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Xtra extensions are software add-ons that extend the functionality of Macromedia FreeHand. The products listed in this section were created by and are supported by the companies that are mentioned with each Xtra extension. Macromedia makes no warranty, expressed or implied, for the products listed on this page. Please contact the developers of these Xtra extensions directly for support or any further information.
 
Make Xtra extensions
The Xtra extension Developers Center is for software developers who want to create an Xtra extension to work with Macromedia products. The XDC provides a variety of resources to help you get started, including downloadable versions of our Xtra extension Development Kits (XDKs) for various products and documentation, plus examples, white papers, other background information, and goodies.
 

 
Avenza MAPublisher
Mapping software Xtra extension for FreeHand
MAPublisher by Avenza Software Marketing Inc. is a suite of filters that bridges Geographic Information System (GIS) technology to high-end graphics, high resolution printing, and electronic publishing technology making cartographic quality map production faster, easier, and better. Avenza supports the fact that performing GIS graphics tasks is best done in the right environment??a powerful graphics program like Macromedia FreeHand. MAPublisher takes you into this environment effortlessly, and with the right GIS data management tools to facilitate the map production process. Using this fast, intuitive system, your map can transcend the ordinary and become a work of art.
 
Avenza
Phone: (800) 884-2555
http://www.avenza.com
 
MoJo GIF Xtra extension
Do you jump through hoops to produce images for the Web? Here's what The MoJo GIF Xtra extension lets you do.
· Put all the images for a page or site inside of one FreeHand file.
· Click one button to convert your image to a production quality GIF.
· Work inside of one program instead of 2, 3, or 4.
· Save time.
 
MoJo GIF Xtra extension features:
· Intuitive, easy-to-use interface for quickly producing professional images for the Web and Director.
· Easy client-side and server-side image map generation.
· Advanced anti-aliasing capability allows color limits to keep files small.
· Precise color selection and control of colors used in anti-aliasing.
· Lets you keep your images vector based in FreeHand for quick changes.
· Lets you stay inside of FreeHand and concentrate on design, rather than file organization.
· FTP remote operation to update site images directly.
 
MoJo Designs
http://www.mojodesigns.com/gifxtra/whatwhy.html
 
PANTONE ColorReady (Macintosh only)
Color without the guesswork

PANTONE ColorReady controls and predicts color on all output devices and eliminates the guesswork associated with digital color. ColorReady is an Xtra extension for FreeHand and a plug-in for Adobe Illustrator and QuarkXPress. ColorReady provides a unique color preview window that displays an accurate soft-proof of how your colors will output. Using Apple ColorSync device profiles, ColorReady provides the best output of color from desktop printers while specially developed color data provides optimal reproduction of PANTONE MATCHING SYSTEM Colors. Access is included to all Pantone Color Libraries and the use of spectrometers is supported. These libraries include over 16,000 colors and the ability to create custom colors in any of nine color spaces (including six-channel PANTONE Hexachrome). ColorReady also improves color consistency among applications by enabling the sharing of calibrated color palettes.
 
Pantone, Inc.
590 Commerce Blvd.
Carlstadt, NJ 07072
Toll-free (U.S. only): 888-PANTONE
Phone: (201) 935-5500
Fax: (201) 935-8018
http://www.pantone.com
 
TechPool PS Edit Link
FreeHand Xtra extension for PostScript editing

Import EPS and PostScript files directly into FreeHand for quick editing and modifications. PS EditLink is a complete Level 2 PostScript interpreter that works as a FreeHand Xtra extension. A must-have tool for illustrators, designers, prepress houses, printers, artists and service bureaus. PS EditLink allows editing of all paths, gradients, and vignettes. Text is editable as text for making font changes and correcting spelling errors. Images can be copied and pasted into Photoshop for alterations. You can work with PS & EPS files from Quark, PageMaker, PowerPoint, FreeHand EPS, CorelDRAW.
 
TechPool Software
(a Vivid Image Technology Company)
2726 Loker Avenue West
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Phone: (800) 925-6998/(760) 438-0335
Fax: (760) 438-0343
http://www.techpool.com
 
Zaxwerks 3D Invigorator
New hope for 2D artists wanting instant, custom 3D
The Zaxwerks 3D Invigorator is a revolutionary new Xtra extension for artists and designers wishing to incorporate 3D elements into Web sites, print illustration, and graphic design work. 3D Invigorator allows the user to take any FreeHand vector shape, turn it into an ornamental 3D model, light it, cast reflections upon it, and render it complete with soft shadows, at any dpi, in RGB or CMYK color. Users can create "what-if " scenarios with their designs, trying out different looks as they go. The "alive" nature of the models adds extra flexibility. The user can go back to a scene at any time, even once it has been rendered or saved, to adjust any part of the image. The user can even tweak the shapes of the original vector artwork and the whole scene will automatically update using the new shapes.
 
Zaxwerks Inc.
Phone: (626) 309-9102
http://www.zaxwerks.com/