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AnFX 6, with enhanced text quality options, is out now!

AnFX is great for all web sites - from large corporate sites to personal web sites. AnFX still requires no hand coding and still creates highly optimized, compact content files for super fast downloading which means a highly reponsive experience for visitors to your sites. Create high impact animations in minutes. Impress and Inform with AnFX.

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Visual Classworks for Java: Javelin

Visual Classworks for C++

Animated charts the fast, fun and easy way!

Award Winning Javelin:
with ease!

Object Oriented Graphical Development Tool for C++ 

Choose your format and AmiChart
creates professional flash animated charts that you can use on your website.
Javelin is the Award Winning Visual Object Oriented Development Tool for Java™ Developers. Now supports Hibernate and JDO!
Perform model driven software development using UML class diagrams and the InSync code generator.

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We also provide development services and source code licenses for the modular software components on which our products are built:
  • Financial Systems
  • Animation authoring software with Flash and/or Java Export capabilities - want to sell your own killer Flash app - let us write it for you.
  • Web application development - driving content from an existing or a new database.
  • Desktop application development including advanced GUI interfaces for Windows or Linux
  • Authoring of online education and examination systems
  • Charting components
  • Database
  • Conversion of legacy software to Windows or Web 2 applications
  • Real time systems
  • On line ordering systems
  • Website design

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Alpha Transparency added to Menu Wizard
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See the amazing things you can do with AnFX! These are a few of the many designs sent in by our satisfied customers


The Ultimate Flash Competition
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Call Javascript from within a Flash movie
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"AnFX is an excellent program. It has made it very easy for me to create wonderful, eye-catching and complex graphics. The only thing that I like better than AnFX is the awesome, interactive technical support that I have received. Thanks for being a model company."

Kenn Simons, USA

See the new Hints, Tips and Tricks forum for AnFX. The only place on the net to get the best AnFX tricks, direct from our staff and other users.
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Javelin Released With JDO, JDO2 + Hibernate Support
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