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Submission + - Lightspark 0.4.2 open source Flash player released (

suraj.sun writes: The Lightspark project has released version 0.4.2 of its free, open source Flash player. According to Lightspark develoepr Alessandro Pignotti, the alternative Flash Player implementation is "designed from the ground up to be efficient on current and (hope fully) future hardware".

The latest release of Lightspark features better compatibility with YouTube videos, sound synchronisation support and the ability to use fontconfig for font selection. Other changes include plug-in support for Google's Chrome/Chromium web browser and support for Firefox's out of process plug-in (OOPP) mode, which was added in version 3.6.4 of the browser.


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Lightspark 0.4.2 open source Flash player released

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