Macromedia Fireworks 1.0

In April 1998, Macromedia released the Macromedia Fireworks 1.0 raster and vector graphics editor.

Macromedia Fireworks 1.0 was the first graphics tool designed specially for web designers. Fireworks 1.0 included features such as JavaScript rollover effects, image slicing, export preview and optimization, animation tools, creating image maps, excellent text control or vector tool flexibility with an organic bitmap look.

Macromedia Fireworks 1.0
Macromedia Fireworks 1.0
Macromedia Fireworks 1.0 – Palettes
Macromedia Fireworks 1.0 – New Document
New Document
Macromedia Fireworks 1.0 – Empty Workspace
Empty Workspace
Macromedia Fireworks 1.0 – Banner Template
Banner Template
Macromedia Fireworks 1.0 – File Template
File Template

Release Date

  • April 1998

System Requirements


  • Windows 95 or Windows NT4 (with Service Pack 3) or later
  • Intel Pentium 120 MHz processor required (Pentium 166 MHz with MMX recommended)
  • 32 MB of system RAM on Windows 95 (40 MB or more recommended for Windows NT)


  • System 7.5.5 or later
  • Adobe Type Manager 4 or higher to use Type 1 fonts
  • Power Macintosh processor required (Power Macintosh 604/120 MHz or greater, 603e/180 MHz or greater, or G3 recommended)
  • 24 MB of application RAM with virtual memory on (32 MB or more with virtual memory off recommended)


  • 60 MB of available hard disk space (100 MB or more recommended)
  • 640x480 resolution, 256-color monitor required (1024x768 resolution, millions of colors recommended)
  • Mouse or digitizing tablet
  • CD-ROM drive


  • $299