|By Rich Tretola | May 12, 2010|
Adobe® Flash® Player 10.1 is the first runtime release of the Open Screen Project that enables uncompromised Web browsing of expressive applications, content and video across devices. With support for a broad range of mobile devices, including smartphones, netbooks, smartbooks and other Internet-connected devices, Flash Player 10.1 allows your content to reach your customers wherever they are.
A prerelease version of Flash Player 10.1 is now available for Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Solaris operating systems.
The features that received the most focus in Flash Player 10.1 include the following:
* Ubiquitous Reach
* Global error handling
* Designed for mobility
* Expanded options for high quality media delivery
AIR 2 builds on the success of AIR 1 by giving developers new capabilities, and even tighter integration with the desktop. Some new features of AIR 2 include:
* Enhanced support for interacting with printers
* Support for TLS/SSL socket communication
* Support for the detection of mass storage devices.
* Advanced networking capabilities like secure sockets, UDP support, and the ability to listen on sockets.
* Support for native code integration.
* The ability to open a file with its default application.
* Multi-touch and gesture support.
* New APIs for access to raw microphone data.
* WebKit update with HTML5/CSS3 support.
* Global error handling.
* Improved cross-platform printing
* Improved security and support for enterprise and government standards.