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Adobe Creative Suite CS3 Design Standard [Mac] [OLD VERSION]

Platform : Mac OS X Intel, Mac OS X
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  • The ideal solution for designing pages for print, editing photos, and creating illustrations
  • Take advantage of deep integration to streamline tasks and processes
  • Experience reliable, efficient prepress, printing, and Adobe PDF export
  • Combines full new versions of Adobe InDesign CS3, Photoshop CS3, Illustrator CS3, and Acrobat 8 Professional
  • Integrated creative environment backed by a company whose software and technologies have set new standards
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General Information
ManufacturerAdobe Systems, Inc
Manufacturer Part Number19300007
Manufacturer Website Addresswww.adobe.com
Product TypeSoftware Suite
Product Information
Software Sub TypeGraphics/Designing
Software NameCreative Suite v.3.0 Design Standard - Complete Product
Language SupportUniversal English
Suite Contents

  • Adobe Bridge CS3
  • Adobe Version Cue CS3
  • Adobe Device Central CS3
  • Adobe Acrobat Connect
  • Adobe InDesign CS3
  • Adobe Photoshop CS3
  • Adobe Illustrator CS3
  • Adobe Acrobat 8 Professional and Adobe Stock Photos
  • License Information
    License TypeComplete Product
    License PricingStandard
    License Quantity1 User

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    Adobe Creative Suite 3 Design Standard software is the indispensable toolkit for professional design and print production. It combines all-new versions of essential tools for page layout, image editing, illustration, and Adobe PDF workflows in a tightly integrated creative environment. With Design Standard, you can express and print your ideas faster and more easily than ever before.



    Design and print graphically rich materials such as magazine spreads with the tightly integrated, productive tools in Adobe Creative Suite 3 Design Standard.

    Master Deadlines in Design and Print Production

    Adobe Creative Suite 3 Design Standard software is the indispensable toolkit for professional design and print production, offering all-new versions of essential tools for page layout, image editing, illustration, and Adobe PDF workflows.

    Design with essential tools
    Take your designs from concept to completion with Adobe Creative Suite 3 Design Standard, which helps you create and print your best work. From sketching concepts to finessing production details, you can create beautiful, sophisticated designs with Creative Suite Design Standard. Take advantage of new creative effects and finer transparency controls in Adobe InDesign software; explore, apply, and control color variations using the new Live Color environment in Adobe Illustrator software; and apply new nondestructive Smart Filters in Adobe Photoshop software. Design Standard helps you express your best ideas more easily and efficiently than ever before.

    Keep your ideas flowing
    Adobe Creative Suite 3 Design Standard lets you slip into the creative zone and stay there by offering tight integration and shared productivity features that enable you to move fluidly between tasks. Easily share assets among components--double-click an asset in an InDesign layout to quickly open it in Photoshop or Illustrator, for example, or use Smart Objects to nondestructively edit Illustrator artwork in Photoshop. Visually manage assets in Adobe Bridge, manage workgroup files with Adobe Version Cue, and shop for royalty-free images using Adobe Stock Photos--all from within Design Standard.

    Print with confidence
    Enjoy rock-solid, streamlined print production using Creative Suite 3 Design Standard. Generate predictable printed output with features such as synchronized color settings and shared PDF presets. Help minimize errors by using output previews before you print, and exert fine control over output using consistent, comprehensive, professional printing options. Streamline prepress using Adobe Acrobat software to preflight and correct Adobe PDF files and to automate workflows with JDF. With Design Standard, you can reliably print beautiful content with the utmost efficiency.



    Adobe Photoshop CS3 for unrivaled image editing


    Adobe Illustrator CS3 for inspired vector graphics creation


    Adobe InDesign CS3 for professional page layout


    Adobe Acrobat 8 Professional for efficient Adobe PDF workflows

    Audience Benefit

    Design professionals--Express your ideas in print using Adobe Creative Suite 3 Design Standard software, the graphic designer's indispensable toolkit for professional design and print production. Creative Suite 3 Design Standard offers a tightly integrated, unified creative environment that combines essential tools for professional page layout, image editing, illustration, and Adobe PDF workflows with visual asset management, workgroup file management, and other shared productivity features. With Design Standard, you can remove technical distractions and find your creative flow, producing and printing beautiful content faster and more easily than ever before.

