Tag archives for: Graphics software

January 25, 2008

Keap v1.0 for Adobe Fireworks CS3

Keap is Phireworx first exciting command set, available for you, no strings attached, free and ready to rock Macromedia Fireworks. Read more [...]
January 25, 2008

Pseudo Browser LE for Adobe Fireworks CS3

Pseudo Browser LE is the Fireworks MX version of Pseudo Browser Fireworks extension that was (and can be still) found within Keap 1.0 for Fireworks 4.x. Even the Lite Edition has more capabilities than the standard 4.x version, with MAC screenshots of popular browsers at ~800x600 pixels. What does Pseudo Browser do? Well, to those of you unfamiliar with previous versions, it places a screenshot of a browser of your choice within a new window to help you when creating site mockups and compositions, Read more [...]
April 15, 2007

Twist and Fade Command for Adobe Flash CS3

I’ve created another interesting command, this time with a twist (literally). Some of you may be familiar with the Twist and Fade Command that shipped with Fireworks MX and Fireworks MX 2004, and this one does similar things only in Flash MX 2004.

May 27, 2004

Fireworks Essential Tips: Part 1

When creating interfaces elements that will eventually end up on show for public consumption consider each individual element within the design and ask yourself the following questions. Does the element play a functional part in the interface? Will the element work in the medium it is intended? If the element is an animation, video or auditory narrative, does it add to the overall aesthetics of the design? If you answered ‘No' to any of these three questions, revisit the element, and either improve it or ditch it, then ask yourself the same questions again. Read more [...]
July 24, 2002

Building Functioning Flash Buttons With Fireworks Graphics

Thanks in large part to Live Effects, Fireworks makes beautiful buttons. Given its ability to export to SWF, a lot of people assume that they can create killer buttons in Fireworks for use in Flash. Unfortunately, the integration of the two programs doesn’t extend quite that far. But that doesn’t mean you can’t create buttons in Fireworks for use in Flash. It just means that you need to do a couple extra steps. Read more [...]