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Apple Macintosh Software - VideoWorks, 3½" Floppy Disk, 1985 Reg. No: HT 13654
- VideoWorks software package is an animation program for creating, producing and directing animations.
VideoWorks is significant because it morphed from an animation program for creating, producing and directing animations into an application that became widely used in the production of videos. It adopted the metaphor of a 'movie' with the user as the director of the movie.
VideoWorks was released in 1985. In 1987, it was released as 'Director', with a further version being released in 1988 incorporating the scripting language Lingo. A Windows version was not released until the early 1990s. In 1993 it became MacroMedia Director. In 2005 it was acquired by Adobe Systems.
This item is part of a representative collection of hardware, software, trade literature and promotional material that documents the history of the Apple company, and its contribution to, and impact on the computer industry and society.
- VideoWorks software package consisting of :
Quick reference card
3.5 inch disks
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr Noel Jackling - internet Macintosh user group (iMug), 2006
|Dimensions:||25 mm (Height), 180 mm (Width), 230 mm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||computer software, computers, computing, video editing software, video production|
|Themes this item is part of:||Internet Macintosh User Group (iMug) Collection, The Apple Computer Story - Digital Video 1991, The Apple Computer Story - The Graphic User Interface 1983-1984, Information & Communication Collection|
|Primary Classification:||COMPUTING & CALCULATING|
|Secondary Classification:||Digital Computing|
for the Apple Macintosh
Developed by MacroMind Inc
Haydn Software Company
600 Suffolk Sreet
Lowell MA 01853
|Manufacturer:||Haydn Software Company, Lowell, Massachusetts, United States of America, 1985
Haydn Software Company no longer exists. The successor to Videoworks is now (2008) part of the Adobe product line.