Adobe Shockwave Player 12 is the web standard for powerful multimedia playback. It allows you to view interactive web content like games, business presentations, entertainment, and advertisements from your web browser.
The Shockwave Player displays web content created with Adobe Director. You can enjoy multimedia games, learning applications, streaming audio, interactive animation and product demonstrations on the Web, using exciting new 3D technology. Over 480 million Internet-enabled desktops have installed Adobe Shockwave Player in mature markets around the world. These people now have access to some of the best the Web has to offer – including dazzling 3D games and entertainment, interactive product demonstrations, and online learning applications.
Adobe Director 12.0 and Adobe Shockwave Player 12 software help you create and publish compelling interactive games, demos, prototypes, simulations, and eLearning courses for the web, iOS devices, Mac and Windows desktops, DVDs, and CDs.
Stereoscopy with Adobe Director 12
Shockwave Player 12 converts the shockwave 3D content to stereoscopy mode at run time without any extra effort. Game player can choose to experience the immersive stereoscopic mode at anytime during game play.
New sensational Post-processing effects
You can now add several exciting effects, such as Convolution filter, Adjust Color filter, Depth of Field, Bloom Effect, Night Vision, etc., to visually enhance movies.
Exciting new textures and shaders
Make your Director movies a visual treat by taking advantage of the exciting new textures, such as PerlinNoise Texture, CubeMap Render Texture and shaders, such as Fresnel Shader.
The difference between the Flash and Shockwave Players :
Flash and Shockwave Players are both free web Players from Adobe. Together, they bring you the best rich media content on the Internet. Each has a distinct purpose. Flash Player delivers fast loading front-end web applications, high-impact web site user interaction, interactive online advertising, and short to medium form animation.