Adobe AIR for Mac

Adobe AIR for Mac

Average User Rating:
2.2
out of 5 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.0
  • Total Downloads:
    27,693
  • Date Added:
    Feb. 25, 2008
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    24.7MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    49
  • Platform:
    Mac
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5 stars

"May break evil silverlight plans"

February 26, 2008  |  By Ilgaz

 |  Version: Adobe AIR 1.0

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
This is our only hope against MS SilverLight monster which only exists as a plugin (viewer) for OS X.
Or, we will be punished in first opportunity for using OS X.
For anyone dares to claim Silverlight is platform neutral just because there is a viewer plugin, I would ask about XCode plugin and nothing else.
I don't like writing "Anti M$" type of comments but the reality is very clear speaking from OS X persfective.
Every tool you need to produce a top class Adobe Air application can be downloaded freely/purchased/trialed from versiontracker.com OS X edition. That is what matters for my platform of choice.
Lets hope Adobe keeps up the good work for Air.
If this comment sounds paranoid to you, I would ask where is Windows Media Player OS X Universal Leopard edition. Quicktime is a great, advanced technology but a half hack "component" can't do what actual player can do. That is the trick MS prepares for Silverlight.
Tip to Adobe: Use every single acceleration step possible even including Altivec/Quartz2d.

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General
Publisher Adobe Systems
Publisher web site http://www.adobe.com/
Release Date February 25, 2008
Date Added February 25, 2008
Version 1.0
Category
Category Developer Tools
Subcategory Programming Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.5 PPC, Mac OS X 10.5 Intel, Mac OS X 10.4 Intel, Mac OS X 10.4 PPC, Macintosh
Additional Requirements
  • Mac OS X 10.4 PPC
  • Mac OS X 10.3.9
  • Mac OS X 10.4 Intel
  • Mac OS X 10.0
  • Mac OS X 10.1
  • Mac OS X 10.5 PPC
  • Mac OS X 10.2
  • Mac OS X 10.5 Intel
  • Mac OS X 10.3
  • Mac OS Classic
  • Download Information
    File Size 24.7MB
    File Name AdobeAIR.dmg
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 27,693
    Downloads Last Week 49
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    License Model Free
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free

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