Design across media
Create visually rich content for virtually any media — print, web, interactive, video, audio, and mobile — using the tightly integrated tools and services in Adobe® Creative Suite® 4 Master Collection. From producing printed pages to distributing engaging content online, on film, on air, and on device, you get the ultimate design environment to keep pace with your imagination.
Efficient, powerful page design with Adobe InDesign CS4 Creative possibilitiesenhanced
Create stunning designs in Adobe InDesign® CS4 using tools that enable free-flowing expression, with fine control over graphics, typography, color, transparency, effects, and placed images.
Productivity that flowsenhanced
Move between tasks naturally and efficiently for fast, productive page layout in a flexible design environment.
Create high-impact, personalized content and long documents tailored for unique audiences using logical, condensed steps and advanced features such as automatic page addition and deletion.
Rich interactive documentsnew
Build rich content using Adobe Flash® technology and create engaging PDF documents that include professional typography and top-quality page design.
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New dimensions in digital imaging with Photoshop CS4 Extended Access to full editing powerenhanced
Take greater advantage of all that Adobe Photoshop® CS4 Extended offers with a more intuitive user interface and nondestructive editing freedom so you can achieve the highest quality results.
More efficient way to workenhanced
Be more productive by taking advantage of smooth integration with other Adobe software and enhancements that leverage the power of today's faster graphics processors.
3D and motion-based editingenhanced
Enjoy breakthrough enhancements that now let you paint directly on 3D objects and unleash the editing power of Photoshop on 3D content. Plus, edit motion graphics for video with enhanced control for speed and precision.
Precise image analysisenhanced
Extract quantitative information from images, count objects or image features, track and log your work, and volume-render DICOM files.
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Inspired vector graphics creation with Adobe Illustrator CS4 Powerful creative toolsenhanced
Explore multiple design options and generate intricate graphics using robust creative features in Adobe Illustrator® CS4. Industry-standard drawing tools and powerful effects allow you to experiment freely and quickly achieve just the look you want.
Smooth and efficient workflowenhanced
Accomplish more and stay in the groove by working directly on the artboard. Interact with tools and options more easily and complete your projects efficiently using a wealth of innovative, timesaving features and shortcuts.
Delivery virtually anywhereenhanced
Move easily between Illustrator and other Creative Suite 4 components while confidently delivering graphics for print, interactive experiences, video, mobile, and motion effects. Print delivery is more reliable with Separations Preview. And with new user interface similarity among the tools, work across Creative Suite components is virtually seamless.
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PDF file creation and collaboration with Acrobat 9 Pro Rich interactive content and versatile print design combinednew
Enjoy native support for Adobe Flash technology, enabling reliable, cross-platform sharing of video, animations, and applications in Adobe Acrobat® 9 Pro and Adobe Reader® software. PDF files have never been so lively and compelling.
Convenient, effective collaboration onlinenew
Help ensure that colleagues, clients, and partners are on the same page at the same time with the new ability to conavigate documents, to provide clarity and enhance discussion.
Unparalleled PDF workflows for professional creative productionenhanced
Prepare high-quality, press-ready PDF files for print production workflows faster and more intuitively with enhanced preflight and automatic correction features. Intelligent, automatic Overprint Preview helps ensure that overlapping elements will print correctly.
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Rich interactive content development with Adobe Flash CS4 Professional Easy and efficient design enhanced
Bring your designs to life with intuitive new animation tools in Adobe Flash CS4 Professional that make your work easier and more efficient. Streamline your workflow with an improved user interface and a powerful coding environment.
New creative possibilitiesnew
Extend the limits of creative possibility with powerful new drawing, animation, and interactive design tools. Enrich your projects with advanced video and audio capabilities.
Collaboration across workflowsnew
Enjoy timesaving integration among Adobe Creative Suite components with common tools and interfaces, and easily exchange assets between components with powerful new file formats.
Delivery for a wide reachenhanced
Deliver interactive experiences that reach audiences across platforms and devices.The latest technologies, such as XMP for mobile and delivery to the Adobe AIR™ runtime, are right at your fingertips.
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Professional website design with Adobe Dreamweaver CS4 Next-generation web experiencesenhanced
Support for best practicesenhanced
Visually design with CSS best practices aided by jargon-free explanations of practical concepts. Create Ajax-driven interactivity while supporting best practices.
Control of your contentnew
Enable your clients to make updates to web pages directly from the browser. Add dynamic data to your site without a database or complex coding.
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Web prototyping and image editing with Adobe Fireworks CS4 Prototyping at the next levelenhanced
Rapidly prototype websites, application interfaces, and other interactive designs with Adobe Fireworks® CS4. Create, edit, and optimize web graphics more accurately and quickly than ever before with an enhanced toolset. Demo your designs to clients live on the web or e-mail a PDF file generated from Fireworks. Integrate Live Styles and the improved Common Library for continual leaps in productivity.
