Adobe Creative Suite Design & Web Premium
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Deliver innovative ideas for print, web, tablets, and smartphones
Adobe® Creative Suite® 6 Design & Web Premium software is the ultimate design toolkit for creative freedom and precise control. Deliver eye-catching digital images and craft illustrations and graphics that remain crisp when scaled. Lay out high-impact print documents with exquisite typography, and design publications for iPad and other tablet devices.* Build HTML5/CSS3 websites and applications that look great on any screen. Choose from among several tools to design compelling apps for delivery to tablets and smartphones via mobile marketplaces.* A Digital Publishing Suite account is required to access certain features and services that integrate with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite.
What's included in Adobe® Creative Suite® 6 Design & Web Premium
Top new features in Adobe® Creative Suite® 6 Design & Web Premium
Retouching magic in Photoshop® Extended
Retouch images with astonishing ease and precision. Patch images with greater control using Content-Aware Patch, which allows you to choose the sample area Content-Aware will use to magically create your patch.
Mercury Performance System in Illustrator®
Work blazingly fast - even with processing-intensive effects such as blurs, glows, and drop shadows that used to slow you down. Access all the RAM on your system thanks to native 64-bit support on both Mac OS and Windows.®
Multiple versions in one InDesign® file
Efficiently manage multiple layouts based on a single set of content. Use Alternate Layout to create multiple versions in one document. Use Liquid Layout to automate layout reformatting based on page size.
Linked content across InDesign documents
Link content within or across InDesign documents, so that changes (including interactivity) made to the parent text or object are applied automatically to all linked children objects.
Adaptive web layouts in Dreamweaver®
Use fluid grid layout to define styles and rules for adaptive web layouts that scale and look great on screens of virtually any size. It's now easier to design complex layouts without drowning in code.
Astonishing performance in Photoshop Extended
See near-instant results when editing with key tools such as Liquify and Puppet Warp. The Mercury Graphics Engine delivers unprecedented speed and responsiveness for a fluid feel as you work.
Easy pattern creation in Illustrator
Easily create seamlessly tiled vector patterns. Experiment freely with repeating patterns that can be edited at any time.
Simplified 3D in Photoshop Extended
Create eye-catching 3D artwork more easily with intuitive on-canvas and in-context scene editing. Easily drag shadows into place, animate 3D objects, give 3D objects the look of sketches or cartoons, and more.
Video editing in Photoshop Extended
Edit video to include in your digital publishing projects. Quickly combine clips and stills using transitions, audio, and effects such as pan and zoom.
Faster design tasks in Photoshop Extended
Finesse details quickly with new and reengineered tools. Apply type styles, use vector layers to apply strokes and add gradients to vector objects, create custom strokes and dashed lines, quickly search layers, and more.
Image Trace in Illustrator
Convert raster images to editable vectors with a completely new tracing engine. Get clean lines, accurate fitting, and more reliable results without dealing with complex controls.
jQuery and PhoneGap™ Build™ updates in Dreamweaver
Build native mobile apps for Android™ and iOS using integrated mobile frameworks. Includes emulators that work with the Adobe PhoneGap framework to simplify working with complex mobile software development kits (SDKs).
Latest HTML5 and CSS3 in Dreamweaver
Take advantage of support for the latest web standard updates. Bring pages to life with CSS3 transitions, insert HTML5 video content, and test pages with a WebKit rendering engine that supports the display of HTML5 content.
Gradients on strokes in Illustrator
Apply gradients to your strokes - along the length, across the width, or within the stroke itself - all with complete control over gradient placement and opacity.
PDF forms in InDesign
Create form fields directly within Adobe InDesign before you export to PDF. You can also assign the tab order in InDesign using the Articles panel.
All-new Crop tool in Photoshop Extended
Crop images faster and more precisely using the hardware-accelerated, nondestructive Crop tool. Manipulate your images on canvas and see the adjustments live.
