Adobe has just released its most powerful set of professional desktop applications for digital content creation with the new Adobe Creative Cloud. For creative pros looking for the fastest performance across Adobe’s offerings, there’s no question the latest NVIDIA Quadro and Tesla GPUs set the standard.
Here is a quick rundown on how NVIDIA GPUs provide ultra-fast acceleration for five important new Adobe applications.
Premiere Pro CC – Smooth, Real-Time Video Editing
Adobe Premiere Pro has used NVIDIA GPUs for many years to enable smooth, real-time, interactive video editing with the Mercury Playback Engine, jointly developed by Adobe and NVIDIA. Now with multi-GPU support, it delivers up to 18x faster rendering and compression than a competing CPU for today’s most challenging video and D-Cinema formats, including DSLR, RED 4 and 5K native footage.
In addition, the integration of the GPU-accelerated Lumetri Deep Color Engine simplifies the workflow by allowing SpeedGrade layer-based color grading and “Looks” to be easily accessed directly from within Premiere Pro CC. If you’re an Adobe Creative Cloud subscriber, be sure to upgrade to the new Lumetri-optimized NVIDIA Quadro Performance Driver to accelerate Quadro performance by up to 200% compared to the pre-release version of Premiere Pro CC.
After Effects CC – Motion Graphics Simplified and Accelerated
Adobe After Effects CC simplifies and accelerates motion graphics workflows with its powerful 3D ray-traced rendering engine. Based on NVIDIA OptiX technology, the 3D ray tracing enables realistic geometric text and shapes to be designed quickly in 3D space, eliminating the traditional time-consuming back and forth with external 3D tools.
This feature is accelerated only with NVIDIA GPUs, performing up to 23x faster than a high-end CPU or any competitive GPU. In addition, artists can now smoothly interact between 3D ray tracing and Adobe’s newly integrated Live 3D pipeline for Cinema 4D Lite.
SpeedGrade CC – Living Up to its Name
NVIDIA Quadro GPUs accelerate Adobe SpeedGrade CC for real-time professional color-grading performance in the Lumetri Deep Color Engine, including quick and intuitive real-time grading of RAW, HDR or stereo 3D content. Also, professional colorists can use the new Look Manager to easily organize and access grading presets.
Photoshop CC – Even Better Than The Real Thing
Whether you’re a professional designer or a consumer photo enthusiast, Photoshop CC provides the speed and power to stretch your photographic imagination. Along with 30 other GPU-accelerated features in the Mercury Graphics Engine, some of the most popular improved GPU-accelerated tools include the Blur Gallery, with its simple, on-canvas controls for immediate results; and the all-new Smart Sharpen feature for better responsiveness in creating images with precisely controlled shadows, highlights and noise reduction. And with Quadro GPUs, subtle transitions and gradients can be faithfully reproduced with 30-bit Deep Color support.
Adobe Anywhere – NVIDIA Tesla GPU-Accelerated Video Workflow Collaboration
Although not a part of Adobe Creative Cloud, Adobe Anywhere promises to be a great tool for collaborative video productions. It integrates Adobe Premiere Pro, Prelude and future versions of After Effects to enable editors, visual effects artists and other broadcast professionals to work together seamlessly using centralized media across virtually any network. Adobe and NVIDIA worked together to deliver the ultra-fast performance and smooth remote accessibility required in the Adobe-recommended servers – all accelerated exclusively by NVIDIA Tesla GPUs.
Create Without Boundaries. What’s Next?
With NVIDIA, creative pros get the fastest acceleration across the broadest choices of Adobe offerings. So what do you need most out of your professional video and imaging software and hardware tools? Let us know what matters most and what you’d like to see next.
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