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Old 05 May 2013   #1
Adobe kills Fireworks

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

http://blogs.adobe.com/fireworks/20...-fireworks.html

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 May 2013   #2
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 May 2013   #3
I'd be happy to take any of their disgruntled's.
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Old 05 May 2013   #4
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 May 2013   #5
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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