Adobe releases HTML 5 rich media editorby QArea Expert on August 2, 2011
The new Adobe Edge application repeats some capabilities of Flash deploying Web standards.
Placing the seeds to potentially ruinous its own successful franchise that is based on Flash animation, the preview version of a new application was released, named Adobe Edge. It was created for assembling dynamic Web content utilizing HTML5 as well as Web standards that are web related.
Generally, Web designers have deployed Adobe Flash, or a such competitor as Microsoft Silverlight, to add interactive content and snazzy animated to Web pages, by way of banner advertisements, introductory splash screen pages, short videos and interactive charts. Adobe estimates that 99 % of all desktop computers having the player require to run Flash files.
Fortunes of Adobe that has no helping is Apple, whose company’s CEO, Steve Jobs, has carped Flash for the recent for being too buggy, persuading developers to move to HTML 5.
Fernandez admitted that more workloads which were before reserved for Flash now are done with Web standards. He also added that they see a great opportunity for the company to assist people to derive advantages of HTML 5.
Adobe doesn’t await for Edge will replace Flash totally, at least not in the nearest future. Fernandez stated that Flash technology will leave a key component for particular use cases, as for example gaming and high-end video. Definitely they see Flash and HTML 5 going on to co-exist, and so they will keep on working on solutions for both. It is up to users to decide which technology to use.
The preview edition is for free downloading. The final commercial version is expected to release in 2012, as Fernandez declared. These versions will be available for both Apple Macintosh and Microsoft Windows computers.