Adobe Launches Creative Suite 4; Can It Drive The Stock?

Adobe (ADBE) this morning officially launched the latest version of its flagship software package, Creative Suite 4. The announcements included a variety of versions and slices of the new software: There are Design, Web and Production versions, a “Master Collection” with all versions of the new software, 13 standalone products, including new versions of Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and Dreamweaver, among others, along with “14 integrated technologies and seven services.” Whatever that means.

Adobe said street prices are expected to be $1,799 for CS4 Design Premium edition, $1,699 for the CS4 Web Premium and Production Premium, and $2,499 for CS4 Master Collection.

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