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Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) announced the immediate availability of Adobe InDesign 2.0 software, Adobe's professional layout and design program. Version 2.0 introduces editable transparency effects such as drop shadows, table creation, long document support, extensible markup language (XML) import/export support and a greatly enhanced printing interface.
Adobe says that InDesign 2.0 enables creative professionals to more effectively create, manage and deliver visually rich content to multiple channels including print, Web, eBooks and PDAs. In addition, this upgrade supports Adobe's XMP (Extensible Metadata Platform) technology, an XML-based framework for embedding, tracking and exchanging metadata so that content can be deployed more efficiently across different media.
Pricing and Availability
Adobe InDesign 2.0 is available immediately to customers in the United States and Canada through Adobe Authorized Resellers and the Adobe Store at www.adobe.com. Estimated street price in the United States is US$699 for the full product with a special 90-day upgrade offer in the United States and Canada of US$99 (US$149 thereafter).