Adobe Creative Suite Upgrade Assurance for CS6

 Adobe Production Premium CS5.5

Adobe has launched a new upgrade assurance promotion today.

“Customers who purchase Creative Suite 5.5 (CS5.5) software will receive a complimentary upgrade to CS6 when it becomes available. No coupon code necessary, offer valid in North America and the European country stores listed below.”

Offer valid in the following European stores: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, North America, Norway, Poland, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, and The UK.

The program runs from March 26 through May 6 (…the CS6 release date?).

Details for US customers here and for European customers here.

 

Editing Video in Photoshop CS6

Take a look at the above video, which was completely edited in Photoshop (CS6 maybe?).

Right now, you can edit videos in Photoshop CS5 Extended.  I’ve done it in the past even with plug-ins applied to video footage.  However, if I can get the look I’m after in Premiere Pro or After Effects, I’m going to do that because the process is more streamlined (for now).

However, I’m excited to see what Adobe has up its sleeve because of the following statement at the Photoshop blog from Photoshop Senior Product Manager, Bryan O’Neil Hughes: [Read more...]

Adobe Production Premium Over 50% Off – Deal Alert

Adobe Production Premium

Adobe Production Premium CS5.5 is available through March 2 for $900 off the retail price $1699.  Check it out here at B&H (Mac) or here for the PC version.  Add it to your cart to see the sale price of $799.

Given that Photoshop CS5 Extended runs $900 on its own and is included in Production Premium CS5.5, along with Premiere Pro, After Effects, Audition and lots more, this is a heckuva deal.

Adobe Offering 50% Off for Final Cut Pro Switchers

Adobe’s marketing machine is taking advantage of the Final Cut Pro X dilemma by enticing Final Cut Pro users with a 50% off discount of competing Adobe products and packages, including Premiere Pro CS5.5 and Production Premium CS5.5.  Adobe’s promo (shown above) takes a dig at Apple’s recent bad press with its switch slogan: “You’re a pro. Make sure your toolset is too.” [Read more...]

Free Upgrade From Adobe CS5 to CS5.5 for Recent Purchasers

When Adobe announced CS5.5 a couple weeks ago, a couple of commenters on Photography Bay and/or its Facebook fan page expressed some frustration because they had just purchased a CS5 product.  It looks like those of you who purchased CS5 products on or after March 10, 2011 will be eligible for a free upgrade to CS5.5. [Read more...]

Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 Announced, Upgrade & Subscription Options Available

Adobe has updated its Creative Suite line of products from CS5 to CS5.5.  With the introduction of CS5.5, Adobe is shifting from an 18-24 month product cycle upgrade.  Instead, Adobe will now be release a major version update every 24 months and a mid-cycle upgrade every 12 months. [Read more...]