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Chapter 21. Interactivity > Shockwave for Director

21.2. Shockwave for Director

Macromedia's Director software (which significantly predates the Web) has become the industry standard for creating multimedia presentations appropriate for CD-ROMs and kiosk displays. Director movies incorporate images, motion, sound, interactive buttons, and even QuickTime movies. In 1996, Macromedia introduced the Shockwave system that enabled Director movies to be played directly on web pages, expanding the possibilities of what a web "page" is all about.

21.2.1. Advantages

Shockwave has a number of attractive features:


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