Interactive artworkAdobe® Flash® Catalyst™ CS5 software is an approachable new interaction design tool. Transform Adobe Photoshop®, Illustrator®, and Fireworks® artwork into expressive, fully interactive projects without writing code, and leverage the reach and consistency of the Adobe Flash Platform.
Approachable interaction design
Create expressive interfaces and interactive content with writing code. Define behaviors and sophisticated interactions using simple menu-based commands.
Turn static Illustrator, Photoshop and Fireworks artwork into interactive components and add interactions that respond to user input.
Edit artwork in Illustrator or Photoshop at any time while preserving structure and interactions. Reduce the number of steps required to edit artwork with full fidelity by preserving all layers and visibility settings.
Video and dynamic media
Integrate video, sound and dynamic media as easily as static artwork, and then add interactions to control playback.
Smooth animated transitions
Create and edit animated transitions between pages or states of components. Create engaging experiences with objects that move and smoothly fade in and out.
Design and preview the look and behavior of dynamic data without having to connect to a database.
Flash Builder integration
Take Flash Catalyst projects into Adobe Flash Builder to easily connect to a database or web services.
Pages and states
Use these building blocks to organize project and control navigation and interactions.
Powerful layout tools
Get the look you want quickly and precisely with sophisticated layout tools and functions.
SWF and Adobe AIR publishing
Export project to the web as a finished SWF file for the Adobe Flash Player or as an Adobe AIR project that can run outside of the browser.