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REVIEWS - Adobe Creative Suite 4 DesignStandard Upgrade [OLD VERSION]ViewUserReviewsAverage Customer Rating3.0 out of 5Product FeatureBring your best ideas to life with feature-packedqnew versions of Adobe InDesign CS4, PhotoshopCS4, Illustrator CS4, and Acrobat 9 Pro; exploreexciting new services that help you collaborateand connect more efficiently than ever beforeIn InDesign CS4, easily manage placed files in theqnew, customizable Links panel; rotate the canvasin Photoshop CS4 or the spread in InDesign.Combine multiple artboards in a single documentin Illustrator CS4, plus many more enhancementsUse InDesign CS4 to create stunning printqdocuments, from long and complex to short andsimple; efficiently deliver multiple versions withina single file, and streamline production withautomatically updated cross-referencesVenture into new territory by transformingqInDesign CS4 layouts into dynamic documents thatanyone with the Adobe Flash Player can view; orcombine rich typography and top-quality pagedesign for electronic delivery in PDFFreely edit and enhance digital images usingqextended nondestructive editing techniques inPhotoshop CS4; perform common tasks smoothlyand conveniently with new, easy-to-access imageadjustment and masks panelsRead moreqProduct DescriptionUPG CS4 DESIGN STANDARD 4 WIN FROM CS3 1U Read moreProduct DescriptionTake productivity to the next level with Adobe Creative Suite 4 Design Standard software, the latest evolutionof your essential toolkit for print design and production. Exciting new tools enable more expressive design,sophisticated page layout, and efficient prepress and production. Discover new ways to collaborate and tap intoexpert resources. Simply deliver quality work reliably in print.
In Illustrator, create and arrange up to 100 artboards of differing sizes, and then save them in a single, multipagePDF file or export them as sequentially numbered files. Click to enlarge.In Photoshop, rotate canvas and image together to any angle for convenient viewing and editing. Click to enlarge.In InDesign, sort by any column and easily scan the thumbnails in the enhanced Links panel to view detailed,customizable information about linked content. Click to enlarge.In InDesign, quickly create a compelling interactive document by using the new Page Transitions panel to addanimated transitions such as Page Turn. Then export the document as a SWF file that anyone with Adobe FlashPlayer or a web browser that supports Flash can conveniently view. Click to enlarge.
Upgrade from CS3 to Adobe Creative Suite 4 Design StandardCustomers who have a license for Creative Suite 3 Design Premium, Design Standard, Web Premium, WebStandard, Production Premium, Master Collection are eligible for upgrade pricing.Why Creative Suite 4 Design Standard?Print designers today need to quickly and reliably deliver eye-catching, high-quality printed material, and asingle software application is not enough to complete the job. Creative Suite 4 Design Standard puts the toolsyou need for expert print production in one box. The components are built to work smoothly together, so youdont need to worry about file formats and compatibility, and a common user interface makes it easy totransition between your software tools. Plus, a single installer and single serial number are easier to manage.Top reasons to upgrade to Adobe Creative Suite 4 Design StandardExciting new versions and servicesBring your best ideas to life with feature-packed new versions of Adobe InDesign CS4, Photoshop CS4,Illustrator CS4, and Acrobat 9 Pro. Explore exciting new services that help you collaborate and connect moreefficiently than ever before.Simplified workflowsIn InDesign CS4, easily manage placed files in the new, customizable Links panel. Rotate the canvas inPhotoshop CS4 or the spread in InDesign. Combine multiple artboards in a single document in Illustrator CS4,plus many more enhancements.Flexible, powerful page layoutUse InDesign CS4 to create stunning print documents, from long and complex to short and simple. Efficientlydeliver multiple versions within a single file, and streamline production with automatically updatedcross-references.Publishing redefinedVenture into new territory by transforming InDesign CS4 layouts into dynamic documents that anyone with theAdobe Flash Player can view. Or combine rich typography and top-quality page design for electronic delivery inPDF.Streamlined digital imagingFreely edit and enhance digital images using extended nondestructive editing techniques in Photoshop CS4.Perform common tasks smoothly and conveniently with new, easy-to-access image adjustment and maskspanels.Sophisticated vector graphicsFind inspiration with new creative options in Illustrator CS4, such as transparency within gradients or thepainterly Blob Brush tool. Work quickly and fluidly by accessing tools and options now available directly on yourartwork.Innovative collaboration and presentationsAccess the Adobe ConnectNow service to easily share your screen to present, review, or brainstorm from withinyour design software. Showcase your work in a dynamic, customizable PDF Portfolio that is easy to distributeand view.Quality testing as you workCatch production errors on-the-fly with Live Preflight in InDesign CS4, use Separations Preview in Illustrator CS4to avoid color output surprises, and rely on enhanced preflight checks and automatic PDF corrections in Acrobat9 Pro.Efficient shared interface elementsEnjoy improved consistency across InDesign CS4, Photoshop CS4, and Illustrator CS4. Flexibly arrange multipledocuments in a single window to compare content or drag-copy objects between them. Easily tab throughmultiple open documents without maximizing each one.Answers when you need them
Connect to the expertise of the online design community through your creative desktop. Access informationranging from basic tips, Adobe Help content, and video tutorials to community discussions and blogs.Combines:Adobe InDesign CS4Adobe Photoshop CS4Adobe Illustrator CS4Adobe Acrobat 9 ProQuickly and reliably test mobile content in a variety of simulated lighting environments by controlling testsettings for backlight, reflections, contrast, and more. Click to enlarge.Using Live Preflight in InDesign, you can open the Preflight panel to be alerted to errors as they occur ratherthan when the presses are just about to roll. Click to enlarge.
