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Produce high-impact print designs and digital publications

Adobe® Creative Suite® 6 Design Standard software combines industry-standard tools for professional print design and digital publishing. Create eye-catching images and graphics at lightning speed, and lay out top-quality print pages with exquisite typography. Also produce highly designed eBooks, and deliver media-rich publications for iPad and other tablet devices as easily as pages for print.* Achieve exceptional quality and precise control with high-performance software that streamlines routine design and production tasks.

*A Digital Publishing Suite account is required to access certain features and services that integrate with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite.

Top New Features in Adobe Creative Suite 6 Design Standard
Retouching magic in Photoshop®—Retouch images with astonishing ease and precision. Patch images with greater control using Content-Aware Patch, which allows you to choose the sample area Content-Aware will use to magically create your patch.
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Bridge CS6
Media Encoder CS6
Mercury Performance System in Illustrator®—Work blazingly fast—even with processing-intensive effects such as blurs, glows, and drop shadows that used to slow you down. Access all the RAM on your system thanks to native 64-bit support on both Mac OS and Windows.

Multiple layout versions in one InDesign® file—Efficiently manage multiple layouts based on a single set of content. Use Alternate Layout to create multiple versions in one document. Use Liquid Layout to automate layout resizing based on page size.

Content linking across InDesign documents—Link content that appears in multiple InDesign documents so that changes made to parent text or objects are applied automatically to all linked children objects. Save time and avoid hassles when making last-minute changes.

Astonishing performance in Photoshop—Experience blazing-fast interactions when editing with key tools such as Crop, Transform, Liquify, and Puppet Warp. The Mercury Graphics Engine delivers unprecedented speed and responsiveness for a fluid feel as you work.

Easy pattern creation in Illustrator—Easily create seamlessly tiled vector patterns. Experiment freely with repeating patterns that can be edited at any time.

Video editing in Photoshop—Edit video in Photoshop to include in your digital publishing projects. Quickly combine clips and stills using transitions, audio, and effects, such as pan and zoom.

Faster design tasks in Photoshop—Finesse details quickly with new and reengineered tools. Apply type styles, use vector layers to apply strokes and add gradients to vector objects, create custom strokes and dashed lines, quickly search layers, and more.

Image Trace in Illustrator—Convert raster images to editable vectors with a completely new tracing engine. Get clean lines, accurate fitting, and reliable results without dealing with complex controls.

Gradients on strokes in Illustrator—Apply gradients to your strokes—along the length, across the width, or within the stroke itself—all with complete control over gradient placement and opacity.

PDF forms in InDesign—Use InDesign to add form fields to a layout. Include standard elements such as text fields, radio buttons, and checkboxes, and export the form as a PDF file for online publishing.

All-new Crop tool in Photoshop—Crop images fast and precisely using the hardware-accelerated, nondestructive Crop tool. Manipulate your images on canvas and see the adjustments live.