Adobe Technical Communication Suite 4 (Win) Upgrade from Technical Communication Suite 1.x/2.x

Adobe Technical Communication Suite 4 (Win) Upgrade from Technical Communication Suite 1.x/2.x
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Product Description

This upgrade version of Technical Communication Suite 4 will install only if you are a licensed user of Adobe Technical Communication Suite 1.x/2.x

Adobe Technical Communication Suite 4 is a powerful, integrated toolkit with single-source authoring, rich multimedia integration, and multichannel, multiscreen HTML5 publishing capabilities. Create XML/DITA content natively with Adobe FrameMaker 11. Publish virtually anywhere using Adobe RoboHelp 10. Deliver engaging, interactive content with graphics, demos, and more using Adobe Illustrator CS6, Adobe Captivate 6, and Adobe Presenter 8. Rapidly collaborate with review-capable PDF documents.

What's new in Adobe Technical Communication Suite 4?
  • Work faster with cross-product integration
    Leverage tight FrameMaker & RoboHelp, FrameMaker & Illustrator, FrameMaker & Photoshop*, FrameMaker & Acrobat, and RoboHelp & Adobe Captivate integration for superior content creation and delivery. Integrate content from other suite components natively in FrameMaker and speed up time-to-market.
  • Easily author and enrich XML/DITA content
    Natively author XML/DITA content with role-based views, XSLT 2.0 and XPath2.0 support, Smart Paste, Quick Catalogs, and DITA 1.2 enhancements. Liven up content with stunning graphics, product demos in HD, engaging FLV and SWF videos, and interactive presentations.
  • Publish to multiple channels, formats, and screens using multiscreen HTML5
    Publish contemporary technical content to virtually any device with multiscreen HTML5 and other popular formats. Make your publishing workflow highly extensible by simply specifying the screen size and layout. Optimize content display for a better reading experience, and preview it while authoring.
  • Increase enterprise productivity
    Deliver content faster using productivity boosters for individual contributors and collaborating teams. Improve your throughput with rapid authoring features, PDF-based reviews, native connectivity with CMSs, automatic code and content suggestions, and error-tracking.
Adobe Technical Communication Suite 4 Version Compare

NEW FEATURES

Transform your XML/DITA authoring experience, and leverage the multiscreen HTML5 format to make publishing highly extensible. Use best-in-class products to collaborate and create technical content, integrate with rich interactive media, and deliver to virtually any device.

Native XML Code View
Dive directly into XML code using the Code View. Exercise complete control over XML documents with a host of editing features, including customized toolbars, inline attribute editor, automated tracking of errors, Intelliprompt of attributes and elements, search using XPath, and advanced XSLT features.

Multichannel, multiscreen HTML5 publishing
Usher in the future of publishing technical communication by delivering rich, interactive content virtually anywhere. Publish frameless, SEO-friendly, cross-browser, cross-platform multiscreen HTML5 output to a wide range of channels (such as mobile, web, desktops, and print) and screens (including tablets and smartphones).

Integration with Content Management Systems (CMSs)
Smoothly integrate with best-of-breed CMSs like EMC Documentum and Microsoft SharePoint via built-in connectors, and others using third-party plug-ins. Get a set of APIs to connect your enterprise authoring environment with virtually any CMS. Improve searchability of content with custom metadata.

Adobe FrameMaker 11 - Adobe Illustrator CS6 integration
Leverage the advanced image editing capabilities of Adobe Illustrator CS6 from within the native FrameMaker environment. Explore new paths with the essential vector tool to tackle complex designs with the power of native 64-bit support that helps speed up your largest projects and the most demanding effects. 

XSLT 2.0 support
Create a variety of transformation scenarios by applying pre-defined or customized XSLT to XML files. Execute these transformations using a range of JAXP-compliant processors, such as Xalan and Saxon. Define the scope of the transformation - a file, all files of a folder, DITA map or all children of a book.

XPath 2.0 support
Eliminate the need to browse through numerous lines of XML code. Use the XPath Pod to find your elements and automatically apply functions to them. Customize your query builder, get suggestions, define the scope of queries, use the history dropdown feature, and save search results for greater productivity.

