Top reasons to upgrade to Adobe® Creative Suite® 5.5 Production Premium
Flexible, precise, and reliable editing tools—Edit the way you want with widely accepted, customizable NLE shortcuts and powerful, intuitive trimming and editing tools that give you more precision and control in Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5. Boost productivity with dual-system sound support and enhanced project exchange with Final Cut Pro and Avid software.
Advanced audio-for-video editing in Adobe Audition®—Record, edit, mix, master, and sweeten audio with Adobe Audition CS5.5—now available for both Mac OS and Windows®. Roundtrip edit with Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5, or use OMF and XML to speed up project exchange with Avid Pro Tools and other NLEs.
Breakthrough performance with the Adobe Mercury Playback Engine—Experience fast effects processing and rendering on both laptops and desktop computers with the native 64-bit, multicore, GPU-accelerated Adobe Mercury Playback Engine in Adobe Premiere® Pro.
Warp Stabilizer—Smooth a bumpy camera move, or lock a shot automatically. Warp Stabilizer removes jitter and compensates for motion-related irregularities.
Faster, more reliable encoding for multiple devices—Output your work for computers, smartphones, tablets, and television with Adobe Media Encoder CS5.5. Use intuitive presets and contextual menus to set up sequences once for multiple formats, and batch encode while you keep editing.
Expanded support for RAW digital cinema and file-based workflows—Gain new workflow flexibility with RAW digital cinema files and other file-based footage. Experience faster performance for high-resolution RED footage, as well as enhanced support for RED, Sony XDCAM, Canon XF, and CinemaDNG formats.
Camera Lens Blur effect and camera property in After Effects—Create soft-focus effects with Camera Lens Blur. Set iris shape, blade curvature, and diffraction fringe characteristics for beautiful bokeh, and use these same settings for fantastic depth-of-field control with the After Effects 3D camera.
Asset intelligence for accelerated post-production—Locate assets and dialogue quickly in Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5 with integrated support for metadata from Adobe Story, an Adobe® CS Live online service.1 2 CS Live online service.1 2 CS Live services are complimentary for a limited time.
Streamlined collaboration using CS Live services—Collaborate using CS Live online services1 2 including Adobe Story, a collaborative script-development tool; CS Review, an online review service; and Acrobat.com services that simplify sharing project information.
Closed-caption playback in the timeline—Play back and display 608 and 708 closed captions, synced to your video sequence and viewable in the Program Monitor.
Source time code support in After Effects—Refer to specific frames in a clip with accuracy using source time code support in After Effects.
Stereoscopic 3D workflow improvements in After Effects—Composite and animate stereoscopic projects more easily, thanks to improvements that include quick setup of stereo camera rigs, fewer steps required to render multiple cameras, and improvements to the 3D Glasses effect.
Light falloff in After Effects—Control how light intensity falls off across 3D distances, just like in the real world.
Added support for color LUTs—Share a broad range of color lookup tables (LUTs) with After Effects, such as 3DL and CUBE formats and support for 1D LUTs.