ALL THE BEST CREATIVE TOOLS TOGETHER FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER
Get the tools you need to create content for every design discipline
in one offering. Adobe® Creative Suite® 3 Master Collection software
combines the best professional creative tools from Adobe with
exceptional integration and productivity, so you can meet new
creative challenges and take your business in new directions.
Discover innovations in:
* Professional page layout, image editing, vector illustration,
and print production
* Website design, development, prototyping, and blogging
* Creation of rich interactive content
* Industry-standard visual effects and motion graphics
* Video capture, editing, and production; DVD titling; and
What is Creative Suite 3 Master Collection?
Adobe® Creative Suite® 3 Master Collection features highly
integrated, exceptionally productive tools for designing content
Design professionals — Break out of the print box. Get the
tools you need for print design and production as well as tools
to expand your skills — and your business — into web, interactive,
mobile, and even video design and production.
Web design professionals — Stay on the edge. Create more compelling
and dynamic websites by incorporating high-quality motion graphics
and video in your designs, and move beyond the web to design print,
video, and mobile content.
Film and video professionals — Tell compelling stories in virtually
any medium. Showcase your work in high-quality, standards-based
output, promote your work in print and on the web, and increase
on ever-shrinking budgets.
The latest and greatest creative tools
Discover new levels of creative opportunity and efficiency with
all-new versions of professional Adobe tools for print, web,
interactive, film, video, and mobile design.
An amazing value
Expand your technical skills without breaking your budget.
Adobe® Creative Suite® 3 Master Collection software combines
the best of the Design Premium, Web Premium, and Production
Premium editions into one value-packed offering.
Highly efficient integration
Work more productively than ever thanks to the exceptional
integration of the tools in Master Collection. Come up to speed
quickly with the help of the consistent interface across many of
the creative tools — including the new Adobe-standard interface
in Flash® — and easily exchange native file formats to streamline
content creation across design disciplines. Import layered Photoshop®
files into Illustrator®, InDesign®, Fireworks®, Flash, After Effects®,
Adobe Premiere® Pro, and Encore®, or copy and paste from Photoshop to
Dreamweaver®. Export InDesign files as XHTML to jump-start web
designs in Dreamweaver. Paint video layers in Photoshop CS3 Extended,
and then export to a variety of video formats, including FLV, to i
ncorporate into a website or an After Effects or Adobe Premiere Pro
project. And much more.
Easy collaboration between designers and developers
Produce rich, engaging content that can be freely deployed on the
web and on a wide variety of mobile and other devices. Quickly copy
motion to ActionScript™ 3.0 language to hand off to a developer
working with Flash, or use scripts to automate tasks across components
of the software. Master Collection offers robust features for
producing and deploying cutting-edge content as well as improving
efficiencies between designers and developers.
Complete creative freedom
Whether you need to produce printed brochures, compelling websites,
rich interactive experiences, engaging mobile content, or stories
told through motion and sound, find the perfect mode of expression
for your ideas with Master Collection. You'll also find learning
resources, CSS-based web page starting points, animation presets,
and other support for quickly getting high-quality results in design
disciplines you're just starting to explore.
Tools to help your business grow
Venture into new creative territory with Master Collection, which
offers everything you need to excel in your core discipline as well
as meet changing customer requirements and expand your creative
business in new directions.
Streamlined cross-media publishing
Easily publish content to multiple media. Preview Photoshop, Flash,
or Illustrator artwork for mobile devices using Device Central.
Prepare audio in Soundbooth™, and then layer it over video in Adobe
Premiere Pro — and export the result as FLV for use on a website.
Repurpose InDesign layouts using XML, and export InDesign layouts
as XHTML to open in Dreamweaver. Master Collection makes it easy to
leverage your content for various final media.
Standards-based professional output
Master Collection meets your most rigorous output criteria, from
high-quality print to high-definition video. It offers the
professional output options you need for every design discipline,
from print to web to video. Adobe's ongoing focus on open standards
means your work can
easily go wherever you want.
Support for the latest Mac and Windows systems
Experience the ultimate in performance by running Master Collection
natively on Intel® based Macs and computers running Microsoft® Windows
Vista™. Work smoothly on legacy PowerPC® based Macs and Windows® XP
systems, as well.
Efficient installation and management
Simplify installation and software management using a single installer
and serial number. Install all components at once, or install only
those you most need now, and add additional components later
(one user per license).
Top features of individual components
* Intel® Pentium® 4
(1.4GHz processor for DV; 3.4GHz processor for HDV),
Intel Centrino®, Intel Xeon® (dual 2.8GHz processors for HD),
or Intel Core™ Duo (or compatible) processor; SSE2-enabled
processor required for AMD systems
* Microsoft® Windows® XP with Service Pack 2 or Windows Vista™
Home Premium, Business, Ultimate, or Enterprise (certified for 32-bit
* 1GB of RAM for DV; 2GB of RAM for HDV and HD; more RAM
recommended when running multiple components
* 22GB of available hard-disk space to install all core components
(up to 1GB of additional free space may be required during installation);
custom installing select components requires less space
* Dedicated 7,200 RPM hard drive for DV and HDV editing;
striped disk array storage (RAID 0) for HD; SCSI disk subsystem
* Microsoft DirectX or ASIO compatible sound card
* 1,280x1,024 monitor resolution with 32-bit video card; Adobe
recommended graphics card for GPU-accelerated playback
* Some 3D features in Adobe® Photoshop® CS3 Extended require a
Microsoft DirectX 9 capable graphics card with at least 64MB of
VRAM; for OpenGL support, an Adobe After Effects® supported OpenGL
2.0 card (NVIDIA recommended)
* For SD/HD workflows, an Adobe certified card for capture and
export to tape
* DVD-ROM drive
* Blu-ray burner required for Blu-ray Disc creation
* DVD+-R burner required for DVD creation
* OHCI compatible IEEE 1394 port for DV and HDV capture,
export to tape, and transmit to DV device
* QuickTime 7.1.5 software required to use QuickTime features
* Internet or phone connection required for product activation
* Broadband Internet connection required for Adobe Stock Photos*
and other services