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Buy Adobe CS5.5 now; get CS6 at no additional cost

Purchase an Adobe® Creative Suite® 5.5 full license or upgrade between March 26th and May 6th, 2012 and receive an upgrade to CS6―at no additional cost.

Pay today’s prices for tomorrow’s software. 

Whether you purchase full or upgrade licenses to CS5.5 today, your organisation will receive the CS6 license for each of those purchases at no additional cost. That translates into significant savings for your organisation, and your users will benefit from the latest and greatest Adobe software now and in the future.

Be among the first to take advantage of the newest Creative Suite software.

With this offer, you can implement the current version of Creative Suite immediately, helping your organisation increase productivity and take advantage of powerful tools and time-saving features. When CS6 is released, your users will be at the front of the line to access the most cutting-edge, feature-rich creative software available―at no additional cost.

Standardise and save.

Managing a mix of software versions with different operating systems and hardware requirements is costly and time consuming. Deploying the latest, cutting-edge creative software across your organisation gives you the opportunity to significantly reduce deployment and support costs.

Don’t miss this limited-time offer to upgrade. And if you have CS2 licenses, this is your last chance to upgrade before losing your upgrade eligibility.

Hurry! Offer ends May 6, 2012.
Promotion terms & conditions
Offer: Customers who have purchased the most current, full or upgrade version(s) of Creative Suite products and/or certain point products within a Creative Suite through Adobe Stores, Adobe Sales, and/or through authorized and participating retailers/resellers during the Purchase Period are eligible for one free upgrade per eligible product, to the equivalent product of the same platform and language at no additional cost.
Purchase Period: 26 March 2012 through 06 May 2012 for English language products or through 14 May 2012 for non-English language products.
Exclusions: Offer not valid for Not For Resale (NFR) copies, OEM customers and the following point products:  Adobe Acrobat, Adobe OnLocation, Adobe Flash Catalyst and Adobe Contribute.
Redemption: Volume licensing customers will receive automatic upgrades. Individual customers who have purchased through an Adobe Store may be notified at the email address  associated with a qualifying purchase, with instructions on how and where to redeem the Offer. Customers who have purchased through a retail/reseller and/or other eligible customers may redeem the Offer by contacting Adobe customer service and must provide proof of purchase to Adobe’s satisfaction. The timing for Redemption may vary by region. All Offer redemption claims must be claimed no later than 05 August 2012.
General: Internet access may be required to download and install upgrade software. Offer  not available retroactively and excludes future Creative Suite software version updates or upgrades. Offer is subject to availability, U.S. export controls law and laws applicable to customer’s country of residence or incorporation. Offer may not be assigned, exchanged, sold, transferred or combined with any other discount or offer, or redeemed for cash or other goods and services. Customer is responsible for any applicable taxes. This Offer is subject to change or withdrawal without notice. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.

Mac Release 2.5 Now Available for MXO2 Family, Mojito MAX and CompressHD

Mac release 2.5 for MXO2 Family, Mojito MAX and CompressHD provides updates to improve overall performance and stability with Adobe CS5.5 and improvements and fixes with Matrox MAX functionality. RED 1K and 2K presets are now available in Adobe Premiere Pro for Matrox products that provide SDI I/O.

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V-Ray 1.5 for Rhino release announced

Sofia, Bulgaria – 28 March 2012

Chaos Group announces V-Ray®1.5 for Rhino®, a highly anticipated release of the company’s leading rendering solution. V-Ray® 1.5 for Rhino features real-time rendering using V-Ray RT, optimised image-based lighting with the new Dome Light, and efficient memory management using Proxy objects.

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