Use FreeHand MX for creative design, storyboarding, multipage document production, and editing with an unparalleled set of creative design tools. Easily repurpose your designs for print, the Internet, or Macromedia Flash. Multiple AttributesAdd more visual punch to your designs and illustrationsapply unlimited stroke, fill, and effect attributes to a single vector or text object while maintaining editability of the base object.
Multiple attributes eliminate the need to stack duplicates of an object to create a particular appearance, making updates easier, faster, and with fewer objects to manage.You can even build attributes on top of groups and symbols, making it fast and easy to apply such visual effects as blurs and drop shadows to entire sections of a design at once.Live EffectsMaximize creative expression with live effects, which apply complex distortions and effects without altering the original object.
FreeHand MX includes such vector effects as bend, sketch, and transformas well as bevel, drop shadow, and gradient transparency raster effects. The Object panel allows you complete control over effects, as well as to all or selected object attributes.Live-Edit Graphic PrimitivesQuickly and easily reshape rectangles, ellipses, and polygons while maintaining the control and editability of FreeHand MX graphic primitives. You can easily round rectangle corners or mix them concave or convex, convert ellipses to arcs, and change polygons to stars with an editable numbers of points.Image Alpha-Channel SupportSupport for alpha channels allows you to seamlessly integrate images containing transparency into your designs.
FreeHand MX provides full import and display support of 32-bit image formats.Vector TransparencyFreeHand MX was the first high-end, PostScript-based drawing program to offer true, dynamic transparency capabilities while preserving documents in an editable vector format. Transparent lenses are one of the standard fill types available in FreeHand MX.