I will update this as time permits.
- http://www.coffeecup.com/ (Trial software and cheap when you buy. Some are basic but that is a +. They have a wide array of items from simple What You See Is What You Get (WYSIWYG) software to image mapping, shochwave, flash, and site mapping tools). I started out with their products and refer back to them for widgets and hints.
http://www.adobe.com/ http://www.adobe.com/products/(Need I say more? They have expensive yet professional software. If you are really into what you are doing then go for it.)