[NPL] Adobe Ships Illustrator 8.0
TweetFollow Us on Twitter

[NPL] Adobe Ships Illustrator 8.0

For Immediate Release

Adobe Ships Illustrator 8.0

San Jose, Calif., (September 28, 1998) (Nasdaq: ADBE) - Combining unique,
groundbreaking illustration tools with dramatically improved ease-of-use,
Adobe Systems Incorporated announced today the immediate availability in
the U.S. of Adobe Illustrator 8.0 software for the Windows 95/98,
Windows NT 4.0, and Power Macintosh platforms. Adobe Illustrator is the
industry standard for illustration software. The latest version redefines
computer drawing for print and the Web with new levels of innovation and
integration that will satisfy the creative needs of graphics professionals,
Web designers, and business users.

Illustrator 8.0 distinguishes itself from competitive illustration
applications with a compelling array of unique new features found only in
Illustrator 8.0 and other Adobe products. Creative tools like the Gradient
Mesh and new Brushes help users better express their ideas, by successfully
combining the control and precision of computer drawing with results closer
to those achieved using more traditional methods. The new Pencil tool makes
drawing and editing paths as intuitive as using pencil on paper. Actions
save significant amounts of time by automating commonly performed tasks,
and the ability to output layers to Photoshop software files further
strengthens the already unsurpassed integration of Illustrator 8.0 with
other Adobe professional graphics programs. The combination of these types
of new features balanced with more than 100 product enhancements will help
users learn faster, work more efficiently, and express their creativity in
ways never before possible using a computer drawing program. (Visit
http://www.adobe.com/prodindex/illustrator/main.html for more product
information.)

Sandee Cohen, who has been teaching and training design on the computer for
the past seven years and who also writes for several desktop publishing
magazines, agrees. "It's incredible what this will do for artists and
illustrators," says Cohen. "Illustrator 8.0 is the biggest release I've
seen in Illustrator since Illustrator 3 to 5. With this release, Adobe
truly redefined vector drawing."

Pricing and Availability

In the United States and Canada, Illustrator 8.0 software is available from
authorized Adobe resellers and retail outlets for an estimated street price
of $375 (U.S.). Registered users of any version of Adobe Illustrator can
upgrade for $129 (U.S.). Additionally, in the U.S. and Canada, all
registered users of Photoshop and PageMaker and users of other illustration
software programs such as CorelDRAW, Macromedia Freehand, can purchase
Illustrator 8.0 for only $199 (U.S.) with proof of purchase. Customers in
the U.S. and Canada who purchased Illustrator 7.0 after July 23rd, are
eligible to receive the upgrade to Illustrator 8.0 for the cost of shipping
and handling and with proof of purchase. For information, customers can
call Adobe at (800) 685-3587.

French and German versions of Adobe Illustrator 8.0 are expected to ship
within 15 days of the initial release. A Japanese version is in development
and is expected to ship in the fourth quarter of 1998. Availability,
pricing, upgrade, and support policies for localized language versions will
be announced separately. For a complete listing of Adobe international
distributors, please see http://www.adobe.com/international/intlsales.html
on the World Wide Web.

About Adobe Systems Incorporated

Based in San Jose, California, Adobe Systems Incorporated develops and
supports products to help people express and use information in more
imaginative and meaningful ways across print and electronic media. For more
information, see Adobe's home page at http://www.adobe.com on the World
Wide Web.

Press/Analyst Contact:
Jill Nakashima
Adobe Systems Incorporated
408.536.4288
jnakashi@adobe.com
http://www.adobe.com/

 

Community Search:
MacTech Search:

Software Updates via MacUpdate

Latest Forum Discussions

See All

How to evolve Eevee in Pokemon GO
By now, almost everyone should be hip to how to evolve Pokemon in Pokemon GO (and if not, there's a guide for that). Just gather enough candy of the appropriate type, feed them all to the Pokemon, and evolution happens. It's a miracle that would... | Read more »
CSR Racing 2: Guide to all game modes
It might not seem like there are all that many ways to go fast in a straight line, but CSR Racing 2 begs to differ. [Read more] | Read more »
Bulb Boy (Games)
Bulb Boy 1.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $2.99, Version: 1.0 (iTunes) Description: Multi-award winning 2D point & click horror adventure about a boy with a glowing head. | Read more »
5 top free emoji keyboard apps
If we're not at peak emoji yet as a society, it feels like we definitely should be. The emoji concept has gone far beyond what anyone in Japan could have envisioned when the people there unleashed it on an unsuspecting world, but the West has... | Read more »
How to unlock more characters in Disney...
One of the big charms of Disney Emoji Blitz is seeing a wide variety of beloved Disney and Pixar characters transformed into smiling emojis. Even someone like the sneaky Randall from Monsters Inc., who probably never cracked a smile on film, is... | Read more »
Cubway (Games)
Cubway 1.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $1.99, Version: 1.0 (iTunes) Description: Cubway is a journey with an abstract story of lifecycle of rebirth, called Samsara. Guide the cube through the long way full of dangers... | Read more »
Colorcube (Games)
Colorcube 1.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $1.99, Version: 1.0 (iTunes) Description: Turn pieces and blend colours in this minimal yet visually stunning puzzler.Over 200 handcrafted and challenging levels. Features... | Read more »
Doodle God Griddlers (Games)
Doodle God Griddlers 1.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $4.99, Version: 1.0 (iTunes) Description: | Read more »
Crusader Kings: Chronicles (Games)
Crusader Kings: Chronicles 1.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $4.99, Version: 1.0 (iTunes) Description: Crusader Kings: Chronicles is an interactive text based game that puts you in the shoes of Guy de Rose as you make... | Read more »
Roads of Rome: New Generation (Games)
Roads of Rome: New Generation 1.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $5.99, Version: 1.0 (iTunes) Description: | Read more »

