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Sams Teach Yourself Macromedia® Fireworks® MX in 24 Hours by Lon Coley, Jackson West

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Chapter 21. Adobe Photoshop and ImageReady

Many die-hard designers of Web and print graphics still maintain that they “need” Photoshop to create quality graphics. Now, while Photoshop is indeed a professional-standard graphics package, you should see it as an aid to Fireworks and not merely a competitor. By this point in the book, hopefully, that myth of needing Photoshop should have been shot to pieces. Fireworks is a hugely powerful application that can make and edit images and files as complex as your design skills and imagination will allow.

Macromedia is very aware of the number of Photoshop users who are turning to Fireworks to create their Web graphics, so it offers unparalleled support for native Photoshop files. This support allows the ...

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