Astro creates real-time Flash text effects, which you then can use in your Macromedia Flash work, or use directly on your web site.

Astro text effect can be further spiced up by adding Flash background and foreground effects. The first release is starting out with more then 350 text effects and more then 50 other Flash effects, and many more will be added in the future.

Moreover, Astro can add background pictures and sound effects to your Flash file. Astro also supports installing additional add-ons, increasing the number of available effects.

Website: http://www.patrickjansen.net/astro or http://www.goldshell.com/astro