Adobe® Flash® CS4 Professional software is the industry-leading authoring environment for creating engaging interactive experiences. Deliver to audiences across platforms and devices.
Animating in Flash just got easier
Quickly create animations, easily modify motion paths, and enjoy complete control over individual animation attributes with object-based animation.
Flash now does inverse kinematics
Create chain-like animation effects with a series of linked objects or quickly distort a single shape using the new Bones tool.
Education discounts are available
Installed on more than 850 million Internet-connected desktops and mobile devices, Flash Player enables you to widely deliver powerful experiences created with Flash.
Procedural modeling with Deco and Spray Brush
Metadata (XMP) support
Authoring for Adobe AIR
Inverse kinematics with the Bones tool
Changelog for this release:
Text engine - new
Take complete control over your text with print-quality typography via the new Text Layout Framework.
Code Snippets panel - new
Reduce the ActionScript 3.0 learning curve and enable greater creativity by injecting prebuilt code into projects.
ActionScript editor - enhanced
Speed the development process with an improved ActionScript editor, including custom class code hinting and code completion.
Creative Suite integration - enhanced
Enhance productivity when using Adobe Creative Suite® components such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Flash Builder.
Flash Builder integration - new
Use Flash Builder as your primary ActionScript editor for Flash Professional projects.
Video improvements - enhanced
Streamline video processes with on-stage video scrubbing and a new cue points property inspector.
XML-based FLA source files - new
Manage and modify projects using source control systems and collaborate on files more easily.
Wide content distribution - enhanced
Publish content virtually anywhere, using Adobe AIR® for desktop applications and mobile platforms including the iPhone, or Adobe Flash Player for browser-based experiences.
Spring for Bones - new
Create more realistic inverse kinematic effects with new motion attributes added to the Bones tool.
Deco drawing tools - new
Add advanced animation effects with a new comprehensive set of brushes for the Deco tool.