AutoPlay Media Studio 5.0 Standard Edition - Last Minute Notes

Copyright © 2005 Indigo Rose Corporation. All rights reserved. AutoPlay Media Studio 5.0 is a trademark of Indigo Rose Corporation.

Product Name: AutoPlay Media Studio 5.0 Standard Edition
Version: 5.0.5.0 - (what has changed?)
Release Date: October 3, 2005
Distribution: Unauthorized distribution prohibited. See License.txt for licensing details.


Table Of Contents

Getting Started
About AutoPlay Media Studio 5.0
What's New?
Release History
Contact Information
Microsoft HTML Help Requirements
Copyright & Trademark Notice


Getting Started

Thank you for using AutoPlay Media Studio 5.0! The best way to get started quickly is to read the Getting Started user's guide. A shortcut to the user's guide is located in the Start menu under Start -> Programs -> Indigo Rose Corporation -> AutoPlay Media Studio 5.0 Standard.

You can also access the Getting Started guide from within AutoPlay itself, by choosing Help > Getting Started from the program menu.

If you have any questions, or need help with this product, please visit http://www.indigorose.com.

About AutoPlay Media Studio 5.0

AutoPlay Media Studio 5.0 is the state of the art in CD-autoplay multimedia tools. With its intuitive workflow and drag-and-drop objects, even absolute beginners can quickly achieve impressive results. But despite its world-renown ease of use, AutoPlay Media Studio is a serious development tool. In fact, it's used by thousands of people to create everything from AutoRun/AutoPlay menus and CD business cards, to fully interactive training applications. With AutoPlay, your imagination is your only limit!

AutoPlay Media Studio excels at integrating diverse media types such as images, sounds, videos, text, and Flash into a single cohesive presentation. In fact, AutoPlay has been trusted to deliver rock-solid multimedia experiences to millions of people around the world. Users just like you have chosen AutoPlay Media Studio for:

What's New?

There are hundreds of new features and improvements - all of which were designed to make your job easier. Quite simply, there is no other multimedia authoring tool available that gives you the freedom to create fully interactive, custom software applications as quickly or as easily as AutoPlay Media Studio 5.0.

Whether you're a long-time user of our AutoPlay products or you're coming to us for the first time, get ready to be amazed. Just some of the new features in store for you include: as-you-type spell checking, integrated CD-R burning, real-time multi-channel sound mixing, text rotation, "skinable" objects, PNG image support with full alpha transparency/blending, image translucency, automatic file management and impressive "bare metal" DirectX video playback.

Behind the scenes, we completely rewrote our design environment with the input of top graphic designers, video professionals and software developers. We wanted it to work the way you do - fast, efficient and totally easy to use. It's still completely visual - point, click, drag, drop and you're ready to go. But when you want to get in there and tinker Wow! Our new runtime engine is simply incomparable to anything else out there. With the addition of an incredibly powerful free-form "scripting" engine, there's pretty much nothing it can't handle. With over 120 high-level actions (all accessible from our new Action Wizard), creating visually impressive custom software applications is a snap.

More than ever before, AutoPlay Media Studio 5.0 empowers you to create. Use it to build jaw-dropping AutoRun Menus and CD Business Cards, or use it for Computer Based Training, Application Development, Demos, Walkthroughs, Presentations and just about any other multimedia task you can dream up. Don't be held back by your choice of tools - if you can dream it, you can do it with AutoPlay Media Studio 5.0.

Release History

5.0.5.0 - October 3, 2005

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5.0.4.0 - September 12, 2005

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5.0.3.0 - May 26, 2005

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5.0.2.0 - December 7, 2004

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5.0.1.0 - December 2, 2004

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5.0.0.5 - June 7, 2004

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5.0.0.4 - February 27, 2004

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5.0.0.3 - December 19, 2003

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5.0.0.2 - December 18, 2003

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5.0.0.1 - November 20, 2003

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5.0.0.0 - November 14, 2003

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Contact Information

Indigo Rose Corporation
123 Bannatyne Ave., Suite 200
Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3B 0R3

Web Address: http://www.indigorose.com

Sales Phone: (204) 946-0263
Sales Fax: (204) 942-3421
Sales Email: [email protected]

Technical Support:
http://support.indigorose.com

Microsoft HTML Help Requirements

AutoPlay Media Studio 5.0 uses Microsoft HTML Help as its online help system. All the components necessary to display HTML Help are installed with any of the following:

If you are having trouble accessing the help system, either install one of the applications noted above, or run the hhupd.exe program. The hhupd.exe program can be found on the AutoPlay Media Studio 5.0 CD-ROM in the "UTILS" folder, or it can be downloaded from the Microsoft web site at:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/htmlhelp/html/hwMicrosoftHTMLHelpDownloads.asp

Copyright & Trademark Notice

AutoPlay Media Studio 5.0, the AutoPlay Media Studio 5.0 logo and all related files and documentation are Copyright © 2003-2005 Indigo Rose Software Design Corporation. All rights reserved.

AutoPlay Media Studio 5.0 is a trademark of Indigo Rose Software Design Corporation. All other trademarks or registered trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners.