Jon Hicks isn’t happy with Adobe’s decision.
The future of Adobe Fireworks
While we are not planning further feature development for Fireworks, we will continue to sell Fireworks CS6 as well as make it available as part of the Creative Cloud. We will provide security updates as necessary and may provide bug fixes. We plan to update Fireworks to support the next major releases of both Mac OS X and Windows.
Adobe research wants people interested in photography
Sounds like a chance to help out.
Adobe acknowledges InDesign issue with latest MacBook
“We’re taking this issue very seriously,” he said. “I wish we had more to share at this time but I’ll be sure to share what comes down the line from the engineers relating to solutions or any workarounds they can find.”
Good for them for acknowledging the issue.
‘A giant middle finger’
In English: Photoshop CS5 will not be patched for this vulnerability. The only way to remain secure is to upgrade to Photoshop CS6 for $200.
This could get ugly.
∞ Adobe responds to Creative Suite pricing criticism
Following criticism of its pricing for future versions of Creative Suite, Adobe responded on Monday with a statement sent to The Loop. “Our aggressive subscription price for Adobe Creative Cloud – $49 per month for every Adobe Creative Suite application, … Continued
∞ Adobe stops development of mobile Flash
Jason Perlow got this from his sources. It’s announcement that Adobe will make: Our future work with Flash on mobile devices will be focused on enabling Flash developers to package native apps with Adobe AIR for all the major app … Continued
∞ Adobe to cut 750 jobs
Adobe Systems on Tuesday said it is cutting about 750 jobs, mainly in North America and Europe as part of a restructuring of the company. The company said it expects to record about $87 million to $94 million in pre-tax restructuring charges.
∞ Photoshop Elements 10, Premiere Elements 10 in the Mac App Store
Two of Adobe’s newest applications for the Mac have made their way onto the Mac App Store. Photoshop Elements 10 and Premiere Elements 10 are both available on Apple’s software store for download. Both applications cost $79.99 and weigh-in at about 1GB each. The Elements moniker signifies that these are Adobe’s consumer-level applications, but based on their professional counterpart.
∞ Adobe Design Achievement Awards winners
Winners were announced in Taipei. [Via Dexigner]
∞ Adobe acquires TypeKit
Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch announced at the company’s MAX 2011 conference in Los Angeles on Tuesday that Adobe has acquired Typekit, a subscription-based online font service. Typekit enables Web designers to legally license and embed typefaces on their Web pages. … Continued
∞ Flash Player 11 is 'next gen game console,' says Adobe
Adobe plans to roll out Flash Player 11 and AIR 3 in October, according to a new blog post from Adobe’s Flash product manager Tom Nguyen. Integral to the new Flash release is “Stage 3D,” a new hardware-accelerated 3D graphics … Continued
∞ Adobe introduces Premiere Elements 10, Photoshop Elements 10
Adobe Systems Inc. on Tuesday announced the release of Premiere Elements 10 and Photoshop Elements 10, two new consumer-level apps for Mac and Windows users aimed at video and photography, respectively. Each is priced at $99.99; a bundle combines both … Continued
∞ Adobe Creative Developer Tour 2011
The Adobe Creative Suite provides many opportunities for partners to provide not only software and solutions based on Adobe technology but also consulting, contract development and integration services. The key themes for the Creative Developer Event are: Extensibility – Efficiently … Continued
∞ Adobe's video tools boast 45% growth on the Mac, thanks to Final Cut X
Adobe will announce on Thursday that demand for its Production Premium CS5.5 video tools has exploded this year, and they have Apple to thank. Demand for Adobe’s video creation tools has grown 22 percent year-over-year, but the big news is … Continued
∞ Adobe releases HTML5 Web Motion and Interaction Design Tool
∞ Adobe looking for creative pros using Android tablets
Adobe’s John Nack: Using an Android tablet for creative work? Let’s talk. If you use an Android tablet and use it (or would like to use it) for creative imaging, photography, etc., please drop me a line. We can’t let … Continued
∞ Avid joins the Final Cut Pro beat down parade
It just keeps piling on for Apple and its Final Cut Pro team.
∞ Adobe unveils Creative Suite 5.5, new CS release schedule
Adobe unveiled the latest major release of its Creative Suite product line, introducing many new features in the applications. The company also changed the release schedule for future major releases of the suite.
Calling Creative Suite 5.5 a “mid-cycle product release,” Adobe said it focused on three main areas: Proliferation of Devices; Design and Interactivity; and Monetization.
“Our customers are faced with the opportunity to reach more customers through mobile devices than the desktop,” Dave Burkett, Vice President and General Manager, Adobe Creative Suite Design and Web Segments, told The Loop. “That’s a real game changer.”
∞ Adobe Photoshop Express 2.0 adds Camera Pack option
Adobe has released Photoshop Express 2.0, a new version of its universal image editing and sharing software for iOS. It’s a free download from the App Store.
∞ Firefox VP sees HTML5 as answer to Flash
Mozilla VP of products Jay Sullivan calls HTML5 “the longer-term answer” to problems caused by Adobe Flash. “With Firefox 4, Internet Explorer 9, and Chrome, to the extent that we provide functionality in enough browsers, then the developers will switch … Continued
∞ Adobe releases Flash to HTML5 conversion tool
Adobe is answering its Flash critics and will offer designers and developers a way to convert their Flash content to HTML5.
∞ Adobe Digital Publishing Suite will support Apple, Google subscriptions
Adobe Systems Inc. on Friday announced that its Digital Publishing Suite will support both Apple’s in-app subscriptions model and Google’s One Pass. Adobe DPS is currently available as “pre-release technology,” though Adobe says commercially shipping tools will be available shortly.
∞ Pixelmator goes exclusive to Mac App Store
If you want to download Pixelmator, the popular image editing software for the Mac, the Web site will push you to the Mac App Store. The developers have taken the bold move of announcing that the Mac App Store is … Continued
∞ Aperture 3 workflow four times faster than Lightroom 3
Thomas Boyd has posted results of his head-to-head comparison of two pro photo cataloging applications: Apple’s Aperture 3 and Adobe’s Lightroom 3. Seeing a bias in news and blog postings trumpeting Lightroom’s supposedly superior speed, Boyd has done his own … Continued
∞ Adobe releases Audition for Mac public beta
Adobe on Tuesday released a public beta of Audition for Mac, the companies professional audio application.
∞ Adobe: Apple incites, condones negative campaign against Flash
Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch lays much of the blame for Flash’s recent woes with the media directly at the feet of Apple.
∞ Adobe reinstates development of Flash to iPhone app making tool
Adobe said it will once again begin working on a tool that allows Flash developers to deliver their apps to Apple’s iOS devices.
∞ Steve Jobs was right, Flash fails on Android
Many people have been giving Adobe the equivalent of “put up or shut up,” when it comes to the debate over Flash on a mobile device. The company shipped mobile Flash on Android and the first results are in — … Continued
∞ Early bird pricing ends today for MacTech Conference
MacTech extended the early bird sign-up, but today is your last day to save some cash on the cost of attending.