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Adobe has confirmed to Macworld.co.uk that it will launch Adobe Creative Suite 3 on March 27th at a special event in New York.

The long-awaited suite of creative tools is expected to kick-start Mac Pro sales, and will be the first release of CS3 that is optimised to run natively on Intel-based Macs.

Adobe calls the 27 March announcement "the largest software release in Adobe's 25-year history".

Adobe had previously launched a beta version of Photoshop CS3, which preliminary benchmarks indicated substantial performance gains on Intel based hardware.

The launch date was previously floated by a Merrill Lynch analyst Jay Vleeschhouwer, however AppleInsider also deserves credit for having called an early release as early as October 2006.
 

gugy

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bring it on!

Cool.
Now I am wondering if will Apple wait for Leopard to announce the new octo-core MacPro?
 
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dashiel

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i wonder if a UB flash will be part of the initial roll-out? that's the only thing keeping me from getting an intel mac.

i hope, though am extremely doubtful, that adobe's interface and QA pixies got their hands on flash and it's not a simple relabel. that app is pants.
 
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technocoy

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I wonder if this will include new versions of the Macromedia apps as well. It would be nice to have a new flash that works smoothly with Photoshop and illustrator.
 
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hvfsl

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I currently own Dreamweaver Studio 8 (flash/dreamweaver/freehand/fireworks) and Adobe Creative Suite 1 (photoshop/illustrator/acrobat/golive/indesign), I just hope the upgrade price isn't too high.
 
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Yvan256

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Too expensive

I wish they still sold ImageReady as a separate product. Not everyone needs all the software included in their CS suite.
 
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devilot

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While this is fantastic news overall, I'm bummed 'cause it doesn't leave me enough time to save up the $. :eek:
 
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Jebaloo

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I hope that the student bundle comes out at the same time. I'm only a student for 2 more months, and besides the vastly reduced price, I could really use the software on my MacBook for the rest of the term - I've been concerned about the speed reductions under Rosetta.

Does anyone know whether student versions normally come out at the same time or later than the main release?
 
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Mydriasis

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Oh boy, this is gonna cost me. Its good to know about it in advance though, that way I can slowly introduce my girlfriend to it.

Its weird, its my money but I have to debate every cent I spent on computer stuff. That girl has me wrapped around her pinky. Any of you guys have the same 'problem'?
 
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Peace

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For all you nay-sayers do you really think Adobe would release CS3 March 27th not knowing if it would run smoothly on Leopard?..

That cat's a lot closer than you think.
 
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Chris Grande

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i wonder if a UB flash will be part of the initial roll-out? that's the only thing keeping me from getting an intel mac.

i hope, though am extremely doubtful, that adobe's interface and QA pixies got their hands on flash and it's not a simple relabel. that app is pants.

They appear to have applied the new CS3 UI to it: http://www.flickr.com/photos/chriswigginton/244263283/ I'm hoping the same for Dreamweaver.
 
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nagromme

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Just give me a bundle with:

Photoshop
Dreamweaver
Flash
Director
Contribute
Freehand, or Illustrator with robust Freehand import
 
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chubad

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Isn't ImageReady part of PS, which you can buy separately?

In PS CS3 it has been discontinued. Some of the features were rolled into PS and a new app called device central is included, which is basically used to convert to file formats as used by cell phines, etc.
 
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