Create Windows Software
AutoPlay Media Studio 8.5 delivers on the promise of rapid application development. It's perfect for making anything from AutoPlay CD/DVD/USB menus and utilities to games and interactive multimedia applications – complete with web interaction, database connectivity, video playback and much more. And best of all, you don't need to learn any coding — and you can get started using Autoplay Media Studio right now, for FREE without any obligation!
Software Creation that’s Drag and Drop Easy.
The Easiest, Quickest Windows Application Builder!
Trust Autoplay Media Studio. Since 1997, a leading tool of choice for thousands of software developers worldwide to quickly and easily create bulletproof Windows software and autoplay menus for CDs, DVDs, and USB drives.
Easy To Use, No Training needed
Easy-to-use software development tool that allows you to create your own custom software in a visual drag and drop workspace. Make anything from CD-ROM/DVD-ROM/BLURAY autorun menus and interactive presentations to complete multimedia software programs – quickly and easily! Simply drag and drop to create amazing Windows software applications.
Trusted by Thousands, Since 1997
You can trust Autoplay Media Studio. Since 1997 we have been the autoplay menu and rapid application builder of choice for thousands of software developers worldwide. With millions of autoplay menus and applications built and distributed, you simply cannot find a more robust and well tested tool in this category than Autoplay Media Studio.
Target any Version of Windows
With Autoplay Media Studio you can be completely confident that your published applications and menus are fully compatible with any version of Windows, no worrying about operating system compatibility or runtime issues. Just click and go! From Windows XP right up to Windows 10 and all points between, Autoplay Media Studio has got you covered!
if you can dream it, you can design it
With Autoplay Media Studio you can quickly build your ideas into fully functioning applications. With a wide range of actions and objects to choose from, all the most popular functionality is right at your fingertips. Simply drag and drop to visually build out your framework and then publish to test on any version of WIndows from XP and up!
flexible, powerful coding system
Users without any coding experience can simply click to add actions from the library to build up functionality, from basic screen controls to advanced operating system commands. Advanced coders will instantly feel at home hand coding in the familiar Lua-based environment.
Licensing that makes sense
As developers, we understand the challenges developers face. Our objective in pricing Autoplay Media Studio was to keep the costs of single-user licenses low enough for individuals to afford, yet provide deep enough multi-user discounts to make sense for full development teams.
Autoplay Media Studio is available in three versions. Single User License,
5-User Team Pack License, or as part of our Development Suite.
- Single License
- 1 User
- Autoplay Media Studio
- Team Pack
- 5 Users
- Autoplay Media Studio
- Development Suite
- 1 User
- AutoPlay Media Studio + Setup Factory + Visual Patch + TrueUpdate
Quotes from Satisfied Customers
Tens of thousands of developers have relied on Indigo Rose products to help create, install and update software on hundreds of millions of computers.
Robert Baker, North Star Multimedia
“After using Autoplay Media Studio for over 6 years, the exceptional technical support and robust product validates the quality of my final product to my customers. I would highly recommend Indigo Rose for any of their products.”
Intrigued, Forum User
“I purchased Autoplay Media Studio back in 2003 and it has helped me to quickly create dynamic, easy-to-use applications since that time. I have not found any other programming platform to be so easy to learn, and yet, still have enough depth to be able to create applications that are so feature-rich for the end-user. Autoplay Media Studio would be an excellent application for those wanting to get started in programming. Thank you Indigo Rose Corporation for Autoplay Media Studio and for many years of service you freely give! You guys/gals are a class act in the industry!”
Al Lotufo, OMT Technologies Inc.
“I have been using Indigo Rose products now for about 3 years and I have grown to appreciate software that makes doing my job much easier. [...] I would recommend Indigo Rose software to anyone who wants to get the job of creating, distributing or updating software quicker and with more power than any other comparable software I have seen. Two thumbs up!”
Roger Musson, British Geological Survey
“I must say it’s nice to deal with a company that has
such friendly support!”
Yossi Klein, Michlalah – Jerusalem College
“AutoPlay Media Studio is our multimedia flagship software. The ease of use and the power under and over the hood is ideal for both teaching and producing multimedia titles. From profile CD’s, through full educational application, AutoPlay Media Studio is THE answer to our needs.”
Martin J Evans, Lemuria Software Group
“The current product range offered by Indigo Rose Software is innovative, practical and user friendly. With ongoing customer-base driven features and product support that is second to none, I have complete confidence when making any product investment decision.”
Eric Darling, Video Construction Company
“BIG thanks to you guys for treating me so well over the years. I cannot say enough good things about the company and respect you have earned. I find myself in a quandary over how much to tell my colleagues about Indigo Rose. Some of them have now come to rely on me to produce their multimedia projects, and I don’t want to lose that extra revenue. :)”
Frequently Asked Questions
Who needs Autoplay Media Studio?
