SAN JOSE, Calif., (Jan.8, 2001) (Nasdaq: ADBE)--Adobe Systems Incorporated, the leader in digital publishing for the Web, print and dynamic media, today announced that it is shipping Adobe® Premiere® 6.0, the newest version of the company's award-winning digital video editing software. Adobe Premiere 6.0 allows video and business professionals to quickly and easily edit digital video on a desktop and publish it to the Web in multiple formats including RealNetworks® RealMedia, Microsoft® WindowsMedia and Apple® QuickTime
Video professionals are endorsing Adobe Premiere 6.0 as their tool of choice for DV (digital video) editing because of its built-in support for a large selection of DV devices on Macintosh or Windows platforms, enhanced editing tools and advanced Web output features that allow them to save production time and work more efficiently to produce professional-quality video.
"The excellent DV integration in Adobe Premiere 6.0 allows editing at online digital
qualityeven using entry-level computersand output to the Web is a snap," said David Kuspa, Crescendo Productions.
"The most important new feature in Adobe Premiere 6.0 is, bar none, the ability to take a finished product and re-purpose it for the Web quickly and easily," said Patrick Brennan, an independent video producer. "It supports delivery of content in QuickTime, RealMedia or virtually any other Web format, simplifying the creation and delivery of streaming video on the Web."
Adobe Premiere 6.0 software also offers an enhanced user interface, new professional editing tools and seamless integration with other award-winning Adobe applications including Adobe After Effects®, Adobe Photoshop® and Adobe GoLive. In addition, Adobe Premiere 6.0 offers several new audio features including a sophisticated audio mixer and a SmartSound® QuickTracks CD for creating custom length soundtracks inside Adobe Premiere.
Pricing and Availability
In the United States and Canada, Adobe Premiere 6.0 software for Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows ME, Windows NT and Macintosh OS 9.0.4 is available immediately at $549 (U.S.) for all platforms. Registered users of earlier versions of Adobe Premiere can upgrade to version 6.0 for $149 (U.S.). Upgrades from Adobe Premiere LE versions cost $199 (U.S.).
International English, French, German and Japanese versions of Adobe Premiere 6.0 software are expected to ship within the first 90 days of the initial release. For more information, customers can call 1-888-724-4507 or visit
About Adobe Systems Incorporated
Founded in 1982, Adobe Systems Incorporated (www.adobe.com) builds award-winning software solutions for Network Publishing, including Web, print, video, wireless and broadband applications. Its graphic design, imaging, dynamic media and authoring tools enable customers to create, manage and deliver visually-rich, reliable content. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., Adobe is the second largest PC software company in the U.S., with annual revenues exceeding $1 billion.
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