We have a set of Director Projector files (.DIR), which were
creted for Mac OS 9 using older version of Director. However, we
are working towards supporting Mac OS X for this product. During
investigation we found that Macromedia Director is yet to support
Mac OS X natively (though it works as a carbon application on Mac
Now the question is can we use these DIR files we have
created in Mac OS 9 on Mac OS X (both Intel and PPC machines)? Our
target is to make our application an Universal Binary (which
supports Intel and PPC Mac natively).
Please guide me on the related material (SDK, XDK) that we
must be using to achieve this?
Apart from this, is it possible to convert the .DIR files to
Flash (.SWF) and use on Mac OS X?
A new Director version is promised in "early 2007" is should
Intel macs, Director 9 (mx) or 10 (mx 2004) supports PPC osx
Director's xtra based extension scheme allows it to support
is no extension facility allowing Flash to play director
files. At best
one can export a director animation as a non-interactive
animation, perhaps to to played as a Flash video.