Blur Gallery in Photoshop Extended
Quickly create photographic blur effects using a simple interface with on-image controls. Create tilt-shift effects, blur everything and then sharpen one focal point, or vary the blurriness between multiple focal points.
Improved auto-corrections in Photoshop Extended
Enhance your images with improved Auto Curves, Levels, and Brightness/Contrast controls. Intelligence from thousands of hand-retouched images is built in to provide a better starting point for making adjustments.
Background save in Photoshop Extended
Help protect against losing your work during unexpected shutdowns. Auto-save your edits without interrupting your progress, and keep working while saving even the largest Photoshop files in the background.
Scripted Patterns in Photoshop Extended
Generate geometric pattern fills more easily with new Scripted Patterns.
Drawing enhancements in Photoshop Extended
Draw more naturally and efficiently using airbrush tips, drawing tips that wear down as you work, an Oil Painting filter, and painting presets and brush enhancements.
Preset sharing in Photoshop Extended
Easily migrate your presets, workspaces, preferences, and settings so you can experience Adobe Photoshop in the same way on all your computers.
Improved FTP performance in Dreamweaver
Upload site files faster with the re-engineered FTP transfer tool.
Wider device support in Flash® Professional
Reach audiences with the latest Adobe Flash Player and Adobe AIR® run times and on Android and iOS devices. Now also export content authored in Adobe Flash Professional to HTML.
CSS from design comps in Fireworks®
Cleanly extract CSS elements and values (color, font, gradient, corner radius, and so on) with the new CSS Properties panel. Create CSS sprites from design comps.
Sprite sheets in Flash Professional
Export symbols and animation sequences to instantly generate CSS sprite sheets that improve gaming workflows and performance.
Platform and device-specific access in Flash Professional
Use prebuilt native extensions that provide access to platform- or device-specific capabilities, such as battery level and vibration.
Dozens of time-savers in Photoshop Extended
Experience more than 50 creativity and productivity boosts directly requested by users.
Small, high-impact enhancements in InDesign
Take advantage of over a dozen enhancements, including page-specific PPI, split window views, a recently used fonts list, and persistent text frame fitting options, to help you fly through production tasks without compromising quality.
Enhanced user interface in Illustrator
Perform daily tasks such as editing layer names and selecting fonts in fewer steps. Keep the focus on your artwork with an adjustable-brightness “dark UI.”
2 A Digital Publishing Suite account is required to access certain features and services that integrate with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite.
4 Mobile and tablet applications require a separate download and agreement to additional terms. Such applications may not be available in all countries or languages and may be subject to change or discontinuation without notice. Additional fees or subscription charges may apply.
Top reasons to buy Adobe® Creative Suite® 6 Design & Web Premium
For existing customers
Adobe® Creative Suite® 6 Design & Web Premium software delivers new performance engines in Adobe Photoshop® Extended and Illustrator® so you can work on complex files at lightning speed. Lay out publications for iPad and other tablet devices with Adobe InDesign,® and build HTML5/CSS3 websites in Adobe Dreamweaver.®* Enjoy creative freedom and precise control in print and the latest digital media.
* A Digital Publishing Suite account is required to access certain features and services that integrate with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite.
Upgrade eligibility information
To install an upgrade version of Adobe Creative Suite 6 Design & Web Premium, you must have an eligible earlier version of Adobe software. For information on eligibility, talk to our Storm FX team.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: I own an edition of Web Premium. Can I upgrade to CS6 Design & Web Premium?
A: Yes. Due to the similarity of the components included in Web Premium and Design Premium, Adobe decided to combine the two editions. Customers who own a previous edition of Web Premium will find their trusted software applications included in CS6 Design & Web Premium.
Q: I own an edition of Design Premium. Can I upgrade to CS6 Design & Web Premium?
A: Yes. Due to the similarity of the components included in Design Premium and Web Premium, Adobe decided to combine the two editions. Customers who own a previous edition of Design Premium will find their trusted software applications included in CS6 Design & Web Premium.