Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Adobe Flash Player 11 Released, Ubuntu / Linux Installation

Adobe Flash Player 11 stable has been released. Along with other improvements, most importantly, this version natively supports 64-bit Linux OS. Other features include:

  • Stage3D APIs — Create highly interactive visuals to improve collaboration on 3-dimensional models.
  • 64-bit support — Support for 64-bit operating systems and browsers on Linux, Mac OS, and Windows.
  • G.711 audio compression for telephony — Integrate voice/telephony into business apps using G.711 codec.
  • H.264/AVC SW Encoding — Encode higher quality video locally using H.264 video.
  • Socket Progress Events — Build advanced file sharing apps like FTP clients that send large amounts of data.
  • HD surround sound — Deliver full HD videos with 7.1 channel surround sound directly to AIR powered TVs.
For instructions on how to install this latest version in Ubuntu, please refer to our earlier post here, with instructions for both manual and PPA installation:

If you are running some other Linux than Ubuntu, you can safely follow the instructions under the section "Manual Download and Installation (32-bit and 64-bit)" there.

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