In this part of our Actionscript tutorial we will list the most popular applications, which use Actionscript.

  • Flash

Adobe Flash is probably the most popular software for creating interactive websites. Adobe Flash offers a rich functionality for creating Flash movies and complicated web sites. The latest supported version of the Actionscript language in the Adobe Flash product is Actionscript 3.0.  You can find more details in the official Actionscript 3.0 language reference.

  • SWiSH

SWiSH Max3 software is used for the creation of flash animations, movies, presentations and interactive web sites. It has most of the Adobe Flash features, but it is less complicated and more affordable. SWiSH is using a scripting language called SWiSH script. It is a variation of Actionscript and contains most of the Actionscript 2.0 functions including support for Actionscript 2.0 classes in SWiSH Max3. Find more about this software on the official web site.

  • Others

Sothink SWF Easy is a good Flash maker software. Using it you can easy create Flash buttons, banners, greeting cards, animated texts and presentations. It fully supports Actionscript 2.0. You can find more details and download the shareware version from the official web site.

FlashDevelop is an open-source Actionscript project and a web development environment. It integrates with Adobe Flash IDE, Adobe Flex SDK, Mtasc, Haxe and Swfmill. More information can be found on the home page.

SE|PY is a free Actionscript editor for Flash files. Detailed list of its features can be found on the following web page.