Opus Creator

create HTML5, Flash and interactive multimedia without scripting

Design Multimedia HTML5 with Ease

Opus Creator offers quick and easy design of HTML5, Flash, interactive multimedia and presentations without scripting. Opus Creator is the cost-effective way to get started with multimedia authoring, educational resources and engaging web content.

HTML5 is supported by Android, iPhone as well as Windows and Linux - so now you get all the features you loved in Flash but publish to systems which no longer support it.

Opus Creator is the cost-effective way to get started with multimedia authoring, animation and web design.


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Intuitive and easy to use, yet full of features so you're not restricted to preset templates.

Freestyle Design and Layout

The familiar Windows interface lets you combine all types of multimedia resources into your publication by simply drawing them into place anywhere on a page.

Apply properties, effects, blends, textures and transparency with simple settings.

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Interactivity without Programming

Properties, Effects and Actions can be set quickly via a simple select-and-apply interface to respond to user clicks, play sounds and video, animate objects or run sequences of events. Making it easy to design interactive and multimedia publications of all types without any programming skills.

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Responsive Web Design Made Easy

Any Creator output can be set to resize on your responsive web page allowing you to design fully responsive animations, banners and other interactive content to embed in responsive grids.

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Publish and Distribute Freely

Create a stand-alone publication as Windows EXE, Flash or HTML5 for web design, android and iPad.

Distribute freely to colleagues, customers, friends or family for profit or pleasure. for education or entertainment.

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Then Get Clever More Easily

Add engaging functionality to your publication without any special scripting skills.

Tween & Path Animation

Full tweening animation tool in the program includes node tweening, gradient colour tweening and tweens on animation paths.

Fully supported in both Flash and HTML5 as well as Windows applications.

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Timelines

Sequence your content with individual Show and Hide actions for objects or synchronise events precisely using visual timelines.

Add audio tracks to synchronise with music and narration.

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Drag and Drop

Add drag and drop interactions to any object easily. Link actions to the dropped object without any programming.

Use the dropped object to save a score or trigger any other activity.

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Collision Detection

Just choose which objects collide with which and set the action you want as a result and Opus does the rest.

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MouseOvers

Mouseovers and rollovers provide a visual cue that an object is interactive and are core requirements in web design and multimedia authoring to ensure good user experience (UX). So with Opus Creator they're built in, even for Flash and HTML5.

Set a flare, stretch the object slightly or change the border - it's all as easy as designing the properties of the object in the first place and Creator takes care of the scripting automatically.

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Bookmarks & Cookies

Store the current page your user is on so they can continue where they left off when they return. Opus support single and multiple bookmarks. For HTML5 publications Opus provides session-storage cookies to store bookmarks and other information without scripting.

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Scoring

Automatic scoring is built in too - simply mark something as correct/incorrect and give it a score. Creator calculates Score_Correct, Score_Total, Score_Percent and other key variables automatically.

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Hotspots

Draw interactive overlays and hotspots on images to make particular areas interactive. Particularly useful for maps and diagrams.

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Text Input

Capture information from the user via any number of text input boxes.

Position where you want; design the look and feel and assign a variable to store the information easily. Then check, manipulate or display the content without any programming.

Ideal for simple log-ins, forms, personalisation or text answers in quizzes.

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Slideshows

Unique and eye-catching slideshows are easy, even in HTML5. Each slide can have it's own transition and timing. Control your slideshow with actions to play, stop, step forwards or backwards or even jump to a specific slide.

Fully supported in Flash and HTML5 export for flexible and original slideshows for your website without the need for jquery or other libraries.

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Multiframes

Combine groups of different objects into frames you can control just like a slideshow - play, stop, or go to specific frames. Ideal for creating dynamic content with text as well as images. Available for Flash and HTML5 publications this feature provides much greater flexibility and features than jquery tab controls and it's all WYSiWYG editor so you always know what your visitors will get.

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Sophisticated Features Built In

Vector Drawing Tools

Full suite of vector drawing tools included - with node editing, gradient fills, line styles and end caps. Draw your own objects, arrows and clipart or import EMF from programs like Corel Draw or Adobe Illustrator.

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Web Font manager

Free your HTML5 web designs from boring fonts more easily - the Web Font Manager makes it easy to organise and use web-fonts or render more ornamental headings. All the @fontface code is generated automatically whether you use Google Web-fonts or your own.

Control static or dynamic text settings for any text object.

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Use it for...

  • HTML5 Web Design
  • Flash
  • Animations and Banners
  • Quizzes and Tests
  • Digital Studies
  • Rich Media Presentations
  • Digital Signage
  • Whiteboard Resources
  • Kid's Stuff
  • Special Needs Therapies
  • You-Tube Animations
  • Interactive Storybooks
  • Multimedia Scrapbooks
  • Online Karaoke

Designed for...

  • Graphic Designers
  • Web Designers
  • Small Businesses
  • Secondary Schools
  • Teachers
  • Marketing Professionals
  • Photographers
  • Interactive brochures
  • Creative Writers
  • Presentations
  • Hobbyists
  • Whiteboard Resources

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Extraordinary Slideshows


Creating flexible and interactive slideshows in HTML5 without scripting.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What skills do I need to use Opus Creator?

Opus Creator is designed to let anyone create interactive material and even websites. You don't need programming skills. You don't need to know HTML. If you are familiar with word processing or desktop publishing software you'll be able to use Creator. We've built in lots of design tools and effects to ensure it's easy to make your material look great too - whether you're a design professional or not.

Can I use Opus Creator on a Mac?

Yes. Opus Creator is a Windows application but we have a number of customers using it on a Mac using virtualization software such as Boot Camp or Parallels.

Will my finished publications run on a Mac, iPhone and Android phones and tablets?

The HTML5 publication type allows you to produce multimedia content to play on any system with a compatible browser including Mac, iPad and Android.

Can I create Android apps with Creator?

No. To create a version of your HTML5 publication which you can install on an Android phone as though it was an app, you will need the Android packager only available in Opus Pro

Getting Started

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Popular in Education

Opus Creator is valued by teachers in schools and colleges across the world because it is quicker and easier to learn so students are productive and engaged more quickly.

Creator can be used to cover more GCSE curriculum units (present and proposed) and therefore saves the time and money of using several different products. Used by schools and colleges across the UK, USA and Australia for ICT and Computer Studies, including qualifications from OCR, EdExcel, Cambridge Assessment, AQA and WJEC.