Macromedia Fireworks 8
Fireworks 8 lets you balance maximum image quality with minimum compression size as you create, edit and optimize images for the web with precise control.
Create animated rollovers and pop-up
menus with Fireworks 8’s intuitive visual tools, and utilize
round-trip editing capabilities with
Professional 8 for greater efficiency.
Why Fireworks 8
Get top-quality design results.
Take creative control with seamless vector and bitmap editing in an integrated environment.
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New Features in Fireworks 8
Build interactive pop-up menus in CSS.
Fireworks 8 uses CSS (Cascading Style Sheet) format to create interactive pop-up menus. The result is clean and easily customizable code that integrates well into sites built in Dreamweaver.
Take advantage of improved compatibility with Flash.
Vector attributes such as fills, strokes, filters and blend modes are preserved when moving objects between Flash and Fireworks. ActionScript color values are recognized when copied from Flash and pasted into Fireworks color value fields.
Dramatic improvements to the workflow of common tasks maximize productivity.
Apply changes to many files at once.
Take advantage of a dramatic rethinking of the batch processing workflow.
Import more file formats.
Fireworks 8 now supports import of QuickTime Image, MacPaint, SGI, and JPEG 2000 file formats. (A QuickTime plug-in is required for QuickTime support).
Explore new creative possibilities.
Unleash creativity with more than 25 new blend modes to alter the look of colors and objects.