Adobe today launched a release of its flagship Adobe Creative Cloud tools and services. The 2015 release of Creative Cloud includes major updates to Adobe’s desktop tools, including Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC, Premiere Pro CC and InDesign CC; as well as new connected mobile apps for iOS and Android. The company also shipped Adobe Stock, a stock content service to be integrated directly into the creative process. In addition, Adobe announced an expanded Creative Cloud enterprise offering that includes enterprise-grade administration, security, collaboration and publishing services for design-driven brands, businesses and large organizations.
- Photoshop CC introduces Artboards, a way to design cross-device user experiences in a single Photoshop document and preview them on a device; and a preview release of Photoshop Design Space, a new work environment focused on the needs of mobile app and web site designers.
- Lightroom CC and Photoshop CC both gain the new Dehaze feature, which eliminates fog and haze from photos, including underwater shots, for clear images. Haze can also be added to a photo for artistic effect.
- Premiere Pro CC has added Lumetri Color panel for color corrections using intuitive sliders and other simple controls; and Morph Cut, which smooths out jump cuts in talking-head shots to create a cohesive sequence.
- After Effects CC now has Uninterrupted Preview to allow artists to adjust a composition’s properties and resize panels without impacting playback.
- Illustrator CC is now 10 times faster and 10 times more precise than CS6.
- InDesign CC offers zooming, scrolling, and paging through complex documents now twice as fast. InDesign now also allows users to publish and distribute documents with a single click.
- Dreamweaver CC has new responsive web design capabilities that let designers quickly lay out and build production-ready sites that adapt to any screen size.
- Adobe Muse now includes instant access to premium fonts from Typekit.
Adobe today released Brush CC, Shape CC, Color CC and Photoshop Mix on Android for the first time, bringing connected mobile workflows to millions of creatives worldwide. Adobe has also updated many of its Creative Cloud mobile apps for iPhone and iPad, including Adobe Comp CC, Photoshop Mix, Photoshop Sketch, Illustrator Draw, Brush CC, Shape CC and Color CC.
In addition to these updates Adobe debuted Adobe Hue CC today, which provides a way to capture and share production-quality lighting and color schemes – for video, film and broadcast – by using an iPhone camera and then applying these light and color moods into a Premiere Pro CC or After Effects CC project.
Today Adobe launched Adobe Stock, a stock content service to be integrated directly into the creative process and the tools that creatives use every day. Adobe also announced it will offer industry-leading rates to photographers and designers contributing content to Adobe Stock.
Major enhancements to Creative Cloud for enterprise were also announced today:This edition includes all the product features from today’s Creative Cloud 2015 release, plus expanded security options and deep connections with Adobe Digital Publishing Solution (DPS) and Adobe Marketing Cloud.
Pricing and Availability
Today’s updates to CC desktop and mobile apps are immediately available for download by Creative Cloud members as part of their membership at no additional cost. Membership plans are available for individuals, students, teams, educational institutions, government agencies and enterprises. For pricing details, visit: https://creative.adobe.com/plans. An web experience for customers showcases the new features and capabilities launched today, at http://makeit.adobe.com.