How does Authorware compare to other Macromedia products???such as Director MX, Dreamweaver MX, or Macromedia Flash MX???for creating e-learning applications?
Authorware is the leading authoring tool for creating rich-media e-learning applications for delivery on corporate networks, CD/DVD, and the web. You can create content by importing Microsoft PowerPoint presentations and integrate them with other media, as well as monitor student progress with data-tracking and database connectivity features.
Can I get a trial version of Authorware 7?
Yes, you can download a free 30-day trial verison of Authorware 7.
Can I review the Macromedia Authorware End User License Agreement?
The Made With Macromedia Program is our royalty-free licensing policy that allows you to freely distribute applications created with Authorware. If you distribute an application to users outside your organization, you must comply with Program logo requirements. Simply include the Made With Macromedia logo on your product's packaging or splash or credit screen, and then register your product with Macromedia. You can also find out more about the Made With Macromedia Program.
Can I get technical support for Authorware 7 over the Internet?
How can I send feedback or request a feature for a future version of Authorware?
submission form to send us product feedback or suggest a new feature.
How can I report a bug in the application or an error in the documentation?
Technical Support. They can determine if the problem you???re experiencing is related to your system configuration and help you troubleshoot it.
Pricing and Availability
I just bought Authorware 6.5. Do I have to pay the full price for Authorware 7?
If you bought Authorware 6.5???either as a stand-alone product or part of a bundle???between May 2, 2003 and August 16, 2003 (date subject to change), you may be eligible for a free upgrade to Authorware 7. Please visit
Macromedia ServiceNote 15313 for information on obtaining your free upgrade. Upgrade requests must be received by September 15, 2003 (date subject to change).
What platforms is Authorware 7 available for?
Authorware 7 applications can be created on Microsoft Windows 98 SE, 2000, and XP (preferred). They cannot be created on Apple Mac OS.
Authorware applications can be played back on Windows 98 SE, 2000, Me, XP, and NT 4 or later, and on Mac OS X (10.1.5 or later recommended), or Mac OS 8.6 or later with Carbon Library.
What languages is Authorware 7 available in?
Authorware 7 is available in English and is compatible with double-byte operating systems. This allows you to deliver Authorware applications in a variety of languages.