|Initial release||Summer 2003|
|Latest release||1.5 / September 2004|
Macromedia Central was a runtime environment based on Flash Player that had been marketed by Macromedia for developing applications that can be distributed over the internet to run on various operating systems.
Product history[edit | edit source]
As an extension of Flash Player, Central shares some similarities with the Java Runtime Environment, but with a much smaller memory footprint through the use of vector animation. The last version of Central, 1.5, was released in September 2004.
Easter egg[edit | edit source]
A hidden Homestar Runner cartoon, titled "Where the Crap Are We?" could be found by opening the "About Macromedia Central" dialog box, holding down Ctrl (or command on Macintoshes) and double clicking on the logo. This brings up a password entry box. Enter "sbemail" as the password, and the cartoon will play in the dialog box.
References[edit | edit source]
- Adobe Completes Acquisition of Macromedia, Adobe Systems. 2005-12-05. Archived 2005-12-07.
[edit | edit source]
- Macromedia Central at Macromedia (archived 2003-04-01)
- Macromedia Central 1.5 at Adobe (archived 2006-05-06, 2007-06-02)
- Macromedia Central Shire (resource archive) by EyeG
- Macromedia Central at the Macromedia Wiki
- Macromedia Central at Wikipedia
Articles[edit | edit source]
- Macromedia frees Flash from the browser by David Becker at CNET (2003-03-27)
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