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Old 05-07-2013, 06:47 AM   #1
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Adobe kills Fireworks

Amidst the chaos of the news that Adobe goes subscription only, Fireworks gets hatched. :-(

Bad mistake, Adobe. Lots of web devs and designers counted on this tool (myself included). You just alienated yet another group of users.
Old 05-07-2013, 10:43 AM   #2
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Well in light they only stop future development and support.

Fireworks will still be available through CS6 package and Creative Cloud.
So you can still "depend" on it.

Besides that I do feel they severely going in a bad direction with this new strategy.
I'm currently investigating if it's worth to upgrade to Creative Cloud.
I just got of the phone with the sales department and you can't buy upgrades from 5.5 to 6 anymore they will only sell full packages.
So any stock that is floating around on stores now will be the last.
Old 05-07-2013, 05:46 PM   #3
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I'd be happy to take any of their disgruntled's.
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Old 05-08-2013, 01:32 AM   #4
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I can somewhat understand Adobe's position here, but at this point in time without something solid to replace the program, borderline canning it feels like a mistake.
Old 05-16-2013, 05:19 PM   #5
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Adding fuel to the fire - Microsoft is killing development of Expression Web. But you can download it for free for the time being, along with Expression Design.
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