Comprehensive toolset for print design and production
Bring your best ideas to life in a powerful, flexible, intuitive, and tightly integrated creative environment that includes Adobe® InDesign® CS4, Photoshop® CS4, Illustrator® CS4, and Acrobat® 9 Pro.
Professional page layout
With InDesign CS4, create stunning designs using tools that enable free-flowing expression and fine control over typography, color, graphics, transparency, effects, and placed images. Move naturally and efficiently between production tasks.
Breathtaking digital imaging
Quickly compose outstanding images using Photoshop CS4, the professional standard in digital image editing. Take advantage of intuitive image adjustment and masking tools, and experiment freely thanks to nondestructive editing.
Sophisticated vector graphics
Develop eye-catching graphics quickly and confidently with Illustrator CS4. Enjoy powerful drawing tools, advanced type handling, color control, creative effects, and advanced print production features.
Adobe PDF workflows
Prepare files for high-end print production with confidence using Acrobat 9 Pro. End-to-end PDF workflows use common technology to generate, preview, and print PDF files, enabling consistently high-quality output.
Convenient common interface and native file support
Work quickly and intuitively using common interface elements. Flexibly arrange multiple documents in a single window to compare content or drag-copy objects between them. Benefit from using native file formats that streamline moving files between Design Standard components.
Visual asset browsing with Adobe Bridge CS4
Browse all the elements in your projects with Adobe Bridge CS4, a powerful, easy-to-use media browser for visual people. Quickly organize, locate, and view all types of creative assets.
Quality testing as you work
Catch production errors on-the-fly with Live Preflight in InDesign CS4, use Separations Preview in Illustrator CS4 to avoid color output surprises, and rely on preflight checks and corrections in Acrobat 9 Pro.
Innovative collaboration and presentations
Easily share your screen to present, review, or brainstorm directly from within your design software. Showcase your work in a dynamic, customizable PDF Portfolio that is easy to distribute and view.
Answers when you need them
Connect to the expertise of the online design community through your creative desktop. Access information ranging from basic tips, Adobe Help content, and video tutorials to community discussions and blogs.