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Adobe Creative Suite 4 Now Available

Adobe has done it again -- Adobe Creative Suite 4 shipped on October 15, 2008 for Windows and Macintosh, with a major update to its to its collection of design and development tools, spanning the creative workflow across print, web, video, interactive and mobile.

This is another impressive piece of software engineering and project management by Adobe -- CS4 includes upgrades to 13 core applications, a year and a half after the release of CS3.

CS4 features full version upgrades of 11 stand-alone applications that are available individually, 2 more applications bundled with Premiere Pro, and 4 additional components.

CS4 is available bundled in 6 suites (with Standard and Premium versions, as was CS3), including the full Master Collection with all the applications.

- The Design suite includes Adobe Photoshop CS4, InDesign, and Illustrator
- The Web suite includes Adobe Flash CS4 Professional, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, and Contribute
- The Production suite includes Adobe After Effects CS4, Premiere Pro, and Soundbooth, plus Encore and OnLocation (bundled with Premiere)

The additional components are Adobe Bridge CS4, Version Cue, Device Central, and Dynamic Link

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See full article: Summary: Adobe Creative Suite 4 for a summary of the CS4 suites and individual applications.

See summaries of video applications and versions in my Video Editing Software Gallery.

    Find the Adobe CS4 Design, Web, and Design Suites
    and the CS4 Master Collection on Amazon.com

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This entry posted on October 21, 2008.

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