Adobe CS6 Release Date: May 7th

Adobe Creative Suite 6 will be released next Monday, May 7th 2012, and soon after, Little Soft Shop will have it available to you at a reduced price! Before the release, let’s catch everyone up on what exactly this program delivers to its users.

Adobe CS6 will come in four separate editions; Design Standard, Design & Web Premium, Production Premium and Master Collection. It also comes equipped with Creative Cloud, Adobe’s digital storage network.


Design Standard

  • Includes Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat X Pro, Bridge, and Media Encoder. Enabling “lightning-fast creativity” due to huge performance increases in Photoshop and Illustrator, Design Standard is the most powerful design tools for images, and now, video. Also utilize In-Design to create eBooks for tablets.


Design & Web Premium

  • Includes Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Flash Pro, Fireworks, Acrobat X Pro, Bridge, and Media Encoder. Adobe has merged Web Premium and Design Premium into one program. This program contains all of the tools imaginable for professional design. You can also design apps for mobile devices such as Smartphone’s and tablets.


Production Premium

  • Includes Adobe Premier Pro, After Effects, Photoshop Extended, Adobe Audition, SpeedGrade, Prelude, Illustrator, Encore, Flash Pro, Media Encoder, and Bridge. An upgraded editing environment that allows for 3D graphics, content-aware tools, and lightning fast editing. This version includes new tools such as Adobe Prelude for logging and ingest, and Adobe SpeedGrade for color grading and finishing.


Master Collection

  • Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat X Pro, Flash Pro, Flash Builder 4.6 Premium Edition, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Adobe Audition, SpeedGrade, Prelude, Encore, Bridge, and Media Encoder. The ultimate collection of graphic, video and web design tools, the Master Collection allows users to deliver groundbreaking, creative experiences across all platforms, on all devices.


Digital Cloud

  • Not a product, but a cloud based storage and device syncing system, the Digital Cloud will allow users to access, download, and install any Adobe Creative Suite apps that they want. The Adobe Digital Cloud also allows for file storage and file access from anywhere. A monthly subscription is required. Additional tools and services will also be included.