    Print professionals--Adobe Creative Suite 3 Design Standard software is Adobe's high-quality creation and production environment for reliable print layout and output. It combines full new versions of Adobe's leading design and print production tools--Adobe InDesign CS3, Photoshop CS3, Illustrator CS3, and Acrobat 8 Professional--with integrated productivity features, all in a unified creative environment. Design Standard gives you and your customers streamlined controls for more consistent color and press-ready Adobe PDF files, including support for new PDF/X-4 (draft) and PDF/A industry standards in Acrobat 8 Professional, as well as preflighting with automated file correction and support for JDF automation. Creative Suite 3 Design Standard helps you realize smooth production processes and reliable final output.

    IT professionals--Adobe Creative Suite 3 Design Standard software enables creative teams to realize their ideas more quickly and efficiently than ever before. Built on industry standards to provide long-term compatibility, Design Standard can be deployed easily across networks, is extensible and scriptable, and can be tailored to meet a variety of specialized publishing needs. Design Standard combines full new versions of Adobe's essential design and print production tools--Adobe InDesign CS3, Photoshop CS3, Illustrator CS3, and Acrobat 8 Professional--with integrated productivity features for creative workgroups. Offering a single installer and serial number for easy installation and backed by the quality and reliability Adobe is known for, Creative Suite 3 Design Standard meets the design and print production needs of your creative team.



    Visually manage assets in Adobe Bridge


    Test mobile designs in Adobe Device Central


    Coordinate with team members using Adobe Version Cue


    Host real-time, web-based meetings with Adobe Acrobat Connect

    Top New Benefits of Adobe Creative Suite 3 Design Standard

    All-new versions of essential creative tools
    Experience a highly productive creative toolkit with Adobe InDesign CS3 for professional page layout, Adobe Photoshop CS3 for unrivaled image editing, Adobe Illustrator CS3 for inspired vector graphics creation, and Adobe Acrobat 8 Professional for efficient Adobe PDF workflows.

    Unified design environment
    Work efficiently in an interface that's common across many components of Design Standard. New self-adjusting panels dock conveniently out of your way when not in use, and pop out when you need them. Maximize Screen mode keeps panels from overlapping the document window.

    Support for the latest Mac and Windows systems
    Get the most out of Design Standard on Intel based Mac systems and Microsoft Windows Vista computers. Work smoothly on legacy PowerPC based Mac and Windows XP systems as well.

    Efficient, powerful page design with Adobe InDesign CS3
    Explore more creative possibilities and experience new levels of productivity using InDesign CS3, which offers powerful features for creating graphically rich, complex documents; professional typographic controls; and robust, reliable printing.

    Inspired vector graphics creation in Adobe Illustrator CS3
    Explore, apply, and control color variations using Live Color in Illustrator CS3. Select and align points and edit paths more easily than ever, define crop areas interactively for print or export, and enjoy improved operating performance.

    Powerful digital imaging with Adobe Photoshop CS3
    Select image regions more intuitively, apply filters nondestructively, and align and blend similar images to quickly produce the best composite using Photoshop CS3.

    PDF file creation and collaboration with Adobe Acrobat 8 Professional
    Create reliable final print documents using Acrobat 8 Professional. Conduct server-based shared reviews, preflight and automatically correct Adobe PDF files, and work in a more streamlined, intuitive interface.

    Visual media management in Adobe Bridge CS3
    Efficiently organize, browse, locate, and preview assets with Adobe Bridge CS3, which offers faster performance; customizable workspaces; nondestructive batch-editing of TIFF, JPEG, and camera raw files; direct playback of Flash files; and direct access to useful services such as Adobe Stock Photos*.

    Real-time, interactive web conferences with Acrobat Connect
    Use Bridge or Acrobat to launch Acrobat Connect, the web-based conferencing system for real-time, interactive meetings such as design reviews. For a low monthly fee, host online conferences in a meeting room that you set up once and is readily available.

