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Real World: Adobe Creative Suite 2 by Steve Werner, Sandee Cohen

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Chapter 1. Introducing Adobe Creative Suite 2

Why did you purchase Adobe Creative Suite 2? Most likely, it was a matter of economics. Most people recognize that it’s much cheaper to buy the entire suite of products than each of the individual applications (what Adobe calls the point products). However, using Adobe Creative Suite 2 has many more advantages than just the price of buying in bulk.

We suspect that since you are reading this book, you have some idea that Creative Suite is more than just the sum of its individual point products. If so, you’re right! Working with all the applications in Creative Suite has some very special benefits.

In this chapter, we’ll look at the evolution of the Adobe applications and how they became a creative ...

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