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Corel ends test of Painter that supports Kinect-style control

Corel has pulled the plug on the Corel Painter Freestyle app. You can no longer download it or even use it if you have it already.

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Photoshop goes 3D with Creative Cloud upgrade

Adobe's upgrades to Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Muse debut new 3D printing facility for its flagship app.

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Adobe debuts open source Generator in new Photoshop update

New plug-in platform automates image asset production and management for Websites, mobile apps, and games

Stop bashing MS Paint! One 97-year-old uses it to make beautiful digital paintings

Microsoft Paint may not be the most advanced design app out there, but 97-year-old Hal Lasko uses it to create stunningly beautiful artwork

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New QuarkXPress 10: Major overhaul modernizes the publishing package

Quark launches a state-of-the-art QuarkXPress to push the app into the Cocoa era.

Hands-on: Corel graces Painter X3 with new visual, brush, and painting features

Corel launches Painter X3, the 13th version of its fine-art program, with new visual, brush, and painting features.

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3D modeling software helps design one-of-a-kind guitars

A New Hampshire design firm is using its expertise in 3D modeling and music in a new business making custom wood guitars.

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Extensis times upgrade of Suitcase Fusion to Adobe Creative Cloud launch

Suitcase Fusion's new features offer access to fonts, lessen's application toggling, and hasten prototyping

Quark tightening upgrade policy for XPress publishing program

After June 30, Quark will only support upgrading from one previous version of QuarkXPress to the current version.

Adobe Creative Cloud cracked and pirated mere days after launch

So much for the idea of an Internet connection making software more secure to cracking attempts.

Adobe Creative Cloud subscriptions hit 700,000

Adobe reports that it added 221,000 new subscribers to its Creative Cloud subscription service and aims for 1.25 million by the end of the year.

Adobe releases Creative Cloud into the wild

Adobe's massive experiment in subscription software begins now with the release of Creative Cloud.

Gliffy goes HTML5, adds Visio support

Diagram creator and editor Gliffy has reworked its engine to be powered by HTML5, transitioning over from Flash. The shift significantly improves performance, its CEO says, while adding new features like Google Drive.

QuarkXPress 10 is around the corner

Quark is getting ready to release version 10 of its pioneering desktop publishing program. Meantime, the company is offering a deal on the year-old version 9.