Softpress adds iPhone Functions with Freeway 5.2 Update
August 5, 2008 in Publishing
[prMac.com] Oxford, UK - Softpress Systems today released Freeway 5.2, a free update to its award-winning web design software. With a traditional page layout approach, Freeway makes it easy to create dynamic websites without the need to write code. This release is available to all registered owners of Freeway 5.
Additionally, free 30-day trials of Freeway 5 Express and Freeway 5 Pro are available from the Softpress website.
"Web developers all over the world are designing rich iPhone-ready websites," Softpress Managing Director Richard Logan said. "With Freeway 5.2, it's easy to create beautiful sites that take advantage of the iPhone's great features. And since it's Freeway, you know the code will be efficient and standards-compliant."
New Features in Freeway 5.2:
In addition to the features added in Freeway 5 (CSS menus, Google Actions, Blogger templates, script.aculo.us Actions and dozens more), Freeway 5.2 brings the following:
Homescreen Icon for Web Clip - Specify and include an icon for your site on the user's Home Screen.
iPhone Application Links - Include mail links, phone links, map links, YouTube links.
Video Content - Automatically create different versions of the same movie files for viewing on iPhone with EDGE, iPhone with Wi-Fi/3G and for regular desktops. QuickTime will automatically detect the user's needs and serve the appropriate file.
Additionally, Softpress has published a best practices document for publishing web sites for the iPhone and iPod touch. The "Building websites for the iPhone with Freeway" document can be found on the Softpress website.
Pricing and Availability:
Freeway 5.2 is a free download for all owners of Freeway 5. Updates can be downloaded from the Softpress website. Freeway 5 Pro and Freeway 5 Express are both available for purchase and immediate electronic delivery directly from the Softpress Store.
Full versions of Freeway 5 Pro can be purchased for $249 USD, and Freeway 5 Express is $79 USD. Upgrades from Freeway 4 Pro to Freeway 5 Pro are $99 USD, upgrades from Freeway 4 Express to Freeway 5 Express are $59 USD. Owners of Freeway 4 Express can upgrade to Freeway 5 Pro for just $179 USD.
For a limited time, owners of GoLive 8 or later can purchase Freeway Pro at a 30% discount. Contact Sales for more info. More pricing details (including student, senior and non-profit discounts) can be found on the Softpress website.
Building Websites for the iPhone with Freeway
Softpress was founded in 1993 to address the emerging needs of professional publishers and designers for cross-media authoring tools. Freeway, and its extensive feature set, result from Softpress' ongoing efforts to identify and meet the real needs of web designers in today's environment. Softpress creates tools that many people rely on for their day-to-day business, so they listen carefully to their customers. Future upgrades and product offerings will continue to demonstrate Softpress' commitment to quality, leading-edge innovation and customer service.
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