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Centaura wrote

GIMP is an ok alternative to photoshop.


josefStallman wrote

Most of the adobe flash products will be obsolete in a few years when adobe stops development (see this article).


surreal wrote

i'm pretty sure photoshop and others are not written in Flash or else they would suck big time. also Flash may become open source but don't quote me on that.


OniLinkPlus wrote

I use Kdenlive for video editing, but it's highly prone to crashing, particularly when I try to undo a couple actions in a row, so I'm keeping an eye out for a better alternative.


mofongo wrote

There were words about dark table or something. It is a professional video editing tool and has been used in several movies. I think is commercial though.


watermelon OP wrote

Adobe Acrobat creates, edits and manages documents in Portable Document Format (PDF).

Adobe After Effects is a digital motion graphics and compositing software published by Adobe Systems. It is often used in film and video post-production.

Adobe Audition is a digital audio editor. It has more editing features than its sibling, Adobe Soundbooth.

Adobe Bridge is an image organizer and digital asset management app. It features limited integration with other Adobe apps but has no editing capabilities of its own.

Adobe Contribute is an HTML editor and a content management system. It allows a wide variety of people within an organization to update web pages.

Adobe Device Central helps preview and test web pages, raster image and digital video content for mobile devices.

Adobe Dreamweaver is an HTML editor geared towards professional web development.

Adobe Dynamic Link integrates After Effects with Premiere Pro and with Encore, allowing files to be transferred between the two without rerendering.

Adobe Encore is a specialized transcoding app; it converts the output of Adobe Premiere and Adobe After Effects to a format suitable for DVD and Blu-ray players. Files are automatically transcoded to MPEG-2 or H.264/MPEG-4 AVC video and Dolby Digital audio. DVD and Blu-ray menus can be created and edited in Adobe Photoshop using layering techniques.

Adobe Fireworks is a discontinued raster graphics editor for web designers. It could create interactive contents (e.g. buttons that change shape when the mouse cursor is hovered on) and animations.

Adobe Flash Professional (now Adobe Animate as part of Creative Cloud), a multimedia authoring program used to create web apps, flash games, films and mobile widgets in the eponymous Adobe Flash format. Its features included a scripting language called ActionScript and bi-directional streaming of digital audio and video.

Adobe Flash Catalyst, an interaction design tool that allow users to transform Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and Fireworks artwork into interactive Adobe Flash projects without writing code. Flash Catalyst was discontinued in 2012 (CS 5.5) and not included in CS 6.

Adobe Flash Builder, formerly Adobe Flex Builder, is an integrated development environment (IDE) built on the Eclipse platform meant for developing rich Internet applications and cross-platform desktop applications in the Adobe Flash format.

Adobe GoLive is a discontinued HTML editor geared towards professional web development. It was discontinued in favor of Adobe Dreamweaver.

Adobe Illustrator is a vector graphics illustration and design tool..

Adobe ImageReady is a discontinued raster graphics editor for web designers. It was discontinued in favor of Fireworks.

Adobe InDesign is a desktop publishing application.

Adobe Media Encoder is a general-purpose transcoding app.

Adobe OnLocation is a direct-to-disk recording and monitoring software.

Adobe Prelude is a tool for importing (ingesting), reviewing, and logging tapeless media.

Adobe Photoshop is a raster graphics editor. A large portion of its features are geared towards editing and retouching digital photographs. However, it is also capable of editing digital video frames, rendering text, 3D modeling and developing contents for web.

Adobe Premiere Pro is a real-time, timeline-based video editing app. Premiere is optimized for working on computers with more than one CPU, graphic cards and computer monitors. Its supports the contemporary digital camera and capture card feeds, as well as their file formats, as input.

Adobe Soundbooth is digital audio editor. It has fewer capabilities than its sibling, Adobe Audition.

Adobe SpeedGrade is a color grading app that integrates with Adobe Premiere

Adobe Story is a screenwriting, production scheduling and reporting app.

Adobe Ultra is a discontinued chroma key compositing app; it removes the background of video usually recorded on a blue or green screen and combines it with another video background. Adobe Ultra is only available in CS3 package. It is later incorporated into Adobe Premiere Elements and Adobe Visual Communicator. Later versions Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe After Effects have built-in chroma key compositing features.

Adobe Version Cue is a revision control system for maintaining multiple revisions of works among teams.


Flanders wrote

Photoshop ➜ Krita and Gimp. Krita specifically focuses on digital painting.

Illustrator ➜ Inkscape

InDesign ➜ Scribus, probably


manicatorman wrote

I have only ever used GIMP for photo editing, so I always don't know what to say when people say that it doesn't hold up to Photoshop. Like I've never ran into issues but I've never used anything different.


elyersio wrote

There are many PDF readers. I recommend Zathura, but if you have a good computer, use Okular.


23i wrote

for flash animation, synfig or opentoonz could be decent substitutes. for developing games with actionscript...perhaps haxe + openfl + haxeflixel?


josefStallman wrote

I'd submit that Blender is a suprisingly fantastic video editing program, on par with adobe products in every aspect except user friendliness. Once you've got it down, though, it's very powerful. For lighter video editing, KDEN Live or Openshot are good too,


josefStallman wrote

For soundbooth, Audacity seems to be a very good substitute. For Audition, Audacity probably has a lot of the same features through plugins, but you can check out this thread for some higher-level stuff.