ADOBE vs MACROMEDIA
Posted 06 January 2004 - 07:59 AM
Adobe yeah, has Photoshop, macromedia has Dreamweaver, and contribute2. 2 nice tools for web designers.
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Posted 06 January 2004 - 07:32 PM
Now, if I were primarily a web designer, then I would go with Macromedia. More specifically, I would go and buy Macromedia Studio MX and use Fireworks instead of Photoshop just because it would be cheaper (I think) than buying Adobe Photoshop, Macromedia Dreamweaver and Macromedia Flash MX. Also, I would think (and I have heard from some) that Macromedia MX applications has good integration with each other.
In summation, here is MY humble opinion: If you are primarily a graphics designer (i.e. logo designer, banner designer, layout designer, etc.), Adobe would be your company because of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe In-Design.
If you were primarily a web designer, or Flash animations designer then Macromedia would be right for you, because of Macromedia Flash and Macromedia Dreamweaver.
JTWedding is right, it's like comparing apples and oranges because we all specialize in different things. I think a more relevant question would be: given the same type of application (i.e. Illustrator vs. Freehand, Fireworks vs. Photoshop, Frontpage vs. Dreamweaver) -- what would people prefer?
Posted 09 January 2004 - 01:14 AM
My Fav is Flash though.
Posted 09 January 2004 - 09:11 AM
Did I miss something?
Posted 13 January 2004 - 10:51 PM
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Posted 13 January 2004 - 10:59 PM
i got some swish products, havnt had chance to try them yet.
p.s. miao glad to see i'm not the only one that prefers notepad over dreamweaver/front page
Posted 14 January 2004 - 02:47 PM
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Posted 15 January 2004 - 11:14 AM
To "shuv and dbdbdesigns" thanks again for more insight. and that i agree with u dbdbdesigns in that not one app can accomplish everything that u hope to achieve.
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