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creative suite 2
Acrobat 7: Latest version of crucial platform focuses on intelligent documents.

Archived reviews:
Acrobat 6, 5,4, 3, Acrobat Capture 2
 
Creative Suite 2 : More power, more integration and even better value.

Archived reviews:
Creative Suite 1
Fontographer 4.1: showing its age but still the Rolls-Royce of font editors.
indesign cs2
FrameMaker 7: What have Adobe's programmers been up to?

Archived reviews:
FrameMaker 6, 5.5

InDesign CS2 : Even better productivity and creativity from the Quark killer.

Archived reviews: InDesign CS, 2, 1
PageMaker 7 : Is Pagemaker back from the dead?

Archived reviews:
PageMaker 6.5 Plus,
6.5
PagePlus 10: A bargain DTP application and surprisingly powerful.

Archived reviews:
PagePlus 6, 5, 4
Publisher 2003: The latest office-based automated publishing.

Archived reviews:
Publisher 2002, 2000, 98
 
QuarkXPress 6.5 : Quark's response to the threat posed by InDesign - and it's free!.

Archived reviews:
QuarkXPress 6, 5, 4



The following reviews are of older and discontinued DTP / publishing software that might still be of interest:

[Acrobat Capture 2], [Avenue.quark],
[ColorDrive 1.5], [Flightcheck 3], [PressReady 1], [Type Manager Deluxe]
Ventura 10: The first DTP application for the PC - and still the most powerful.

Archived reviews:
Ventura 8, 7
 

DTP/Publishing Articles and Tutorials  

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  colour management free photos
  Colour Management: Understand the problem of colour accuracy - and how to overcome it Free Photos Find free-to-use photos for your publishing projects - high quality and legal!
The Adobe Macromedia Merger Good news or bad? CD Authoring CD is the forgotten publishing medium - learn how to make the most of it Mac / PC History Amazing but true story of the development of today's design platforms.
Creative Suite: is Adobe's new bundle necessarily a good thing for its users? Acrobat Directions: the past and future of Acrobat RGB to CMYK: how to convert from one color space to the other
Font Formats: Type 1, TrueType and OpenType battle it out.

DTP Tagging: from GEM Ventura to today's XML

Acrobat Tutorial: make the most of the versatile PDF file format
Data Driven Design: Automated graphic production Paper to PDF: turning paper into an Acrobat archive Page imposition : understand and make most of page imposition
eBooks & ePaper: the future of publishing? Removable Storage: an overview of storage options (dated) Halftones Explained: the crucial difference between spots and dots
Introduction to XML: a first look at the importance of XML PDF Workflows: the benefits and pitfalls Typographic Composition: the secrets of good typography
Spot Colour: make the most of your print budget Database Publishing: putting Corel Ventura through its paces Layout Compositing: bitmap transparency in DTP layouts.
Creative Automation: creative scripting capabilities Quark v Adobe: what did the proposed takeover mean? Asymmetric Grids: how to produce this important layout
Future Print: how commercial print is changing   Colour Print: the secrets of colour commercial print Commercial Print: secrets of successful commercial print  
Understand EPS: the format is crucial but greatly misunderstood   Layout Grids: the basis of all DTP design   Beyond CMYK: spot and hi-fi colour solutions  
Introducing Acrobat: a first look at the new PDF and Immedia technologies  PostScript 3: what does the latest version offer over and above 2? DTP / PageMaker Tutorial: from first idea through to final print
 

 


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