Adobe Acrobat XI vs. Adobe Acrobat Pro DC

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In 2015, Adobe released Adobe Acrobat Pro DC. Integrating with its companion, Adobe Creative Cloud, the DC ("Document Cloud") version features a new interface, cloud storage support, and other new features. Browse Adobe products. Browse Adobe products.

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What's New in Adobe Acrobat Pro 2017

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In July, Adobe released Adobe Acrobat Pro 2017, the latest version of its desktop software for viewing, creating, editing, printing, and managing PDF documents. The 2017 version is full of new features to help your nonprofit share crucial documents and stay current.

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Design, Create, and Inspire with Adobe Creative Cloud

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TechSoup is proud to announce the newest product in the Adobe donation program: Creative Cloud. Adobe will then automatically bill you at 40 percent off the retail rate for every year after until you cancel. Adobe also provides all updates and upgrades without any additional cost.

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Upcoming Free Webinar August 20: You're Invited! Easy Postcard Creation with Adobe InDesign (for Nonprofits and Libraries!)

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Need help designing beautiful but simple print collateral for your nonprofit or library? Save-the-date postcards, bookmarks, and double-sided event invitations are a great place to begin and Adobe's InDesign is the most popular tool to use among printers and designers.

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Learn to Use Adobe Software

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New to TechSoup — the Adobe Foundation's Nonprofit Training Program provides a series of donated online training courses for Dreamweaver, InDesign, or Photoshop to nonprofit staff. About the Donated Adobe Trainings.

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Video Storytelling Made Easy with Adobe Spark

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Use these questions to guide your storytelling strategies and then add your text, images, video clips, and even narration to Adobe Spark Video! Amy Copperman is Adobe Spark's editorial and social media lead.

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Adobe Premiere Elements 13 vs. Adobe Premiere Pro CC

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Some of the most captivating imagery produced by nonprofits in recent years hasn't been photos — it's been viral videos. Nonprofits like yours are getting savvier with social media and video, and you don't need celebrities or high-definition video.

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Adobe Is Creating Change

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Adobe is working to make a difference in the nonprofit community and recognizes that their software is used by the community for creative expression and social advocacy. Grant Programs from the Adobe Foundation. Adobe

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5 Uses You Didn't Think of for Adobe Acrobat Pro DC

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Acrobat, Adobe's family of software designed to create, view, and edit PDFs, is everywhere. Acrobat Pro DC is the latest version from Adobe, and it includes several new features you may not be aware of. Here are five tips for making the most of Adobe Acrobat Pro DC.

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Adobe Absolute Beginners Courses: Go from Design Doldrums to Design Delights!

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In the nonprofit and library world, it's not uncommon for staff — from management to service delivery team to volunteers — to be tasked with designing handouts, board presentations, or annual reports. Adobe Absolute Beginners: Photoshop 101. Get Adobe products.

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Adobe Systems and the Environment

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The occasion for getting to know Adobe better came with the launch of Adobe's new wind turbines at their headquarters building in San Jose. At last count TechSoup now has 41 donation or discounted product donors for nonprofits, NGOs, and libraries. From time to time, we get a chance to find out firsthand what some of our TechSoup donor partners are doing in the area of green technology and corporate social responsibility.

Adobe CS5 Products Available Now at TechSoup

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The latest version of Adobe's Creative Suite products, CS5, just hit the market, and now, Adobe has made the updated products available to eligible nonprofits through the Adobe Software Donation Program. Browse our inventory of Adobe CS5 products. Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop Elements, and Premiere Elements products are not part of the Creative Suite series and have not been updated.

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Adobe Creative Suite and One Nonprofit's Winning Formula

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Earlier this year, organizations submitted their best creative works to the Show Your Impact 2010 design contest, sponsored by Adobe and TechSoup. The Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP), a Brooklyn-based nonprofit with just three full-time and two part-time staff members, won first place in the Other Media category for their expertly crafted I Heart East New York multimedia storybook record. They received their donated Adobe software through Techsoup.

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Adobe Creative Suite 5 Arriving at TechSoup in June

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To find out when Adobe CS5 products are in stock at TechSoup, sign up for our New Product Alert e-newsletter. Waiting anxiously for Adobe CS5? The new versions of Adobe's popular design tools are set to hit the market soon — they've been available for pre-order on a number of consumer sites for weeks. Almost all of Adobe's offerings will be updated including nonprofit favorites like the Adobe Application Suites, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Dreamweaver.

