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I need an image manipulation software with certain features, the cost doesn't matter to me.

I am looking for the following features:

A program which enables me to: Make logos and other vector works and allows a little bit of raster aka bitmap editing too. I need images to be able to be optimized for print and on-screen media (i.e smartphones and laptops). I would like some kind of Batch Processing and the program should be easy and have a lesser learning curve.

I don't need a complete suite, I just need one program that does these things.

Thanks in advance.

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closed as not a real question by Farray Mar 2 '12 at 16:58

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Your requirements are extremely broad and, at times, opposing. Please see this meta answer for more info. –  Farray Mar 2 '12 at 17:01
    
I think it's a fair enough question to ask. A good answer would explain why you probably need at least two applications, and the extent to which CS apps are integrated or overlap. –  e100 Jul 5 '12 at 17:56

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Adobe Fireworks will give you a nice mix of vector and bitmap editing. There are plenty of tutorials out there and its interface is pretty standard, so learning it shouldn't be too much of a problem.

Edit: Lots of info given to me about Fireworks on a question I asked and that question is available here.

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I think you are looking for this Adobe Illustrator

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Description from adobe

Adobe® Illustrator® CS5 software helps you create distinctive vector artwork for any project. Take advantage of the precision and power of sophisticated drawing tools, expressive natural brushes, and a host of time-savers.

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