Reviewed by Lisa
includes 7 programs that help in the creation of web graphics.
The programs are:
a set of plugins designed for Photoshop and other
32 bit plugin compatible graphic programs. Web.Plugins includes
a 3D Button Designer, Frame Designer, Background Designer, one
step Drop Shadows, Frame's and Shadows, and Image Map Tags plugins.
Gif Smart Saver,
a production and optimization tool that easily creates transparencies,
interlaced compact gifs with side by side previews.
Jpeg Smart Saver,
allows control over compression ratio, create progressive jpegs
and preview in real time.
optimizes files, folder or web sites of gifs.
animates gifs frame by frame with many great features such as
a banner creator, cube effects, color effects and image transitions.
an image browsing tool which can also create thumbnails for
printing or exporting for web pages, slide shows and screen
a simple but nice image viewing program.
An image map I created in Photoshop
with Uleads Image Map Tag plugin included in WebRazor.
The plugin simplifies image maps by using the native Photoshop
selection tools. You just select the area, use the Image Map
Tag plugin and it creates the image map for you. Just copy and
paste the code into your web page.
Image Map Tag plugin and the settings I used for one
of the area's.
A Gradient Frame applied after using 3D Button Designer
on the selected pansy image
Drop Shadow plugin applied
Down and Up buttons for Java Buttons
Backgrounds made with the Background Designer
of the Background Designer
GIF SmartSaver in use.
It is easy to use and a must for web site design.
JPEG SmartSaver was used on all the jpegs here.
Simple to use and like GIF Smartsaver, a must have program.
WebRazor site for pricing, updates, 15 day demo, and
free downloads for registered users.
A very usable set of programs and plugins. The GIF Animator
is excellent as is the Photo Explorer. The various plugins
do their job very well, especially GIF SmartSaver and
The Minus: A larger manual and a few more plugin's would
be nice. Background Designer could use the option to save and
create new background types.
486-DX2/DX4 or Pentium Compatible System
Windows 95/98 or Windows NT 3.51 or higher
At least 16MB
At least 16MB of disk storage
Web Site: http://www.ulead.com/