To Affinity and Beyond

To Affinity and Beyond

For the majority of the past twenty years I have used Adobe apps every day. I am intimately familiar with them. I have also been using the Affinity suite for the last few years. I wanted to discuss the rising popularity of Adobe alternatives and what Serif specifically brings to the table. To start, people…

The iPad Pro revisited

The iPad Pro revisited

I have been a believer in the iPad from day one. When Steve Jobs unveiled the original iPad on stage in 2010, I immediately bought in to having a larger tablet device positioned somewhere between my iPhone and MacBook Pro. The original iPad of course left a lot to be desired, but the germ of…

Thoughts on Adobe XD

Thoughts on Adobe XD

As promised, Adobe has unleashed a preview of Project Comet, henceforth known as Adobe Experience Design (XD) CC. For now, the preview is OS X only, but a Windows 10 release is scheduled for the end of 2016. It’s easy to like what you see – Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign can all be used for…

Adobe MAX 2015 Round-Up

Adobe MAX 2015 Round-Up

Apple has already shown off their new toys. Google was quick to follow. Microsoft went next. Now it’s Adobe’s turn, as Adobe MAX 2015 ¬†kicked off this week and brought with it a slew of product announcements and updates. Adam at FStoppers has written¬†a much more detailed look into Adobe’s announcements, which is well worth…

Pixelmator Image Editor Tutorials

Pixelmator Image Editor Tutorials

If you are a Mac user then you have probably heard of Pixelmator. For those who haven’t, it’s a very capable image editor that compares well to Photoshop. Best of all, since it’s a Mac exclusive the app focuses on taking advantage of as many OS X technologies as possible. With that being said, it’s…

Creating iBooks (ePub) with InDesign CS5

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KS6mZaksmIs[/youtube] With the growing popularity of eBooks, today we’re presenting a link on how to create an iBook for the iPad using InDesign CS5. Going direct to consumers with eBooks is a great way to publish your work without the cost and need to get a publishing deal. In a future post we’ll look at…