What is Adobe Creative Suite 2

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What is Adobe Creative Suite 2?

Adobe Creative Suite 2 is the next generation upgrade to Adobe's creative professional software. It's a unified design environment that combines full new versions of Adobe Photoshop CS2, Illustrator CS2, InDesign CS2, GoLive CS2, and Acrobat 7.0 Professional software with enhanced Version Cue CS2 file manager, new Adobe Bridge visual file browser, and new Adobe Stock Photos. New features also include the ability to manage color settings centrally and common Adobe PDF settings. Delivering the next level of integration in creative software, Adobe Creative Suite 2 enables you to realize your ideas anywhere-in print, on the Web, or on mobile devices.

NOTE: Adobe Creative Suite 2 is available in two versions: Premium Edition and Standard Edition. Adobe Creative Suite Premium Edition is described above. The Standard Edition combines all of the components listed above, except GoLive CS2 and Acrobat 7.0 Professional.

Is there any difference between the standalone version of InDesign CS2 and what's included in Adobe Creative Suite 2 Premium or Standard Edition?
No, there is no difference in features, functionality, or included content between InDesign CS2 as a standalone product and InDesign CS2 in Adobe Creative Suite 2, except for Adobe Bridge. In the suite, Adobe Bridge gives you access to suite-only features that aren't available in the standalone products, including Version Cue CS2, Bridge Center for easier access to projects and information, and the ability to synchronize color settings across the components of the suite.