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Product: InDesign 2.0
Company: Adobe
Estimated Street Price:
Review By: Julien Jay

Final Results And Overall Mark  

Table Of Contents
1: Introduction
2: Features
3: Advanced Features


Well we have reached the end of the review. Here are my final comments, notes and grades for Adobe InDesign 2.0.


Final Comments

How It Grades

Installation: 85%
Interface: 80%
Ease of use: 85%
Creativity Features: 90%
Professional Features: 85%
Price/Value: 75%
Overall: 83.3%

Adobe has done a great job improving InDesign. This new major version manages to address both the needs of designers and print professionals that have a totally different use of the product. InDesign 2.0 will be a marvellous resource of creativity for designers while print professionals will be able to create long documents painlessly. The performance improvements of the software are quite a hit as well as the new exporting and revamped printing features. More powerful, more flexible, more professional and more creative, InDesign 2.0 is definitely a winner. Adobe’s software is probably the best page layout program you can find on the market.


Specs & Package
Overall Score 83.3%
Version Reviewed Adobe InDesign 2.0.1
Release Date Out Now
The Good Points Major Upgrade
Tons of new features
Enhanced Image Management
Enhanced Output Features
Better performance
More professional features and outstanding book support
The Bad Points Expensive
No InDesign 1.0/1.5 Exporting
Reviewer Specs

Pentium 4 2.53 GHz
Intel D850EMV2 Motherboard
Windows XP Professional
512 MB PC800 RDRAM
DirectX 8.1
19" Sony CPD-E400 Trinitron Monitor
nVidia GeForce 4 Ti 4600
Sound Blaster Audigy Platinum
Adaptec 19160
Adaptec AHA-2400a

DVD Pioneer 106s (16/40x)
Yamaha CRW3200S

Alcatel SpeedTouch USB
Microsoft Natural Keyboard Pro
Microsoft TrackBall Explorer

PC Required

Intel Pentium II, III, 4 Processor or better,
Microsoft Windows 98SE, Me, NT 4.0 SP6, 2000 SP2 or Windows XP
128MB of RAM
145MB of free hard disk space
CD-Rom drive
16 bits video card


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