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  • Adobe PDF becomes ISO standard
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    Adobe PDF becomes ISO standard

    By 3 July 2008

    Love it or hate it, Adobe's portable document format, the PDF, has become the latest International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard. Adobe, the key developer and patent holder of the technology, has been involved in trying to get the standard...

  • Adobe makes Flash sites searchable
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    Adobe makes Flash sites searchable

    By 1 July 2008

    Internet searching on certain engines is about to get more precise, thanks to agreements just announced by Adobe. Up until now animated Flash-based or Shockwave Flash websites were not as searchable as static sites and although search engines trawled...

  • Adobe adds Acrobat to Creative Suite
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    Adobe adds Acrobat to Creative Suite

    By 25 June 2008

    Adobe Creative Suite 3.3 is now available with the PDF tool, Acrobat 9 Pro. There are now four versios of CS3.3 available - Adobe Creative Suite 3.3 Design Premium, Design Standard, Web Premium, and Master Collection. As well, as Acrobat 9 Pro, the Design...

  • Adobe Acrobat.com launches into beta
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    Adobe Acrobat.com launches into beta

    By 2 June 2008

    Adobe has announced Acrobat.com, a suite of services available as public beta for free sign up, that is the company's "cloud computing" solution. Claiming to put communication, productivity, and collaboration tools right within a web browser, Adobe says...

  • Adobe embed Flash into phones
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    Adobe embed Flash into phones

    By 28 May 2008

    Adobe has announced with Qualcomm, the phone chip manufacturer, that it will be embedding its Flash technology directly onto chips what will go into mobile phones. “iPhone has raised the bar, now lets see what the Flash community see what they can do,”...

  • Epson launches new print plug-in for Photoshop and Elements
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    Epson launches new print plug-in for Photoshop and Elements

    By 23 May 2008

    Epson has launched a new plug-in for the Adobe family of products that provides users with enhanced functionality and flexibility to make colour-managed photo printing quicker and easier. Made specifically for Adobe's Photoshop CS and Elements products,...

  • Adobe delays Flickr update for Photoshop Express
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    Adobe delays Flickr update for Photoshop Express

    By 13 May 2008

    Adobe has delayed an update that was due to add support for Flickr users to its Photoshop Express online image editing and storage service. The service is currently at the Beta stage and allows images to be stored or taken from the users' other websites...

  • Adobe Photoshop Express Public Beta gets new features
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    Adobe Photoshop Express Public Beta gets new features

    By 8 May 2008

    Adobe has moved to make its new online Photoshop application even more popular by integrating Flickr support as well as a host of new features. Adobe Photoshop Express beta users will to save multiple versions of an image in addition to the original version...

  • Adobe creates new video format
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    Adobe creates new video format

    By 15 April 2008

    Adobe hopes to create a new industry standard for video used in cinemas in the same way that it has done for print documents, the company has announced. Called CinemaDNG, Adobe says it intends to leverage its current Digital Negative Specification (DNG)...

  • Adobe launches free online resource
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    Adobe launches free online resource

    By 9 April 2008

    Adobe has today launched Adobe TV, a new free online video resource delivering expert advice on how to use Adobe products, including the company’s Creative Suite 3 family of creative tools. Adobe TV has four different channels targeting different audiences....

  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 6 - Mac review
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    Adobe Photoshop Elements 6 - Mac review

    By 8 April 2008

    Adobe launched its entry-level photo-editing package Adobe Photoshop Elements 6 on the PC last year. Now 6 months later Apple Mac OS X users get to have a go too. But with iPhoto bundled free in the box of every laptop and desktop machine sold by Apple...

  • Adobe Photoshop Express review
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    Adobe Photoshop Express review

    By 2 April 2008

    Out on beta from one of the biggest names in this business, Adobe Photoshop Express offers photo-editing tools online, with an encouraging 2GB of storage and a gallery feature for sharing your photos. But can Adobe’s online solution compete against...

  • Adobe delivers Photoshop Lightroom 2.0 Beta
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    Adobe delivers Photoshop Lightroom 2.0 Beta

    By 2 April 2008

    Adobe fans can now test the latest version of Lightroom. Photoshop Lightroom 2.0 is now in beta and is available as a 30-day trial for free download for both Macintosh and Windows platforms. Existing Lightroom 1.0 customers will be able to test the beta...

