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MacroMind Director 3.0

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MacroMind_Director_3.sea_.bin (10.19 MB)
MD5: d5c212dfae3989c6ff8461e5664262fe
For System 6.x - System 7.0 - 7.6
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de (78.23 MB)
MD5: 57d3c8cec6b4edbe0fe025177b5ebc35
For System 6.x - System 7.0 - 7.6
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de (251.01 MB)
MD5: d7bca71e0fe532a63cb612380b017c51
For System 6.x - System 7.0 - 7.6
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de (170.63 MB)
MD5: 571cf8b32e4bdbb327ebec0d0e30c2eb
For System 6.x - System 7.0 - 7.6
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
This app works with: Mini vMac II

[Just prior to Director 3.0 being shipped,] the new CEO called a company meeting and announced that 3.0 was the final version of Director. The company was dropping Mac development (because "Mac was dead") and shifting focus to Windows business presentation tools (Action!). Prevailing logic at the time was that Director was hopelessly Mac-centric and the outsourced Director Player for Windows (DPW) experience suggested that it would be impossible to port to Windows.

Bolstered by his success with ruthlessly debugging DPW, David Jennings went to management. Against all odds, he convinced them that it was possible to put Director on Windows and transform the authoring environment into a cross-platform tool starting with Director 4.

You could say that he saved Director from its near death experience.

   - excerpt adapted from Lingoworkshop.

MacroMind Director turns your Macintosh computer into a multimedia studio fully capable of producing sophisticated animated effects. High-quality color graphics plus complete sound and animation control allow you to create compelling presentations, displays, games, and training programs with your Mac II or LC.

Among a number of quality of life enhancements like anti-aliased text and MIDI playback support, Director 3 introduces virtual memory for System 6 and later to show more cast members on stage. As expected of a 1991 release, it packs in a number of fixes for full support of System 7 and HyperCard 2.0v2.

This sequence of images does not include the MacroMind Player for Director 3.0, as that disk was too damaged to image. As a substitute, both MacroMind Player 3.1.3 from the Director 3.1.x disks and the standalone download work fine with Director 3.0 content.

Serial number: D300-14405-CP4U

See also: VideoWorks, VideoWorks II, MacroMind Director 1.0.1, MacroMind Director 2.0.1, Macromedia Director 3.1.x, Macromedia Director 4.0, Macromedia Director 5.0, Macromedia Director 6.0, Macromedia Director 6.5 Multimedia Studio, Macromedia Director MX (9.0), Macromedia Director MX 2004 (10.x), Adobe Director 11.5

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