Adobe readies Creative Suite 3


Adobe Systems is set to announce today its Adobe Creative Suite 3 Production Premium software bundle. Reflecting the current multiplatform landscape, it is designed to offer an integrated workflow to more easily create and deliver content for film, broadcast, Web, DVD and mobile devices.

The package includes Adobe After Effects CS3 Professional, Adobe Premiere Pro CS3, Adobe Encore CS3, Adobe Photoshop CS3 Extended, Adobe Illustrator CS3, Adobe Flash CS3 Professional and Adobe Soundbooth CS3. The software supports Intel-based Macintosh systems, Microsoft Windows XP and Windows Vista.

"We're back on the Mac with a cross-platform suite that will enable new levels of expressiveness and productivity over multiple mediums," said John Loiacono, Adobe senior vp creative solutions.

The software is in beta testing and is expected to ship in the fall.