Adobe has released Creative Suite 4, the latest version of its collection of tools for designers, illustrators, digital artists, Web designers, video editors, and VFX and motion graphics artists.

The suite is available in six versions: Adobe Creative Suite 4 Design Premium, Design Standard, Web Premium, Web Standard, Production Premium and Master Collection.

Also available today are brand new versions of Photoshop CS4, Photoshop CS4 Extended, InDesign CS4, Illustrator CS4, Flash CS4 Professional, Dreamweaver CS4, Fireworks CS4, Contribute CS4, After Effects CS4, Adobe Premiere Pro CS4, Encore CS4, Soundbooth CS4 and Adobe OnLocation CS4.

Pricing for the Adobe Creative Suite 4 Design Premium is £1,249 plus VAT, £1,195 plus VAT, for Adobe Creative Suite 4 Web Premium, £1,409 plus VAT for Adobe Creative Suite 4 Production Premium, and £1,969.00 plus VAT for Adobe Creative Suite 4 Master Collection.

Adobe says that 'to reward customers for staying current, Adobe is offering Creative Suite 3 customers moving to Creative Suite 4 a lower upgrade price than it offers to those moving from older, qualifying versions'.

Click here to see our in-depth look at the new features within Creative Suite 4. We will be publishing full reviews of the new software very soon.