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Adobe AIR 3 & Adobe Flash Player 11 Beta for Desktops

“New features for browser-based, expressive content”

Flash Player 11 beta 2 is now available for download. This update provides added stability.Adobe AIR 3 beta 2 is available for download as well. This update includes the AIR 3 SDK to enable mobile and desktop application development and enhanced runtime.


Adobe AIR 3 & Adobe Flash Player 11 Beta for Desktops

Adobe AIR and Adobe Flash Player are ubiquitous runtimes of the Adobe Flash Platform that enable developers to consistently deliver expressive content, applications, and video to the widest possible audience across browsers, desktops, and devices.

Key benefits of the Flash Player 11 desktop beta include:

  • Stage3D APIs
  • Native 64-bit support
  • G.711 audio compression for telephony
  • H.264/AVC SW Encoding
  • Socket Progress Events
  • JPEG-XR support

Key benefits of the Air 3 beta include:

  • Stage Video Hardware Acceleration (AIR for mobile)
  • Captive Runtime Support (AIR for desktop and Android)
  • iOS Background Audio Playback Support
  • Android Licensing Service Support
  • Android Front-facing Camera Support
  • Encrypted Local Storage for Mobile
  • H.264/AVC Software Encoding for Cameras (desktop)
To know more detailed information about the features in these releases, please see the product pages of Adobe Flash Player 11 Beta for Desktops and Adobe Air 3 Beta.
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