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Authorware

A popular visual authoring program for Windows and the Mac from Adobe. Widely used for creating interactive material for corporate networks, CDs, DVDs and the Web, Authorware generates output that conforms to various learning management system standards (see LMS). With no programming required, the software allows users to import Microsoft PowerPoint presentations and integrate them with other media. Authorware was previously owned by Macromedia.
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In 2007 Adobe let it be known that it would no longer develop Authorware.
The purpose of the course was for students to develop skills in designing hypermedia-learning environments using the professional authoring program Authorware 5 Attain.
Since its acquisition of Macromedia, Adobe Systems appears to be pushing Breeze as its flagship elearning product (even though it is the company's entry-level one) and has all but abandoned its high-end Authorware system, which is powerful but somewhat complex.
This is because authoring tools, such as Macromedia Authorware, Macromedia Dreamweaver, Click2Learn Toolbook, or LRN Toolkit do not support the development of modular learning objects as Hodgins (2002) or Wiley (2000) have introduced.
One of the most popular tool for multimedia lessons is Macromedia Authorware.
Along with incorporating Captivate content, the Breeze system can manage a range of content types, such as content created with Macromedia Flash or Macromedia Authorware.
La diagramacion de la muestra se hizo utilizando el software de autor orientado a objetos para la creacion de programas con capacidades interactivas y multimedia denominado Macromedia Authorware, el editor de imagenes Adobe PhotoShop, el editor de sonidos Sonic Foundry Sound Forge, el editor de videos Ulead Video Studio y el editor de animaciones basado en vectores Macromedia Flash.
A 25-year veteran of Silicon Valley, Steve is a graduate of Cornell University, began his career at Hewlett Packard, and has held executive engineering positions at companies including Authorware and Macromedia.
All instructions and training for the study were delivered via an Apple Power Macintosh computer, for which the first author had designed all the computer-based training packages using Authorware Professional.
El directivo comento que no tienen indentificada una competencia frontal para este producto; en tanto que para RoboDemo la competencia directa son Director y AuthorWare, con los cuales se puede generar contenido similar aun cuando estas tambien tienen otras aplicaciones: "RoboDemo es un programa para hacer simulacion y demostracion de productos, en tanto que Director ofrece muchas otras opciones, lo mismo que con AuthorWare".