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Enter the 2009 Adobe Show Your Impact Nonprofit Design Contest

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Well, time to get out your most awesomely-designed (yes, I did type MOST awesomely-designed) campaign materials and enter the 2009 Adobe Show Your Impact Nonprofit Design Contest ! Adobe and TechSoup have joined together again to award four $1000 cash grants plus Adobe software to nonprofit organizations that demonstrate outstanding or innovative use of Adobe products to increase their impact and further the missions of their organizations.

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Nonprofits, Get Your License to Design!

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Elefint , a design studio that works with social impact organizations and nonprofits, teamed up with TechSoup to build our two newest design courses. With those competencies gained, you can branch out and take some of our Adobe absolute beginners courses.

Intro to Photoshop for Nonprofits: Part 1

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This series includes screenshots and instructions for Adobe Photoshop CC 2014.2.2, Also, for the full version of Photoshop, Adobe does offer a nonprofit discount for select organization types. See Adobe's eligibility guide for more information.

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Adobe MAX Social Responsibility Award: July 31 Deadline!

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Adobe has recently announced the call for submissions for their annual Adobe MAX Awards. This awards program is truly global, with submissions coming from Adobe users around the world and across all spectrums of business, political, education, and social sectors.

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The 2010 Adobe Show Your Impact Nonprofit Design Contest Is Here!

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For the third consecutive year, Adobe and TechSoup Global have joined together to award three $1000 cash grants plus Adobe software to nonprofit organizations and libraries that demonstrate outstanding or innovative use of Adobe products to increase their impact and further the missions of their organizations. Winners will be selected by a panel from Adobe and TechSoup and will be announced on June 14, 2010.

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Adobe Show Your Impact Feature: Project Kindle

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Last month, TechSoup and Adobe announced the winners of the Show Your Impact Design Contest. We thought the innovative work created by the winners and runners-up was so inspirational, that they should be shared more broadly and could perhaps give other nonprofits and libraries fresh ideas for your creative works.

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TechSoup Announces Adobe Show Your Impact Design Contest Winners

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Alliance for Tompotika Conservation , Cacapon Institute , Project Kindle , and Project ABE take away the highest honors in the Adobe Show Your Impact 2009 Design Contest , co-sponsored by software company Adobe Systems Incorporated and TechSoup. The day has arrived.

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Adobe MAX Social Responsibility Award: Cast Your Vote

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Earlier this summer, we talked about the Adobe MAX Awards, an awards program that recognizes multimedia achievements in the for-profit, nonprofit, and government sectors. We were particularly excited about this year's awards, as Adobe added a Social Responsibility category. And don't forget that donated products from Adobe are available at TechSoup Stock.

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Instagram for Nonprofits — How Your Org Can Get Onboard

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Like many nonprofits and social enterprises you may be scratching your head and wondering how an Instagram presence can help you contribute to social good in a creative and heroic way. Here are five key things nonprofits should know about getting started with Instagram. Adobe: [link].

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3 Reasons Your Nonprofit Website Needs Responsive Design

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The top 3 reasons your nonprofit website needs a responsive website: 1. According to Adobe , on average, 83% of global consumers report they are multiscreen, using 2.23 Did you know that organizations update their website, on average, every 2-4 years?

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Intro to Photoshop for Nonprofits: Part 4

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Adobe describes layers like this. Bonus: For more on layers in Photoshop, see Adobe's article on Layer basics. Image 2: Adobe. nonprofit Adobe photoshop Multimedia and Graphics software marketingWelcome back!

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Adobe Show Your Impact Feature: The Alliance for Tompotika Conservation

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Last month, TechSoup and Adobe announced the winners of the Adobe Show Your Impact design contest. We thought the innovative work created by the winners and runners up was so inspirational, that they should be shared more broadly and could perhaps be a muse for other nonprofits and libraries. They are an international nonprofit dedicated to conserving the natural heritage of the Mt.

Adobe Show Your Impact Feature: Potomac Highlands Watershed School

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TechSoup and Adobe announced the winners of the Show Your Impact design contest at the very end of May. We ran the contest for a couple of reasons — to show off the amazing work of these nonprofits and libraries and also to inspire the work of others. Since then, we've been featuring the winners and runners-up in each of the four main categories.

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Intro to Photoshop for Nonprofits: Part 5

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The only thing left to do to complete our poster is to add the nonprofit organization's logo. Select the file blog-generic-nonprofit-logo.eps and click Place. Adobe offers a good introduction to Smart Objects for more information. Adobe: Photoshop CC Tutorials.

8 Nonprofit and Library Design Projects That Are on Point

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These nonprofit designs are getting a lot of love on Behance — an Adobe site that allows designers to show off their work   —   and it ' s no wonder why. Here ' s a roundup of branding and design projects created by freelancers for nonprofits and NGOs.

