Adobe has released version 10.3 of Flash, after being in public beta for 6 weeks.
The new download — clocking in at just 6.1MB — includes a more secure, and more stable version of the media player, according to a blog post over at the company’s website.
Flash has gained a home in System Preferences, making changing settings, updating and more much easier for the average user. The preference pane also gives quick access to deleting browser data Flash has collected and playback settings.
The update also includes:
- Media measurement (desktop only) – Measuring video usage just got easier. Using Adobe® SiteCatalyst® with Flash Player 10.3, developers can implement video analytics for websites with as little as two lines of code for the first time. Media Measurement for Flash Player allows companies to get real-time, aggregated reporting of how their video content is distributed, what their audience reach is, and how much video is played. Mobile support will be available in an upcoming release.
- Acoustic echo cancellation (desktop only) – With Flash Player 10.3, developers can create real-time online collaboration experiences with high-quality audio for telephony, in-game voice chat, and group conferencing applications. Developers can take advantage of acoustic echo cancellation, noise suppression, voice activity detection, and automatic compensation for various microphone input levels. End users will be able to experience higher quality audio facilitating smoother conversation flow, without using a headset.
- Enhanced privacy protection – Flash Player 10.3 enables local storage clearing within browsers’ privacy settings and streamlines the controls of the Flash Player privacy, security and storage settings within the local control panel of desktop OSes.
- Security enhancements including the support of auto-update notification for MacOS – See the Security Bulletin APSB11-12 for more details.
Article Via MacStories
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