|File Type||Shockwave Media File|
|File Format||Proprietary (Adobe Systems)|
|Popularity||★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ Common|
Interactive media file saved in the Shockwave format for distribution on the Web; similar to a Flash (.SWF) file, but created with Adobe Director rather than Adobe Flash; often used for creating Web games and other highly interactive content.
Director was originally developed by Macromedia, which was acquired by Adobe at the end of 2005.
Important: Adobe Shockwaver Player runs as a Web browser plug-in.
|Published||July 9, 2008|