Note that some CD authoring programs
also include an audio recording feature.
Sinclair also includes a valuable list of authoring programs
for the various Web technologies mentioned.
Web pages can be developed by writing the hypertext markup language (HTML) or using a web authoring program
that generates the HTML.
It is true that if you want to create specific multimedia applications, there are several software programs that can do the job; however, no other multimedia authoring program
has the power and ease of use to create multiple multimedia applications from the same software without any programming.
When the authoring program
HyperCard was developed for the Macintosh, Burkett did not eat or sleep for four days until he had taught himself scripting and had the basics of a glaze program.
Sony Media Software has upgraded its Vegas nonlinear video and audio editing system and DVD Architect authoring program
. These two applications form the core of the new Vegas+DVD Production Suite, specifically upgraded for HDV, which also includes a Dolby Digital AC-3 multi-channel encoder for 5.1 surround output.
EZedia Inc.'s eZediaQTI (www.ezedia.com) is a cross-platform interactive QuickTime authoring program
for creating rich Internet content and movies.
Course developers often create structured content outside the LMS using a mainstream multimedia authoring program
or programming environment, then link to that content from inside the LMS shell.
This technique also helps you to be a creative as possible, rather than letting the technology of hand-coded HTML (or the idiocyncrasies of your favorite web page authoring program
) to get in the way of trying out alternative color, layout and type solutions.
It will be the authoring program
I use this fall, so that problem has been solved.