Multiformat publishing
Make your technical content available to users in the format they prefer. Publish to multiscreen HTML5, WebHelp, CHM, eBook (EPUB 3, Kindle Format 8), native mobile apps (iOS, Android, Blackberry, Windows, Symbian), Adobe AIR, PDF, Microsoft Word, Adobe FlashHelp, JavaHelp, EclipseHelp, and OracleHelp for Java.

Customizable screen layouts
Choose from out-of-the-box layouts for desktop, iPhone#, iPad#, Kindle Fire, and more, or define custom layouts and map them to screen profiles. Edit the topic style, content, and search features in each layout. Conveniently change styles using a toolbar. Preview pages to see how the layouts will appear.

Rapid authoring
Speed up XML authoring with a range of productivity features such as Intelliprompt of elements and attributes, template based structure suggestions, automatic insertion of end tags, dynamic validation, and pretty printing. Work faster with large XML/DITA files and DITA maps in multiauthoring environments.

EPUB 3 and Kindle Format 8 (KF8) support
Deliver content to smartphones, tablets, and eBook readers in EPUB 3, KF8 and Mobi formats. Publish to devices (such as iOS and Android smartphones and tablets, Amazon Kindle, Barnes and Noble NOOK, Sony Reader) and reader apps (such as Adobe Digital Editions, Calibre, Aldiko, and iBooks)^.

Multi-authoring productivity
Enable real-time collaborative content creation and increase productivity in multi-authoring environments. Experience superior performance when accessing RoboHelp projects from a shared location on enterprise networks. Manage assets across users and projects with Microsoft SharePoint. Reuse shared assets and shrink time-to-market.

Rapid creation of eLearning content
Rapidly author interactive eLearning and HTML5-based mLearning content with Adobe Captivate 6. Easily create product demos in HD, application simulations, and softskill and compliance training. Liven up courses with actors, themes, and interactive elements. Roundtrip with Microsoft PowerPoint 2010.

Enhanced video support
Develop richer, more engaging technical content by adding a variety of high-impact multimedia features. Enjoy robust support for video content in MP4, FLV, and SWF formats. Customize videos by selecting posters and creating linksΩ with text, to play, pause, or jump.

TOP FEATURES

Author, enrich, and publish compelling technical content with a powerful, integrated toolkit. Collaborate and natively create XML/DITA content. Publish across channels, formats, and screens with multiscreen HTML5. Deliver engaging, interactive content with graphics, demos, presentations, and more. 

Adobe FrameMaker 11 - Adobe RoboHelp 10 integration
Publish technical content to a wide range of formats without leaving your favorite authoring environment by invoking Adobe RoboHelp 10 from within Adobe FrameMaker 11. Retain powerful features such as Graphic Styles, Silent Publishing, and Automap styles when importing FrameMaker documents into RoboHelp.

Adobe FrameMaker 11 - Adobe Illustrator CS6 integration
Leverage the advanced image editing capabilities of Adobe Illustrator CS6 from within the native FrameMaker environment. Explore new paths with the essential vector tool to tackle complex designs with the power of native 64-bit support that helps speed up your largest projects and the most demanding effects. 

Native XML Code View
Dive directly into XML code using the Code View. Exercise complete control over XML documents with a host of editing features, including customized toolbars, inline attribute editor, automated tracking of errors, Intelliprompt of attributes and elements, search using XPath, and advanced XSLT features.

Comprehensive DITA support
Meet consistency and authoring needs as well as specific output requirements. Create customized information models with automatic generation of DITA 1.2 elements (such as titles, tables of content and indexes), page rounding and numbering. Easily publish DITA maps to various output formats.

Multichannel, multiscreen HTML5 publishing
Usher in the future of publishing technical communication by delivering rich, interactive content virtually anywhere. Publish frameless, SEO-friendly, cross-browser, cross-platform multiscreen HTML5 output to a wide range of channels (such as mobile, web, desktops, and print) and screens (including tablets and smartphones).

Multiformat publishing
Make your technical content available to users in the format they prefer. Publish to multiscreen HTML5, WebHelp, CHM, eBook (EPUB 3, Kindle Format 8), native mobile apps (iOS, Android, Blackberry, Windows, Symbian), Adobe AIR, PDF, Microsoft Word, Adobe FlashHelp, JavaHelp, EclipseHelp, and OracleHelp for Java.

