Shockwave

(redirected from Shockwave Player)

Shockwave

(tool)
A program from Macromedia for viewing files created with Macromedia Director. Shockwave is freely available as a plug-in for the Netscape Navigator web browser.

"Shocked" pages that incorporate documents created in Director can usually only be enjoyed by users with an ISDN or faster connection.

http://macromedia.com/shockwave/.

shockwave

(networking)
The propagation of failure, shutdown, meltdown, net overload, or a virus from one network node to another, resulting in a wave of inactivity across the net.

Shockwave

A 3D animation format from Adobe. Shockwave files, which use a .DCR extension, are created in Adobe Director and played with Shockwave Player. For more details, see Director. See shocked site, Shockmachine and SWF.
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Adobe has released a security update to address critical vulnerabilities in Shockwave Player for Windows and Macintosh, and in addition, Oracle released security fixes to address 193 vulnerabilities as part of its quarterly Critical Patch Update.
Adobe on Tuesday released security patches for both Flash Player and Shockwave Player, addressing a total of 19 vulnerabilities affecting the two products.
On Wednesday, Adobe confirmed that it had used Microsoft's flawed development code -- specifically the Active Template Library (ATL), a code library included with Visual Studio -- to create both Flash Player and Shockwave Player.
According to the companies, the Google Toolbar is available immediately to consumers downloading the Macromedia Shockwave Player from Adobe Systems, via the Internet Explorer browser.
The results can be exported or published as either a 3-D movie or as an interactive application that plays with 3-D viewers like Macromedia's Shockwave Player or the developer's Virtools Web Player.
Para retomar el tema de los convenios, Macromedia e Intel dieron a conocer un acuerdo para distribuir su reproductor Shockwave Player, compatible con 3D, desarrollado conjuntamente con Intel en las tarjetas madre para computadoras de escritorio con procesadores Pentium.
Macromedia has also introduced a free, 3D-enhanced version of Shockwave Player.
Each course is self-paced and includes 8-12 hours of instructional content created with Macromedia Director 8 Shockwave Studio and delivered with the Macromedia Shockwave Player.
And just this week, with a deal to incorporate Intel's 3-D into the Shockwave Player, we'll be seeing in stereo on the Net.
Each Webcaster uses one or more systems, choosing from programs like RealPlayer, QuickTime, NetShow, CosmoPlayer, Shockwave Player, InterVU, VivoActive and others.
The URL to get the free Shockwave player and some directions to the best shocked Web sites is http://www.
Adobe's handling of Shockwave Player may be a better clue: Although Shockwave Player 11 was introduced in March 2008, Adobe is still pushing patches to users.