Work faster and smarter with the accelerated performance of Fireworks CS4. Leverage the uniform user interface and core functionality, such as consistent text handling, across Fireworks and other Creative Suite 4 components, including Photoshop CS4 and Illustrator CS4.
Designing for many platformsenhanced
Output your Fireworks designs to HTML, Adobe AIR, Flash, or Flex® software. Craft custom skins for Flex components with the superior design tools of Fireworks. Design within Fireworks and, when you're ready, export standards-compliant CSS to Dreamweaver CS4. Create HTML-based AIR prototypes directly from within Fireworks to provide layout design and to display user interaction before developing your application.
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Flexible web publishing with Adobe Contribute CS4 Delegation of work while retaining controlenhanced
Delegate content publishing to content owners without compromising the integrity of your websites. Define and enforce custom publishing workflows to meet your organization's review and approval requirements for published content.
Empower end users to quickly and easily publish content to static and dynamic websites through true WYSIWYG authoring. Give users the choice of editing websites directly from their favorite browsers or composing and publishing web content from within Microsoft Office applications. Enable easy collaboration between users in the content publishing process.
Compatible and affordable toolenhanced
Publish to the web in almost any computing environment thanks to compatibility with existing web and IT infrastructures and cross-platform interoperability. Adobe Contribute® CS4 is affordable and works on Intel® and PowerPC® based Macs and on Microsoft® Windows® XP and Windows Vista® systems.
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Motion graphics and visual effects with Adobe After Effects CS4 Visual innovationenhanced
Achieve creative control over virtually every element of your production in the highly responsive 2D and 3D compositing and animation environment of Adobe After Effects® CS4.
Flexible and efficient toolsenhanced
Easily handle a wide range of post-production tasks — from keying and motion tracking to color correction, rotoscoping, and more — using flexible tools in a user interface optimized to save you time.
Delivery to a wide range of formatsenhanced
Easily create output for delivery to a wide range of media formats and platforms — from traditional film and video to the web and mobile devices — from a single project.
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Real-time video editing with Adobe Premiere Pro CS4 New post-production workflowsenhanced
Work with the formats you want, from DV and HD to 4K and beyond. Support for industry standards in Adobe Premiere® Pro CS4 enables you to interchange easily with other industry-standard tools.
Focus on telling your story with powerful, flexible editing tools that help save you time. Exploit the potential of tapeless workflows to achieve new levels of efficiency.
Achieve your vision with professional color correction, quick and precise multicam editing, and much more — all from within a familiar, customizable interface.
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Audio creation and editing with Adobe Soundbooth CS4 Intuitive, task-based toolsenhanced
Take command of audio for your film, video, or rich media project. Task-based tools help you clean up recordings, polish voice-overs, customize music and sound effects, and much more. High-quality production becomes more efficient with Adobe Soundbooth® CS4, without sacrificing creative control.
Ready-to-use audio assetsenhanced
Select from dozens of Soundbooth Scores, adjust the intensity of your soundtrack to suit the mood, and create audio using thousands of sound effects available via Resource Central (Internet connection required).
Work on audio in After Effects CS4, Adobe Premiere Pro CS4, or Flash CS4 Professional more efficiently than ever with the Edit in Soundbooth option that edits your audio files directly in Soundbooth.
Enhanced audio editingenhanced
Tackle everyday audio editing and cleanup with the power of nondestructive editing. Quickly and easily heal sound; remove pops, clicks, and other unwanted noises; and match volume levels.
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Powerful recording options with Adobe OnLocation CS4 Metadata-driven workflownew
Use fast, efficient logging tools during recording in Adobe OnLocation™ CS4 to add metadata that increases productivity at every stage in the production process.
Capture DV, HDV, and DVCPRO HD footage directly to disk and start editing sooner by eliminating the tedious capturing process.
Professional on-set monitoring toolsenhanced
Use professional on-set monitoring tools to calibrate your camera, set levels, and monitor signals to obtain high-quality video and audio and help avoid time-consuming and potentially costly problems.
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Professional DVD and Blu-ray Disc authoring with Adobe Encore CS4 Easy DVD, Blu-ray, and SWF authoringenhanced
Create DVDs, high-definition Blu-ray discs with pop-up menus, and interactive SWF files for the web with Adobe Encore® CS4. The enhanced Flowchart helps you define and view your project's points and links. Build and arrange slide shows with ease.
With Adobe Dynamic Link, open your Adobe Premiere Pro sequences directly in Encore — complete with chapter markers — without intermediate rendering so you can work quickly and stay focused