updated 12:55 am EDT, Wed October 15, 2008
Adobe ships CS4 collection
Adobe on Wednesday announced it is shipping Adobe Creative Suite 4, and all associated products. Creative Suite 4 is being offered in six different suites: Design Premium, Design Standard, Web Premium, Web Standard, Production Premium, and Master Collection. The new version offers users a host of new and improved tools, including enhanced 3D functionality, 3D painting, live preflighting, animation, and access to several new community and help features, such as ConnectNow, and Photoshop.com.
"Creative Suite 4 and Flash Player 10 introduce vital time-saving features, new levels of integration and the jaw-dropping innovations our design and developer customers expect from us," said John Loiacono, senior vice president of the Creative Solutions Business Unit at Adobe. "CS4 continues to fulfill our promise to customers to break down more barriers in cross-media workflows, while also providing new services and collaboration tools that help them manage complex client demands."
Adobe is offering the suites for between $1700 and $2500, depending on the included software applications. In addition to basic upgrade paths for previous users, Adobe is also offering up to $200 in incentives off of the standard upgrade price for a limited time.