I know that you use Illustrator for your logo's, Photoshop for you pictures (to edit them) But for what purpose do you use inDesign? If it is for logo's and design, why does Adobe make another program when they have Illustrator already?


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Photoshop is for editing bitmaps (though it's become more than that now)

Illustrator is if creating and editing vectors

Indesign is for layout of bitmaps and vectors

Simplistic but that's about it

  • What exactly do you mean with "layout of bitmaps and vectors"?
    – Sbaliyev
    Commented Jun 8, 2015 at 7:44
  • So you have a logo, some images and some illustrations along with some text and you want to create a book. You need a layout program such as Indesign. Commented Jun 8, 2015 at 7:49
  • No probe! There's a big overlap these days but that was the original intention with the apps Commented Jun 8, 2015 at 7:59

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