updated 08:10 am EST, Tue January 21, 2003
, its tool for adding interactivity to images, including creating zoom and transition effects and editing interactive texts. The new Flash Viewer Component is an extension to Macromedia Flash MX, which makes it possible to import and use ImageZoom projects within Flash movies. The extension has the same functionality as an ordinary HTML-based ImageZoom object but is optimized to enable objects to be used in normal Flash presentations. The component is free of charge. ImageZoom, which allows developers to create fast zoom to high- resolution image details on the web over low bandwidth with playback via Flash player 6 or a Java applet, is 270 UKP (Professional) or 70 UKP (Standard).