Macromedia Ships Macromedia Flash MX.

Macromedia Flash MX, the latest version of the Macromedia Flash development environment, and Macromedia Flash Player 6 are now available. This upgrade to Flash 5 has over 45 new and enhanced features including new graphic design, pre-built components and templates, a customizable ActionScript editor, timeline enhancements and video support. The integration of video support in Flash MX and Macromedia Flash Player 6 uses the Sorenson Spark codec, enabling users to deliver compressed video as part of Macromedia Flash content and applications. Flash MX also comes with pre-built templates for Nokia handsets and Pocket PC devices to streamline content development for Internet-enabled devices. Macromedia Flash MX is priced at $499, with upgrades at $199. It is available for immediate download for both Windows and Mac OS from the Macromedia online store www.macromedia.com/go/buyflashmx.