Opera Software plans to integrate a full-featured embeddable version of its desktop browser into a range of Macromedia Web-authoring products.

The move is to aid future technical work between the companies.

Dean Kakridas, Opera's VP desktop products, said: "We are very excited to be able to present the most standards-compliant Web browser to all of Macromedia's Macintosh users, thereby reaching a large and important design community, as well as those who visit its Web pages."

Opera's browser is available for free download.