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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.

Kim Dotcom's Mega yanks controversial 3D gun design

Kim Dotcom has ordered the removal from his Mega file-storage service design plans for a controversial one-bullet plastic gun.

Backlash rises against Adobe's subscription-only Creative Suite plan

A petition on Change.org demanding that Adobe back away from its subscription-only model for its creativity software, including PhotoShop, has collected over 4,400 signatures by late Thursday.

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Adobe scraps Creative Suite software licenses in favor of cloud subscriptions

Adobe announced sweeping changes to its Creative Suite software line. Signaling a new focus on integrating creative services in the cloud with its desktop software lineup, Adobe launched a new cloud-based Creative Suite, now named Creative Cloud.

Premiere Pro leads Adobe's video software in Creative Cloud

Adobe's latest versions of Premiere Pro and After Effects bring video enhancements to its new software subscription package.

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Illustrator and InDesign get makeover, move to the cloud

InDesign and Illustrator—part of Adobe's original Creative Suite—will receive a series of upgrades, including a dark interface, support for Mac Retina displays, and signature Creative Cloud features like Sync Fonts, Sync Colors, and Sync Settings.

Photoshop moves to Creative Cloud, merges Photoshop Extended

Photoshop Extended, the more advanced, expensive package that included 3D capability and sophisticated image analysis tools has now been merged into Photoshop CC.

Google and Adobe beautify fonts on Linux, iOS

The new Adobe CFF engine 'will benefit technical and nontechnical users alike,' Google says.

Adobe shows off Photoshop camera shake-reduction tool

Adobe has released a video showing a tool intended for the next version of Photoshop.

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Adobe shows off Flash Pro 'CS7'—codenamed Hellcat

Adobe's next version of Flash Pro features a redesigned interface and should run much faster too.

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Adobe plans to halt boxed sales of Creative Suite software

Adobe's signature software for creative pros will be available via electronic download only this spring.

Adobe updates Photoshop, boosts Creative Cloud services

Adobe used its Creative Live event to spotlight updates to a range of its creative products and services.

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