Pricing / entry cost for this tool
jperryl at ecs.fullerton.edu
Sun Nov 27 04:55:17 CST 2005
Perhaps the market was already saturated for this type of tool in that
I regret that I didn't have a chance to ever work with LiveMotion (was
there a Mac version available??? I seem to recall seeing a box in the
department's SysAdmin's office, but when I inquired it was PC-only and I
don't think even my PC-using colleage ever did anything with it, which,
of course, has n o bearing on the usefullness of it).
On Sat, 26 Nov 2005, Richard Gaskin wrote:
> And yet while those inventive users suffer, there were never enough of
> them to keep Adobe LiveMotion alive.
> As Scott Rossi can attest and I'll toss in a hearty "Amen!", LiveMotion
> was truly "Flash for the rest of us." Everyone who ever spent more than
> 20 minutes with both agreed that LiveMotion was far more accessible.
> Borrowing the best of After Effects' award-winning timeline, LiveMotion
> made simple and immediate sense out of so many things that were insanely
> arcane in Flash. It didn't offer the full range of dynamic programming
> capabilities as Flash had, but LiveMotion made short work of animations
> and basic interactivity, certainly enough to handle much of what Flash
> is commonly used for.
> But at the end of the day, Adobe couldn't find enough users who didn't
> prefer the more professionally-oriented Flash to justify keeping
> LiveMotion alive.
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