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How can I slow down the framerate of a Flash game?

I am trying to play an Adobe Flash game in my browser. The only problem is that it is too fast for me. I know it would be "cheating", but I would enjoy the game more if I could play it at a slower ...
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Where is the cache in which Flash videos are saved in Chrome on Mac OS X?

On Mac OS X, what is the location of the cache in which Flash videos played in Chrome are stored?
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How to get good video performance for remote access to virtualized computer?

At home, I'd like to move my main Windows installation off of my desktop computer and replace it with a virtualized guest installation on my combined file server, web server and media center. The ...
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Switching Between Flash and Gnash in Firefox

How do you easily switch Flash players in Firefox on Linux between Adobe Flash and Gnash? Neither players work very well, but when one fails, the other usually works, so being able to quickly try one ...
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Why is Adobe Flash Player downloaded as a “.dmg.mdlp” file?

When I download the current Adobe flash player installer from the Adobe website using Safari 6.0.1 under OSX 10.8.2, I end up with a file named 'install_flash_player_osx.dmg.mdlp' in my downloads ...
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How do you tell the version of Flash Player running in Chrome?

I am getting an error trying to debug in Flex: it says to make sure I'm running the debugger version of Flash Player. I downloaded it and installed it, but still am getting the error. But I wonder ...
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Cannot delete flash9.ocx

Some kinda voodoo, indeed. Bought a new boot drive, and it's time to use the old drive for data. I thought I'd save some time by just wiping the unneeded system folders, instead of backing up, ...
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How is Flash installer being invoked?

About once a week this program is being run automatically: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\FlashUtil10n_Plugin10n_Plugin.exe I know what it is, and what the updates are, I don't care about that. ...
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Wireless Mouse Behaving Improperly

I recently received a new wireless mouse (Microsoft Wireless Mobile Mouse 4000) for my laptop for Christmas. I liked it a great deal, until I recently began working in Adobe Flash again, and started ...
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Change FPS in flash without speeding up animation

Does anyone know how to change the fps of an fla without speeding up the animation. I need to hand it over to a video editor and he needs the fps to be 59.94 fps.
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Constant Adobe Flash, browser and laptop crashes - reason?

Since two days I have constant problems with my browser and laptop, as both crash pretty fast (every 30-45 minutes) and regularly, consistently. Now I don't think it is a browser issue, even though I ...
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Open source/free .fla file editor? [closed]

Is there any free software to edit .fla file? Platform: Linux or Windows will do.
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Adobe Flash Player installation progress always stopps at 12%

I can download the file flash player 11.1.102.55. http://aihdownload.adobe.com/bin/install_flashplayer11x32_mssd_aih.exe I use Windows 7. Java Scirpt is activated. No Virus scanner is installed. I ...
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Is an unpatched Adobe Flash player still a security threat if I don't use a browser?

The Windows XP PC in question has the usual anti-virus and firewall precautions. It has the most recent Windows Updates and anti-virus updates installed. Flash is used only to play videos (located on ...
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Any need to open Adobe socket policy server port 843?

So I've noticed that whenever I visit a adobe flash site I get entries in my outgoing iptables logs like netfilter:out dropped: IN= OUT=eth1 SRC=192.168.1.79 DST=91.213.212.48 LEN=60 TOS=0x00 ...
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How do I move adobe flash data from one computer to another?

So, I got a fancy new computer and I'd like to move adobe flash's saved data from computer a to computer b. Side note: computer a is win 7 64 bit, and computer b is ubuntu 64 bit. However, I may ...
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Flash not working in Google Chrome

I have been experiencing problems in using Flash on Google Chrome on Mac. I have updated to Google Chrome version 6.0. I checked that my flash version is 10.1.83.5. Since it is Google Chrome on Mac ...
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Latest Flash Update brings in bugs in interaction

I installed the latest update for Adobe Flash Player some days ago, and I have been experiencing difficulties on several sites that run Flash. Can't control the video playback in Youtube, can't scroll ...
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Is there a quick key command that will switch frames in Flash?

I have Adobe Flash CS4 and was wondering if there was a quick keyboard command that would allow me to navigate to the next frame.
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What is the difference between Shockwave Flash and Adobe Flash?

Shockwave Player and Flash Player both run "flash" contents? On my browser youtube.com... works well with only the Shockwave Flash Player installed but not the Flash Player. But why are there those ...
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How can I zoom in on Flash applications?

I often use applications made in Flash. Due to my high resolution the standard browser zoom means that everything in these applications is too small. Using the default zoom function in all major ...
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Can I use Flash Catalyst standalone? [closed]

I'm a web designer who likes to code everything by hand in Notepad, but now that I'm upgrading software I am looking to modernize by adding some newer graphic design software to my computer. I have ...
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Adobe Flash: Getting the Alt-Ctrl behaviour back to normal

When typing, many of the special characters I type are with Ctrl-Alt. Ctrl-Alt-0 is ], for example. Those are characters essential when writing code. But this term, at school, we're learning to ...
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Flash does not activate window where I mark code

In Flash CS6 when I mark code in one window, Flash does not activate that window. This means that no shortcuts are working for that window (save, copy, paste, etc.). Are other users having that ...
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Key out the background of a green screen video using Adobe JavaScript

I am trying to key out the background of a green screen video using Adobe JavaScript but when I render and export the video as PNG sequences the PNG are appearing with a black background. Can anyone ...
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Flash Player is creating thousands of .tmp files

We have seen a number of machines in our environment (XP Pro SP3) that have been running out of disk space because of .TMP files in the windows\temp folder. One machine had 6GB of .TMP files on it ...
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What would interfere with changing the default application for opening files on OS X?

