Our firm has three midsize software packages and five small packages that were created over twelve years ago using Quest development tools. The graphics are old and outdated and the programs have some trouble running on newer operating systems because they are DOS based.
We are inclined to NOT have the update done utilizing Quest and would be more comfortable with Authorware or Macromedia. However, we areopen to any tools that you may wish to use assuming the end product is of good quality. Please include any such information in your bid.
This project will include updating the appearance of the graphics (i.e. higher resolution, newer looking pictures, etc.) while not changing the graphics. Also, the software will need to be updated to run on operating systems from WIN 95 to the most current WIN XP systems as well as all comparable Mac systems. The update must also have a network compatible version that will autoinstall on servers for use by several computers simultaneously. Furthermore, the copyright system needs to be improved to prohibit illegal copying of the software AND the testing interface will need to be improved as well. There is very limited animation (bouncing ball, etc.) in the current version of the software and it is primarily laid out in a page by page format (i.e. hit spacebar for next page).
All eight programs fit comfortably onto a single CD-ROM including source code. We will forward full copies of the software to serious bidders.
THIS IS A PROJECT THAT IS NEEDED ASAP. A PREMIUM IS AVAILABLE FOR SPEEDY DELIVERY. If you have any questions about the project, please email immediately. The uploaded file is a demo of the programs as they are coded now.
Please be advised, the graphics seen on the demo are indicative of the graphics you will receive with the full disk. They will likely have to be redeveloped from scratch and the text will likely need to be lifted and edited and dropped back into the new program. We have already edited most of the text, but it is not included in the program yet.
The deadline suggested in negotiable. AGAIN, A PREMIUM WILL BE PAID FOR SPEED AND ACCURACY.
1) Complete and fully-functional working program(s) in executable form as well as complete source code of all work done.
2) Installation package that will install the software (in ready-to-run condition) on the platform(s) specified in this bid request.
3) Exclusive and complete copyrights to all work purchased. (No GPL, 3rd party components, etc. unless all copyright ramifications are explained AND AGREED TO by the buyer on the site).
4) Documentation of work done to complete update so follow-ups can be easily done
5) Documentation for the end user including instructions and trouble shooting information
Must run on Windows platforms from Windows 95 to the most up to date fersions ofr Windows XP Pro. Also, Windows NT and other network platforms will need to be supported. All current Macintosh systems should be able to run the program as well. Optional: We would be interested in completing an online version of the software as well if it can be easily done.