Downgrading with Adobe CC

Discussion in 'Design and Graphics' started by zoran, Jan 10, 2015.

  1. zoran macrumors 68030

    Jun 30, 2005
    A user that works with Adobe CC can he cooperate with a service bureau that works with Adobe CS6 or CS5?
  2. pwhitehead macrumors 6502


    Jul 19, 2011
    new jersey
    can you be more specific? Do you mean a person who is use to working with adobe cc, can he manage to use cs6 and/or cs5 the same?
  3. chrfr macrumors 603

    Jul 11, 2009
    Adobe CC comprises a lot of applications and the answer isn't the same for all of them. Which applications, specifically, do you mean?
  4. zoran thread starter macrumors 68030

    Jun 30, 2005
    I mostly mean about illu, pshop, indesign, can one save to cs6 or cs5 from those mentioned above cc apps?
  5. chrfr macrumors 603

    Jul 11, 2009
    Illustrator: yes, although if the documents use features specific to newer versions, parts may be rasterized or give unexpected results. Same applies to Photoshop if the documents are saved as .psd. TIFF won't have any issues. Indesign isn't as seamless.
    Personally, if a vendor isn't keeping up with my workflow, I'd be looking for a new service bureau.
  6. dan1eln1el5en macrumors 6502


    Jan 3, 2012
    Copenhagen, Denmark
    in the CC panel under "Apps" switch filter to "Previous Version" where you can download down to CS6
  7. dwig macrumors 6502

    Jan 4, 2015
    Key West FL
    You shouldn't have any issues with .PSD files if you use the option to "Maximize PDS and PSB file compatibility", either setting "always" or "ask". If the latter, be careful to click OK when asked if you are saving a file that will be sent to a service bureau.

    If the service bureau will not need to edit the files then saving as TIFF without layers is an excellent option. The files will be more compact as some of PS's special embedded data used for its proprietary features will be omitted. Also, you can reopen these TIFFs in PS and see exactly how any of PS's live features have been rendered.
  8. primalman macrumors 6502a

    Jul 23, 2002
    at the end of the hall
    This. This is a very important point.

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