Recosoft Corporation has updated their web animation creation tool, WebShocker, to version 2.2. The new version includes a host of new features, and Recosoft is making a time limited beta version available for free. According to Recosoft:
Recosoft Corporation announces the availability of a Beta 30 day trial version of WebShocker v2.2; a major upgrade to its integrated web animation creation software.
WebShocker v2.2 contains over 20+ new features and enhancements over WebShocker v2.0; the most popular integrated Web Animation production tool for the Macintosh. Some of the new features are:
- Incorporation of the RecoSoft Smart Color Technology. This technology allows for accurate remapping of colors when saving animations that contain thousands or millions of colors as GIF animations
- Specification of "Color Tolerance" when using the Paint Bucket tool
- Specification of 9 different types of Fill modes when using the Paint Bucket, Rectangle, Oval, Arc, FreeHand, Polygon, and Rounded Rect paint tools
- Opacity Control for the Fill Color being used
- A thoroughly enhanced and improved "Export Assistant" which allows Zooming the Preview area and adjusting the Color Accuracy when saving animations that contain thousands/millions of colors as GIF Animations
- Automatic extraction of the 256 most used colors when Importing images that contain thousands/millions of colors
- Inclusion of the "Extract Animation Colors" command that extracts 256 of the most frequently used colors in the animation
- Significantly Improved Magic Wand Tolerance feature
- Other minor enhancements
WebShocker is available for US$49 for the full version. You can find more information at the Recosoft Corporation web site.