A4Desk is a powerful application that allows creating professional-looking Flash-based websites suitable mostly for presenting companies and businesses. It’s a handy web design program focused on simplicity; therefore it allows even beginners to create animated websites. Most of its simplicity comes from the fact that it allows creating the pages without requiring coding. It can create complex and good-looking Flash websites yet no knowledge of Flash programming is required. Anyway, the fact that it is focused on simplicity doesn’t mean that experienced developers won’t find it useful – it can represent a time-saving solution to them thanks to its handy advanced features and functions.
One of its most important advantages is the fact that it comes with a comprehensive collection of stylish templates. There are more than 180 templates included, and these templates offer a really easy and fast way to start designing a website. After you choose a template, you will often only have to add the specific data for that particular website (company name, contact data, etc.) and perform other small tweaks, if needed, such as changing the font settings. Anyway, most of the work is already done when you’ve chosen the template.
To sum it all up, if you ever need to create a simple yet professional Flash-based website, this handy tool is worth a try. It can save you a lot of time and money.
- Contains a large collection of nice templates.
- Sometimes the preview function fails to work correctly (requires a browser restart even if that's not needed)