MetaCard is a cross-platform multimedia authoring tool and GUI
development environment for Unix/X11 workstations and Microsoft
Windows 95 and NT. Using MetaCard is an easy way to build
Motif and Win32 applications, Computer Based Training (CBT),
on-line documentation, and a wide variety of other products.
Though MetaCard is primarily a
graphical development environment, it can also be used strictly as a
scripting language to solve the same types of problems Perl, Python,
and Tcl are used for.
Current Version: 2.1.1
License Type: Commercial
Source Code Availability: No
Available Binary Packages:
Windows 95/NT, SunOS, Solaris, Sun3, DEC, SGI, HP, IBM RS/6000,
SCO ODT, UnixWare, Linux. A port to the Macintosh is underway.
6MB Disk Space, 4MB RAM recommended.
Mailing Lists/USENET News Groups:
Mailing List: email@example.com
- "I have used a wide range of Unix development tools on many types of
Unix platforms. Metacard is the best cross platform tool I have ever
used. I have been developing software for over 20 years. Metacard has
exceeded all my expectations and has made it possible for us to
provide a easy to use GUI front end for our systems management product
which distinguishes us from our competitors."
- "MetaCard is the multimedia cbt authoring tool of choice for SGI's
Edcuation, Design, & Technology (ED&T) group. Using MetaCard has
increased our productivity and creativity."
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