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Lightspark Now Handles Desktop AIR Applications

Proprietary Software

Published on 11 June 2012 06:51 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Proprietary Software
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For kicking off the new week there is a major new release of the Lightspark open-source Flash Player. Lightspark 0.6.0.1 offers up a lot of goodies.

The key features of Lightspark 0.6.0.1 include:

- Enable RTMP sup­port by default, requires librtmp
- Fixed sup­port for IEvent­Dis­patcher imple­men­ta­tion pat­tern
- Improved seri­al­iza­tion robust­ness
- Improved matrix han­dling
- Imple­ment string and name­space pool­ing to reduce mem­ory con­sump­tion
- Proper sup­port for pri­vate name­spaces
- Improved sup­port for fonts
- Sup­port LLVM 3.1
- Fix full vol­ume issue when PulseAu­dio flat vol­umes are enabled
- Ini­tial sup­port for AIR desk­top appli­ca­tions
- Sup­port for www.bbc.co.uk video player

The main items that stick out is that there's now support for the BBC video player, initial support for Adobe AIR desktop applications, PulseAudio fixes, and support for LLVM 3.1.

Lightspark can be downloaded from Launchpad.net.

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