Top reasons to buy Adobe® Flash® Catalyst™ CS5.5
Full designer-developer workflow—Work with confidence on shared Flex® based projects with a new bidirectional workflow that allows designers to collaborate with developers who use Adobe Flash Builder™ 4.5 software.
Approachable interaction design—Create expressive interfaces and interactive content without writing code. Define behaviors and sophisticated interactions using simple menu-based commands.
SWF and Adobe AIR® publishing—Export your project to the web as a finished SWF file for Adobe Flash Player or as an AIR project that can run outside the browser.
Roundtrip editing—Edit artwork at any time directly in Adobe Illustrator® or Photoshop® with full fidelity, preserving structure
Resizable applications and components—Visually design and preview the position and scaling of objects when designing interfaces and applications that must adjust to fit various screen sizes or resolutions.
User interface prototyping—Quickly create interactive wireframes and rich visual prototypes that can be leveraged directly
Improved interactions—Define user interactions more efficiently with the ability to globally target any component within your project, and specify double-click actions as interactions.
Custom skinnable components—Craft the visual appearance, or skin, of developer-built custom components without the need to understand the underlying code or logic.
Common Library panel—Quickly design wireframes and evolve developer-ready interface concepts using native Spark components and placeholder graphics.
Smooth animated transitions—Create and edit animated transitions between states of components. Create engaging experiences with objects that move and smoothly fade in and out.
Design-time data—Design and preview the look and behavior of dynamic data without having to connect to a database.
Powerful layout tools—Get the look you want quickly and precisely with sophisticated layout tools and functions.
Video and dynamic media support—Integrate video, sound, and dynamic media into your design as easily as static artwork, and then add interactions to control playback.