updated 04:30 pm EST, Wed January 11, 2006
Flash 8 for Mac OS X
today announced the release of mProjector for Flash 8, for Mac OS X and Windows. The new version brings all the features of Flash 8 as well as Flash-shaped windows, and an enhanced set of cross-platform APIs to Mac and Windows Applications. mProjector extends Flash 8 into a full-featured cross-platform application development environment, enabling Flash users to develop connected widgets and applications for the Mac and Windows desktop. Projector helps users create multi-platform windowless widgets that have Flash Shaped Windows or multiple-window applications with Menus, File IO, Window Handling and more.
In addition, mProjector enhances Flash 8 with custom ActionScript classes that can create child windows, animate the Windows system tray or Mac dock icon, generate a unique user id, download files, check for an internet connection, get the mouse position, respond to activate/deactivate events. mProjector costs $200 for one OS or $300 for Mac OS X and Windows, while upgrades to mProjector for Flash 8 are free for all registered users.