Integration with Content Management Systems (CMSs)
Smoothly integrate with best-of-breed CMSs like EMC Documentum and Microsoft SharePoint via built-in connectors, and others using third-party plug-ins. Get a set of APIs to connect your enterprise authoring environment with virtually any CMS. Improve searchability of content with custom metadata.

XSLT 2.0 support
Create a variety of transformation scenarios by applying pre-defined or customized XSLT to XML files. Execute these transformations using a range of JAXP-compliant processors, such as Xalan and Saxon. Define the scope of the transformation - a file, all files of a folder, DITA map or all children of a book.

XPath 2.0 support
Eliminate the need to browse through numerous lines of XML code. Use the XPath Pod to find your elements and automatically apply functions to them. Customize your query builder, get suggestions, define the scope of queries, use the history dropdown feature, and save search results for greater productivity.

Customizable screen layouts
Choose from out-of-the-box layouts for desktop, iPhone#, iPad#, Kindle Fire, and more, or define custom layouts and map them to screen profiles. Edit the topic style, content, and search features in each layout. Conveniently change styles using a toolbar. Preview pages to see how the layouts will appear.

EPUB 3 and Kindle Format 8 (KF8) support
Deliver content to smartphones, tablets, and eBook readers in EPUB 3, KF8 and Mobi formats. Publish to devices (such as iOS and Android smartphones and tablets, Amazon Kindle, Barnes and Noble NOOK, Sony Reader) and reader apps (such as Adobe Digital Editions, Calibre, Aldiko, and iBooks)^.

Rapid authoring
Speed up XML authoring with a range of productivity features such as Intelliprompt of elements and attributes, template based structure suggestions, automatic insertion of end tags, dynamic validation, and pretty printing. Work faster with large XML/DITA files and DITA maps in multiauthoring environments.

Multi-authoring productivity
Enable real-time collaborative content creation and increase productivity in multi-authoring environments. Experience superior performance when accessing RoboHelp projects from a shared location on enterprise networks. Manage assets across users and projects with Microsoft SharePoint. Reuse shared assets and shrink time-to-market.

Integration with Adobe Acrobat X Pro
Make your review workflow more inclusive. Use Acrobat X Pro to publish commenting-enabled PDFs, that anyone can review using only the free Acrobat Reader software. Collaborate faster and smarter with improved capabilities to accept, reject, aggregate, and sort comments during roundtrip PDF reviews.

*Adobe Photoshop is not a part of Adobe Technical Communication Suite 4 and must be purchased separately.

ΩThis feature applies to FLV and SWF.

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Specifications / System Requirements

Version4
Language(s)English
Distribution MediaDVD-ROM
Package TypeRetail Boxed Package
License PricingStandard
License TypeUpgrade Package
License Quantity1 User
Upgrades FromAdobe Technical Communication Suite 1.x/2.x
System Requirements:
Operating SystemMicrosoft Windows 7, Windows Vista with Service Pack 2, or Windows XP with Service Pack 3
Min CPUIntel Pentium 4+
Min HDD7GB of available hard-disk space for installation; additional free space required during installation
Min RAM1GB of RAM (2GB recommended)
Min Screen Requirements1024x768 display (1280x800 recommended) with 16-bit video card
Peripheral DevicesDVD-ROM drive

Extra Details

System requirements

Windows

  • Intel Pentium 4+
  • Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Vista with Service Pack 2, or Windows XP with Service Pack 3
  • 1GB of RAM (2GB recommended)
  • 7GB of available hard-disk space for installation; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on a volume that uses a case-sensitive file system or on removable flash storage devices)
  • DVD-ROM drive
  • 1024x768 display (1280x800 recommended) with 16-bit video card
  • This software will not operate without activation. Broadband Internet connection and registration are required for software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services.^ Phone activation is not available.

Language versions

  • Deutsch
  • English
  • Français
  • 日本語

NOTE

Product information, specifications, and compatibility are for advisory purposes only, and is the buyers full responsibility to verify with the manufacturer prior to ordering.