Hot New Products

by Joe Gillespie — Nov 1, 2000

News of the latest new products for Web designers - with a particular emphasis on Web graphics - as usual!.

Adobe Photoshop 6.0

The latest version of this graphics classic has significantly improved type handling along with a host of new text effects, new hierarchical layer management and tighter integration with the bundled ImageReady 3. A must-have upgrade.

VisiBone

Check out Bob Stein's amazing Web-safe palette mouse mats, not only indispensable for Web designers but things of beauty too - I have two myself. And also have a look at his very useful new HTML reference cards and charts.

XaraX

Now at late beta stage, this very capable, low cost, vector drawing program (Windows only) has resurfaced with many improvements, especially for Web designers. Rollover tools, pressure sensitivity, real-time brush stroking, integration with Dreamweaver and Flash (.swf) export.

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