Adobe is debuting image-server software AlterCast today at Seybold.

AlterCast - built on the same foundation as Photoshop and Illustrator – manages large, high-res image-libraries.

AlterCast optimizes files for delivery on any Web-enabled device, including personal digital assistants and cell phones. It also generates customized graphics on Application Service Provider and Java Server Pages driven Web sites.

By supporting open standards and Application Program Interfaces, AlterCast software integrates into existing Web or print publishing workflows, such as industry-standard databases, and content and asset-management systems, Adobe says.

Adobe will ship AlterCast at the beginning of 2002 in North America. A single license will cost $7,500. A Europe-wide release will follow next year.