The Mac Observer

Skip navigational links

You're viewing an article in TMO's historic archive vault. Here, we've preserved the comments and how the site looked along with the article. Use this link to view the article on our current site:
Flash Player 9 Gets H.264 Support

Flash Player 9 Gets H.264 Support

by , 11:40 AM EST, December 4th, 2007

Adobe released Flash Player 9 Update 3 on Tuesday. The new version of the Flash content player added support for H.264 video and High Efficiency AAC (HE-AAC) audio. The update also supports hardware accelerated full screen video playback and multi-core procesors.

The new version of Flash gives content creators and providers new options for streaming Internet-based content with higher resolutions and better audio quality cross platform, and also creates the foundation for Adobe Media Player which is due in early 2008.

Flash Player 9 is free and available for download at the Adobe Web site.

Adobe also introduced Flash Media Server 3. The new product lineup includes H.264 and HE-AAC streaming, supports Flash Player, Flash Lite 3, and Adobe Media Player.

Flash Media Server product family includes Flash Media Streaming Server 3 and Flash Media Interactive Server 3. The new server products will be available in January 2008, and will be priced at $995 and $4,500 respectively.

Recent Headlines - Updated August 28th

Fri,10:07 AM
The iPod Has Been Relegated to the Back of the Apple Store, But with Good Reason
10:00 AM
iOS 9 Content Blockers - Bring ‘Em On!
8:50 AM
OS X El Capitan Beta: Pinning Safari Tabs
Thu,6:00 PM
Windows 10 Users Will Be Able to Watch Apple’s September 9 Event
4:59 PM
Griffin’s Twenty Bluetooth Amplifier: $119.99
4:20 PM
PayAnywhere Hops on the Apple Pay Bus
3:20 PM
Amazon’s Failed Fire Phone Was Too Creepy for Customers
1:53 PM
Siri Doesn’t Want to Give Any Hints
1:33 PM
TMO Daily Observations 2015-08-27: Apple’s Sept 9 Media Event, Amazon’s Defunct Smartphone
1:07 PM
Apple’s Next Big iPhone Event is Happening September 9th, and Siri May Know Something
11:53 AM
Amazon Hangs Up on Fire Phone
10:00 AM
Why the Older, Slower 3G Network is Sometimes Better Than 4G
  • __________
  • Buy Stuff, Support TMO!
  • Podcast: Mac Geek Gab
  • Podcast: Apple Weekly Report
  • TMO on Twitter!