Director Description from the Publisher:
Develop high-performance multimedia content
and applications for CDs, DVDs, kiosks, and the Internet.
Author once and deploy anywhere with Director, the proven
multimedia tool for building rich content and applications
for CDs, DVDs, kiosks, and the Internet. Director handles
the widest variety of media and offers powerful new features,
including two scripting languages, DVD-Video support,
cross-platform publishing, and Flash MX 2004 integration.
2004 At a Glance
Author once and deploy anywhere with
Director, the proven multimedia tool for building
rich, interactive content and applications for CDs,
DVDs, kiosks, and the Internet. Director MX handles
the widest variety of media, letting you build compelling,
high-performance content—such as learning applications,
corporate demonstrations, and games—that delivers
measurable results. Customize your applications with
Director’s extensible plug-in architecture and ensure
smooth playback, even when using long files or videos,
with Director’s advanced memory management. Director
MX offers powerful new features including a choice
of scripting languages, DVD-video support, and cross-platform
Powerful and Flexible
Take advantage of the power of Director
by using an unparalleled list of media types, as well
as authoring and playback extensibility features.
- Expand your creative possibilities
by incorporating new, powerful DVD functionality,
which lets you embed, control, and play back DVD-video
within multimedia projects.
- Extend in any direction with Director's
powerful Xtras plug-in architecture. Xtras let you
extend the authoring environment and playback engine
in nearly limitless ways. Use third-party Xtras or
write your own to control external devices, such as
joysticks and cameras, and perform sophisticated operating
- Make content more engaging by incorporating
most major media formats including DVD-Video, Windows
Media, RealMedia, QuickTime, and Macromedia Flash,
as well as audio, bitmap, and 3D formats.
Integrated and Streamlined
Work seamlessly with the Macromedia
MX 2004 family of products to create dynamic and interactive
- Seamlessly import Flash MX 2004 files
and easily edit their content within Director by using
Flash Launch and Edit.
- Enhance overall performance with significantly
improved Flash playback performance within Director.
Integrate function-rich, pre-packaged Macromedia Flash
MX 2004 components, including user interface and media
- Work intuitively with the familiar
Macromedia user interface and highly customizable workspace.
Create the most effective environment through Stage
and Movie-In-A-Window docking and modifying your tool