Design and deliver across media
Adobe® Creative Suite® 6 Master Collection software is the ultimate design environment for realising your creative vision. Use industry-leading tools with unlimited creative possibilities, precision, and power to deliver for print, the web, and the silver screen. Build standards-based websites and applications, design for the latest platforms, and deliver pristine-quality video in native formats. Intuitive interfaces and blazing-fast performance allow swift work on your most complex projects. And it’s all yours, for one great price.
What's included in Adobe® Creative Suite® 6 Master Collection
Top new features
Content-Aware technologies in Photoshop® Extended
Retouch images with astonishing ease, control, and precision. Remove or move selected image objects, and Content-Aware technology magically fills, patches, extends, or recomposes your image with stunning results.
Mercury Performance System in Illustrator®
Work with precision, speed, and rock-solid stability on large, complex files due to native 64-bit support on Mac OS and Windows.® Enjoy full access to your computer's RAM and overall performance optimisation.
Alternate and Liquid Layout in InDesign®
Efficiently create and design multiple versions of a layout within a single InDesign file. Apply liquid page rules to automatically adapt content when you create an alternate layout with a different size or orientation.
Fluid grid layout for mobile devices in Dreamweaver®
Design and develop confidently for mobile devices with advanced tools, including CSS3-based layouts that scale to fit all screen sizes and form factors.
Global Performance Cache in After Effects®
Create more in less time with unprecedented 64-bit performance. This revolution "under the hood" takes full advantage of the power in your computer’s hardware.
Mercury Graphics Engine
See near-instant results when editing with key tools such as Liquify and Puppet Warp. The new Mercury Graphics Engine delivers unprecedented responsiveness for a fluid feel as you work.²
Simplified 3D design in Photoshop Extended
Dive into 3D artwork creation with intuitive on-canvas and in-context scene editing. Drag shadows into place, animate 3D objects, and give 3D objects a sketched look.
1 A Digital Publishing Suite account is required to access certain features and services that integrate with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite.
2 Adobe® Photoshop® Extended 3D features and some GPU-enabled features are not supported on Windows XP.
Top reasons to buy Adobe® Creative Suite® 6 Master Collection
- Discover new dimensions in digital imaging
- Create vector graphics that work across media
- Standards-based web authoring
- Generate stunning page layouts in Adobe InDesign® CS6
- Take advantage of powerful, flexible nonlinear video editing in Adobe Premiere® Pro CS6
- Deliver groundbreaking motion graphics in After Effects®
- Access to Adobe Digital Publishing Suite from within InDesign
- Elegant eBook authoring
- Create and distribute polished documents reliably with Adobe Acrobat X Pro.
- Deliver immersive experiences across multiple run times with Flash® Professional
- Record, edit, mix, master, and sweeten audio using Adobe Audition® CS6.
- Quickly create optimized vector and raster graphics for websites, mobile devices, tablets, kiosks, and interactive displays using Adobe Fireworks CS6.
- Rapidly develop cross-platform web, desktop, and mobile applications using Adobe Flash Builder® 4.6 Premium.
- Enjoy 64-bit performance in Photoshop Extended, Illustrator, Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, and other components.
- Global Performance Cache in After Effects—Create more in less time with unprecedented 64-bit performance.
- Eliminate intermediate rendering as you refine assets shared between After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Audition, Adobe SpeedGrade,™ and Adobe Encore® using Adobe Dynamic Link.
- Integration with other Adobe tools and services
For existing customers
Adobe® Creative Suite® 6 Master Collection software delivers unprecedented performance with blazing-fast 64-bit native support and GPU acceleration.1 Groundbreaking new creative tools provide innovative ways to design for the latest devices. With exceptional power and precision, you can create inspiring experiences that go anywhere.¹ Adobe® Photoshop® Extended 3D features and some GPU-enabled features are not supported on Windows XP.
1 Adobe® Photoshop® Extended 3D features and some GPU-enabled features are not supported on Windows XP.2 A Digital Publishing Suite account is requeired to access certain features and services that integratewith Adobe Digital Publishing Suite.
Upgrade Eligibility Information
To install an upgrade version of Adobe Creative Suite 6 Master Collection, 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: What is CS6 Master Collection and who is it for?
A: CS6 Master Collection combines the latest versions of Adobe's professional design and development tools in one value-packed offering. Have all your favorite design, web, and video tools at your fingertips, including Adobe Photoshop® Extended, Illustrator,® InDesign,® Dreamweaver,® Flash® Professional, Adobe Premiere® Pro, and After Effects®, along with brand-new tools such as Adobe SpeedGrade™ and Adobe Prelude.™
CS6 Master Collection is ideal for small design shops that need to nimbly deliver across media and is essential for large media, advertising, and other companies that need to equip their design and development teams for any creative challenge. Educational institutions also find Master Collection an efficient way to outfit their classrooms and learning labs with the broadest array of professional tools for their students.
Q: I already own CS5.5 Master Collection. Why should I upgrade to CS6?
A: CS6 Master Collection delivers all-new versions of key Adobe professional products, including Photoshop and Illustrator, which were not updated for CS5.5. Significant performance improvements across almost every component are a highlight of CS6 Master Collection, with native 64-bit support and GPU enhancements that give you full advantage of your computer’s power. Powerful new creative options enable the crafting of fluid, adaptive designs across all media. Reach new audiences on the latest platforms.
Q: I already own some CS5 or CS5.5 products. When does it make financial sense to upgrade to Master Collection?
A: You can save money when you upgrade to CS6 Master Collection or another Creative Suite edition instead of buying individual components. Generally, if you are planning to purchase three or more individual components and they are not available in another suite edition, then Master Collection can make financial sense.