Anyone who wants to create their own software needs AutoPlay Media Studio. Whether you are creating an autorun menu for a software CD-ROM/DVD-ROM/BLU-RAY disc, distributing document files, PowerPoint presentations, Acrobat PDF files or making full multimedia applications, AutoPlay Media Studio is the tool for you.
What can I do with AutoPlay Media Studio?
Quite simply, AutoPlay Media Studio helps you make professional software applications. While the product excels at certain tasks like making graphically rich multimedia software applications and front-end browsers for CD/DVD/BLURAY-ROMs (i.e. Autorun/AutoPlay menus), that’s just the beginning. Integrating diverse media types such as images, sounds, videos, text, and flash into a single professional application is what AutoPlay Media Studio does best. In fact, it’s been trusted to deliver rock-solid multimedia experiences to millions of people around the world. Examples include:
- Multimedia Authoring & Application Development
- Computer Based Training (CBT) Applications
- CD-ROM AutoPlay/Autorun Menu Systems
- Interactive Marketing Presentations
- CD Business Cards
- Much more!
How easy is it to learn?
AutoPlay Media Studio has always been known for its easy-to-use visual design environment. It’s super easy to add interactive objects (images, video, text etc.) to your project and move them into position with the help of alignment tools, guidelines, and grids. Once you’ve completed your interface, it’s a snap to attach powerful actions to events such as mouse clicks and key presses. Whether opening a PDF file, playing a video, or showing a web site, the Action wizard makes it easy to choose from over 865 built-in functions. It’s just as powerful as Visual Basic, Delphi, Java or C++, but it’s much easier to learn and faster to get results.
Does AutoPlay Media Studio have a drag-and-drop WYSIWYG interface?
Yes. AutoPlay Media Studio boasts an intuitive drag-and-drop WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) interface. Adding images, videos, and other content is as easy as clicking a button. Or, simply drag your media into the Design Environment from Windows Explorer. Moving and re-arranging items in your project is just as easy; just drag them around the page! What you see when you are designing your project is what your users will see when they run your project. Adding and working with content has never been easier!
Can I make Autorun menus, business card CD’s and video browser projects with AutoPlay Media Studio?
Absolutely! While AutoPlay Media Studio was originally designed to create front-end autorun menus for CD/DVD-ROM’s, but the new features in AutoPlay Media Studio 8 make it the perfect tool for any multimedia task you can throw at it. Create stunning CD business cards, dazzling video projects, or anything else that you can dream up!
Can AutoPlay Media Studio Burn to DVD and Blu-Ray discs?
Yes! AutoPlay Media Studio 8 can now burn Blu-Ray and DVD media right from the design environment. Simply select ‘CD/DVD/BLURAY’ as your publish method, insert a blank disc and AutoPlay Media Studio takes care of the rest. DVD’s burnt through AutoPlay Media Studio will play in any Windows computer that can read DVD+/-R format discs. Blu-Ray discs obviously require a bluray drive...
Does AutoPlay Media Studio support Adobe Flash?
Yes! AutoPlay Media Studio comes standard with a Flash object, enabling you to seamlessly integrate your Flash files into your AutoPlay Media Studio projects.
What video formats does AutoPlay Media Studio support?
AutoPlay Media Studio’s video objects supports a wide variety of video formats including Windows Media Video (WMV), AVI, and MPEG. In addition, with the new QuickTime object, AutoPlay Media Studio 8 can display any video format supported by Apple’s QuickTime plugin.
What image/audio formats does AutoPlay Media Studio support?
AutoPlay Media Studio supports all major graphics file formats, including BMP, JPG, GIF, PNG, PSD, and TIF. AutoPlay Media Studio also supports a variety of audio formats including OGG and WAV. MP3 files can be played through the Windows Media Player plugin. In v8, the QuickTime object can also be used for playback of dozens of additional audio formats.
What operating systems do AutoPlay Media Studio projects run on?
Applications created with AutoPlay Media Studio 8.2 will run on Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and all other current versions of Windows. Please consult the help file for a complete list of system requirements.
Do I need to be a programmer to use AutoPlay Media Studio?
Absolutely not! With its intuitive drag-and-drop WYSIWYG interface and easy-to-use action wizard, both programmers and non-programmers alike can create professional, fully functional applications in a matter of minutes. Beginners will appreciate the quick results while power users love the flexibility of the software.
Is AutoPlay Media Studio only for creating AutoPlay / Autorun menus?
No! AutoPlay Media Studio is a powerful multimedia design tool that can be used to design just about any software application you can dream up. Our users have used AutoPlay Media Studio to create everything from computer-based training applications to video games. No matter what your multimedia task, AutoPlay Media Studio is up to the challenge.
Can I change the icon of the published executable?
Yes! The commercial version of AutoPlay Media Studio 8 allows you to customize the icon displayed both in your application, as well as the executable of your published application.