Macromedia Makeover

Darrow, Barbara
August 2005
CRN;8/8/2005, Issue 1157, p12
This article reports that Macromedia Inc. is making over its Studio toolset, adding two applications and subtracting another. Unveiled this week, Studio8 will feature new versions of the DreamWeaver Web site development tool; Flash Professional for building interactive Web sites and mobile applications; and Fireworks for building graphics and images. In addition, the toolset now will include Macromedia's Contribute for basic content management and FlashPaper, which converts printable files into Flash documents or PDFs. In addition, the company is simplifying upgrade pricing to Studio8, due to ship next month. Full retail price will be $999. The cost to upgrade from older versions of the suite or its component applications will be $399.


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