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General Questions

How does Authorware compare to other Adobe products—such as Director MX, Dreamweaver MX, or Adobe 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. Download now.
Where can I find detailed information about the new features in Authorware 7?
The Authorware 7 product CD includes a PDF file with details about what's new in this release. You can also check out the Top 10 New Features.

Playback and Distribution

How do users view Authorware content on the Internet?
Users can view Authorware content through web browsers equipped with the Adobe Authorware Web Player, which provides streaming playback.
What is the difference between the Adobe Shockwave Player and the Authorware Web Player?
The Authorware Web Player is required to play Authorware content. The Shockwave Player cannot play Authorware content.
Can I distribute the Authorware Web Player?
No.

Support

Can I get technical support for Authorware 7 over the Internet?
We offer a range of technical support programs for Authorware 7, including many free online options.
What websites are available for Authorware?
The Adobe Authorware Support Center maintains a list of websites about Authorware and related tools and technologies.

Pricing and Availability

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.
Do you offer educational pricing for Authorware?
Authorware is available at educational pricing for qualified customers. You can find out more about our purchase options for educators and students.
 

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