On September 23, Adobe announced the Creative Suite® 4 product family — a milestone release of the industry-leading design and development software for virtually every creative workflow. In addition to hundreds of feature innovations, the new release delivers radical workflow breakthroughs that will advance the creative process across print, Web, mobile, interactive, film and video production. Adobe’s biggest software release to date includes Adobe Creative Suite 4 Design editions, Creative Suite 4 Web editions, Creative Suite 4 Production Premium, Creative Suite 4 Master Collection, as well as 13 point products, 14 integrated technologies and seven services.
For the first time ever, Adobe Systems hosted an international webcast of the launch event, reaching more than 100,000 unique customers in over 120 countries. Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen opened the event, setting the vision for Adobe’s creative platform and then Master of Ceremonies, Johnny Loiacono, Senior Vice President of the Creative Solutions Business Unit, Adobe Group Product Manager Doug Winnie, and three Adobe customers–The Syndicate, Odopod, and Curiosity Group– showcased some of CS4’s hundreds of creative and time-saving features for video, web, cross-media, and digital imaging.