3D Button Visual Editor is a WYSIWYG ( What You See Is What You Get ) application that allows the user to create outstanding 3D buttons in a snap. The use of this powerful application doesn't require any graphic skill. It can be used easily and quickly.
Who should use this tool?
Software developers : The new generation of " skinned" and of " graphical-rich " software applications cannot continue using the old flat-square buttons. The alternatives are using dedicated software components (like our 3D Active Button Magic ActiveX control) or designing your bitmaps using some expensive graphical application, whose "learning curve" is often longer than the time you have to develop your code.
With 3D Button Visual Editor you will transform the creation of your buttons from a pain to an amusement and will save a lot of time to dedicate to your preferred task: developing your code.
3D Button Visual Editor can be integrated for use with other commercial software packages; for example the Professional edition can be used as a Microsoft FrontPage "COM Add-in"; furthermore, it can be used also as a " text plugin " for products like EasyWebEditor, manufactured by our partner company Visual Vision : for details about the use of this powerful 3D button editor as a "text plugin " click here.
3D Button Visual Editor 's core is our lead ActiveX control 3D Active Button Magic: with this powerful " button engine ", the user can create amazing looking 3D buttons in a matter of seconds.
Just look at the features included:
Change button shape. Loads of special effects are available.
Change button text (caption) and add other text in different positions; all aspects of text rendering are included (special effects, font, color, weight, etc.)
Change button color in various states (Normal, Mouse Over, Pressed, Disabled).
Select image as button surface. Image change for different states (Normal, Mouse Over, Pressed). Images can be transparent for better integration with the button surface and the position can be fine tuned on the button surface.
Choice of texture image on the button surface, with the option to mix the texture with a chosen color and to control other parameters. The texture can be applied to the whole button surface or part of it, depending on the current special effect.
Full support for anti-aliasing of text and button borders.
Option to save completed button as a template for use in future projects.
The button image can be exported in various states (Normal, Mouse Over, Pressed, Disabled) to the Clipboard or to files in the following formats:
Windows Bitmap BMP
Portable Network Graphics PNG
All the program features can be reached through the application Main screen