May 3, Adobe announced the availability of Creative Suite 5.5 digital authoring software with HTML5 enhancements:
"CS5.5 Web Premium Suite is packed with innovations in HTML5 and Flash authoring tools, empowering customers to create, deliver and monetize rich content and applications for virtually any screen. Designers and developers can create rich browser-based content across screens using HTML5. Adobe Flash Professional CS5.5, Flash Builder 4.5 Premium and theFlex 4.5 framework allow users to quickly and easily develop, test and deploy high-performance mobile applications for Android, BlackBerry Tablet OS and Apple iOS," read the description of the software.
CS5.5 also comes with the ability to publish to tablet platforms:
Creative Suite 5.5 Design Premium Suite builds upon Adobe's product innovations in publishing already deployed by some of the world's leading newspaper, magazine and business publishers to create print and stunning digital versions of their properties for the latest tablet devices. Using Adobe InDesign CS5.5, in combination with the integrated Folio Producer toolset, designers can add new levels of interactivity to their page layouts targeted at tablet devices.
Adobe today also announced the immediate availability of the Professional Edition of Adobe Digital Publishing Suite, a turnkey solution that includes hosted services and viewer technology that allow publishers to cost-efficiently publish content to Android tablets, BlackBerry PlayBook and Apple iPad.
Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 products are immediately available through Adobe Authorized Resellers, Adobe Store in North America and Adobe Direct Sales.