Adobe's Creative Suite has received a prestigious award from a software industry group.

The Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) has awarded Creative Suite its 19th Annual Codie Award for Best Productivity Software or Service. The company was also granted the Codie 2004 Corporate Achievement Award – recognizing a company that enhances the development and embodies the vision of the software industry.

Adobe senior vice president of creative professional products Jim Heeger said: "This has been a defining year for Adobe Creative Suite. Adobe's strategy with Creative Suite is to deliver a truly remarkable design platform that enables creative professionals to unleash their creativity, and we are honoured to receive such a distinguished award."

SIIA president Ken Wasch said: "This year, Adobe has once again shown the strength of its products and its influence in the industry."