May 8, 2008 in Web Design (E)
[prMac.com] Oxford, UK - Softpress Systems today released Freeway 5.1, an 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, available as a free update to all registered owners of Freeway 5. Additionally, free 30-day trials of Freeway Express and Freeway Pro are available.
"The release of this version sets Freeway even further ahead of the field of WYSIWYG web creation tools," Softpress Managing Director Richard Logan said. "Freeway 5 is already the tool of choice for many visual designers who love the feel of a traditional layout application - easy to use, feature-rich with standards compliant output."
New Features in Freeway 5.1:
In addition to the features added in Freeway 5 (CSS menus, Google Actions, Blogger templates, script.aculo.us Actions and dozens more), Freeway 5.1 brings the following:
* Support for publishing a feed from a page with the RSS Feed Action.
* Support for SVG as a graphic import format, either for conversion to JPEG, GIF or PNG or as a pass-through to the finished page.
* In-flow block items can now be either CSS or table based items.
* Numerous fixes and enhancements.
Pricing and Availability:
Freeway 5.1 is a free download for all owners of Freeway 5. Updates can be downloaded from their website. Freeway Pro and Freeway 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 $49. Owners of Freeway 4 Express can upgrade to Freeway 5 Pro for just $149 USD.
For a limited time, owners of GoLive 8 or later can purchase Freeway Pro at a 30% discount. More pricing details (including student, senior and non-profit discounts) can be found at the Softpress Systems website
Freeway, famous for its ease-of-use and clean efficient standards-compliant code generation, is the tool of choice for professionals and home Mac users who prefer to focus on design issues, not on coding.
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.