Adobe Delivers Flash Player 9 with H.264 Video Support

Dec 04, 2007

Adobe today announced the immediate availability of Flash Player 9 Update 3(version number, previously code named Moviestar. Adobe Flash Player 9 now includes H.264 standard video support, the same standard deployed in Blu-Ray and HD-DVD high definition video players, and High Efficiency AAC (HE-AAC) audio capabilities. The latest update also features hardware accelerated, multi-core enhanced, full-screen video playback for high-resolution viewing across major operating systems and browsers.

Tinic Uro has a condensed list of bugs which have been fixed since the last release version -

Here is a quick list of the new/enhanced features;

* New audio/video options with H.264/HE-AAC codec support
* Improved Performance through multi-core support for rendering, hardware scaling in full-screen, multi-threaded video decoding, a new algorithm for image scaling, and the Flash Player cache for local caching of common platform components to reduce SWF sizes and app loading times
* Support for full-screen mode for Linux
* MSAA Accessibility support for the plugin
* Mac OS X Leopard support
* And bug fixes

You can download the Flash Player Datasheet (PDF) from Adobe. Visit and Download the new Flash Player.