to accelerate audio production workflows while maintaining the highest standards for sound quality. The newest version, Adobe Audition CC is now available.

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Install Audition CC

  1. Go to http://creative.adobe.com and sign in with your Adobe ID
  2. Click Download Center in the top bar
  3. Click Download icon next to the Audition icon
  4. On the Audition product page, click Download. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation

What’s New in Audition CC

This version of Audition is power packed! Some of the new features are:

  • Sound Remover effect to remove unwanted audio sources from a recoerding
  • Click/Pop Eliminator effect to remove microphone pops, clicks, light hiss, and crackles.
  • Generate white, pink, gray and brown noise
  • Scientific Filter effect
  • Stereo Expander effect
  • TC Electornic Loudness Radar meter
  • Pitch Bender and Pitch Shifter effects
  • Preview Editor to see in real-time what the modified audio looks like
  • Frequency Band Splitter
  • Phase Analysis
  • Smart Track Colors
  • Upload to SoundCloud
  • …and many more… (This list is becoming too long)

For the complete list and details, see What’s new in Audition CC

Other resources

Audition Help and Support page

Audition Help page

Not a Creative Cloud Member yet?

Sign up for a free account and try any of the new CC desktop apps for 30 days, as well as a selection of services.

 

 

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InDesign CS6 New features roundup

InDesign is a versatile page layout software that provides pixel-perfect control over layout and design. In addition to the print, InDesign coupled with Digital Publishing Suite provides one of the easiest and most efficient methods of publishing on tablets.  This new release: InDesign CS6 carries new features and tools that will change the way you work. You can leverage and adapt content for different page sizes, devices and screens.

There are so many new features, that it’s easy to get confused. InDesignSecrets.com created a pretty comprehensive list for all of us.

While most of the features can be used to create multiple types of outputs, some are quite specific. I’ve made an attempt to list down (most?) of the InDesign new features, and categorized them as per the workflow they’re most likely to be used in.#1


 

TOP 5 FEATURES

Content Collector tools

Alternate layouts

Liquid layouts

Linked content

PDF Forms

Digital-specific

Any media

Print-specific

Enhanced

EPUB/HTML export

Custom Style mapping

Grayscale preview

Place HTML

for DPS & EPUB3

Preserve local edits while updating links

Grayscale PDF Export

Place Adobe Edge designs

for DPS & EPUB3

Recently used fonts list

PDF

accessibility enhancments

Persistent text frame fitting

Digital

Publishing workspace

Pages panel enhancements

Enhanced packaging support

Primary text frame

Split window

Flexible column width

Align to Object

Hunspell enhancements

Digital-specific

Any media

Export interactive PDF as pages

IDML option in File > Save

Digital

document intent

100% is 100% for cm and inches

Buttons and

Forms library

Complex calculations in dialog boxes

Keeps with spans and splits

Multilingual placeholder text

Export to PNG

Enhanced Zoom to Link

Extension Manager enhancements

Support for Arabic and Hebrew scripts

Support for Indic scripts

I wonder if I missed any? Over the next few weeks, I’ll add links to the table above to lead you to the detailed information about these features.

Have you tried InDesign CS6 ? Download a trial. Incase you need it, see the instructions to install a trial.

#1Your mileage may vary, but we’ll probably be heading in the same general direction.

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