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Peachpit and Adobe Press Launch Learn By Video Series


Innovative Digital Courseware Available as App, Video/Book, K-12 Site License And Online Subscription Library

BERKELEY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Peachpit imprint Adobe Press is partnering with video2brain to launch the new interactive Learn by Video series, available in all formats for all learners, wherever they are. The video courseware is available as a full-featured app (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch); a unique video/book product; a K-12 academic site license; and an extensive online subscription library.

The only Adobe®-approved video courseware for the Adobe Certified Associate certification, Learn by Video offers a comprehensive, fun way to learn CS5, Adobe’s latest update to the Adobe® Creative Suite®. The series features self-assessment quizzes and hours of video instruction provided by respected industry experts including Mikkel Aaland, Tim Grey, Kelly McCathran, and many more.

Learn by Video titles are available for subjects including Adobe® Photoshop® CS5; Adobe® Flash® Professional CS5; Adobe® Dreamweaver® CS5; Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom 3; Adobe® InDesign® CS5; Adobe® Illustrator® CS5; Adobe® Premiere Pro® CS5; Adobe® After Effects® CS5; Adobe® Flash® Catalyst™ CS5; Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 9; Adobe® Premiere® Elements 9; and Adobe® Flash® Builder.

Learn by Video iPad and iPhone application

  • Available for $1.99 (for a limited time) in the iTunes App Store; includes more than 10 hours of preloaded training
  • Option to purchase more than 100 hours of additional HD video training on multiple Adobe® applications including Photoshop®, Flash® Professional, Dreamweaver® and Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom
  • Continually updated with new Adobe® training material as it’s released

Learn by Video DVD/Book packages

  • Available beginning at $49.99
  • Up to 21 hours of HD video training presented by experienced trainers
  • A full-color print book that provides supplemental information and a guide to video topics
  • Lesson files, assessment quizzes, and review materials
  • Unique “Watch-and-Work” mode
  • Selected videos for transfer to iPhone, iPod, iPad, or other mobile devices

Learn by Video Site license (for K-12 schools)

K-12 schools may purchase site licenses for the three Learn by Video titles that support the Adobe Certified Associate examination, providing unlimited student access to each of the Adobe Certified Associate Learn by Video courses on up to 30 computers for one year. For more details, visit LearnByVideo.com

Creative Edge – Online Subscription Library

  • Available for $19.99
  • All of the Learn by Video series can be found on Creative Edge, an online subscription library from Safari Books Online, together with thousands of additional videos, books, and tutorials from the world’s leading experts
  • An incredible value for students, professionals and others looking to learn Adobe® software
  • For more information, visit CreativeEdge.com.

For more information or to view sample clips from this innovative new series, visit LearnByVideo.com.

“Our new multi-format video training program represents an exciting new direction for us, and supports our core mission to pioneer new and better learning experiences for our customers, ” says Nancy Aldrich-Ruenzel, Peachpit’s Publisher.

About video2brain

video2brain, located in Graz, Austria, has been Europe’s premiere source for video training since 2002, producing high-quality training on a variety of software topics. They’re passionate about teaching and their mission is to provide the best and most affordable video training possible, and to offer you a feature-rich learning environment aimed at enhancing the effectiveness of the training. Learn more at www.video2brain.com.

About Adobe Press, an imprint of Peachpit

Berkeley-based Adobe Press is a world leader in high quality training products for visual communicators and the official source of training materials for Adobe software. Recognized worldwide for the best-selling Classroom in a Book series, Adobe Press publishes instructional and inspirational books and videos at all learning levels. Adobe Press is an imprint of Peachpit, which is also home to the internationally recognized Visual QuickStart Guide series, and the publishing partner for Kelby Training/NAPP, Apple Certified and others. Peachpit is part of Pearson (NYSE: PSO), the international media company. Pearson’s primary operations also include the Financial Times Group and the Penguin Group. Learn more at http://www.peachpit.com and www.adobepress.com.