To allow you to work smoothly and swiftly within components and to move effortlessly among them, DesignStandard offers several elegant, cross-component interface enhancements, including N-up view, an applicationbar, an application frame, and tabbed documents, and task-based workspaces. Click to enlarge.Adobe InDesign CS4--Design professional layouts for print and digital publishingPublish persuasive contentCreate high-impact, personalized content and long documents tailored for unique audiences in less time andwith fewer steps.Experience fluid workflowsDesign with ease using customer-inspired enhancements to your everyday toolset and a more flexible layoutenvironment.Create rich interactive documentsCreate dynamic documents for playback in the Adobe Flash Player runtime as well as engaging PDF contentthat both include professional typography and top-quality page design.Adobe Photoshop CS4--Create powerful images with the professional standardEasily access full editing powerTake greater advantage of all that Adobe Photoshop CS4 software offers with a more intuitive user interfaceand features that put you in control.Achieve amazing resultsBring your vision to life with industry-leading tools that let you enhance images and create composites thathelp meet your highest standards.Work more efficientlyBe more productive by taking advantage of smooth integration with other Adobe software and enhancementsthat leverage the power of todays faster graphics processors.Adobe Illustrator CS4--Explore new paths with the essential vector toolExplore new featuresPowerful additions such as the Blob Brush tool and transparency in gradients inspire new creativity. The highlyanticipated multiple artboards feature prompts new ways of working.Discover hidden gems
Existing features have been polished, and hidden functions have been uncovered to reveal usefulness anddepth, enabling you to learn more quickly and take better advantage of the power of Illustrator.Work efficientlyIllustrator CS4 offers improved interaction with options and tools, plus you can do more directly on the artboard.Innovations with Smart Guides and Isolation Mode plus new panel behaviors enable a smoother, more efficientworkflow.Deliver almost anywherePrint delivery is more reliable with Separations Preview. And with new user interface similarity and sharedformats among Adobe Creative Suite tools, work across applications is virtually seamless.Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro--Protect documents and accelerate information exchange withPDFDeliver professional documentsEasily organize content from a variety of sources--including documents, e-mail, images, spreadsheets, and webpages--in a single searchable PDF Portfolio, compressed for easy distribution. Use professionally designedtemplates that can be branded with your company logo and colors. Quickly integrate content, define navigation,and add polish to communicate clearly and effectively. Share information with anyone using free Adobe Readersoftware.Create and manage formsSimplify the creation and completion of forms to efficiently analyze and use data. Convert Word and Exceldocuments or scanned paper to PDF forms with automatic recognition of fillable fields. Or use Adobe LiveCycleDesigner ES software, a professional form design tool included with Acrobat 9 Pro software, to furthercustomize and automate dynamic XML forms. Extend Acrobat functionality to Reader users so virtually anyonecan participate in the workflows you initiate. Use the Form Tracker to see when forms have been completedand who has completed them. And easily export data to a spreadsheet for analysis and reporting.Manage document reviewsAccelerate the exchange of ideas with colleagues, extended teams, and customers. Through easy-to-manageelectronic document reviews, participants can see and build on other reviewers comments as they are beingmade, so you can quickly gain the input and consensus you need to efficiently develop and complete work.Enable virtually anyone using free Adobe Reader software to participate in reviews, and use the Form Trackerto monitor progress and participation.Help protect sensitive informationControl access to and use of PDF documents, assign digital rights, and maintain document integrity. Setdocument permissions to define whether a file can be printed or changed. Apply passwords to help restrictdocument access. Use redaction tools to permanently remove sensitive information. Digitally sign and certifydocuments to validate they came from a trusted source. Create and reuse document security policies toprecisely manage who can print, save, copy, or modify a document.Choose Your EditionWith the tightly integrated tools and services in Adobe Creative Suite 4 software, you can create visually richcontent for virtually any media--print, web, interactive, video, audio, and mobile. Find the one thats right foryou: