Another Director-killer, this time from Utah-based Strata. It’s MediaForge 2 and at the moment it’s strictly for Windows 95 and NT. Instead of Lingo it uses Visual MediaBasic and has a Web player, Webforge. Its Internet capabilities are said to seriously outdo Macromedia’s Shockwave. Regular price from distributor Principal (01706 832 000) will be 1000 after a three month half-price introductory amnesty. Strata has also brought out MediaPaint which allows you to tweak video images over a series of frames for 500.
Announced at this year’s Adobe Max conference, designers and illustrators will be able to use the image editing and design software on a touchscreen device in 2019.
Adobe’s latest piece of software enables designers, illustrators and artists to create lifelike oil and watercolour paintings on-screen using their stylus as a paintbrush, and also allows them to delete
Familiar symbols of music production such as play, pause and fast-forward were used alongside photographs of current students to create an “active” look.
The galleries in Great Missenden explore the life of the children’s author, who lived in the village – an inspiration for many stories – for 36 years.