With Flash Dying, Adobe Goes After iWeb With Muse



Following the release of Edge earlier this month, a new tool for creating HTML5 animations and webpages, Adobe continues its support for HTML5 with the release of Muse, which makes it easy for those without any prior knowledge of HTML5 or CSS3 to create websites.

With Apple’s iWeb software set to die out with MobileMe, Adobe’s Muse could be a replacement for those looking to create websites without actually learning any code:

Create websites as easily as you create layouts for print. You can design and publish original HTML pages to the latest web standards without writing code. Now in beta, Muse makes it a snap to produce unique, professional websites.

The software is completely free to use while it’s in beta, and is available to download immediately from Adobe’s website. It’s set for release in 2012, at which time you’ll have to upgrade and pay for the software, which RazorianFly reports will cost $15 per month, or $180 per year. Adobe states:

Muse will be available by subscription only. This will allow us to add new features to Muse regularly and customers will always have access to the most up-to-date functionality which is critical when building standards-based content that is cross-browser compatible.

Adobe’s increasing support for HTML5 seems to be a constant indication that the company is accepting the slow demise of Flash, but is this software, and Edge that launched on beta earlier this month, just going to speed up the process?


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