Macromedia Flash Player is the world's most used software platform, used by over 1 million professionals and reaching more than 97% of Internet-enabled desktops worldwide as well as a wide range of devices. That’s more than the Windows media player. They reach 84,3%. The Flash 8 audience is now growing by five million people a day.
Yesterday, five years ago, the fledgling OpenOffice.org community provided the first public access to the source code donated from StarOffice by Sun Microsystems. The OpenOffice.org community had recently been formed, and declared it's intent "to create, as a community, the leading international office suite that will run on all major platforms and provide access to all functionality and data.
Adobe Systems and Macromedia have announced yesterday they have received clearance from the U.S. Department of Justice for Adobe’s proposed acquisition of Macromedia. The closing of the transaction remains subject to regulatory approval in a few European jurisdictions. The companies continue to anticipate the transaction will close sometime this Fall.
Power to your users
Use large photos with many details and let the users explore your work by giving them full control! Active Photo Viewer allows users to pan and zoom across your detailed photos for a great experience.
Instant virtual experience
This photo viewer enables people to fully interact with your work. They can look around, zoom in and out, pan to all directions with single mouse click and drag - all of which creates a sensation of virtually being in your photo!
Mike Chambers reports on his blog that;
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