Adobe InDesign- Page layout program
Adobe Photoshop- For editing raster images
Adobe Illustrator- For editing scalable vector shapes
Adobe Acrobat- A digital document delivery system. Creates PDFs.
Adobe Dreamweaver- For website building, web design, and html
Adobe Flash Professional- For web application building
Adobe Fireworks- For editing web graphics
Adobe After Effects- For editing and enhancing video, can add some special effects as well.
Adobe Premiere Pro- Non-linear video editing software, not the industry standard.
Quark XPress- Page layout program.
Autodesk 3ds Max- For 3D modeling and computer animation.
Microsoft Word- Word processing program. Can also do some document design, though it wasn’t made with that in mind.
Microsoft Powerpoint- For creating presentations.
Microsoft Excel- For data organization. Creates spreadsheets.
Microsoft Publisher- Made to design documents, but not geared toward professionals. Designed so anyone can use it.