Adobe shifts to cloud with 'CC' releases
May 6, 2013

Adobe shifts to cloud with 'CC' releases

LOS ANGELES — At “Adobe MAX, The Creative Conference,” here, San Jose-based Adobe ( announced that is has accelerated its shift to the cloud with a major update to Creative Cloud, which will be available in June. The company also announced that its Creative Suite of desktop tools are now being branded “CC” to reflect their part in Creative Cloud.

With this update, creative files can be stored, synced and shared, via Creative Cloud, on Mac OS, Windows, iOS and Android, as well as on the online creative community Behance. While Creative Suite 6 products will continue to be supported and available for purchase, the company has no plans for future releases of Creative Suite or other CS products. 

This update to Creative Cloud includes the next generation of desktop tools such as Photoshop CC, InDesign CC, Illustrator CC, Dreamweaver CC and Premiere Pro CC. The Creative Cloud enables the new Adobe CC tools to be much more collaborative and readily available. Settings, styles, fonts, colors, and assets are now synced and available across all desktops and mobile devices and allow users to be connected to the resources and people they need.

With Creative Cloud membership, users now have the new Sync Settings feature in Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Adobe After Effects CC, which enables them to synchronize preferences, including keyboard shortcuts and workspaces, across multiple computers. Creative Cloud membership now includes integration Behance, so members can upload their portfolios and share their ideas and projects with one of the largest online creative communities.