The Mac Observer

Skip navigational links

You're viewing an article in TMO's historic archive vault. Here, we've preserved the comments and how the site looked along with the article. Use this link to view the article on our current site:
Intel Mac Version of Director On the Way

Intel Mac Version of Director On the Way

by , 3:10 PM EDT, July 26th, 2006

Adobe's product manager for Director and Shockwave, Tom Higgins, confirmed that a Universal Binary version of Director is in the works. Speaking in an interview with Digital Producer Magazine, Mr. Higgins said "Director will be updated to run natively on Intel-based Macintosh computers... In addition, Adobe plans to update projector creation abilities and the Shockwave Player to offer native run-time playback on the full range of modern hardware and operating systems."

According to Mr. Higgins, Adobe is firmly behind Director and plans to make sure that users know about the commitment.

The future of Director, the multimedia development environment, was called into question by long time users after Adobe purchased Macromedia. Aside from some minor plug-in updates earlier this year, information about Director support has been scarce until now.

Mr. Higgins couldn't be more specific, but he did confirm that the next major release of Director will be in the first half of 2007.

Recent Headlines - Updated January 30th

Thu,6:59 PM
Apple Tied Samsung for Global Smartphone Units in Q4
6:14 PM
Wall Street Continues Apple Love Fest as $AAPL Closes at $118.90
5:34 PM
ZeroLemon SolarJuice 20,000mAh Portable Charger: $49.99
2:14 PM
Apple’s Quarterly Revenue vs. 15 Really Big Numbers
2:13 PM
China Demands Back Door into Computers, Software
1:24 PM
TMO Daily Observations 2015-01-29: FCC’s Personal Hotspot Protection, China’s Tech Back Door Demands
11:09 AM
FCC Says Hotels Can’t Block Personal Hotspots
9:27 AM
Apple Remembers Remote Desktop Exists, Releases Yosemite Update
8:51 AM
Pages 5: Using Borders and Rules
Wed,7:40 PM
ACM 291: Apple’s Massive Numbers and the Rosetta Stone for Apple Timing
5:30 PM
One Way Apple Could Help Us Find Apple Pay Locations
3:47 PM
Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs Movie Starts Filming with Michael Fassbender as Jobs
  • __________
  • Buy Stuff, Support TMO!
  • Podcast: Mac Geek Gab
  • Podcast: Apple Weekly Report
  • TMO on Twitter!