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Today, Adobe announced the latest round of updates to its ubiquitous software suite, with its Creative Cloud subscription service taking center-stage. Not only is the old Creative Suite moniker being dropped completely, but a whole slew of cloud-dependent features were introduced. While the updates will be a boon to a huge number of Adobe customers, it's going to annoy the hell out of one core Adobe demo: the pirates.


Along with their 9600M GT card for portables announcement with the MacBook Pro, Nvidia has also announced their new Nvidia Quadro CX. The $US1,999 PCIe card, which according to them has been "specifically designed and optimised the Quadro CX to enhance the performance of Adobe Creative Suite 4", will accelerate all most common operations in Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere and H.264 encoding.


Were you tantalised by our taste of Adobe's Creative Suite 4, the insanely huge upgrade to its product lines? You can stop holding your breath and start parting with your money, now that the product family—which includes improved versions of Photoshop, Illustrator and Dreamweaver—is now shipping! Updates number into the hundreds, from hardware acceleration to multitouch. Full versions will run from $US1,700 to $US2,500, but Adobe will give you a discount if you've already got CS3. The press release is below.


Today is one of those days that designers celebrate and dread: Adobe unveils its latest Creative Suite—Number 4—with new pro versions of Photoshop, Premiere, InDesign, Illustrator, Flash, Dreamweaver, After Effects and more. Heavy users wait with bated breath to see if their desired tweaks have been added, knowing that if the answer is "yes," then somebody's going to have to spend some dough fast—full versions run from $US1,700 to $US2,500 for the full Master Collection. If the answer is "no," it could be another year before the problems are solved. galleryPost('PhotoshopCS4Screens', 3, '');


We've been hearing about it for months, and now Adobe has finally put the finishing touches on its Creative Suite 3 Production Premium software, shipping a package that video editors, filmmakers, broadcasters and DVD authors are going to love. The company is also offering what it calls the Creative Suite 3 Master Collection, which puts together a dozen software packages into one huge and expensive box. We've used and extensively tested all this new stuff, and are here to tell you that this software kicks major ass.

AU: The costs below reflect Australian availability. It's beyond us why local pricing is 78 per cent more expensive than the $USD price when our dollar's buying US85c ... seems like we're being gipped - CJ.