Simplified mobile content design in Fireworks CS5 and Device Central CS5
Easily experiment with designing for mobile devices. Integration between Fireworks and Device Central makes it easy to set up a Fireworks project and preview it in Device Central. In Device Central, choose File > New Document In Fireworks, select a target device, and then click Create. Fireworks then creates a new project with the correct pixel dimensions of the target device’s display. Use the visual prototyping tools in Fireworks to craft your mobile content, and then choose File > Preview In Device Central to emulate your content using the updated online library of device profiles. When you’ve perfected your prototype, hand it off for development in Flash Professional or Dreamweaver.
With a mobile device profile selected in Device Central CS5, you can use the New Document panel to create a new Fireworks document that’s already set up with document settings that match the selected device.
Top new features in Fireworks CS5
• Wide-ranging feature and workflow enhancements
• Extensive performance improvements
• Adobe Device Central integration
• Newworkflowswith Adobe Flash Catalyst
• Adobe Swatch Exchange (ASE) support
• Improvedtype handling
• Pixel-perfect precision
Maximize your design time by streamlining critical nondesign tasks
CS5 Design Premium integrates with Adobe CS Live online services to help you bring efficiencies to design and production activities.
Accelerate reviews through integration with Adobe CS Review
Enjoy faster, more efficient creative reviews with CS Review, a new Adobe CS Live online service that integrates with components of CS5 Design Premium. Initiate shared reviews with just a few clicks from within Photoshop, Illustrator, or InDesign—simply click Access CS Live in the Application bar to open the CS Review panel. Then create a new review, add your layout or artwork, and invite colleagues or clients to view it online. They receive an email invitation with a link— one click and they see the document displayed in their web browser.
With commenting tools so easy to use there’s practically no learning curve, your reviewers can give overall feedback or comment on a specific region or text selection. Their comments appear in the CS Review panel, and everyone can view and reply to each other’s comments. Clicking a comment takes you to the specific element the comment refers to, so you can easily match each comment to the right element in your layout or artwork.
With simple sharing, easy access to reviews, and centralized comments, CS Review can help speed up the review process so you can finish your project on time and within budget.
Reviewers add comments within the browser online.Those comments appear in the CS Review panel in InDesign CS5. Thumbnails giveyou context for the feedback, making it easier to find and address comments.
• Note: CS Live services are complimentary for a limited time. See www.adobe. com/go/cslive for details.
Web page preview with Adobe BrowserLab, a CS Live online service
If you’ve done even a little web design, you know how challenging it can be to predict how a web page will appear in different browsers and operating systems. Until now, the best way to preview web content required buying costly hardware, installing multiple browsers, and maintaining testing labs. In addition, opening and comparing pages in multiple browsers on multiple machines is tedious and time-consuming.
Adobe BrowserLab allows you to compare your web pages and applications in multiple browsers without having the specific operating system or browser installed on your local computer.
Another new CS Live online service, Adobe BrowserLab, is an easier, faster solution for previewing web pages on leading browsers and operating systems—on demand. Whether you’re creating web pages yourself or previewing pages that you’ve designed and handed off to a developer for production, BrowserLab enables you to ensure that your work will appear as you intend.
BrowserLab works by taking screen shots of your web pages in different browsers, and then displaying them in the BrowserLab application window. You can preview a page in a single browser or compare the page in two browsers side by side. You can also compare screen shots in onionskin view—with one image superimposed over another—and control the relative transparency of the two images. Built-in rules and guides enable you to make pixel-perfect comparisons between images. Use the service from your web browser to test pages that you’ve posted to a server, or take advantage of integration between BrowserLab and Dreamweaver to test your pages directly from within Dreamweaver without publishing them to a server. Simply open a page in Dreamweaver, choose File > Preview In Browser > Adobe Browser Lab, sign in, and choose the browsers in which you want to preview the page. Create and configure sets of browsers you want to test. And because BrowserLab is an online service, you can get your results in real time, from virtually any computer connected to the web.
Accelerate your workflow with Adobe CS Live
Adobe CS Live is a set of online services that harness the connectivity of the web and integrate with Adobe Creative Suite 5to simplify the creative review process, speed up website compatibility testing, deliver important web user intelligence, and more, allowing you to focus on creating your most impactful work. CS Live services are complimentary for a limited time* and can be accessed online or from within Creative Suite 5 applications.
