Photoshop CS6 beta hits 500,000 downloads

Adobe’s John Nack:

I’m delighted to see that the Photoshop CS6 beta has been downloaded more than half a million times in less than a week! The response I’ve seen so far has been overwhelmingly positive.

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∞ Adobe announces Photoshop Touch Software Development Kit

In addition to announcing Creative Suite 5.5, Adobe also unveiled a new Photoshop Touch software development kit (SDK).

According to Adobe, the new SDK allows developers to create mobile and tablet applications that interact directly with Adobe Photoshop CS5 and Photoshop CS5 Extended on the desktop.

Using its own SDK, Adobe developed three new apps for Apple’s iOS: Adobe Color Lava, Adobe Eazel and Adobe Nav. The apps will give developers an idea of what can be done using the SDK to link the tablet and desktop environments.

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∞ 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.”

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