Archive for March 27th, 2007

Mar 27, 2007

Live From New York, it’s CS3

bigapple.pngHello from the Big Apple!

PhotoshopNews will be blogging live from the Adobe Creative Suite 3 Announcement event to be held at 3:30PM Eastern time.

We’ll have photos from Seth Resnick and myself as well as backstage stuff including some party pics.

Since Adobe will be webcasting the event, you can watch the actual announcement live by visiting

Mar 27, 2007

Adobe’s big multimedia software introduction

Written by Ryan Blitstein-Mercury News

Two years ago, after spending $3.4 billion to acquire Macromedia, Adobe Chief Executive Bruce Chizen told the Mercury News: “We are in a better position than any other software company in the world.”

Since then, the San Jose maker of Acrobat and Photoshop software has used Macromedia’s tools and talent to expand from the desktop to the Web, online video and mobile entertainment — and Adobe’s stock has risen from about $30 in early 2005 to $43.16 Monday.

Mar 27, 2007

Image Stacks in Photoshop CS3 Extended


Of all the new features in Photoshop CS3, those that stand out for me most are the ones that have been built around the new Align Content feature, engineered by Jeff Chien.

Mar 27, 2007

What’s new in Photoshop CS3 for Photographers

cover-versioncs3-low.jpgTo coincide with the official announcement of Photoshop CS3, Martin Evening has released a sample chapter from his forthcoming book: Adobe Photoshop CS3 for Photographers, published by Focal Press.

The new edition of this best selling book should be hitting the streets in Spring of 2007, shortly after the official release of Photoshop CS3.

As a special perk for PhotoshopNews readers, Martin has made his Chapter 1: What’s New in Photoshop CS3 available for free download.

The 24 page PDF, outlines all the new features of Photoshop CS3 and Bridge 2, written from a user’s perspective. It offers an honest appraisal of what will be on offer in this new version of the program, if you really want to know what’s NEW!

Mar 27, 2007

OK, Now It’s Official–Adobe® Photoshop® CS3

Adobe announces–officially–Adobe Photoshop CS3 and Photoshop CS3 Extended

Due to ship [soon], Adobe Photoshop CS3 will sell for $649 (estimated US street price) with upgrades from Photoshop 7 and beyond costing $199 and Adobe Photoshop CS3 priced at $999 (estimated US street price) with upgrades from Photoshop 7 and beyond costing $349.

Mar 27, 2007

Adobe Announces the new Creative Suite 3 Lineup

Or, should we say “Suites” as there are now a lot of different Creative Suite 3 options.

Mar 27, 2007

Adobe Delivers Two Editions of Photoshop CS3

Photoshop CS3 and Photoshop CS3 Extended Push the Boundaries of Digital Imaging

Press Release: SAN JOSE, Calif. — March 27, 2007 — Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced Adobe® Photoshop® CS3 and Photoshop CS3 Extended, two new editions of the professional industry standard for digital imaging. Photoshop CS3 software is a major upgrade, offering new innovations in editing power and productivity for designers and photographers. The addition of an entirely new version of Photoshop, Photoshop CS3 Extended, means creative professionals can now discover new dimensions in digital imaging, harnessing everything in Photoshop CS3 plus groundbreaking tools for 3-D, motion graphics, image measurement and analysis. Photoshop CS3 Extended expands the boundaries of digital imaging, simplifying the workflows for professionals in architecture, engineering, medicine, and science.

Mar 27, 2007

Adobe Unleashes Creative Suite 3 Product Line

Largest Software Release in Adobe’s 25-year History Revolutionizes Creative Workflows

Press Release: SAN JOSE, Calif. — March 27, 2007 — Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced the Adobe® Creative Suite® 3 product line, a revolutionary offering of tightly integrated, industry-leading design and development tools for virtually every creative workflow. Adobe’s new Creative Suite 3 line-up unites the best of Adobe and Macromedia® product innovation to provide designers and developers with a broad spectrum of creative options for all facets of print, web, mobile, interactive, film, and video production. There are six all-new configurations of Adobe Creative Suite 3. These include, Adobe Creative Suite 3 Design Premium and Design Standard editions; Adobe Creative Suite 3 Web Premium and Web Standard editions; and Adobe Creative Suite 3 Production Premium (see separate releases). Rounding out the product line is Adobe Creative Suite Master Collection which combines 12 of Adobe’s new design and development applications in a single box—the most comprehensive creative environment ever delivered.