PRESS RELEASE: lynda.com Releases 10 Adobe Creative Suite 5 Essential Training Titles
Adobe CS5 Advanced Courses Available on Same Day as Software Release
CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--lynda.com, the award-winning online training provider of computer skills education for consumers, businesses and schools, announces the release of 10 courses covering the products in Adobe® Creative Suite® 5 released today. Course topics include Photoshop® CS5, Dreamweaver® CS5, Flash® Professional CS5, Illustrator® CS5, InDesign® CS5, After Effects® CS5, Adobe Premiere® Pro CS5, Fireworks® CS5, Encore® CS5, and Soundbooth® CS5 tutorials. Registered users of all Adobe Creative Suite 5 products receive a free 30-day trial membership to lynda.com, which unlocks 100 percent of the lynda.com course offerings in addition to the Creative Suite 5 tutorials.
Following the product announcement, lynda.com released 11 New Features courses. lynda.com now has over 100 hours of Adobe CS5 training available, with more being released in the coming weeks. The CS5 courses augment the hundreds of Adobe Creative Suite courses in the lynda.com Online Training Library®, from early CS versions including CS2, CS3, and CS4 titles.
“We have made it a priority to release a wide selection of practical training courses for Adobe CS5 users,” said Lynda Weinman, co-founder of lynda.com. “Our goal is to help our members stay current with all the latest versions of Creative Suite software with high-quality video training online, whether they are new to the suite of products, or transitioning from previous versions.”
“Adobe Creative Suite 5 contains more than 250 new features that our customers will want to explore and learn to take advantage of the performance and workflow improvements that will enable them to do their job better and faster,” says David Rich, director, design and web segment at Adobe. “Those who wish to quickly get up-to-speed on features including 64-bit performance, the Mercury Playback Engine and Live Preview, can watch lynda.com’s online training which demonstrates the exciting features in Creative Suite 5 product line.”
lynda.com Essential Training titles address basic to advanced tools and techniques within the CS5 version of each Adobe Creative Suite product. Topics include exploring the interface and tools, improving workflow, working with each key feature, and using example projects to demonstrate the software’s capabilities and suggested techniques.
To view the free segments of all the Adobe Creative Suite training tutorials, and to view more detailed product information, please visit http://www.lynda.com/AdobeCS5.
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 781 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 48,376 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 Monday, May 3, 2010 at 13:01 EDT)