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Macromedia sets off Flash server tool

Software maker Macromedia announced Monday the release of Flash Remoting MX, server software for developing Web applications to run in Microsoft .Net and Java environments. The developer tool costs $999 for each processor it runs on, and a free trial version is available now from Macromedia.

Macromedia is in the midst of a broad campaign to more tightly integrate Web applications with content, allowing for smoother presentation.