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Adobe Illustrator CC

Illustrator CC2014 review: Adobe continues to add refinements that benefit illustrators

Usability enhancements to drawing and perspective tools round out this latest revision.

Review: Illustrator CC more refined than revolutionary

With Illustrator CC, Adobe has embarked on a new strategy of improving existing features rather than focusing on new capabilities. That's not a bad thing.

How to create your own animated GIFs the easy way

The infamous GIF89a emerges from purgatory to splash as the Web's new cool thing, again.

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How to rid your close-ups of dust and scratches with Photoshop

If you took your close-up or macro photo under less than ideal conditions, you may need some cleanup later. Here's how to do it in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements.

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Print Customized Envelopes With Address Book

Mac OS X's Address Book app is capable of printing elegant envelopes, but if you use the default settings, you'll churn out envelopes that are workmanlike, but...

Icon Software Aids Desktop Makeovers

The need to customize our workspace--to enliven it and make it our own--extends well beyond colorless cubicles and dreary desks; we also feel compelled to...

Create Your Own Unique Icons

Icons have come a long way in the past decade, evolving from tiny, pixelated pictures into glossy, gorgeous artwork. Adding a custom icon to an application...