Adobe BrowserLab is for web designers and developers who need to preview and test their web pages on multiple browsers and operating systems. Unlike other browser-compatibility solutions, BrowserLab renders screenshots virtually on demand with multiple viewing and diagnostic tools, and can be used with DreamweaverCS5 to preview local content and different statesof interactive pages. Being an online service, BrowserLab has fast development cycles, with greater flexibility for expanded browser support and updated functionality.
Adobe CS Review is for creative professionals who want a new level of efficiency in the creative review process. Unlike other services that offer online review of creative content, only CS Review Iets you publish a review to the web directly from within InDesign, Photoshop, Photoshop Extended,and Illustrator and view reviewer comments back in the originating Creative Suite application.
Acrobat.com is for creative professionals who need to work with a cast of colleagues and clients in order to get a creative project from creative briefto final product. Acrobat.com is a set of online services that includes web conferencing, online file-sharing, and workspaces. Unlike collaborating via e-mail and attending time-consuming in-person meetings, Acrobat.com brings people toyour work instead of sending files to people, so you can get the business side of the creative process done faster, together, from any location.
Adobe Story is for creative professionals, producers, and writers working on or with scripts. Story is a collaborative script-development tool that turns scripts into metadata that can be used with the Adobe CS5 Production Premium tools to streamline workflows and create video assets.
Site Catalyst Net Averages is for web and mobile professionals who want to optimize their projects for wider audiences. Net Averages provides intelligence on how users are accessing the web, which helps reduce guess work early in the creative process. You can access aggregate user data such as browser type, operating system, mobile device profile, screen resolution, and more, which can be shown overtime.The data is derived from visitor activity to participating Omniture Site CataIyst customer sites. Unlike other web intelligence solutions, Net Averages innovatively displays data using Flash, creating an engaging experience that is robust yet easy to follow.
You can access CS Live three different ways:
1 Set up access when you register your Creative Suite 5 products, and get complimentary access that includes all of the features and workflow benefits of using CS Live with CS5.
2 Set up access by signing up online, and get complimentary access to CS Live services for a limited time.
Note that this option does not give you access to the services from within your products.
3 Desktop producttrials include a 30-day trial ofCS Live services.
*CS Live services are complimentary for a limited time. See www.adobe.com/go/cslive for details.
Adobe BrowserLab is a fast, flexible, and convenient way to make sure your web designs look exactly the way you intend them to look, no matter what browser, computer, and operating system is used to view them.
The Adobe Creative Suite 5 Family
Discover breakthrough interactive design tools that enable you to create, deliver, and optimize beautiful, high-impact digital experiences across media and devices. Create once and deliver that same experience virtually everywhere, thanks to the highly anticipated releases of the Adobe Flash Player 10.1 and Adobe AIR 2 runtimes. Maximize the impact of what you’ve created through integration of signature Omniture technologies. You can choose from several editions of Adobe Creative Suite 5 to meet your specific needs.
Adobe Creative Suite 5 Design Premium
Adobe Creative Suite 5 Design Premium software is the ultimate toolkit for designers who need to express their wildest ideas with precision; work fluidly across media; and produce exceptional results in print, web, interactive, and mobile design. Craft eye-catching images and graphics, lay out stunning pages.
Adobe Creative Suite 5 Design Premium software offers a host of productivity features for print design, including more precise image selection in Adobe Photoshop, enhanced object editing in Adobe InDesign, and perspective drawing in Adobe Illustrator. Revolutionize everyday creative work with innovative painting tools in Photoshop and Illustrator.
Design Premium combines full new versions of InDesign CS5, Illustrator CS5, Photoshop CS5 Extended, Flash Professional CS5, Flash Catalyst CS5, Dreamweater CS5, Fireworks CS5, and Acrobat 9 Pro, and with Adobe Bridge CS5 and Adobe Device Central CS5.
Adobe Creative Suite 5 Design Standard
For design and production professionals focused on print publishing who do not need the full-fledged web, interactive, and mobile design capabilities of Dreamweaver, Flash, and Fireworks, or the advanced video, animation, and 3D editing tools in Photoshop Extended, Adobe offers Adobe Creative Suite 5 Design Standard software.
Adobe Creative Suite 5 Web Premium
Adobe Creative Suite 5 Web Premium software makes it easier to create standards-based websites and immersive digital experiences. With Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 and integrated tools in the Adobe Flash Platform, you can design and develop content for delivery virtually anywhere.
Use a comprehensive toolkit that includes Flash Catalyst CS5 to design interactive content without writing code, Flash Professional CS5 to create rich freeform expressive content, and Flash Builder 4 Standard to develop rich Internet applications.