Price Scanner via MacPrices.net

Charitybuzz Set to Auction Unique Apple-1 Com...
Offering an opportunity to own the computer that sparked a revolution, on Monday, July 25, leading online charity auction platform Charitybuzz will auction what is claimed to be the world’s most... Read more
MacBook Airs on sale for up to $150 off MSRP
Amazon has 11″ and 13″ MacBook Airs on sale for up to $150 off MSRP for a limited time. Shipping is free: - 13″ 1.6GHz/128GB MacBook Air (sku MMGF2LL/A): $899.99 $100 off MSRP - 13″ 1.6GHz/256GB... Read more
Apple refurbished 13-inch Retina MacBook Pros...
Apple has Certified Refurbished 13″ Retina MacBook Pros available for up to $270 off the cost of new models. An Apple one-year warranty is included with each model, and shipping is free: - 13″ 2.7GHz... Read more
Apple refurbished 11-inch MacBook Airs availa...
Apple has Certified Refurbished 11″ MacBook Airs (the latest models), available for up to $170 off the cost of new models. An Apple one-year warranty is included with each MacBook, and shipping is... Read more
Apple iPad Pro Sales Far Outpacing Microsoft...
A report on Appleinsider notes that despite Microsoft Surface tablet PC sales growing by 9 percent year over year, revenues remained below $1 billion, and are down sequentially from the $1.1 billion... Read more
DEVONthink 2.9 Features Ultra-fast, Robust, A...
DEVONthink 2.9 allows users to keep databases synchronized using many means of transport. It transmits them between Macs on the local network or stores them in a syncable form on removable hard... Read more
12-inch WiFi Apple iPad Pros on sale for up t...
B&H Photo has 12″ WiFi iPad Pros on sale for up to $100 off MSRP, each including free shipping. B&H charges sales tax in NY only: - 12″ Space Gray 32GB WiFi iPad Pro: $749 $50 off MSRP - 12″... Read more
Apple refurbished 15-inch Retina MacBook Pros...
Apple has Certified Refurbished 2015 15″ Retina MacBook Pros available for up to $380 off the cost of new models. An Apple one-year warranty is included with each model, and shipping is free: - 15″ 2... Read more
Apple refurbished Mac minis available for up...
Apple has Certified Refurbished Mac minis available starting at $419. Apple’s one-year warranty is included with each mini, and shipping is free: - 1.4GHz Mac mini: $419 $80 off MSRP - 2.6GHz Mac... Read more
Apple Mac Sales Finally Colliding With ‘Innov...
After successfully swimming against a tide of diminishing PC sales through 2014 and 2015, it appears that Apple has finally stopped defying gravity and is running up against the unwritten “innovate... Read more

Jobs Board

*Apple* Professional Learning Specialist - A...
Job Summary The Apple Professional Learning Specialist is a full-time position for one year with Apple in the Phoenix, AZ area. This position requires a high Read more
*Apple* Picker - Apple Hill Orchard (United...
Apple Hill Orchard, Co. Rte. 21,Whitehall, NY 9/7/16-10/228/16. Pick fresh market or processing apples Productivity of 60 boxes and 80 boxes processing fruit per Read more
*Apple* Solutions Consultant - APPLE (United...
Job Summary As an Apple Solutions Consultant, you'll be the link between our future customers and our products. You'll showcase your entrepreneurial spirit as you Read more
*Apple* Retail - Multiple Positions - Apple,...
Job Description:SalesSpecialist - Retail Customer Service and SalesTransform Apple Store visitors into loyal Apple customers. When customers enter the store, Read more
*Apple* Solutions Consultant - APPLE (United...
Job Summary As an Apple Solutions Consultant, you'll be the link between our future customers and our products. You'll showcase your entrepreneurial spirit as you Read more
All contents are Copyright 1984-2011 by Xplain Corporation. All rights reserved. Theme designed by Icreon.