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Hands-on: Corel graces Painter X3 with new visual, brush, and painting features

Corel launches Painter X3, the 13th version of its fine-art program, with new visual, brush, and painting features.

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3D modeling software helps design one-of-a-kind guitars

A New Hampshire design firm is using its expertise in 3D modeling and music in a new business making custom wood guitars.

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Extensis times upgrade of Suitcase Fusion to Adobe Creative Cloud launch

Suitcase Fusion's new features offer access to fonts, lessen's application toggling, and hasten prototyping

Quark tightening upgrade policy for XPress publishing program

After June 30, Quark will only support upgrading from one previous version of QuarkXPress to the current version.

Adobe Creative Cloud cracked and pirated mere days after launch

So much for the idea of an Internet connection making software more secure to cracking attempts.

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Adobe Creative Cloud subscriptions hit 700,000

Adobe reports that it added 221,000 new subscribers to its Creative Cloud subscription service and aims for 1.25 million by the end of the year.

Adobe releases Creative Cloud into the wild

Adobe's massive experiment in subscription software begins now with the release of Creative Cloud.

Adobe VP says Creative Cloud is 'a big bet', but allows for better tools in the future

Adobe's move to Creative Cloud offers a chance to overhaul its software in exciting ways–but it could leave the company damaged if customers aren't won over.

Apple releases minor updates for iTunes, Aperture

Apple on Wednesday released bug fix updates for iTunes and Aperture, addressing issues with password prompts (in the former) and memory cards (in the latter).

QuarkXPress 10 is around the corner

Quark is getting ready to release version 10 of its pioneering desktop publishing program. Meantime, the company is offering a deal on the year-old version 9.

Backlash rises against Adobe's subscription-only Creative Suite plan

A petition on Change.org demanding that Adobe back away from its subscription-only model for its creativity software, including PhotoShop, has collected over 4,400 signatures by late Thursday.

Hands on: Adobe's Mighty and Napoleon drawing hardware for the iPad

Still in the experiment stage, there's no word yet about when we should expect to see Adobe's Mighty and Napoleon hit the shelves, but we got our hands on working prototypes of the devices to try them out and take some photos of them in action.

Hands on: Pixelmator launches smart, significant new upgrade

Pixelmator 2.2 adds a variety of clever new features, including shapes tools, selection options, filters, text tweaks, and more. Lex Friedman goes hands on.