Adobe InDesign Creative Suite 6
Adobe InDesign CS6 software is a professional page layout application that gives you pixel-perfect control over design and typography. Create elegant and engaging pages with features including Live Preflight, comprehensive styles and sophisticated text-handling capabilities. New tools make adapting layouts for myriad printed page and screen sizes more efficient. Integrate with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite* to publish InDesign layouts as tablet applications.
Top Reasons to Buy Adobe InDesign CS6
Publishing for Digital Devices Design compelling eBooks, create cutting-edge content for tablets that can be distributed by integrating with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite, and export interactive layouts as SWF or PDF files.
Enhanced--Print Publishing Design stunning documents, and print directly or as PDF files to desktop or professional printers. Work efficiently with linked content, Content Collector tools and more.
Integration with Other Adobe Solutions Move smoothly from design to output, thanks to tight integration with industry-leading Adobe software such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat and Flash Professional.
Enhanced--Pre-flight and Production Tools Speed up production and help reduce errors with live pre-flighting, document-installed fonts, background PDF file export, JDF technology and PDF/X export.
Enhanced--Productivity Tools Produce sophisticated page layouts with linked content, Alternate Layout, Content Collector tools, Smart Guides, rapid table creation and on-object controls.
Robust Text Composition Create beautiful, sophisticated text with styles, text wrap, the Paragraph Composer, OpenType support, drop caps and style mapping for EPUB export.
Built-in Creative Tools Explore creatively with integrated drawing tools, non-destructive effects, built-in Photoshop effects, fine transparency controls and support for 3D Photoshop artwork.
Automation Create powerful automated workflows using standards-based XML features to lay out pages with text and images. Incorporate database-driven content to publish across channels.
Extensibility Design for custom publishing using InDesign Markup Language (IDML), an XML-based file format that enables developers to create or modify files using standard XML tools.
Collaboration in Editorial Workflows Improve collaboration between design and editorial teams with tight integration between InDesign and Adobe InCopy software.
Access to Adobe Digital Publishing Suite Access Adobe Digital Publishing Suite* from within InDesign to publish engaging digital documents for a range of tablet devices. New Single Edition lets you publish a single app to iPad.
New--Liquid Layout Apply liquid page rules to automatically adapt content when you create an alternate layout with a different size or orientation in InDesign.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the InDesign Family of Products?
InDesign CS6 leads an integrated publishing family that includes Adobe InCopy CS6 and Adobe InDesign CS6 Server software. InCopy is a professional writing and editing program that pairs with InDesign to enable collaborative editorial workflows between designers, writers and editors. InDesign Server brings high-end composition and layout to a server platform.
Does InDesign CS6 Provide a Solution for Large Publishing Environments?
Yes. If you require a custom solution built on top of core InDesign technology, systems integrators worldwide can provide InCopy CS6 and InDesign CS6 software–compatible publishing systems.
Does InDesign CS6 Work with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite?
Yes. You can access Adobe Digital Publishing Suite* hosted services within InDesign CS6 to design, publish and distribute engaging apps for a broad range of tablets, including iPad, BlackBerry PlayBook, and a wide variety of Android tablets such as the Kindle Fire. Adobe Digital Publishing Suite Single Edition lets you affordably publish one iPad app.
How Does Adobe InDesign CS6 Compare with Previous Editions?
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* A Digital Publishing Suite account is required to access certain features and services that integrate with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite.