Adobe Director 12 (Mac/Win)

Adobe Director 12 (Mac/Win)
  • Platform: Windows Mac
  • Manufacturer: Adobe
  • Type: Retail Boxed, Full Edition
  • MPN: 65209234
  • Stock Code: 066466
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Our Price: $1,852.52

Product Description

Adobe Director 12 software help you create and publish compelling interactive games and eLearning courses for the web, iOS devices, Mac and Windows desktops, DVDs, and CDs. Integrate virtually any major file format, including FLV, swf and native 3D content.

Features

Create and publish compelling interactive games, demos, prototypes, simulations, and eLearning courses for the web,  iOS devices, Mac and Windows desktops, DVDs, and CDs. Integrate virtually any major file format, including FLV and native 3D content, for the greatest return on your creativity.

    Publish to iOS devices workflow

    Adobe Director 12 can now publish games directly to iOS devices, through a simple, yet powerful workflow. Existing games can be republished to run on the iOS platform. Enhance the gaming experience by incorporating new support for accelerometers and other device specific interactions.

    *Additional Fees Apply.

    Stereoscopy with Adobe Director 12

    Using Lingo Script or JavaScript, Stereoscopy can be enabled with appropriate Depth settings in Adobe Director 12. Shockwave Player 12 converts the shockwave 3D content to stereoscopy mode at run time without any extra effort. Game player can choose to experience the immersive stereoscopic mode at anytime during game play.

    New sensational Post-processing effects

    You can now add several exciting effects, such as Convolution filter, Adjust Color filter, Depth of Field, Bloom Effect, Night Vision, etc., to visually enhance movies.

    Exciting new textures and shaders

    Make your Director movies a visual treat by taking advantage of the exciting new textures, such as PerlinNoise Texture, CubeMap Render Texture and shaders, such as Fresnel Shader.

    Support for more than 40 video, audio, and image file formats

    Enjoy the flexibility to incorporate content in virtually every major format, including SWF; DVD-Video, H.264, FLV, F4V and other video formats; as well as the broadest range of audio and graphics formats, including bitmaps, vectors, text, and 3D.

    Windows Media format support

    Use the popular Windows Media format, including Windows Media Audio and Windows Media Video, within your Adobe Director projects.

    Apple QuickTime 7 support

    Take advantage of QuickTime features, including support for streaming MPEG-4 video and MP3 audio.

    RealMedia format support

    Integrate RealMedia files, including RealVideo and RealAudio, in Director projects for Mac or Windows.

    Bitmap filters

    Achieve an even wider variety of rich visual effects, including blur, drop shadow, bevel, glow, and more, with bitmap filters you can apply through the user interface or scripting.

    Multiuser interactivity

    Build games and other applications that allow multiple users to interact.

    Powerful Script Browser

    Save time working with script-sensitive movies using the enhanced Script Browser, which provides click-and-script convenience; easy access to information about functions, events, keywords, and commands; and a complete Lingo and JavaScript dictionary.

    Code snippets

    Get started faster creating sophisticated interactivity with code snippets that let you take advantage of Lingo and JavaScript methods without writing code.

    Enhanced user interface

    Do more and do it faster with an enhanced user interface that offers window docking, tabbed views, and improved management of movie assets to streamline your workflow.

    Sprite and channel naming

    Assign custom names to sprites and manipulate them easily without altering existing code. Move sprites and channels without modifying code, reducing scripting and editing time.

    Help system

    Get your questions answered fast with a comprehensive help system. Find all the information you need, including product help and Lingo and JavaScript syntax reference guides, in one convenient place.

    Stage docking

    Improve productivity and reduce window clutter with Stage docking.

    Movie-in-a-Window docking

    Enhance your workflow by docking Movie-in-a-Window (MIAW) tools with other palettes and tools.

    Start page

    Gain quick access to recently used files, help, and tutorials through the Start page.

    Window properties

    Work efficiently and quickly customize the look of your windows in Director projectors. Complex tasks, such as creating window and drag masks, are as simple as selecting a cast member in a pop-up menu.

    Projector publishing panel

    Reduce the time required to publish Director applications by saving projector settings on a per-project basis.

    DVD-Video support

    Easily integrate this popular interactive video format into your Director projects. Embed, control, and play back DVD movies with other types of media to create powerful interactive experiences.

    DVD Event Manager

    Trigger events, such as firing web pages or swapping cast members during DVD playback. This easy-to-use visual tool eliminates the need for the majority of DVD-related scripting and speeds up the creation of sophisticated interactivity.

    DVD Controller components

    Quickly add DVD playback capabilities to Director projectors or Shockwave enabled web pages using prebuilt DVD Controller components based on Adobe Flash technology. Select from three styles to control nearly every aspect of DVD movie navigation.