I know how to change the default application for opening files. I select a file in Finder, right-click and select Get Info from the context menu. In the file's Info window, expand the Open with: ...
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Is there a way reinstall a fresh Adobe trial on Mac?

I was wondering if it is easier to fool the Adobe Installer into giving a second and third etc 30 day trial of various product on Mac OS X 10.5 than it is on Windows. Is this doable? How so. I am ...
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How To Lower Flash Content's Graphical Quality?

I know this is possible but in Hotmail on the right side when i clicked on flash animation, i did not see any quality related controls: How can i enable content quality controls in flash content's ...
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Adobe Flash Player causes my computer to crash

Occasionally when I'm using Flash Player, my computer completely freezes up, my screen turns to a whole bunch of lines, and the sound that was playing, repeats itself, (only the last few ...
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Blockiness in many flash videos (looks like a corrupted video would)

For quite some time, about 20% of all flash videos I watch (e.g. YouTube or Vimeo) have been very broken. They become very blocky, as if the stream is corrupted. Here's a still: (original video) ...
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Want to convert .pdf into .swf(as3) file

How can I convert a .pdf file into .swf(as3) file ? Any suggestion ??
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Why does Firefox plugin check report Shockwave Flash as outdated?

I have a Debian x86_64 system with Firefox installed from Mozilla's tar.gz. On the addons page (hit CONTROL+SHIFT+A then go to the Plugins tab) there is a link: "Check to see if your plugins are up ...
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Black box instead of youtube embed flash

I am expirencing a very strang issue. All (or almost all) youtube videos embeded using IFRAME (much like on this page) show themselves as black boxes in my Firefox. All other videos (like the first ...
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Sound stutters in Chrome. How do I revert to a previous version of Flash?

The sound has started to stutter on last.fm, Grooveshark, and Youtube. How do I revert to an old version of Flash? I tried downloading one of these files, but they were only for Linux: ...
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Is there a way to automatically keep Chrome/Ask Tool Bar from installing?

So of lately, I've had to warn my users to watch out for unwanted programs that are coming in with Adobe Flash and Java updates. Adobe seems to be pushing Google's Chrome and Java with the Ask.com ...
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Adobe Flash CS4 and Adobe Flash CS6: How to export for one another?

A friend of mine asked me for help on a Flash project. I agreed. I had no prior experience in working with Flash, but I was surprised how comfortable it is to program in AS3, so I was actually quite ...
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What do I need to learn actionscript 3 under linux?

I'm am aspiring to learn ActionScript 3, but I am running linux and I wonder what I need to be able to write flash programs and test them on linux. Also, I'm looking for a free solution, if it ...
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Flash CS3 went into wireframe mode: Why, and how can I stop it?

I have no idea how I did it, but I bumped Flash CS3 into some wireframe mode, and after looking high and low can't figure out how to disable. Any tips?
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Paste transparency from Photoshop into Flash

I am working with a PSD that has layers. Each layer has a transparent background as well as the base layer. I was curious if it is possible to copy a layer and paste into Flash preserving the ...
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Google Chrome how to manually stop plugins

Some blog sites have Abode flash player embedded and automatically play musics when the page is loaded. This is annoying. The music can be stopped by clicking "stop" button in IE/Firefox. I was ...
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Flash 11 crashing Mac browsers?

I run Mac OS X 10.6.8 and Flash 11 in Google Chrome 15. The process part looks like this: username 93458 11.4 14.0 2469136 588600 ?? S 2:02AM 5:37.25 /Applications/Google ...
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Is there a cheap option for restreaming from an MJPEG IP camera in Flash format?

We're working with Axis brand cameras and media encoders (1 camera, 1 encoder) that are outputting MJPEG format video to our web server. We then need to show these streams on a website. Clients will ...
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Flash videos show up black on most pages

I've got trouble with Flash Player on Windows 7 x64. The latest player is installed. Videos won't play back on most pages (like thedailyshow.com or southpark.de). Other pages like YouTube work. I ...
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Flash player crash in browsers in Ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 10.10. I tried Firefox 3.6.10 and Chrome 10.0.648.133. In both the browsers, I am able to view flash videos in Youtube and Facebook. But when I switch to full-screen, the flash ...
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How to completely remove flash from MacOSX?

I would like to get rid of flash completely on my MacOSX machine. I don't use it, and it's a danger. I've never been more happy than using http://clicktoflash.com/, but I've realized I don't use flash ...
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Fonts still missing in Flash after cleaning caches

I was having a problem with missing fonts in Flash CS4, so I cleaned the font caches using the following commands in Terminal: sudo atsutil databases -remove atsutil server -shutdown atsutil server ...
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Default file open of the same software from windows explorer in the appropriate file versions

I have Adobe Flash CS3 and Adobe Flash CS4 installed on Windows 7 PC. The problem is that i can set the default to either of the applications but i can't seem to set it to open the appropriate file ...
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Simulate Photoshop-like filters within Flash/AS3

Artist specified multiple filters and their properties for text field within Photoshop. I (as a programmer) need to duplicate the visual appearance of text field exactly as it looks within Photoshop, ...
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How to view movie clip in timeline mode or extract frames from movie clip to a specific destination

Flash CS5.5 Basically, I have created a movie clip animation of a character called "Hit-Egg" throwing a left hook and then ending with a right punch. I figured I could just create the movie clip ...