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  • Director Shockwave Plug-in on Snow Leopard

    Posted on August 24th, 2010 phpguru No comments

    Installing Shockwave on Mac OS X (Snow Leopard) 32-bit, at the end you get this vague dialog:

    To use Shockwave, launch Safari in 32-bit mode.

    Then when launching Safari, you get:

    Shockwave Player Error

    Shockwave Player Error

    Um, ok, you have to hunt for the ‘More Info..’ button in Finder –> Applications –> Safari, not In Safari. Dialog Fail.

    Director Shockwave Plug-in Settings

    Director Shockwave Plug-in Settings

    Also, this has probably been covered on Direct-L, but if you visit a page with Shockwave content with the plug-in installed but Safari running in 64-bit mode, Safari hangs badly, requiring a force-quit. Adobe fail.

    Finder -> Applications -> Safari -> More Info...

    Finder -> Applications -> Safari -> More Info...

    Then check here…

    How to Run Safari in 32-bit mode for Shockwave

    How to Run Safari in 32-bit mode for Shockwave

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