AnFX is the easy to use tool for creating high impact, interactive, animated content for websites and presentations with very little effort.

If you thought that creating Flash animations was difficult in Flash or other tools then it's time that you tried AnFX. It has to be experienced to be believed.AnFX is great for all web sites - from large corporate sites to personal web sites. AnFX still requires no hand coding yet  creates highly optimized, compact content files for super fast downloading which means a highly reponsive experience for visitors to your sites. Create high impact animations in minutes. Impress and Inform with AnFX.


It's so easy to use ... no coding or scripting required

Installation is quick and YOU can be creating world class designs in 15 minutes! If you can use a mouse then you can develop AnFX designs using the point and click AnFX design studio on Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/Vista/Windows7.

You don't need to learn a new computer language or create cryptic script files. The designer makes creating Flash™ or Java™ based animated content a breeze. View a screen shot here

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Text Effect, Menu and Button Wizards make it all so easy

AnFX comes complete with a set of wizards to allow fast, easy creation of Text effects, menus and buttons.

Scene Management

AnFX is unique in its support for managed scenes. Scenes have been an integral part of the

AnFX product architecture from day one. Quickly create links that jump from one scene to the next from menu items or buttons or from any other object.

Slide Show Capability

Combine common foreground and background layers with AnFX's scene management and you have an excellent tool for creating animated slide shows. Create online tutorials for your products, walk visitors through a process, provide online educational courses. With AnFX, everyone's an expert!

Break free of HTML's limited capabilities

Now anyone including individuals at home, graphic artists or corporate web developers can harness the power of Flash™ or Java™ to create incredible effects and express their creative ideas much more freely.

Compact, Highly Optimized export files mean Fast Download and satisfied site visitors

Some other tools generate extremely bulking .swf files that take a long time to download. With AnFX whether you choose to export your designs to Flash (.swf) format or Java (.afx) you can be sure that our advanced optimizing technologies have produced a very compact .swf or .afx file to allow for fast transfer over the internet. Many other tools promise the world but make your visitors wait a lifetime to see the result! AnFX delivers powerful effects to your site visitors, fast!

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AnFX Studio

Use the AnFX Studio to "Impress and Inform" with rich animated content. You can create movies, introductions, menus and highly interactive simulations.

Download a fully functioning AnFX 6 free trial!

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System Requirements

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Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/2003/XP/Vista

Downloading AnFX

AnFX 6.x will work in "registered mode" with any key purchased for any previous 6.x.x.x release. It will work in fully functional "evaluation mode" for 15 days if no key is entered or keys for versions 1,2,3, 4 or 5 are entered.

Make sure that you shutdown any old versions of AnFX before starting this installation procedure.

Details of the Trial

The AnFX trial is a fully functional copy of the product that allows you to evaluate the product for 15 days. It allows exporting your movies to the Flash (.swf) file format without any limitation or evaluation messages contained in the .swf movies for 15 days. Movies exported to Java will display a small banner that scrolls over the top of Java animations. This is removed when you purchase a license.


AnFX Studio Upgrade

If you purchased any version of AnFX prior to version 6.x.x.x then for a modest upgrade fee you can get a license key that will work for all 6.x.x.x releases.

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