Adobe InDesign CS5 ME
What is InDesign?
Design professional layouts for print and digital publishing
Adobe® InDesign® CS5 software provides precise control over typography and built-in creative tools for designing, preflighting, and publishing documents for print, online, or to mobile devices. Include interactivity, animation, video, and sound in page layouts to fully engage readers.
Cross-media publishing enhanced
Create sophisticated page layouts for print publishing; interactive PDF documents that include video and sound; or engaging SWF documents complete with interactivity, animation, sound, and video for playback in the Adobe® Flash® Player runtime.
Integration with Adobe CS Live online services* new
Speed up reviews of page layouts using Adobe CS Review, included in new Adobe CS Live online services. CS Live services are complimentary for a limited time.
Integration with Adobe design, web, and digital reading applications enhanced
Move projects smoothly from design to print or digital output, thanks to tight integration with industry-leading Adobe solutions such as Adobe Photoshop®, Illustrator®, Acrobat®, Flash® Professional, and Digital Editions software.
Productivity tools enhanced
Produce sophisticated page layouts using customer-inspired productivity features such as smart guides, rapid table creation, multiple-file placement, the ability to create pages of different sizes in a single file, and streamlined object selection and editing.
Robust text composition enhanced
Create beautiful, sophisticated text for virtually any medium with professional typography features including styles, text wrap, the Paragraph Composer, OpenType® support, and drop caps. Include headlines that span or split columns without a separate text frame.
Built-in creative tools enhanced
Explore creative possibilities directly within Adobe InDesign® CS5 using integrated drawing tools, built-in Adobe Photoshop effects, finer transparency controls, and support for 3D Photoshop artwork.
Preflighting and production enhanced
Speed up production, enjoy the ability to export PDFs in the background as you continue to work, and deliver error-free documents with live preflighting, document-installed fonts, JDF technology, presets, and onscreen controls.
Create powerful automated workflows to reduce the time you spend on repetitive layout tasks. Incorporate database-driven content for greater efficiency when publishing across channels.
Rapidly build unique workflows and software solutions for custom publishing using InDesign Markup Language (IDML), an XML-based file format that enables developers to create or modify files using standard XML tools.
Collaboration in editorial workflows enhanced
Improve collaboration between design and editorial teams with tight integration between InDesign CS5 and Adobe InCopy® CS5 software.
What\'s new in InDesign CS5:
Adobe® InDesign® CS5 software introduces breakthrough productivity and collaboration features such as simplified object editing and selection, integration with Adobe CS Live online services,* and the ability to create rich interactive documents that attract and engage readers. CS Live services are complimentary for a limited time.
Interactive documents and presentations new
Add interactivity, motion, sound, and video to documents and presentations, exporting directly to SWF for playback in the Adobe Flash® Player runtime.
Simplified object selection and editing new
Perform repetitive layout tasks efficiently using new and enhanced tools and on-object controls.
Integration with Adobe CS Review* new
Create and share reviews online while working in InDesign with Adobe CS Review, part of CS Live online services. See feedback in the context of your page layout.
Track Text Changes new
Mark up text directly in InDesign, easily tracking copy revisions.
Redesigned Layers panel new
Easily manage page items with a redesigned Layers panel that is more like the one in Adobe Photoshop® and Illustrator® software.
Export to Flash Professional enhanced
Export InDesign documents to Flash Professional to add sophisticated interactivity, animation, and navigation to complex layouts.
eBook creation enhanced
Create compelling eBooks in the EPUB format for the Apple iPad, Sony Reader, Barnes & Noble nook, mobile phones, and other devices.
Maintain the fidelity of your original file
Hand off page layouts from InDesign to Adobe Flash Professional with even greater fidelity. Add sophisticated interactivity to your documents without compromising on page design.
Multiple page sizes new
Create pages with different sizes in a single document.
Paragraphs that span or split columns new
Quickly create text that spans or splits into multiple columns in just a few steps.
Production enhancements new
Find and drag images into page layouts from Adobe Mini Bridge without leaving InDesign. Document-installed fonts can help eliminate missing font issues.
Live Captions new
Generate static or live captions automatically from image metadata.