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How to install Shockwave Player and Shockwave Xtras on Mac OS


Follow these instructions to install Shockwave and Shockwave Xtras on Mac OS.


  1. Download Shockwave Player.
  2. Run the Shockwave Installer.
  3. Install Shockwave Xtras.


If the Xtras do not install properly, you can install them manually. Download and extract and place the download folder in the following directories:

  • Hard Drive>Library>Application Support>Macromedia>Shockwave 10>Xtras
  • Hard Drive>Library>Application Support>Adobe>Shockwave 11>Xtras

What's Next

Educator: log in into your account and run the following courses which uses Shockwave Xtras:

  • Beginning Reading for the Real World with Skills Inventory
  • Math Expeditions with Skills Inventory A through I
  • Projects for the Real World A through I
  • Basic Skills for the Real World
  • Job Skills for the Real World

Note: For additional troubleshooting steps, see Adobe's Shockwave Player FAQ.

Technology Affected

Operating Systems

  • Mac OS X


  • Safari


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