    Adobe Shockwave Player

    Be confident that your games, applications, eLearning courses, demos, and prototypes are customer-ready for the web thanks to popular Adobe Shockwave Player software, available as a free download for Universal Mac and Windows platforms and already on the majority of computers worldwide.

    Easy multiversion output

    Broaden your market reach by authoring once and publishing across platforms and technologies with output that is customer-ready for virtually all computers as well as kiosks, DVDs, CDs, and the web.

    Easy cross-platform projector publishing

    Publish your applications for Universal Mac and Windows desktops with a single click.

    Unicode support

    Easily localize your games, applications, demos, training courses, and prototypes for international markets with Unicode support.

    Accessibility support

    Create content that meets government accessibility guidelines — including Section 508 guidelines. Director lets you add text-to-speech, captioning, and tab-navigation features to web-based Shockwave content or standalone applications on both Windows and Mac systems.

    Xtra plug-ins

    Extend your authoring environment, as well as the playback engine, with an ecosystem of third-party Xtras.

    Manipulate ByteArrays

    Access and manipulate binary data using ByteArray datatype.

    Adobe product line compatibility

    Take advantage of the easy workflow between Director 12.0 and the Adobe applications you already rely on, including Adobe Photoshop and Flash Professional.

    Application control

    Create fully featured applications that can access, launch, and control other applications from within your Director project.

    Full JavaScript support

    Expand your options with full support for JavaScript syntax and compatibility with Lingo scripting.

    Speech Xtra extension

    Create customizable, accessible content through the cross-platform Speech Xtra extension, which converts text to speech without a screen reader. The operating system provides voices at the system level. Any user with Shockwave Player and a speech engine installed (which ships standard on current operating systems) can use your accessible content.

    Accessibility behaviors

    Control speech, tabbing, and item highlighting, as well as the captioning of words spoken by the Speech Xtra extension, with drag-and-drop behaviors.

    Internet protocol support

    Import HTML text while maintaining full control of all link references, create web-based e-commerce applications with secure transactions (HTTPS) inside Shockwave, and integrate two-way communication (CGI Post).

    XML parsing

    Reduce resource requirements and leverage standard data exchange, even from large XML documents, with XML document parsing.

    Create Stunning Surround Sound Multimedia

    Make your multimedia applications and games sound as real as they look with state-of-the-art audio capabilities that include 5.1 channel surround sound, 16-channel sound mixing, and advanced filters.

    Powerful 3D support

    Incorporate 3D to deliver more engaging experiences. Rapidly create rich 3D environments using millions of ready-made 3D models available via SketchUp and 3D Warehouse, and take advantage of DirectX 9 support for native 3D rendering.

    Advanced physics with NVIDIA PhysX support

    Build games with realistic collisions and create simulations that model real-world gravity and other forces. The NVIDIA PhysX™ physics engine delivers advanced dynamic motion and interaction.

    H.264 video integration

    Create an enhanced multimedia experience using H.264 video integration that lets you play full-screen, high-definition video in your multimedia applications and games. Also enjoy support for FLV and F4V video formats and streaming video.

    Support for Flash 11.0 and video created with Flash technology

    Expand your creative options by seamlessly importing content created with Adobe Flash 11.0 into your applications.

    Flash Asset Xtra for Adobe Flash Player

    Create sophisticated 3D and 2D interactivity more efficiently with the Flash Asset Xtra, which enables easy interaction between ActionScript objects and JavaScript syntax or Lingo scripting — or a combination of the two.

    Powerful text rendering engine

    Display smooth, crisp text in your demos, courses, games, and other applications with a more powerful text engine that improves font rendering.

    Parallax mapping

    Parallax mapping is an enhancement of Normal/Bump Mapping technique. This technique provides more apparent depth and greater realism with less impact on the performance.

    Cube mapping

    Cube mapping is a method of using a six-sided cube as the shape of the map. The model is projected onto the six faces of a cube and stored as six square textures, or unfolded into six regions of a single texture.

    Normal mapping

    Normal mapping is a technique used for showing finer details like lighting of bumps and dents without using additional polygons.

    Render to texture

    Render Textures are textures that are created and updated at runtime.

    Character Controller capabilities

    Make your games with a finer control of characters and rigid bodies and make all of them interact with each other.

    Cloth simulation capabilities

    Start using the cloth simulation techniques to incorporate flags and banners in your game.

Top Features

Adobe Director 12 and Adobe Shockwave Player software help you create and publish compelling interactive games, demos, prototypes, simulations, and eLearning courses for the web, iOS devices, Mac and Windows desktops, DVDs, and CDs.

    Publish to iOS devices workflow

    Adobe Director 12 can now publish games directly to iOS devices, through a simple, yet powerful workflow. Existing games can be republished to run on the iOS platform. Enhance the gaming experience by incorporating new support for accelerometers and other device specific interactions.

    *Additional Fees Apply.

    Stereoscopy with Adobe Director 12

    Using Lingo Script or JavaScript, Stereoscopy can be enabled with appropriate Depth settings in Adobe Director 12. Shockwave Player 12 converts the shockwave 3D content to stereoscopy mode at run time without any extra effort. Game player can choose to experience the immersive stereoscopic mode at anytime during game play.

    New sensational Post-processing effects

    You can now add several exciting effects, such as Convolution filter, Adjust Color filter, Depth of Field, Bloom Effect, Night Vision, etc., to visually enhance movies.

    Exciting new textures and shaders

    Make your Director movies a visual treat by taking advantage of the exciting new textures, such as PerlinNoise Texture, CubeMap Render Texture and shaders, such as Fresnel Shader.

    Support for more than 40 video, audio, and image file formats

    Enjoy the flexibility to incorporate content in virtually every major format, including SWF; DVD-Video, H.264, FLV, F4V and other video formats; as well as the broadest range of audio and graphics formats, including bitmaps, vectors, text, and 3D.

    H.264 video integration

    Create an enhanced multimedia experience using H.264 video integration that lets you play full-screen, high-definition video in your multimedia applications and games. Also enjoy support for FLV and F4V video formats and streaming video.

    Create Stunning Surround Sound Multimedia

    Make your multimedia applications and games sound as real as they look with state-of-the-art audio capabilities that include 5.1 channel surround sound, 16-channel sound mixing, and advanced filters.

    Powerful 3D support

    Incorporate 3D to deliver more engaging experiences. Rapidly create rich 3D environments using millions of ready-made 3D models available via SketchUp and 3D Warehouse, and take advantage of DirectX 9 support for native 3D rendering.

    Advanced physics with NVIDIA PhysX support

    Build games with realistic collisions and create simulations that model real-world gravity and other forces. The NVIDIA PhysX™ physics engine delivers advanced dynamic motion and interaction.

    Support for Flash 11.0 and video created with Flash technology

    Expand your creative options by seamlessly importing content created with Adobe Flash 11.0 into your applications.

    Unicode support

    Easily localize your games, applications, demos, training courses, and prototypes for international markets with Unicode support.

    Powerful text rendering engine

    Display smooth, crisp text in your demos, courses, games, and other applications with a more powerful text engine that improves font rendering.

    Manipulate ByteArrays

    Access and manipulate binary data using ByteArray datatype.

    Powerful Script Browser

    Save time working with script-sensitive movies using the enhanced Script Browser, which provides click-and-script convenience; easy access to information about functions, events, keywords, and commands; and a complete Lingo and JavaScript dictionary.

    Bitmap filters

    Achieve an even wider variety of rich visual effects, including blur, drop shadow, bevel, glow, and more, with bitmap filters you can apply through the user interface or scripting.

    Xtra plug-ins

    Extend your authoring environment, as well as the playback engine, with an ecosystem of third-party Xtras.

    Easy multiversion output

    Broaden your market reach by authoring once and publishing across platforms and technologies with output that is customer-ready for virtually all computers as well as kiosks, DVDs, CDs, and the web.

    Parallax mapping

    Parallax mapping is an enhancement of Normal/Bump Mapping technique. This technique provides more apparent depth and greater realism with less impact on the performance.

    Cube mapping

    Cube mapping is a method of using a six-sided cube as the shape of the map. The model is projected onto the six faces of a cube and stored as six square textures, or unfolded into six regions of a single texture.

    Normal mapping

    Normal mapping is a technique used for showing finer details like lighting of bumps and dents without using additional polygons.

    Render to texture

    Render Textures are textures that are created and updated at runtime.

    Character Controller capabilities

    Make your games with a finer control of characters and rigid bodies and make all of them interact with each other.

    Cloth simulation capabilities

    Start using the cloth simulation techniques to incorporate flags and banners in your game.

Specifications / System Requirements

Version12
Language(s)English
Distribution MediaCD-ROM
Package TypeRetail Boxed Package
License PricingStandard
License TypeComplete Package
License Quantity1 User
System Requirements:
Operating SystemMicrosoft Windows XP SP2, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8; Mac OS X v10.6, v10.7, v10.8
Min CPUWindows:Intel Pentium 4 processor; Mac:Multicore Intel processor
Min HDD500MB
Min RAM512MB
Other Software RequirementsMouse & Keyboard

Extra Details

System requirements

Windows

  • Intel Pentium 4 processor
  • Microsoft Windows XP with Service Pack 2 or Windows Vista or Windows 7 or Windows 8
  • 512MB of RAM
  • 500MB of available hard-disk space

Mac OS

  • Multicore Intel processor
  • Mac OS X v10.6 or v10.7 or v10.8
  • 512MB of RAM
  • 500MB of available hard-disk space

Language versions

  • Deutsch
  • English
  • Français
  • 日本語

NOTE

Product information, specifications, and compatibility are for advisory purposes only, and is the buyers full responsibility to verify with the manufacturer prior to ordering.