Jackie DoveSenior Editor, Macworld

Jackie is always looking for creative mischief to get into. So it's fitting that she oversees photography, video, publishing, music, and Web design.

Premiere Pro CS5 Debuts Mercury Playback Engine

Adobe has launched Premiere Pro CS5, an upgrade of its professional nonlinear video editing package. With it, Adobe has introduced the Mercury Playback Engine, a...

Adobe Launches Flash Catalyst CS5

Adobe has unveiled Flash Catalyst CS5, a new professional design tool that lets users create Web application interfaces and design interactivity without writing...

Dreamweaver CS5 Supports Content Management Systems

Adobe has launched Dreamweaver CS5, a new version of its professional Web authoring program to develop, test, and deploy Web sites and applications.

InDesign CS5 Introduces Interactivity to Page Layout

With InDesign CS5, Adobe’s page layout program has assumed a new dimension that takes the app beyond the traditional boundaries of print production. This new...

After Effects CS5 Features New Roto Brush

Adobe has launched After Effects CS5, a new version of its professional application for motion graphics designers and visual effects artists.

Illustrator CS5 Puts Design in Perspective

Adobe has introduced a host of improvements and new capabilities to Illustrator CS5, its flagship vector drawing program. Among them are perspective drawing, a...

Apps Turn Your IPad Into a Sketching Pad

The iPad is big and bright and beautiful, so of course you want to draw all over it with your fingers. To facilitate that understandable urge, here are a couple...

IPad Version of Brushes Comes Into View

Remember all the excitement surrounding the New Yorker magazine cover that was painted with an iPhone app? That was Brushes, and the whole concept of a magazine...

Lucky Clan Unveils ArtStudio for IPad

If you liked ArtStudio on the iPhone, just think of the iPad version of the mobile creative tool as giving you more room to explore your creativity. Lucky Clan...

Adobe Will Unveil Creative Suite 5 on April 12

Adobe will release the next major version of its Creative Suite collection of applications for print, Web, and video creative pros on April 12. The company...

Mac News Briefs: 3D and Animation

Toon Boom Animate 2 announced

Wacom Announces New Cintiq 21UX Pen Display

Wacom has introduced a new version of its Cintiq 21UX, a redesigned update of its interactive pen display. It features enhanced pen performance and improved...

Five Essential Design Sites

When it comes to working on creative projects, even professional designers need a little help now and then. There's no shortage of Web sites they can turn to for...

Expo: Animation Education

You couldn't miss it unless you really wanted to. As attendees descended the long escalator down to the Moscone Center's North Hall for Macworld 2010, a series...

Keyboard Tools

Everyone wants to work faster. In this video, we'll look at a pair of products from the show floor that can help you work more efficiently with your keyboard...