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Max4 - The Ultimate Flash Creation Tool


  • Advanced Flash Creation Tool For The Graphic Artist Or Web Professional
  • Creates Stunning Flash Animations and Websites with Ease
  • Includes over 380 Preset Multimedia Effects
  • Includes over 300 Ready-to-use Components and Vector Shapes
  • Import Images, Graphics, Sound and Video from all popular formats
  • Export Presentations to Flash, Video, EXE, GIF Animation or Image Sequence
  • Powerful Scripting Language for Advanced Users
  • Tools to Control Motion and Shape, Draw Shapes, Edit Text and more
  • Project templates - Instant Results Using the Wizard Panel
  • NEW! Morphing - Transform your shapes
  • NEW! Filter and Blend Effects - Blur and glow while you blend shapes and more
  • NEW! Improved Workflow - Advanced Find/Replace, New Script features, Paste options

With SWiSH Max4 you can create Flash movies quickly and easily. SWiSH Max4 is packed with features that lets you make stunning interactive Flash animations. Here are some of the features that make SWiSH Max4 so powerful:

Multimedia Effects & Components * Advanced Flash design for the graphic artist or animation programmer. Full design control. * Project Templates and Wizard Panel for quick publish of included projects. * Bundled with over 380 built-in multimedia effects and a simple effects browser. * Built-in effects make creating animations quick and easy using your videos, text, images, graphics or sounds. * Effects can be applied to multiple objects. * Supports multiple overlapping soundtracks with multiple sound effects. * Choose from over 300 components and vector shapes, or add your own custom built components. * Create and distribute your own special effects and components. * Component Tool for fast and easy placement of common components.

Over 380 Built-In Multimedia Effects

SWiSH Max4 comes bundled with over 380 built-in multimedia effects that let you make fantastic animations with your video, text, images, graphics or sound. The Effects Browser lets you step through each effect to preview your animation - with so many effects the only problem is deciding which one to use! NEW! Includes over 40 pre-configured Filters.

Drag & Drop Components

Need a button, list, menu or preloader? Simply drag it onto the stage. Choose from over 380 SWiSH Max4 components and vector shapes, or make your own to simplify common tasks. Now including Autoshape components.

Drawing Tools * Type text directly on the stage and even give each character an individual attribute (bold, font, size etc.). * Advanced drawing tools include: Line, Pencil, Pen, Text, Ellipse/Circle, Rectangle/Square, Perspective and AutoShapes. * Keyboard short cuts are available for all the drawing tools. * Complex Shape editing options make it easy to modify your shapes. * Use AutoShapes to place arrows, stars, polygons and more. * Guides, grids, and alignment tools. * Knife tool and Shape Operations. * Bezier curves for motion paths. Convert shapes to motion path. * NEW! Transform shapes with morphing * NEW! Filters and Blend Effects.

Advanced Drawing & Editing Tools

SWiSH Max4 comes complete with a set of professional quality drawing tools including Line, Pencil, Pen, Text, Elipse/Circle, Rectangle/Square and AutoShapes. Complex Shape editing options also make modifications simple.

Guides, Grids and Alignment Tools

Guide, grids and alignment tools make positioning your movies elements a breeze. You can simply snap to grids or guides to constrain the objects you are editing. Objects can also be aligned or spaced out evenly.

User Interface * A simple yet comprehensive interface puts all the tools within easy reach. * Objects, frames and effects can all be added, modified or deleted directly from the timeline. * Open multiple documents simultaneously to manage your large projects. * Moveable panels can be hidden to clear your workspace. * Preview all your work within SWiSH Max4, even playback at different internet speeds. * Sharing resources between your Flash movies is a breeze with the content library and assets. * NEW! Undo/Redo Panel shows the history of your actions. * NEW! Advanced Find and Replace lists results in objects, script and labels.

Simple Yet Powerful

A simple, inuitive interface puts all the tools within easy reach. You'll be making stunning Flash animations in minutes.

Easy Content Management

Managing the objects used in your movies is simple with SWiSH Max4's powerful content management features. You can easily share resources between your movies with the content library and assets.

Import & Export * Import SWF movies produced by any other Flash application. * Import videos, sounds, graphics and text files. * Paste Special offers a choice of import formats when transferring from other applications. * SWiSH Max4 SWF movies can be imported into any other Flash application with ease. * Advanced compression features help keep your SWF file sizes small. * Exported HTML can use a custom template to include Javascript, CSS, PHP and more. * Export straight to AVI, EXE, PNG or GIF animation. * NEW! New SWF Export options.

Import Video, SWFs, Graphics, Sound & More

Import video, SWFs, sound, graphics and text files. SWiSH Max4 imports all the file types you are likely to need for your Flash animation including: txt, bmp, dib, gif, jpg, if, jpeg, png, wmf, emf, swf (both compressed and uncompressed), exe (Flash Projector), wav and mp3 files.

Advanced Export Control

You can easily export your SWF movies complete with HTML, AVI movies, PNG images, GIF animations and Flash Projectors. SWiSH Max4's SWF movies can be imported into any other Flash application with ease. SWiSH Max4 also introduces a number of advanced compression features to help keep your SWF file sizes small.

Scripting * All interactivity can be added through a simple menu interface. * Script editor allows advanced user to enter scripts directly. * A debugger simplifies finding and fixing errors in your scripts. * Syntax coloring, custom keywords and support for external script files. * NEW! Print a selection, current script or all script. * NEW! Improved script compiler supports #pragma and new language syntax.

Scripting Made Simple

All interactivity in your SWiSH Max4 movie can be added through a simple menu interface, so you have full coding capabilities by selecting the actions and events you need.

Powerful Script Editor and Debugger

SWiSH Max4 includes a script editor that has powerful features for both the beginner and advanced users. To help you find errors in your script SWiSH Max4 includes a powerful debugger.

System Requirements

IBM or compatible Pentium/AMD processor (900 MHz or greater), 512 MB RAM or greater. 1024 x 768, 16-bit display (32-bit recommended)

Windows 2000 SP (Service Pack) 4+ Windows XP SP2+ x32 and x64 Editions Windows Vista all SP x32 and x64 Editions Windows 7 x32 and x64 Editions

NOTE: SWiSH Max4 requires the latest Adobe Flash Player installed on your system for internal preview.