Adobe Announces CS4 World Wide Webcast

With the campaign “It’s Going to be Brilliant,” Adobe has announced the release of the newest Creative Suite, CS4. The broadcast can be viewed at the Ascend Training Chicago facility with the Chicago Area Adobe User Group Sept. 23rd at 11am, or viewed online.

The release of CS3 saw major modifications in the original Adobe apps such as Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator. While there were improvements in Dreamweaver and Flash, since the purchase of Macromedia occurred in the middle of the development cycle, the biggest change there was just getting these apps into the Creative Suite.

With the release of CS4, we can plan to see not only major leaps in the web apps, but tighter integration between the entire CS4 family. According to a Comscore report, 82% of online video viewings in the US and 73% worldwide use Adobe Flash technology. With the newest release of the Flash 10 Beta, code named Astro, expressive features and visual performance improvements.

Register for the Adobe Webcast at Ascend: http://www.ascendtraining.com/events.php

- Jori Curry