Tag Archives: Distributing with Flash

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Market Repositioning of Flash Begins

We’ve heard much doom and gloom about Flash for the last few months, much of it due to Adobe’s clumsy handling of their withdrawal from Android. Now Fabio Sonnati, an insightful and well-connected Flash consultant, is seeing some upside for the Flash platform. In a post entitled Market Repositioning of …

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Creating a Flash Player in Adobe Flash Catalyst

Adobe Flash Catalyst is my “go-to” tool for creating and uploading simple Flash Players to the web, and if you own Adobe CS5, you already have the tool. Here you can watch a short tutorial on how simple it is to create Flash Players with Adobe Flash Catalyst.

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Adobe Provides Adaptive Streaming Presets for Adobe Media Encoder

Adaptive streaming is a hot topic for most streaming producers. If you produce your files with Adobe Media Encoder, you should know that Adobe has provided seven downloadable presets that you can use as a starting point. Click here to go to the download page.   You install the presets …

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Flash – the George Bush of Web Technology

I didn’t vote for George Bush in his second term; truth be told, I wasn’t that keen on him his first term, but found him better than the alternative. But despite this opinion, I never felt it fair to blame him for all the awful events that happened on his …

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Pre-MAX News: Flash Player 10.1 Is A New Milestone

Here's the first half of Stefan's article. OverviewI'm not quite sure where to start, but I'll have a try: Flash Player 10.1 can be labeled as a 'real' fully featured Flash Player for mobile. It contains a lot of optimisations as well as new APIs

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Producing VP6 Video – What You Need to Know

Though overshadowed by H.264 in the news, On2’s VP6 is still the most widely used streaming codec in the world today. In this short article, you’ll learn what you need to know to produce video using the On2 VP6 codec, including the

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Smooth Streaming – Silverlight’s Trojan Horse

I’ve written before that most consumers couldn’t care less if Microsoft pulled the plug on Silverlight, primarily because from their view -- that of the user -- it does little that Flash can’t do. I know, I know, there’s lot o

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Reflections on H.264 and Silverlight from a week at Stanford

All’s been quite on the Streaming Learning Center front as I spent the last week teaching several courses on streaming media production and encoding at the lovely Stanford Campus at Palo Alto. Other than a quick sneak peak at the ne

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