Many Adobe programs accomplish different creative tasks. Many programs can perform different tasks but specifically handles attributes better than others. For example, audio can be edited in Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe Audition. Audition is dedicated to audio editing and creation through more tools and effects.
Depending on the specific use of design, text can be creatively manipulated for posters in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. Adobe Illustrator has more creative tools with vector imagery than Adobe Photoshop based on raster imagery.
Below you will find the general purpose of some Adobe programs and their specific purposes.
Desktop Publishing Application
Adobe InDesign is a desktop layout software primarily used for print, but also digital formats.
It’s used by graphic designers, creative marketing professionals to production artists to create brochures, multiple page publications or documents or other marketing materials. For layouts with a lot of text, Indesign should be your first choice.
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Vector Graphics Illustration and Design Tool
Adobe Illustrator is used in creating, manipulating, and drawing with vector graphics. Vector graphics or vectors are graphic imagery defined in terms of points connected by lines and curves forming different shapes.
With the use of vectors, Adobe Illustrator also provides creative and fun ways to use text or fonts. Illustrator is mostly used by digital or visual artists, illustrators, and graphic designers.
Illustrator can be used in printed and digital images from logos, icons, infographics, illustrations, posters and more.
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