Adobe's SING architecture answers a requirement of "gaiji" for Japanese, Chinese, and Korean typography. The term "gaiji" is a Japanese word meaning "supplemental glyph" or "supplemental character." In this context, it means: Any character or glyph that is valid in your written language, but is not in the font you are using. The SING architecture provides a way for users to extend their fonts with individual new "glyphlets," representing variant glyph shapes, or symbols. These glyphlets are embedded in documents and can be used for editing at other points in the workflow.
This download is a Technology Preview of the SING gaiji technology, to let customers and developers begin to evaluate the SING architecture. It extends Adobe® InDesign® CS_J and provides some glyphlets for the Adobe Kozuka Mincho typeface family as well as a Glyphlet Management Tool.
Note: This Technology Preview is not supported by Adobe; it is for evaluation only. You must have the Japanese version of Adobe InDesign CS, and a Japanese-capable operating system, to install and use it. We invite you to report any problems or other feedback you have by submitting them to firstname.lastname@example.org. Our Product Management and Quality Assurance teams review this information, and improvements you suggest may be incorporated into future releases. (Please note that you will receive an e-mail confirming receipt of your feedback but that you may not receive any other information.)
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• InDesign CS Japanese version
• PowerPC® G3, G4, or G5 processor
• Mac OS X v.10.2 Japanese version through v.10.3 Japanese version
• 128MB of RAM
• 350MB of available hard-disk space on the target installation disk. Or, if InDesign CS_J is installed on a separate hard disk, there still must be available space on the system disk for temporary files and items installed to the System folder.
• A Mac OS extended format (HFS+) drive or partition. Installation onto a Unix File System (UFS) formatted drive or partition is not supported.
• CD-ROM drive
• 256 colors at 1,024x768 monitor resolution
• For Adobe PostScript printers: Adobe PostScript® Level 2 or PostScript 3™
For additional information, see the current system requirements for InDesign CS: www.adobe.com/products/indesign/systemreqs.html
After downloading a ".bin" file on a Macintosh, double-click on the ".bin" file. Or, use StuffIt Expander by Allume Systems, Inc. to access the file's contents. StuffIt Expander is available as a freeware product.
Need help with downloading? See our Downloading Help documents.
The SING Gaiji Technology Preview is an extension of InDesign CS Japanese version. Therefore, you must first install InDesign CS-J, using an InDesign CS-J serial number.
The SING Gaiji Technology Preview is provided in a compressed archive file: SING_tech_preview_M_1_0.bin.
Download the archive file to your hard disk. Use StuffIt Deluxe or StuffIt Expander by Aladdin Systems to access the file's contents, and then double-click the installer within the archive folder.
You do not need a serial number to install the SING Gaiji Technology Preview.
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SING GAIJI TECHNOLOGY PREVIEW FOR ADOBE(r) INDESIGN(r) CS-J
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