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Fireworks 8

3.5/5
Price when rated: $299; upgrade $149; as part of Studio 8 $999
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Pros

  • New blend modes are preserved between Fireworks and Flash
  • Perspective Shadow command makes it easier to produce graphics
  • Can now reshape text on a path
  • New object library facilitates mobile phone design
  • Improved batch processing features
  • Greater bitmap support

Cons

  • Live Marquee selection does not work predictably
  • JavaScript pop-up menu code is not totally aligned with Dreamweaver’s pop-up menu code
  • Not all Fireworks blend modes are supported in Flash
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