Adobe Creative Suite 6 Master Collection software is the ultimate design environment for realizing your creative vision. Use industry-leading tools with unlimited creative possibilities, precision, and power to deliver for print, the web, and the silver screen. Build standards-based websites and applications, design for the latest platforms, and deliver pristine-quality video in native formats. Intuitive interfaces and blazing-fast performance allow swift work on your most complex projects.
Adobe Photoshop Extended, Illustrator, Indesign, Acrobat Pro, Dreamweaver, Flash Professional, Fireworks, Flash Builder Premium, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Audition, Speedgrade, and Story
Creative Suite 6 Master Collection Highlights
- Design without limits—Tackle any creative challenge that comes your way. Use the ultimate professional toolset to explore groundbreaking ways to design amazing print, web, and video experiences.
- Work at the speed of your imagination—Work fluidly on your most complex projects with tools newly optimized for speed and performance. Reengineered features let you create with significantly fewer steps for maximum efficiency.
- Deliver virtually anywhere—Reach more people in more places by designing to the latest web, mobile, and video standards. Create stunning, adaptive experiences that fluidly adapt to virtually all screen sizes and form factors.
|Master Collection CS6 New Features ||CS5 ||CS6 |
|Photoshop Extended - Content-Aware image retouching tools || ||x |
|Photoshop Extended - Mercury Graphics Engine || ||x |
|Photoshop Extended - Simplified 3D design || ||x |
|Adobe Flash Professional 3D export || ||x |
|Illustrator - Efficient, customizable interface || ||x |
|Illustrator - Mercury Performance System || ||x |
|InDesign - Liquid Layout || ||x |
|InDesign - PDF forms || ||x |
|Dreamweaver - Blazing-fast FTP performance || ||x |
|Dreamweaver - jQuery Mobile and Adobe PhoneGap Build updates || ||x |
|Flash Pro - Sprite sheet generation || ||x |
|Flash Pro - HTML5 support || ||x |
|Fireworks - Common Library of mobile assets and components || ||x |
|Fireworks - CSS3 support || ||x |
|Premiere Pro - Expanded multicam editing || ||x |
|Premiere Pro - Dynamic timeline trimming || ||x |
|After Effects - 3D camera tracker || ||x |
|After Effects - Fully ray-traced, extruded text and shapes || ||x |
|Audition - Faster, more precise editing || ||x |
|Audition - Real-time clip stretching || ||x |
|SpeedGrade - GPU-assisted Lumetri Deep Color Engine || ||x |
|SpeedGrade - Powerful layer-based color grading || ||x |
|Story - Easy, efficient ingest and logging || ||x |
|Story - Work on an unlimited number of scripts || ||x |
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Who is CS6 Master Collection for?
A: CS6 Master Collection is ideal for small design shops that need to nimbly deliver across media and is essential for large media, advertising, and other companies that need to equip their design and development teams for any creative challenge. Educational institutions also find Master Collection an efficient way to outfit their classrooms and learning labs with the broadest array of professional tools for their students.
Q: I already own CS5.5 Master Collection. Why should I upgrade to CS6?
A: The Master Collection delivers all-new versions of key Adobe professional products, including Photoshop and Illustrator, which were not updated for CS5.5. Significant performance improvements across almost every component are a highlight of CS6 Master Collection, with native 64-bit support and GPU enhancements that give you full advantage of your computer’s power. Powerful new creative options enable the crafting of fluid, adaptive designs across all media. Reach new audiences on the latest platforms.
Q: I already own some CS5 or CS5.5 products. When does it make financial sense to upgrade to Master Collection?
A: You can save money when you upgrade to CS6 Master Collection or another Creative Suite edition instead of buying individual components. Generally, if you are planning to purchase three or more individual components and they are not available in another suite edition, then Master Collection can make financial sense.
Top New Features
Content-Aware technologies in Photoshop Extended—Retouch images with astonishing ease, control, and precision. Remove or move selected image objects, and Content-Aware technology magically fills, patches, extends, or recomposes your image with stunning results.
Mercury Performance System in Illustrator—Work with precision, speed, and rock-solid stability on large, complex files due to native 64-bit support on Mac OS and Windows. Enjoy full access to your computer's RAM and overall performance optimization.
Alternate and Liquid Layout in InDesign—Efficiently create and design multiple versions of a layout within a single InDesign file. Apply liquid page rules to automatically adapt content when you create an alternate layout with a different size or orientation.
Fluid grid layout for mobile devices in Dreamweaver—Design and develop confidently for mobile devices with advanced tools, including CSS3-based layouts that scale to fit all screen sizes and form factors.
Global Performance Cache in After Effects—Create more in less time with unprecedented 64-bit performance. This revolution "under the hood" takes full advantage of the power in your computer’s hardware.
Mercury Graphics Engine—See near-instant results when editing with key tools such as Liquify and Puppet Warp. The new Mercury Graphics Engine delivers unprecedented responsiveness for a fluid feel as you work.
Simplified 3D design in Photoshop Extended—Dive into 3D artwork creation with intuitive on-canvas and in-context scene editing. Drag shadows into place, animate 3D objects, and give 3D objects a sketched look.