[NPL] Adobe Illustrator Exports Flash Content
TweetFollow Us on Twitter

[NPL] Adobe Illustrator Exports Flash Content

For Immediate Release

MACROMEDIA BRINGS ABILITY TO EXPORT FLASH WEB CONTENT TO ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR
USERS

Macromedia Flash Writer Lets Adobe Illustrator Users Natively Publish
Vector Content to the Internet Using Flash Industry Standard

Seybold San Francisco 99 - SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - August 30, 1999 --
Macromedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: MACR) today announced Macromedia Flash Writer, a
free downloadable plug-in for Adobe Illustrator, which will enable
Illustrator users to save their artwork natively to the Flash Player file
format (SWF). Illustrator users will now be able to immediately deploy
their artwork to the Web without having to reformat it as a bitmapped file.
Flash(TM) is the industry standard for high-impact, vector-based Web sites
that deliver motion, sound, interactivity, and graphics.

Eighty-three percent of Web surfers can view Flash content online without
having to download and install a player, according to a recent NPD Online
Research survey conducted in June. Based on current estimates from industry
research groups, this equates to more than 140 million people who can view
Flash content in their browsers. With Flash Writer for Adobe Illustrator,
and the native support of Flash in Macromedia FreeHand(TM), millions of
professional graphic designers will be able to publish Flash content. For
more information about the ubiquity of Flash playback, visit
www.flash.com/survey/.

"Over the past year, Illustrator users have been seeking a way to convert
their artwork into the Flash format," said Sandee Cohen, Adobe Illustrator
teacher and Graphics Curriculum Coordinator for the New School Computer
Instruction Center, New York City. "This export filter gives Illustrator
users an important and easy route for migrating their work to Flash, which
has become a standard for vector graphics on the World Wide Web."

Flash Writer gives Adobe Illustrator users the ability to deliver vector
artwork to a large worldwide Web audience today. At present, Adobe
Illustrator users need to convert their vector artwork to a bitmapped GIF
or JPG format to view and publish it online. In the process, they lose
scalability and the ability to quickly publish the vector artwork to the
Web for display or high-quality proofing. With Flash Writer, Illustrator
users will immediately gain these compelling features. The Flash file
format also boasts a compact binary file that can be streamed from any Web
server and displays more quickly than other major graphics formats.

"Adobe Illustrator customers have continually requested the ability to
directly export Flash content," said Eric Wittman, Flash product manager at
Macromedia. "This free plug-in gives Illustrator users an immediate way to
publish engaging, high-impact content to an existing Internet audience.

SWF files from Flash Writer can also be brought into the Flash 4 authoring
environment to add animation, interactivity, MP3 audio compression, and
other advanced features to deliver a richer user experience.

Macromedia published its Flash file format as an open Web standard last
year, allowing other companies to both export the Flash file format or
playback Flash content within their applications. Macromedia has also made
numerous distribution agreements to ensure the ubiquity of Flash, which now
ships with most leading operating systems, media players, and Web browsers,
including Windows 98, Mac OS 8.6, America Online 4.0, WebTV, Apple
QuickTime, RealNetworks' RealPlayer, and current versions of Netscape
Navigator and Microsoft Internet Explorer. The Flash Player is freely
available for Macintosh, Windows, Solaris, Java, Linux, and IRIX platforms.
Macromedia also makes the Flash Player source code available at zero cost
to platform and device developers, further extending Flash's broad reach.

PRICING AND AVAILABILITY
Flash Writer is compatible with Adobe Illustrator 8 for Macintosh and
Windows and will be available in September at no charge from the Macromedia
Web site.

ABOUT MACROMEDIA
Macromedia's mission is to add life to the Web. By providing its
award-winning Web Publishing solutions to Web designers, consumers, and the
enterprise, Macromedia is delivering a completely new generation of
Internet technologies designed to transform the Web experience.
Headquartered in San Francisco, Macromedia (NASDAQ: MACR) has more than 550
employees worldwide and is available on the Internet at
http://www.macromedia.com.

 

Community Search:
MacTech Search:

Software Updates via MacUpdate

Pocket Arcade Story (Games)
Pocket Arcade Story 1.00 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $4.99, Version: 1.00 (iTunes) Description: Here comes a new challenger: it's the arcade simulation game you've been waiting for! Build your very own gaming... | Read more »
How to get coins faster in Rodeo Stamped...
There comes a time in a cowboy or cowgirl's life when all the riding and lassoing skills in the world aren't enough. You're going to need some cold, hard cash to keep your sky zoo expanding in Rodeo Stampede. [Read more] | Read more »
How to out-do Cam Newton in Can You Dab?
The thing about dance crazes is that you're never really sure when they've run their course. Take the Dab, for instance. Propelled by its adoption as the touchdown celebration of choice for Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, the Dab seemed... | Read more »
Artik Games releases Splashy Cats for An...
Splashy Cats had us hooked from the title alone, and when we found out the game was literally just zig-zagging one of our favourite pop-culture references, guised as a playable cat character, down a river – our appetites were whetted to say the... | Read more »
Battle Cars (Games)
Battle Cars 1.1 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $1.99, Version: 1.1 (iTunes) Description: Welcome to the world of Battle Cars. Battle Cars is a classic arcade top-down racing game with fast mini cars and funny weapons to... | Read more »
How to get started with live.ly
One could be forgiven for thinking that there are already plenty of streaming video apps out there. It's just that the App Store charts would insist that you're mistaken. [Read more] | Read more »
Rodeo Stampede: Guide to all Savannah an...
A "gotta catch 'em all" joke seems appropriate here, even though we're talking animals in Rodeo Stampede and not pocket monsters. By now you've probably had plenty of rides, tamed some animals and built yourself a pretty nice zoo | Read more »
Is there cross-platform play in slither....
So you've sunken plenty of hours into crawling around in slither.io on your iPhone or iPad. You've got your stories of tragedy and triumph, the times you coiled four snakes at one time balanced out by the others when you had a length of more than... | Read more »
Rodeo Stampede guide to running a better...
In Rodeo Stampede, honing your skills so you can jump from animal to animal and outrun the herd as long as possible is only half the fun. Once you've tamed a few animals, you can bring them home with you. [Read more] | Read more »
VoxSyn (Music)
VoxSyn 1.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Music Price: $6.99, Version: 1.0 (iTunes) Description: VoxSyn turns your voice into the most flexible vocal sound generator ever. Instantly following even subtle modulations of pitch and... | Read more »

Price Scanner via MacPrices.net

Save up to $600 with Apple refurbished Mac Pr...
Apple has Certified Refurbished Mac Pros available for up to $600 off the cost of new models. An Apple one-year warranty is included with each Mac Pro, and shipping is free. The following... Read more
21-inch 2.8GHz iMac on sale for $1199, save $...
Amazon has the 21″ 2.8GHz iMac (model #MK442LL/A) on sale for $1199.99 including free shipping. Their price is $100 off MSRP, and it’s the lowest price available for this model. Read more
13-inch 2.5GHz MacBook Pro (Apple refurbished...
Apple has Certified Refurbished 13″ 2.5GHz MacBook Pros available for $829, or $270 off the cost of new models. Apple’s one-year warranty is standard, and shipping is free: - 13″ 2.5GHz MacBook Pros... Read more
MacBook Airs on sale for up to $50-$100 off M...
B&H Photo has 13″ and 11″ MacBook Airs on sale for up to $100 off MSRP. Shipping is free, and B&H charges NY sales tax only: - 11″ 1.6GHz/128GB MacBook Air: $849 $50 off list price - 11″ 1.... Read more
Brexit Vote Result Forecast To Slash UK 2016...
Uncertainty and economic volatility can be expected to increase over the next nine months, as the Brexit and concerns over the future of the EU hit IT investment, say Canalys market analysts, with... Read more
13-inch 256GB MacBook Air on sale for $1149,...
Amazon has the 2016 13″ 1.6GHz/256GB MacBook Air (model MMGG2LL/A) on sale for $1149.99 including free shipping. Their price is also $50 off MSRP. Read more
Haven App Launches New Age Of Wirless 911 Eme...
Haven from RapidSOS represents a transformation in access to emergency services from a phone call solely dependent on voice to a robust data connection for voice, text, medical/demographic data.... Read more
Cu Parachute 1.1 Retirement Success PLanning...
Tucson, Arizona based Indie developer Bradley McCarthy has announce the release of Cu (Copper) Parachute 1.1 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices — a tool with which users can continuously... Read more
Research and Markets Releases iPhone 6s Plus...
A new analysis report from Dublin-based Research and Markets observes that with the iPhone 6s Plus, Apple introduced a new rear camera module. The new device has similar structure and technology than... Read more
Apple refurbished Retina MacBook Pros availab...
Apple has Certified Refurbished 2015 13″ and 15″ Retina MacBook Pros available for up to $380 off the cost of new models. An Apple one-year warranty is included with each model, and shipping is free... Read more

Jobs Board

*Apple* iPhone 6s and New Products Tester Ne...
…we therefore look forward to put out products to quality test for durability. Apple leads the digital music revolution with its iPods and iTunes online store, Read more
*Apple* iPhone 6s and New Products Tester Ne...
…we therefore look forward to put out products to quality test for durability. Apple leads the digital music revolution with its iPods and iTunes online store, Read more
*Apple* Retail - Multiple Positions, Willow...
Job Description: Sales Specialist - Retail Customer Service and Sales Transform Apple Store visitors into loyal Apple customers. When customers enter the store, Read more
*Apple* iPhone 6s and New Products Tester Ne...
…we therefore look forward to put out products to quality test for durability. Apple leads the digital music revolution with its iPods and iTunes online store, Read more
*Apple* iPhone 6s and New Products Tester Ne...
…we therefore look forward to put out products to quality test for durability. Apple leads the digital music revolution with its iPods and iTunes online store, Read more
All contents are Copyright 1984-2011 by Xplain Corporation. All rights reserved. Theme designed by Icreon.