The new Flash CS4 offers attractive animation features, Motion Tween, 3D transformation, and the new IK animation tool.
The Motion Tween is a revolution; easier to work with, powerful, including the new Motion Editor Panel. Tweens are applied to objects instead of keyframes, providing direct control over each of the individual animation characteristics. The features permit you to control your objects in full 3D space in the timeline and Action Script 3. Transformation tools 3D transform 2D into 3D animations and rotate them across X, Y, and Z axes. The new Inverse Kinematics (IK) animation tool is available for MovieClips and Shapes. CS4 allows the user to create animations with many features absent in previous versions.
Sample Sounds library includes sound effects for creation sound content.
The Adobe Kuler panel an online community of designers’ portal is available in SC4. Thousands of themes and colors on the Kuler web site can be browsed, then selected themes can be downloaded to edit or to include in your own projects. If you want to create, save themes and share them with others, use Adobe Kuler panel to enrich Kuler community supply.
Adobe Media Encoder with H.264 support adds the highest quality video. It can be used to any format recognized by Adobe Flash Player with the same tool found in other Adobe video products such as Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects.