Read what users have said about "P11":
Great program!...Very professional - good work!...I've never seen anything like
your program. I love it! It's amazing...Absolutely the smoothest PC animation
I have seen...I always wanted to do animation - now I can!...P11 is FUN!...Animated
graphics fascinate me - THANK YOU for developing this software...Your operation
is exemplary...This program is great!...The wealth of features is amazing!...Fantastic!... "The program...is amazingly versatile and just an absolute peach."
And here are some of the things they do with it:
educational tutorials...Classroom demos...Safety tutorials...Space games...Cartoons...Biology
projects...Interactive advertising...Sales demos...Computer art...Electrical diagrams...Information
flow...dinosaur show...Animate CAD drawings...Play!...Laser Light control (custom
version)...LCD advertising displays...Illustrate Plate Tectonics...
first demonstrated to the public in 1984, and was released in late 1985 or 1986.
The first review was published about 1987.
If you want to know what P11 can
do now, you can download some free examples from our FTP site, or read
the reviews of products created with P11, such as ALL ABOUT PUMPS. The
last known review of P11 was February, 1990, which was even before releasing the
SVGA version. P11 was written by Russell D. Hoffman, primarily for his own personal
use in creating animated educational software.
Read what reviewers have
"Wow! That was
the first thing I said when I ran p11 ... I have never seen computer graphics
move as smoothly as the ones done with P11...P11 shines when coupled with good
PCM (for the TANDY (r)), Jan., 1990
"It is a very powerful,
unique tool, and one that is long overdue ... I would highly recommend it to anyone
interested in creating animation on a PC."
THE STACK, Official Newsletter
of The Long Island Computer Association Inc., Feb., 1990
"Easy to learn
and use. Simple, powerful, affordable."
BOSTON COMPUTER SOCIETY, Educational
Special Interest Group, Sept., 1988
"Tremendous capabilities. The versatility
of this program is unrivaled by anything I've ever seen."
BIG BLUE DISK,
#13, Oct. 1987
"The possibilities for education, advertising, and training
are endless ... An amazing value."
UPTIME FOR THE PC, Vol. 1, #5 (Approx.
- Smoothest animation in the industry
Integrate rolling text with animation
Hardware independent timing
Complete design environment
Full online documentation
Quick Reference Sheets
Rotate shapes, areas
License-free runtime module
Not copy protected
Vector and Raster drawings
Pre-drawn or calculated paths
Multiple concurrent animation windows
Built-in graphics language
Full Palette control in all resolutions
Highest resolution is SVGA 1024
by 768, 256 dots
- Lowest resolution is CGA 320 by 200 dots, 4 colors
| Technical Specs
- Hardware requirements: PC with
MS-DOS and color graphics.
Screen modes: CGA through SVGA. Highest
resolution is VESA mode 261, 1024 by 768 dots, 256 colors, supported by virtually
all SVGA cards.
Animation control: Frame timing is variable from less
than 1/1,000th of a second to forever. Animate up to 8,000 images in one continuous
stream. Sequences can run forward, backward, back-and-forth, or single-step. Follow
drawn or mathematical paths in any size window anywhere on the screen. Animate
from disk, RAM, Expanded or Extended memory, or CD-ROM. Raster and vector frames
Animation complexity: Over 100 individual windowed animations
can be active at one time.
Output supported: Screen, built-in PC speaker.
8-bit Sound Blaster cards are also supported. EXECUTE command. HP Laserjet Printer
Input supported: Any MS-mouse, joystick, or Summagraphics
1201-style digitizer. PCX files can be imported and our SCREEN CAPTURE UTILITY
is one of the most powerful available!
Commands: Over 85, including
graphics (show, draw, line, circle, run); math (add, subtract, multiply, divide);
sequencing (if-then-else, jump, call, return); I/O (print, display, read, write);
data storage (build, convert, move, length).
documentation which can be printed, also available already printed.
support: Over 75 screen fonts supplied with product. Font editor allows creation
of special characters and additional fonts.
- Source language: Written
entirely in Assembler (about 100,000 lines!) for incredible power and speed
in a small size.
Requirement for P11-based programs:Windows XP Home, ME, 98, 95, 3.1 or DOS, or can be run in Windows NT, 2000 and XP Pro using Virtual PC from Connectix. IBM PC or compatible with color graphics. Program runs in DOS, and uses either
SVGA, VGA, MCGA, ECGA or CGA screen modes. Expanded or extended memory can be
used for picture storage and display.
What is Shareware?
Some of our products are "shareware". Shareware means that it is offered to potential customers on a trial basis free of charge. With shareware, you are encouraged to make copies of the program for coworkers, family, friends, user groups, etc.!
in the U.S.A.