Adobe Creative Suite 4 Design Standard (for Mac)

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Adobe Creative Suite 4 Design Standard is essential software for photographers and designers. New tools for producing your ideas in print make it possible to create breathtaking images and sophisticated graphics that print reliably. Adobe CS4 Design Standard includes InDesign CS4, Photoshop CS4, Illustrator CS4, Acrobat 9 Pro, Adobe Bridge CS4, Adobe Device Central CS4 and Version Cue CS4.


Tightly integrated creative environment
  • Latest and greatest design tools new
    Discover new levels of creative opportunity and efficiency with all-new versions of professional Adobe tools for print, web, interactive, and mobile design.
  • Common user interface new
    Come up to speed quickly with the help of the consistent interface across all of the creative tools.
  • Exceptional integration enhanced
    Work more productively than ever thanks to the exceptional integration of the tools in Creative Suite 4 Design Standard. Easily exchange native file formats to streamline content creation across design disciplines.
  • Support for industry standards and best practices enhanced
    Take advantage of the professional output options you need for every design discipline, from print to web to mobile. Adobe's ongoing focus on open standards means your work can easily go wherever you want.
  • Support for the latest Mac OS and Windows systems enhanced
    Experience the ultimate in performance by running Design Standard natively on Intel® based Macs and computers running Microsoft® Windows Vista®. Work smoothly on legacy PowerPC® based Macs and Windows® XP systems, as well.
  • Efficient installation and management enhanced
    Simplify installation and software management using a single installer and serial number. Install all components at once, or install only those you most need now, and add more components later (one user per license).
Efficient, powerful page design with Adobe InDesign CS4
  • Creative possibilities enhanced
    Create stunning designs in Adobe InDesign® CS4 using tools that enable free-flowing expression, with fine control over graphics, typography, colour, transparency, effects, and placed images.
  • Productivity that flows enhanced
    Move between tasks naturally and efficiently for fast, productive page layout in a flexible design environment.
  • Persuasive content enhanced
    Create high-impact, personalized content and long documents tailored for unique audiences using logical, condensed steps and advanced features such as automatic page addition and deletion.
  • Rich interactive documents new
    Build rich content using Adobe Flash® technology and create engaging PDF documents that include professional typography and top-quality page design.
New dimensions in digital imaging with Adobe Photoshop CS4
  • Access to full editing power enhanced
    Take greater advantage of all that Adobe Photoshop® CS4 offers with a more intuitive user interface and features that put you in control.
  • Amazing results enhanced
    Bring your vision to life with industry-leading tools that let you enhance images and create composites that help meet your highest standards.
  • More efficient way to work enhanced
    Be more productive by taking advantage of smooth integration with other Adobe software and enhancements that leverage the power of today's faster graphics processors.
Inspired vector graphics creation with Adobe Illustrator CS4
  • Powerful creative tools enhanced
    Explore multiple design options and generate intricate graphics using robust creative features in Adobe Illustrator® CS4. Industry-standard drawing tools and powerful effects allow you to experiment freely and quickly achieve just the look you want.
  • Smooth and efficient workflow enhanced
    Accomplish more and stay in the groove by working directly on the artboard. Interact with tools and options more easily and complete your projects efficiently using a wealth of innovative, timesaving features and shortcuts.
  • Delivery virtually anywhere enhanced
    Move easily between Illustrator and other Creative Suite 4 components while confidently delivering graphics for print, interactive experiences, video, mobile, and motion effects. Print delivery is more reliable with Separations Preview. And with new user interface similarity among the tools, work across Creative Suite components is virtually seamless.
PDF file creation and collaboration with Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro
  • Rich interactive content and versatile print design combined new
    Enjoy native support for Adobe Flash technology, enabling reliable, cross-platform sharing of video, animations, and applications in Adobe Acrobat® and Adobe Reader® software. PDF files have never been so lively and compelling.
  • Convenient, effective collaboration online new
    Help ensure that colleagues, clients, and partners are on the same page at the same time with the new ability to conavigate documents, to provide clarity and enhance discussion.
  • Unparalleled PDF workflows for professional creative production enhanced
    Prepare high-quality, press-ready PDF files for print production workflows faster and more intuitively with enhanced preflight and automatic correction features. Intelligent, automatic Overprint Preview helps ensure that overlapping elements will print correctly.

System requirements:

Mac OS
  • PowerPC® G5 or multicore Intel® processor
  • Mac OS X v10.4.11–10.5.4
  • Java™ Runtime Environment 1.5 required for Adobe® Version Cue® Server
  • 1GB of RAM or more recommended
  • 8.2GB of available hard-disk space for installation; additional hard-disk space required during installation (cannot install on a volume that uses a case-sensitive file system or on flash-based storage devices)
  • 1,024x768 display (1,280x800 recommended) with 16-bit video card
  • Some GPU-accelerated features require graphics support for Shader Model 3.0 and OpenGL 2.0
  • DVD-ROM drive
  • QuickTime 7.4.5 software required for multimedia features
  • Broadband Internet connection required for online services
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Product Specification

System Requirements Mac OS X 10.4.11 - 10.5.4
Version CS4
Manufacturer Link Adobe
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