Adobe Flash Player 11, AIR 3 Arrive for Android

Adobe, true to their word, released updated versions of their Flash Player  and AIR applications for Android last night.  Arriving just after midnight, Flash Player 11 and AIR 3 bring new features and capabilities to mobile devices, and improving upon already-terrific apps.  If you’re running Android 2.2 or higher, you can head to the Android Market today and grab both immediately.

Adobe AIR 3

Adobe Flash 11

Hit the break to see a quick breakdown of the new features for each application.

New Features in Flash Player 11

  • Native 64-bit Support (Flash Player desktop)
  • Asynchronous Bitmap Decoding (new for Flash Player)
  • TLS Secure Sockets Support (new for Flash Player)

New Features in Adobe AIR 3

  • Native Extensions
  • Captive Runtime Support
  • Stage Video Hardware Acceleration (AIR Mobile)
  • H.264/AAC Playback Support (AIR for iOS)
  • Front-facing Camera Support (AIR for Android)
  • Background Audio Playback Support (AIR for iOS)
  • Device Speaker Control for Mobile (AIR for iOS & Android)
  • 16 and 32-bit color depth
  • Game Controller API (AIR TV)

New Features in Flash Player 11 and AIR 3

  • Stage 3D Accelerated Graphics Rendering (Player & AIR desktop + AIR for TV)
  • Flash Access Content Protection Support for Mobile
  • Flash Access Content Protection Enhancements
  • Protected HTTP Dynamic Streaming (HDS)
  • NetStream.dispose()
  • H.264/AVC Software Encoding for Cameras (desktop)
  • JPEG-XR support
  • Enhanced high resolution bitmap support
  • High efficiency SWF compression support
  • G.711 Audio Compression for Telephony
  • Native JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) Support
  • Garbage Collection Advice
  • Cubic Bezier Curves
  • Secure Random Number Generator
  • Socket Progress Events
  • DisplayObjectContainer.removeChildren and MovieClip.isPlaying

 

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3 Comments

  1. MPabc
    November 16, 19:15 Reply

    Does Adobe Air 3.0 or Flash 11 has a support for Android based TV support?

  2. Ftnno_1st
    February 29, 23:23 Reply

    what is pasword for adobe flash player 11?

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