Flash 9 now plays H.264 video

H.264 Flash
Adobe adds support for H.264 video and High Efficiency AAC audio codecs in the latest update to Adobe Flash Player 9, currently available in beta on Adobe Labs.

Apple lead the industry in H.264 video codec support with the availability of QuickTime Player 7, the first in major media players to support H.264.

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New features in Flash 9 Player include:

  • Support for H.264 video and HE-AAC audio codecs (new Aug. 21).
  • Multi-core support for vector rendering.
  • Full screen mode with hardware scaling.
  • Flash Player cache for common platform components, such as the Flex framework

Adobe Extends Web Video Leadership with H.264 Support (Adobe Press Release)

Get Adobe Flash Player 9 from Adobe Labs.
H.264 vs other codecs comparsion (MacCentre701)
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Posted by Antony at August 21, 2007 5:28 PM

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