If you’re at all involved in the creative process, be it audio, video, print, web or just about anything involving a splash of flare, then chances are you know that today is a very special Monday. Forget the blues folks, Adobe Creative Suite 5 is here!

“While Creative Suite 5 continues Adobe’s storied history of delivering astonishing new creative features, this release first and foremost addresses the challenges facing publishers and creatives worldwide—how to build profitable businesses around digital content,” said Shantanu Narayen, president and chief executive officer at Adobe. “By coupling sophisticated online business analytics with dazzling creative tools, we’re ensuring that publishers, designers and marketers can create, deliver and optimize beautiful, high-impact digital experiences across media and devices.”

You can now order away to upgrade or buy new versions of Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Illustrator in addition to 13 other products. Keep reading to learn how to get free shipping, and save up to 80%.

Spend a few minutes on the Adobe site to decide what you need. If you’re looking at multiple products than suites (aka product bundles) are the way to go since they are heavily discounted. There are 5 choices and range in price from $1,299 to $2,599 (for Master Suite which includes everything). Of course, you can also go a la carte and buy individual products, or upgrade your existing licenses.

Go forth and create!

Free Shipping on Adobe CS5 Suites

Until April 29, you can get free shipping on the following CS5 suites: Design Premium, Design Standard, Web Premium, Production Premium, Master Collection.

Free shipping on Adobe CS5 point products with coupon code

Until May 12.

Get 30% off Lightroom 2 when purchased with Photoshop CS5 software

Until June 7. Purchase a full or upgrade version of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2, along with a full or upgrade version of Photoshop CS5, Photoshop CS5 Extended, or Creative Suite® containing Photoshop CS5 or Photoshop CS5 Extended.

New Adobe Creative Suite 5 Student and Teacher Editions give students – and now educators – access to low prices on full versions of the latest Adobe design software. The low prices enable educators and students to acquire tools to more easily produce standout work. Using the software, students can develop skills for academic and career success. Save up to 80%!

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