Adobe Carousel: What Apple’s Photo Stream Should Look Like

Photo Stream is one of the signature features of Apple’s iCloud initiative. It allows you to automatically sync all the photos you snap on your iOS device with every other iOS and Mac you own. It’s a smart system that makes managing photos across multiple devices a bit easier. With Carousel, however, Adobe has developed a set of photo sharing and editing applications for iOS and the Mac (with Android and Windows version coming soon), that easily rivals Apple’s efforts and easily best it in many areas. Carousel, just like Photo Stream, automatically keeps your photo libraries in sync. But unlike Apple, Adobe also includes numerous editing features (using the processing engine found in Photoshop Lightroom) and makes sharing your photos with friends and family members a lot easier.


Adobe Launches Online PDF to Word Converter

Do you ever find yourself in a situation where you want to edit a PDF document but don’t have the tool to convert it into an editable format like Microsoft Word? Adobe today launched a new online tool for converting PDF documents to Word. ExportPDF costs $19.99 per year and is meant to let you easily convert and PDF without security restrictions into a Word document. The tool is the counterpart of Adobe’s CreatePDF service ($9.99 per month), which – as the name implies – allows you to convert Word documents to PDF.


Adobe Introduces Creative Suite 5.5 with Subscription Plans and a Tablet SDK

Adobe just introduced version 5.5 of its Creative Suite – a bundle of software for creative professionals that, depending on the specific bundle, includes graphics and development-oriented tools like Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver and video-focused programs like Premiere Pro, Audition and After Effects. This is the first time Adobe has released a major point release of…