Build standards-based websites with Dreamweaver CS5, the industry-leading web authoring tool. Develop with PHP and content management frameworks like WordPress, Joomla!, or Drupal, and design productively with CSS inspection tools.
Get fast and accurate browser compatibility testing, and accelerate tasks such as collaborative content creation and reviews of presentations and project pitches with new CS Live online services.
Web Premium combines full new versions of Dreamweaver CS5, Flash Catalyst CS5, Flash Professional CS5, Flash Builder CS5, Photoshop CS5 Extended, Illustrator CS5, Acrobat 9 Pro, Fireworks CS5, and Contribute CS5, and with Adobe Bridge CS5 and Adobe Device Central CS5.
Adobe Creative Suite 5 Production Premium
Conquer today’s deadlines and tomorrow’s challenges with Adobe Creative Suite 5 Production Premium software, the ultimate video production toolkit. Craft video productions, motion graphics, visual effects, and interactive experiences with high-performance, industry-leading creative tools. Boost your productivity with tightly integrated components that deliver breakthrough performance and smooth production workflows, giving you the power to produce engaging media for virtually any screen.
With the latest versions of Adobe’s best-of-breed video, audio, and design tools, CS5 Production Premium offers enhancements that help you work more efficiently when tackling a broad spectrum of planning, production, and postproduction tasks. Each component offers a familiar user interface and integrates with other components for a complete, end-to-end toolset that accelerates video editing workflows from scriptwriting through postproduction.
For motion graphic designers and visual effects artists, CS5 Production Premium offers best-of-breed video, animation, compositing, audio, and design tools that feel like a natural extension of your creative process. Work more efficiently with high-resolution projects and benefit from tight integration between Adobe Photoshop Extended, Illustrator, and Adobe Premiere Pro.
Production Premium combines full new versions of Premiere Pro CS5, After Effects CS5, Photoshop CS5 Extended, Illustrator CS5, Flash Catalyst CS5, Flash Professional CS5, Soundbooth CS5, Adobe On Location CS5, and Encore CS5, and with Adobe Bridge CS5, Adobe Device Central CS5, and Dynamic Link.
Adobe Creative Suite 5 Master Collection
Tell your story from start to finish with one comprehensive offering. Adobe Creative Suite 5 Master Collection software enables you to design and develop amazing work, collaborate effectively, and deliver virtually anywhere.
Craft a corporate identity using Illustrator CS5 to engage your audience online, extending your creative reach. Use new Flash Catalyst CS5 to make your project part of an expressive, interactive interface without writing code.
Design and deliver immersive experiences. Use Flash Professional CS5 to engage your audience with microsites and casual games that present your designs consistently across desktops, browsers, and mobile devices.
Take your story to any screen. Enhance HD video productions with high-resolution imagery from Photoshop CS5 Extended. Add intricate effects using After Effects CS5, and edit dramatically faster in Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.
Production Premium combines full new versions of Photoshop CS5 Extended, Illustrator CS5, InDesign CS5, Acrobat 9 Pro, Flash Catalyst CS5, Flash Professional CS5, Flash Builder 4, Dreamweaver CS5, Fireworks CS5, Contribute CS5, Premiere Pro CS5, After Effects CS5, Soundbooth CS5, Adobe On Location CS5, and Encore CS5, and with Adobe Bridge CS5, Adobe Device Central CS5, and Dynamic Link.
No matter which edition of Creative Suite 5 you choose, you gain a toolset with integration that’s enhanced by the following:
Adobe Bridge CS5 software is a powerful media manager that provides centralized access to all your creative assets.
Adobe Device Central CS5 software simplifies the production of innovative and compelling content for mobile phones and consumer electronics devices. Adobe Device Central CS5 now offers support for HTML and the latest versions of Adobe Flash Player software.
Bring creative reviews directly into your design workflow thanks to Adobe CS Review, a new Adobe CS Live online service that integrates with your design software. CS Live services are complimentary for a limited time.
In Production Premium CS5 and Master Collection, Adobe Dynamic Link gives you tighter-than-ever integration when moving assets between Adobe After Effects CS5, Adobe Premiere Pro CS5, and Encore CS5. An integral part of Adobe Creative Suite 5 Production Premium and Master Collection software, Dynamic Link enables you to work faster and stay in the creative flow by eliminating intermediate rendering when you make changes to assets—whether you’re editing a sequence of clips in Adobe Premiere Pro, changing a composition in After Effects, or refining a project in Encore.