Director MX for Mac OS X announced Macromedia has announced Macromedia Director MX for Mac OS X, expected to ship in December. This is the first version of Director to appear as a Mac OS X-native application.
"Macromedia is entirely committed to the Mac, as all of the Macromedia MX authoring tools are built natively for Mac OS X," said Rob Burgess, chairman and CEO, Macromedia. "Director MX includes support for QuickTime 6 and is optimized to take advantage of the Mac's PowerPC G4 processor with Velocity Engine. Developers are chomping at the bit to use this industry-leading multimedia authoring tool."
Among the new functionality in Director MX are integration with the Macromedia Flash MX product family, adoption of the Macromedia MX user interface, new workflow efficiencies, and the ability to create accessible content so that rich Director presentations can be enjoyed by people with disabilities. More.
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