Macromedia is another provider of hot graphic design and web site designing solutions. At http://www.macromedia.com/ youíll find a plethora of awesome designing products and web solutions.
Macromedia Studio MX is integrated tools for building webs. DevNet Subscriptions provides current tools, servers and resources while eLearning Suite has essential tools for digital learning content.
Design and Development Tools by Macromedia include Dreamweaver MX for websites and web applications and Macromedia Flash MX allow you to bring web experiences to life. The Macromedia Flash MX Data Connection Kit simplifies the development of data-aware Rich Internet Applications while Fireworks MC is a web-centric tool for graphics. FreeHand MX is a vector tool for illustration and production and Director MX is an industrial strength interactive media solution. Authorware is a drag-and-drop tool for building eLearning applications and HomeSite 5 is an HTML hand-coding tool.
Design and Development Servers provided by Macromedia include ColdFusion MX which allows you to build web applications quickly. JRun4 is a fast, affordable and reliable J2EE server and Macromedia Flash Communication Server MX allows for compelling interactive audio and video web experiences. Macromedia Flash Remoting MX is the solution to data-driven Flash content.
Of course Macromedia has free downloads of graphic design and web authoring products for you to try. It is always wise to test drive a product before purchasing. Those can be found at: http://www.macromedia.com/cfusion/tdrc/index.cfm . And donít forget to check out the free downloadable templates, free downloadable layouts at www.layoutbank.com !