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Adobe launches Production and Master CS3 suites

The Production Premium Suite (EUR 2,550) includes After Effects CS3 Professional, Premiere Pro CS3, Encore CS3, Photoshop CS3 Extended, Illustrator CS3, Flash CS3 Professional and Soundbooth CS3 applications. All of these applications can also be purchased as individual packages.

Adobe Premiere Pro CS3 provides enhanced features such as a new media format and a unique Time Adjustment tool that improves variable speed effect application and slow motion playback. After Effects CS3 software introduces the Shape Layers feature for drawing and animating vector shapes, as well as the Puppet tool for manipulating and 2D images. On the other hand, the Brainstorm tool allows you to generate and preview animation variations.

The software also includes solutions for direct-to-disk recording and chroma application.

Adobe Creative Suite 3 Master Collection ($ 3,478) combines all 12 Adobe design and development products: InDesign, Photoshop Extended, Illustrator, Flash Proffesional, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Contribute, After Effects Professional, Premiere Pro, Soundbooth, Encore and Acrobat 8 ​​Pro.

Adobe Creative Suite 3 Production Premium and Master Collection support Intel processor-based Macs, Windows XP and Windows Vista.