Rapidly prototype websites and application interfaces with Adobe®Fireworks® CS4 software. Create and optimize images for the web morequickly and accurately than ever before with an enhanced toolset.
Adobe AIR authoring
Create your Adobe® AIR™ prototype directly within Adobe Fireworks®,ready to be deployed to HTML and CSS, Adobe Flex®, or SWF. Easilyconvert your click-through mock-up.
Generate high-fidelity, protected PDF documents from your Fireworkscomps for client communication. Help safeguard your designs withpassword protection — separate passwords can be created for viewing andother tasks such as printing, copying, and commenting.
Customizable and reusable assets
Jump-start your design process with the Common Library, a repository ofgraphic symbols, form elements, text symbols, and animations frequentlyused in web and software applications, interfaces, and websites. Expandyour collection with your own custom symbols and styles for continuedrapid design.
Work faster and smarter with overall performance enhancements, fromfile opening and saving to symbol updates and intensive bitmap andvector operations.
New user interface
Easily switch from other Adobe Creative Suite® 4 components — such asAdobe Photoshop® CS4, Illustrator® CS4, and Flash® CS4 Professionalsoftware — thanks to a universal user interface design.
Enhanced type handling
Produce exceptional type designs with the enhanced typesettingcapabilities of the Adobe text engine. Import or copy/paste double-bytecharacters from Illustrator (CS3 or CS4) and Photoshop (CS3 or CS4)without loss of fidelity. Float text inside a path for high-impactlogos.
Design complete web pages in a robust graphic environment and thenexport standards-compliant, CSS-based layouts, complete with externalstyle sheets, in one step. Integrate foreground and background graphicswith new slice types.
Styles panel upgrades
Work more efficiently with the enhanced Styles panel. With the click ofan icon, choose between default Fireworks styles, current documentstyles, or styles from other libraries. Multiple style sets can easilybe accessed.
Quickly place Smart Guides on your canvas for swift, accuratepositioning and measurement of guides and elements. Edit symbols inplace for precise symbol refinement in context with the rest of yourdesign.
Adobe Kuler integration
Access the latest color themes from the Adobe Kuler™ web-hosted serviceright in Fireworks to sample and apply to your web designs. Craft colorharmonies for your own use or to upload to Kuler.
Adobe ConnectNow integration
Connect client to designer for a real-time online meeting withfull-screen sharing across platforms and the country with the AdobeConnectNow service.