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Adobe Fireworks CS5

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An Image Editor Focused on Graphics and Images for the Web

By Sam James

On Friday, September 19, 2014

I bought this program because I know that it will help me in so many things. Also, I have read good things about the product on the Internet, and yes all the users said that it is a great program that we must have. The reason why I purchased it is because I want an application that is good for creating web graphics, and I am so glad that this program provides me the things that I need. In my perception, Adobe Fireworks CS5 is very easy to use and to understand. Now that I have it, I can now put together composite images to an exact size and it really saved loads of my time. Plus, this version allows me to work on other devices as well, like smart phones and many more. So what are you waiting for? I suggest this program to all web designers out there. I am telling you, it will make your task a lot easier.


  • It works with other Adobe Applications
  • It includes many new templates


  • It requires time and effort to learn
Ease to access guides and manuals:




For what are you going to use the program?
  • personal purpose, because i am not a profesional desginer but i am trying hard to become one. This other words are just for fill the blank space left

  • This video shows how to design a website home page using Adobe Fireworks, but the tips shown here can apply to other design programs such as Photoshop.

  • for my own non professional use for webdesign and graphic photo editing. additional to see if it compatible with windows 7 and windowsa 8 plus 10

  • I am using this program self learning adobe firework, preparation of website designing and other. I am beginner hence I want to download this software.

  • looking for a software i'm going to buy if i saw them works easier.testing anything that will eventually suit my editing style for my self..

What similar programs have you used?
  • None. I have not any similar programs before. I am new t ographics and graphic designing. Looking for a software to get started with and this was recommmended

What do you like most about this program?
  • easy to use, converts easily to html. this form is annoying though, why should the text be too short?? maybe I don't have much else to say

  • Modernity and creativity, because it is really very useful for the modern graphic designer, specially if he or her wants to create animations

  • The tools that are available are too useful for a diverse sort of things. Also, this program is easy to use even if you dont know anything abour design.

  • it is n excellent program, good enough for designs and marvelous for production and powerful. it has helped me to improve in my development now

  • everything because this program really help me to making amazing photos. I love it. Also you can be a great artist I use your imagination

Adobe Fireworks CS5 is a web design program thanks to which you can create graphics that could be later incorporated in your website.

These graphics stand out for its quality, which is a bit better than other similar software. Besides that, you can sync this program with another Adobe application, which allows you to work faster. It also includes the possibility of importing and exporting other files.

It is a tool adapted to your user level. Maybe if you’re a non-advanced one, you could find it complicate in the beginning. But it includes several demos and other tutorials which make it easier.

Some advanced functions

Adobe Fireworks CS5 stands out for its quality and pixel precision. Thanks to these characteristics you can correct any element or imperfection faster and easier. It has more control over the pixel and the design elements. Besides, it has improved its performance since some tools are faster than before.

Nowadays, everybody uses their mobile phone to search something on the Internet. With the integration of Adobe Device Central in this program, you could adapt your website to be seen in these devices.

Besides, Fireworks CS5 allows you to create an advanced interface. It will be more interactive and you could select several objects, create new designs and export them. This is possible thanks to the presence of Flash Builder and Flash Catalyst, which could be a bit complicated to use for beginners.

Other alternatives

There are a lot of programs destined to create and design websites, like Dreamweaver CS6 and Macromedia Flash MX 2004.

The first one is a more complex program thanks to which you can create HTML webs and also adapt them to mobile devices. The second one allows you to create interactive display, videos and turn other content into Flash technology.

Adobe Fireworks CS5 Features

Below you can find the unique features of Adobe Fireworks CS5:

  • Snap to Pixel option to provide more precision
  • FXG 2.0 graphic format support
  • Adobe Flash Catalyst integration
  • Adobe Device Central integration to improve mobiles’ apps design
  • Users can create and share their own templates
  • ASE file support
  • Build shapes with enhanced drawing tools
  • New UI (Stroke alignment, Properties panel)

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Adobe Fireworks CS5 is a great tool to create and design graphics and include them in your website. It has other advanced features that allow you to create a more professional web.

You can use it 30 days

  • Quite complete
  • Interactive
  • Adobe Device Central included
  • Flash Builder and Flash Catalyst included
  • Only requires one type of action
  • A bit complicated for beginners