Portfolio Server 8.5 includes Portfolio Project Sync for Adobe Creative Suite 3. Developed jointly with Adobe, Project Sync offers, according to the developer, the power of Portfolio Server with the advantages of the CS3 work environment, thus allowing Automated search, archiving, and web publishing from Creative Suite applications.
A number of preconfigured catalog types have also been incorporated to speed up the creation of new catalogs, as well as to automate mass metadata capture by defining and using default values. Other improvements include the incorporation of a new Presets Palette to apply consistent and standardized metadata in unattended mode, the protection of materials through a new automatic watermarking feature.
On the other hand, the support of EPS and PDF file formats has been improved, as well as multiple RAW formats generated by the cameras of the main manufacturers of digital cameras.
Portfolio Server 8.5 for Workgroups is available as a free upgrade to users with an annual support plan (ASA) in place. The Portfolio 8.5 license has an estimated price of $ 6,050 (includes an annual support plan).