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Lynda.com's logo. Click here to visit the Lynda.com website! PRESS RELEASE: lynda.com releases 12 Adobe Creative Suite 5 training titles

Adobe CS5 courses available on same day as software announcement

April 12, 2010 - CARPINTERIA, CA – lynda.com, the award-winning online training provider of computer skills education for consumers, businesses and schools, announces the release of 12 courses covering the products in the Adobe Creative Suite released today. Course topics include Photoshop CS5, Dreamweaver CS5, Flash CS5, Illustrator CS5, InDesign CS5, After Effects CS5, Premiere Pro CS5, Flash Catalyst CS5, Fireworks CS5, Encore CS5, and Bridge CS5 tutorials. 10 percent of the tutorials in each of these courses are free to non-members.

Following the product announcement, lynda.com released 10 New Features courses, one Creative Techniques course, and one Essential Training course:

After Effects CS5 New Creative Techniques (2:37)
After Effects CS5 New Features (1:21)
Dreamweaver CS5 New Features (1:33)
Encore CS5 New Features (0:44)
Fireworks CS5 New Features (0:30)
Flash Catalyst CS5 Essential Training (4:36)
Flash Professional CS5 New Features (0:58)
Illustrator CS5 New Features (1:54)
InDesign CS5 New Features (2:45)
Photoshop and Bridge CS5 for Photographers New Features (2:47)
Photoshop CS5 New Features (2:47)
Premiere Pro CS5 New Features (1:30)

lynda.com now has over 24 hours of Adobe CS5 training available, with more being released in the coming weeks. The CS5 courses augment the already over 340 Adobe Creative Suite courses in the lynda.com Online Training Library®, from early CS versions, CS2, CS3, and CS4 titles. On April 30, lynda.com will be releasing over 75 hours of additional CS5 training.

"We have worked tirelessly to complete this training in tandem with Adobe’s release dates" said Lynda Weinman, co-founder of lynda.com. "Our goal is to help CS5 users to get up to speed on all the applications in this collection of top Adobe products, and to help others with making upgrading decisions. Our course selection underscores our commitment to providing high-quality video training content for a wide range of Creative Suite users, no matter what version, including those wanting to learn on the go with our free iPhone App.”

"Adobe Creative Suite 5 brings an impressive array of features to the table designed to help creative minds and business professionals bring their ideas to life," said Lea Hickman, senior director, design and web segment at Adobe. "lynda.com online training shows our customers just how many new elements are available in CS5 that covers 64-bit performance, integration with Adobe Flash Catalyst, importing RED r3d Files, and the Mercury Playback Engine."

lynda.com New Features titles explore the latest basic to advanced tools and techniques within the CS5 version of each Adobe Creative Suite product. Topics include exploring the interface and tools, explaining each key feature, and describing the software's capabilities and significant improvements over previous versions. CS5 Essential Training titles delve deeper into these features using example projects to demonstrate techniques, improve workflow, and much more. To view the free segments of all the Adobe Creative Suite training tutorials, and to view more detailed product information, please visit lynda.com Adobe CS5 Tutorials and Training.
To arrange to view the Adobe Creative Suite selection of tutorials in the lynda.com Online Training Library®, please contact Lauren Lochtefeld .

About lynda.com
Founded in 1995 by Lynda Weinman and Bruce Heavin, lynda.com is an award-winning provider of computer-skill educational materials, including the Online Training Library®, Hands-On Training® instructional books, and CD- and DVD-based video training spanning more than 776 courses for designers, instructors, students, and hobbyists. The lynda.com Online Training Library® is also available via the free lynda.com iPhone App.

From professional software tools including Photoshop, Flash, Dreamweaver, Logic, Illustrator and Office, to consumer-friendly education about digital photography, Web design, digital video, and many others, lynda.com’s all-star team of trainers and teachers provides comprehensive and unbiased video-based training to a global membership of tens of thousands of subscribers. Members have access to all 46,000+ movies in the Online Training Library®, and non-members can sample thousands of training tutorials for free. Learn more at www.lynda.com.

(First posted on Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at 13:38 EDT)

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