Conclusion: Adobe InDesign is still the leader in page designing software, and version CS5.5 adds several new features that may warrant an upgrade, but only for certain kinds of users.
Pros: Object placement and manipulation drastically improved. New options for nondestructive image editing and animation tools. New features speed up previously tedious tasks. Close integration with Flash Professional simplifies making Web versions of documents.
Conclusion: The go-to software for page designers the world over, Adobe InDesign CS6 easily earns our Editors' Choice and five stars for its wonderful flexibility and support for designers' creativity.
Pros: Great new tools for getting content onto digital publishing platforms (iPhone, Nook, etc.). Superbly balanced interface.
Cons: Content Collector feature could stand to take on some facets of CorelDRAW's tray feature.
Excerpt: Adobe has finally brought Audition , its multitrack audio recording and editing tool, with mixing, mastering and sound-processing capabilities, to the Mac. It’s the digital recording studio for your desktop.
Pros: Revamped interface; fast audio rendering engine; round-trip Premiere Pro integration
Cons: Focus on video support detracts from original core features