Tips & Tricks

When you are ready to purchase the most recent release of your graphic design or desktop publishing application to get the latest and greatest tools, make sure you know what you're paying for. We've taken a look at some of the most popular titles and provided a list of reviews from around the Web. Before you head off to the computer store, find out if the upgrade is worth the price or whether you might want to wait until the next version.

  • (designer-info.com)

    A major overhaul of the creation and review of PDF files and new high-end design capabilities add to Acrobat's existing strengths.

  • (webtools.com)

    After years of playing catch-up with other Windows drawing programs, Adobe has finally managed to take a big stride forward with Illustrator 9...

  • (macworld.com)

    Photoshop 7 is quite simply the best version of Photoshop ever.

  • (macworld.com)

    Those who have Photoshop experience may just conclude that Elements 2.0 has all the digital-imaging power they need, at a much more affordable price.

  • (cnet.com)

    CorelDraw Graphics Suite 11.0 has applications for professional-level illustration, image editing, and Web graphics.

  • (macworld.com)

    Powerful new illustration tools and enhanced integration with other MX programs have earned FreeHand its MX moniker.

  • (cnet.com)

    If you've been waiting for a good reason to purchase Mac OS X, Office X is it.

  • (windows-help.net)

    Office is such a massive collection of applications, and the individual applications have such a vast number of features, it is nearly impossible to write a complete review...

  • (designer-info.com)

    New designs, projects and output options boost Publisher's office-based publishing.

  • (desktoppublishing.com)

    The QuarkXpress 4.0 release offers a combination of 75 new features that outshines even its strongest rival, AdobeĀ  Pagemakerā„¢, except for one area: Web documentation...