Summary: Verdict: Creative Suite 5 Master Collection is an amazing package that will make it easier to unleash your creativity. The enhanced performance with the right hardware is reason enough to invest in this brilliant suite.
Conclusion: There's nothing else on the market as thorough or as thrilling as Adobe's Creative Suite, and the latest version both builds upon previous advances and makes some new quantum leaps all its own. If you're a designer—or you want to be one—you'll need CS5 as part of your arsenal.
Pros: Every app has been upgraded since CS4. Improved integration and collaboration features between programs.
Cons: Most individual apps—and all the collections—are very expensive to buy new. Some programs have received more extensive changes than others.
Excerpt: You may not be able to design the next great iPhone app on it ( per Steve himself ), but if you can stomach for the price tag, Adobe Creative Suite 5: Master Collection ( $870 Upgrade, $2,599 Full ) will reward you with a veritable blitzkrieg of creative tools. Likely, more than you’ll ever know what do with. This, gents, is software extravagance.
Excerpt: Often when software gets to be of a certain age—or a certain version number—it starts showing its wrinkles, even if it’s dressed up in snazzy new clothes and sports some shiny new skills. Not so with Adobe’s Creative Suite 5: Comprising over a dozen of the most powerful design and production apps on the market, all of which (except Acrobat) have received some degree of tweaking to improve the way they work alone and together, it looks as bright-eyed and optimistic as a...
Summary: So is it a must-buy? That all depends on your needs. In CS4, Adobe seemed to concentrate on improving integration between its applications. This time round, the focus is on improving each individual app, and the decision over whether this is a must-have upgrade for you or not depends on how much you will benefit from the special new tools of each program.
Summary: The release of Adobe's Creative Suite 5 updates a number of popular applications and adds new facilities that will make is easier for professionals to 'design and deliver' across different media. The entire suite is available as a Master Collection, which contains Photoshop CS5 Extended, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat 9 Pro, Flash Catalyst, Flash Professional, Flash Builder, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Contribute, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Soundbooth, Encore and On...
Summary: Erstmals stellt Adobe mit Premiere Pro und After Effects CS5 reine 64-Bit-Boliden in die Verkaufsregale – die ihre volle Leistung erst mit entsprechend dimensionierten Grafikkarten entfalten. Ein Schritt in die richtige Richtung?
Conclusion: Det er programmer som gør det muligt at lave flotte grafiske præsentationer, kode hele websites samt at lave professionelle film og lydredigering. Denne gang er der nok igen størst fokus på hvad Photoshop tilbyder af nye features, og vi er også selv spændte, selv om vi var med inde ved lanceringen tidligere på året. Men et er at se det og et andet er at prøve det selv.