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> Just getting back into Director after 5 or so years. I know that there are
> small difference between the two platform versions. My employer is only going
> to get 1 version, so I am trying to figure out which will best suit our needs.
> I can work on either platform, though I prefer the Mac and do almost all of my
> work in that environment. The vast majoity of projects, however, will be
> played back on PCs. Is there a summary of what's different/missing from each
If you're more comfortable with a Mac, I'd say stick with a Mac Director. There
are no major differences in terms of the features available for each OS. With the
current version of Director, you can make a PC projector on a Mac and a Mac
projector on a PC. But, it's generally easier to port PC files from a Mac to a PC
than the other way around.
If you're going to do a lot of PC projects, you will need a PC for testing. Things
that may look slightly different on each OS include fonts and text spacing/size,
colours, OS controls like scrollbars, cursors..
Hope that helps.
By the way, I have Director tutorials (many beginner level) at:
and a resources page with all the best Director sites on the web at:
Director Lecturer / Consultant
Thanks, Dean! Very helpful.
I seem to recall some sort of issue/problem (something!) concerning video. I think a lot of the video I will be using will be WMV files. Is that a problem creating the projector on the Mac? Wish I could remember what I saw....