Flash CS4 Professional

As Adobe's mainstay multimedia authoring environment, Flash's core working methods have changed little since its Macromedia days. With Flash CS4 Professional, though, the application has undergone one of its most radical overhauls yet.

Flash CS4 Professional is a mix of new workflow enhancements and tools, twinned with improved integration with the rest of the Creative Suite 4 applications. The biggest change to the application is in the Flash CS4 Professional Timeline - something seasoned Flash users will either embrace or abhor. Adobe has moved Flash's Timeline to an object-orientated model, which enables Motion Tweens to be applied directly to objects as opposed to individual keyframes.

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