    Advanced workgroup file management with Adobe Version Cue CS3
    Use Version Cue to manage the use of files within creative teams. Track multiple versions, prevent overwriting, find the files you need quickly, conduct browser-based Adobe PDF reviews, and control access to files on a project-by-project basis.

    Additional Features

    Unprecedented integration for exceptional productivity
    Enjoy a consistent design experience across InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop with shared interface elements such as self-adjusting panels that dock out of your way when not in use. And use native file formats smoothly across software components to streamline design and production.

    Powerful color and printing capabilities
    Print Photoshop composites, Illustrator artwork, and InDesign layouts with confidence thanks to robust color options, consistent color settings, and professional output controls for high-quality printing.

    Exceptional native file format support
    Open Photoshop images in Illustrator and Illustrator artwork in Photoshop, and place both types of native files, as well as Adobe PDF files, in InDesign layouts. Streamline your design and production processes in myriad ways using native file format support.

    Reliable Adobe PDF workflows
    Use Adobe PDF to create reliable and consistent final output, streamline print production
    including automatically fixing mistakes found during preflight
    and automate processes using JDF.

    Cross-media publishing
    Contribute your assets to cross-media workflows. Hand off Photoshop image comps for use in web prototyping, preview Illustrator artwork as it might appear on a mobile device, and export InDesign layouts as XHTML for use by colleagues in web page layouts.

    Shared features and services
    Work more efficiently using a host of shared features and services, including Adobe Stock Photos* for purchasing royalty-free images; Acrobat Connect* for hosting web-based, interactive meetings; and Version Cue CS3 for workgroup file management.

    Powerful JDF workflows
    Automatically convert Adobe InDesign files to Adobe PDF and preflight and validate them against the targeted output intent (including number of pages, page size, and more) using enhanced JDF-based workflows.

    Streamlined print production
    Preflight Adobe PDF files in Acrobat and fix problems before they get to press. Automatically correct hairlines, downsample image resolution, flatten transparency, and more.

    Efficient and easy-to-manage deployment
    Easily deploy Design Standard using a single installer and serial number, and track, manage, and accurately allocate Adobe software assets using Adobe License Manager.

    Industry-standard scripting
    Automate tasks across Design Standard by writing scripts in JavaScript, AppleScript, Microsoft Visual Basic, and ExtendScript.

    * Online services, including, but not limited to, Adobe Stock Photos and Acrobat Connect, may not be available in all countries, languages, and currencies. Availability of services is subject to change. Use of online services is governed by terms and conditions of a separate agreement and may be subject to additional fees. For details, visit www.adobe.com.

    Adobe Creative Suite 3: What's in Each Edition?

    ADOBE CREATIVE SUITE 3 EDITIONS
    DESIGN PREMIUM
    DESIGN STANDARD
    WEB PREMIUM
    WEB STANDARD
    PRODUCTION PREMIUM
    MASTER COLLECTION
    Adobe Photoshop CS3 extended
    Adobe Photoshop CS3
    Adobe illustrator CS3
    Adobe indesign CS3
    Adobe Acrobat 8 Professional
    Adobe Flash CS3 Professional
    Adobe dreamweaver CS3
    Adobe Contribute CS3
    Adobe Fireworks CS3
    Adobe After effects CS3 Professional
    Adobe Premiere Pro CS3
    Adobe Soundbooth CS3
    Adobe encore CS3
    Adobe onlocation
    *
    Adobe ultra CS3
    *
    ADDITIONAL FEATURES AND SERVICES IN ADOBE CREATIVE SUITE 3
    Adobe bridge CS3
    Adobe version Cue CS3
    Adobe device Central CS3
    Adobe dynamic link
    Adobe Stock Photos
    Adobe Acrobat Connect

    * Adobe Ultra runs on Microsoft Windows only. For Macintosh users, Adobe OnLocation requires Bootcamp and Windows (purchased separately), or a separate Windows-based computer.


    Product details

    Platform: Mac Disc
    • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds
    • Domestic Shipping: Item can be shipped within U.S.
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    • ASIN: B000NDIBLE
    • Item model number: 19300007
    • Date first available at Amazon.com: March 27, 2007
    • Average Customer Review: 3.6 out of 5 stars 7 customer reviews
    • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #10,163 in Software (See Top 100 in Software)
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