Macromedia Flash 5.0

In August 2000, Macromedia released a vector graphics editor for creating interactive Macromedia Flash 5.0 web animations.

Macromedia Flash 5.0 included new features such as ActionScript 1.0 object-oriented programming language based on a standardized JavaScript version called ECMAScript, support for XML data interchangeSmart Clips, HTML text formatting, Bézier pen tool or newly redesigned user interface. The program was released with Flash Player 5.

Macromedia Flash 5.0

Workspace and Palettes

Object Actions


Empty Workspace

What’s new

Symbols & Instances

Color Palette


Font Tools

Release Date

  • August 2000

System Requirements


  • 133 MHz Intel Pentium processor, Windows 95/98, NT4, 2000, or later


  • Power Macintosh with MacOS 8.5 or later


  • 32 MB of free available system RAM
  • 40 MB of available disk space
  • 256-color monitor capable of 800×600 resolution
  • CD-ROM drive


  • Microsoft Windows 95, 98, NT, 2000, or later
  • Macintosh System 8.1 or later
  • Netscape plug-in works with Netscape 3 or later
  • Macromedia Flash Player Java Edition requires a Java-enabled browser
  • ActiveX control works with Microsoft Internet Explorer 3 or later (Windows 95 or later, Windows NT)


  • $399