  • Adobe unveils free online photo editing software
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    Adobe unveils free online photo editing software

    By 27 March 2008

    Anyone who wants to store, sort and edit their digital pics can take part in a public beta being launched by the Photoshop team at Adobe today. Photoshop Express is claimed to have "taken much of Adobe’s best image editing technology and made it simple...

  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 6 for Mac now shipping
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    Adobe Photoshop Elements 6 for Mac now shipping

    By 25 March 2008

    Adobe has announced the immediate availability of Adobe Photoshop Elements 6 for Macintosh with the claim that software will help photography enthusiasts achieve desired results quickly and easily. The software offers three edit modes, "Guided", "Quick"...

  • Windows mobiles get new Adobe applications
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    Windows mobiles get new Adobe applications

    By 17 March 2008

    Adobe has done a deal with Microsoft, which will mean that Windows phone users can use Adobe Flash Lite software. This means access to the Adobe Flash Player, which will enable web browsing of Flash Player compatible content within the Internet Explorer...

  • Adobe launches tool that merges online and offline worlds
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    Adobe launches tool that merges online and offline worlds

    By 26 February 2008

    Adobe has launched a new software package that could change how we use the Internet. Adobe Air is claimed to make it easier for computer users to use online applications offline, by allowing developers to create tools that retain some functionality even...

  • Software licences branded unfair
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    Software licences branded unfair

    By 21 February 2008

    Some of the world's biggest software developers have been slammed in a new report by the National Consumer Council (NCC). It has called for a clampdown on software companies that it says mislead computer users into signing away legal rights, and has urged...

  • Adobe Unveils Photoshop Elements 6 for Mac
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    Adobe Unveils Photoshop Elements 6 for Mac

    By 10 January 2008

    Adobe Photoshop Elements 6 software for Mac computers is now available for pre-order. The package will not be available for a couple of months but Photoshop enthusiasts can get a peek at the features at the Macworld Conference & Expo, which is to run...

  • Microsoft launches Adobe plug-ins
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    Microsoft launches Adobe plug-ins

    By 7 December 2007

    Microsoft has further signalled its commitment to the HD Photo format with the release of two Photoshop plug-ins. The plug-ins, which can be downloaded to both Macs and PCs allow owners of Photoshop Elements and older versions of Adobe Photoshop to open...

  • Adobe announces Flash Lite 3 for mobile phones
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    Adobe announces Flash Lite 3 for mobile phones

    By 2 October 2007

    Adobe has announced Flash Lite 3 software, which now supports Adobe Flash Player compatible video and enables the delivery of dynamic web content on mobile devices. Flash Lite 3 allows mobile device manufacturers, operators and content providers to differentiate...

  • Adobe announces Media Player, Buzzword and Share
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    Adobe announces Media Player, Buzzword and Share

    By 1 October 2007

    Adobe is planning to extend its software offerings to include a new web-based word processor called Buzzword, which is thanks to the acquisition of the offering's parent company Virtual Ubiquity. As part of Buzzword, Adobe will also launch a new service...

  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 6 and Premiere Element 4 unveiled
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    Adobe Photoshop Elements 6 and Premiere Element 4 unveiled

    By 24 September 2007

    Adobe today has announced the launch of its latest Elements packages - Adobe Photoshop Elements 6 and Adobe Premiere Elements 4. The two products, which will cost £69.99 each or £99.99 for the two in a bundle pack, aim to move the series on with a host...

  • Adobe opts for Blu-ray only support in latest software
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    Adobe opts for Blu-ray only support in latest software

    By 24 September 2007

    Adobe has said that its latest Premiere Elements package; version 6, will only support export options for Blu-ray rather than HD DVD. An Adobe spokesman told Pocket-lint that he wasn't sure why the next gen high-def format isn't supported in the company's...

  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 6 - PC review
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    Adobe Photoshop Elements 6 - PC review

    By 24 September 2007

    Six editions later and the latest version of Photoshop Elements is upon us, but should you take note, or just stick to one from the past? We get photo organising to find out. The first thing you will notice that stands out from the previous versions is...