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Intro to Photoshop for Nonprofits: Part 3

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nonprofit Adobe photoshop Multimedia and Graphics software marketing Final product (click for larger version). Let's dive right in. You've no doubt picked up everything you needed in Part 1 and cleaned the image in Part 2. (If If you haven't, go ahead. We'll wait.).

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Calling All Nonprofits and Libraries — Come Celebrate Creativity

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TechSoup and Adobe have teamed up to bring you a Facebook contest where you can win $1,000 by submitting any and all content your organization has created using Adobe. Already have Adobe Creative Cloud or another Adobe product through TechSoup? Adobe

Nonprofit Web Design Process Part 5: Visual Design

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Note: This is the tenth in a series of posts about the Nonprofit Web Design Process. Typically we create visual designs in Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Illustrator. See the end of this post for a linked index of other posts in the series. Purposes.

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Submissions Open! Enter the Adobe-TechSoup Show Your Impact Design Contest by May 21

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Adobe and TechSoup Global are delighted to announce that we are now taking submissions for the Show Your Impact Design Contest ! You have until May 21 to submit your entry demonstrating your organization's or public library's innovative or outstanding use of your donated Adobe software to change lives, communities, and the world for the better.

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Four Days to Enter the 2010 Adobe-TechSoup Show Your Impact Design Contest!

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If you haven't heard the buzz, the 2010 Adobe-TechSoup Show Your Impact Design Contest is on. Here are just a few that caught my eye: FTC Canada , which used their donated Adobe software to create a brand new and fully social media-integrated website. Contest winners will receive a $1,000 cash grant plus their choice of one of Adobe's CS5 Premium software packages. This could be your nonprofit organization or public library.

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American Indian Resource Center: A TechSoup Youth Organization Profile

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There is a wide array of nonprofit organizations that serve the 1.6 They've benefited particularly from getting a whole host of donations from the Microsoft Software Donation Program and Adobe Donation Program through TechSoup.

Intro to Photoshop for Nonprofits: Part 5

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The only thing left to do to complete our poster is to add the nonprofit organization's logo. Select the file blog-generic-nonprofit-logo.eps and click Place. Adobe offers a good introduction to Smart Objects for more information. Adobe: Photoshop CC Tutorials.

75 Mobile Apps to Jump-Start Your Nonprofit's Productivity in 2015

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Blackbaud also offers helpful apps to manage your donor information, find other nonprofit organizations, and keep track of your event details. 4Bells allows nonprofits and local groups to deploy known volunteers to meet urgent, time-sensitive requests.

Announcing the Winners of the 2010 Adobe-TechSoup Show Your Impact Design Contest!

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Just a few weeks ago, we put out the call to nonprofits and libraries in the United States and Canada to demonstrate how their innovative use of Adobe software acquired through the TechSoup product donation program helped them change lives, communities, and the world for the better. Without further ado - drumroll, please - the winners of the 2010 Adobe-TechSoup Show Your Impact Design Contest are: Print/Photo.

Intro to Photoshop for Nonprofits: Part 2

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This guide will walk you through the first steps of how to create the poster from Intro to Photoshop for Nonprofits: Part 1. nonprofit Adobe photoshop Multimedia and Graphics software marketing Welcome back!

Intro to Photoshop for Nonprofits: Part 4

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Adobe describes layers like this. Bonus: For more on layers in Photoshop, see Adobe's article on Layer basics. Image 2: Adobe. nonprofit Adobe photoshop Multimedia and Graphics software marketing Welcome back!

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Submissions Open! Enter the Adobe-TechSoup Show Your Impact Contest by April 15

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Adobe and TechSoup are delighted to announce that we are now taking submissions for the Show Your Impact Design Contest ! You have until April 15 to submit your entry demonstrating how your organization has used your donated Adobe software to have an impact in the areas of the environment or social change. If you don't have a piece you want to submit, be inspired by the incredible work of other nonprofits and libraries like yours.

Today You Get a Fresh Start on TechSoup Donation Requests

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A new year is a fresh start for you and your nonprofit, charity, or library. Create Gorgeous Images, Newsletters, and Websites with Adobe. Adobe's powerful tools allow you to edit images, design websites, publish newsletters, create video and audio productions, and more.

Nonprofit Web Design Process Part 4b: Wireframes

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Note: This is the ninth in a series of posts about the Nonprofit Web Design Process. You can use Microsoft Visio, Adobe Photoshop, Axure, the free, online tool called Cacoo (I also use Cacoo for sitemaps) and plain old HTML.