Adobe Flash is a cross-platform multimedia runtime used to embed animations, video, and interactive applications into web pages.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

2
votes
2answers
446 views

What's wrong with my flash installation on ubuntu?

I have installed Flash but it doesn't work and there's no note about it in the about:plugins page in Firefox. Here's my proof: I'm on Ubuntu 8.04.
0
votes
3answers
2k views

How do I install the Flash plugin for Firefox on Ubuntu offline?

I've got a libflashplayer.so that I've downloaded beforehand, but I have no idea what to do with it. How do I install the Flash plug-in for Firefox on Ubuntu offline?
5
votes
4answers
6k views

Linux Flash Player with 2 Monitors: always full-screen on primary monitor

My setup at home uses a laptop, with a larger external monitor in addition to the built-in LCD panel, which is primary. I can see the larger monitor from the rest of the room and use it as my TV, for ...
0
votes
1answer
147 views

Flash not working in Internet Explorer 7!

Dunno why it's not working correctly. Works fine in Safari, Firefox and IE 8, but I can't get it to work in IE 7. It's a wordpress plugin if that helps. http://www.laflyfishing.com/video Thanks ...
0
votes
2answers
411 views

Can't install flash on Firefox or Chrome (but works fine on IE…)

I'm using a work computer (Lenovo) that I recently got from my IT department to replace an old machine. When I installed Firefox and Chrome, I needed to install Adobe Flash. However, the installation ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

Which would have a lower bandwidth cost - HTML5 or FLV?

Recently YouTube and Vimeo added HTML5 players to their websites, with options to use them rather than the FLV video. I understand that HTML5 video is less CPU intensive, but what about bandwidth? ...
5
votes
3answers
3k views

How can I download a Flash video from a website?

I am trying to download a Flash video, so I can try to convert it to a normal DVD. (FYI: this is a religious video.) Is it possible to download this video? If so, how could I do this?
0
votes
2answers
882 views

Dell Dimension L866r hangs after POST after BIOS flash

I have an old Dell Dimension L866r which I flashed with BIOS version A14. Now when I turn on the system it hangs with the full-screen Dell logo. If I press Esc immediately after turning it on I ...
0
votes
4answers
114 views

What's a good resource for learning how to make flash animations? [closed]

I want to learn flash animation. Are there any good resources I could study and which program should I use?
4
votes
3answers
2k views

Why can't I open the context menu for Flash videos in Chrome on Ubuntu 9.10?

I'm trying to change the "quality" to low of a Hulu video so I can full screen it with out it being choppy but right click does nothing. When I right click in firefox it brings up a menu. I'm running ...
2
votes
2answers
400 views

Some Flash applications do not work on Ubuntu (9.10)

Some Flash sites do not work well on my computer (Ubuntu 9.10). Example: youtube.com - can't hear sounds. http://animesquish.org/anime/queens-blade-heir-to-the-throne-episode-01/ - I see only the ...
2
votes
1answer
427 views

Free Software to Burn FLV to DVD

I am looking for a free software to convert FLV videos to playable DVDs. I have tried several of the different tools from Google, but I do not want a watermark or time limit on my content.
1
vote
1answer
882 views

Firefox Flash plugin : compatibility mode

Since upgrading to Windows 7 (on a 5 year-old laptop), I've had issues with crashes and freezes. I have noticed two things that suggest the problem: First, the computer is much more likely to freeze ...
0
votes
3answers
974 views

Flash plugin locks up Firefox, Chrome and Safari behind a corporate proxy, IE6 works fine

At work I am forced by corporate policy to use IE6. Obviously this is not so good so I use FF for most of my browsing. However there is a problem once I have installed the Flash plug-in - FF locks ...
2
votes
2answers
303 views

Is it ok to flash a bios from within Windows 7

I remember back in the day when you had to boot the computer and flash outside of windows. However, the manufacturer's site doesn't say anything about doing this. So is it ok to just run the flash ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Stream Flash video into non-Flash-Player player

On the Mac, Flash Player is not GPU accelerated. On top of that it is horribly inefficient. This means that if I open 5 tabs with Flash video things slow down like crazy. Is there a way to stream ...
0
votes
1answer
105 views

How do I convert lots of frames to a symbol in Flash MX 2004

I have 2 layers with multiple keyframes etc and I want to convert all of it to a button symbol... It just doesn't work :(
2
votes
1answer
190 views

www.mysite.com or mysite.com are different… help! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: www not present in some websites I have a flash movie that I am embedding on mysite.com the domain i have registered is mysite.com what I don't understand is why I can't ...
2
votes
1answer
265 views

Adobe Flash Player problem

In both Firefox and Internet Explorer, on the web page DeadMau5 I see this message: "Get Flash now! In order to listen or view this content you will have to upgrade your version of Flash." There is ...
0
votes
1answer
339 views

Flash Media Server and Surround 5.1

Is it possible to get a flash application streaming surround 5.1 sound? Does Flash Media Server support Surround sound ac3 encoded 5.1 dolby surround, and if so, can i stream it via rtmp stream to a ...
3
votes
5answers
253 views

Flash Alternatives

Does anyone know any good alternatives for flash to do simple animations for web sites? Haven't had much luck with my googling.
1
vote
1answer
793 views

Windows 7 cursor lags when playing flash video

I have Windows 7 installed on my laptop and after upgrading to the latest graphics driver from Windows Update, I have been experiencing one major problem bugging. Here are my specs by the way: ...
6
votes
4answers
3k views

Poor Flash performance on Mac OS X?

I've been using Mac OS for almost 3 years now. What I have noticed couple of months ago, and what annoys me more and more over time, is that any Adobe Flash applications, content or adverts on website ...
1
vote
1answer
851 views

Spoofing flash version

How do I spoof flash version (make websites think that I have different version that I really have)? I'm using firefox
11
votes
6answers
9k views

What's the best Flash Blocker for the Chrome Browser on a Mac?

Looking at the extensions gallery for Chromium there seems to be a number of flash-blocking extensions available: A couple with very similar names even. I've been using ClicktoFlash in Safari and ...
11
votes
3answers
1k views

Is there a way to escape keyboard focus from adobe flash?

I've been trying to use the mouse less when web browsing. However, if a flash program gets the focus, it will capture the all the keyboard strokes, making it impossible to do anything without moving ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

How to quickly enable/disable flash player support like FF web developer toolbar does for Javascript?

How to quickly enable/disable Flash player support like FF web developer toolbar does for Javascript? Is there any solution for IE and Firefox both?
4
votes
5answers
8k views

Reduce Mac OS X's Flash CPU usage

I have been experiencing high CPU usage (138%) on my MacBook, while looking at flash videos on the internet with the Firefox browser. Mostly this usage makes itself noticeable by the loud noise of the ...
0
votes
2answers
572 views

Remote Desktop connection, and browsing locally

Is it possible to "render" (think its the word) Flash and videos like Divx etc on the local machine? so you dont get the lines (they happen quite quick because its connected by ethernet but still ...
2
votes
1answer
919 views

Why can't the Adobe Flash player send key strokes it doesn't handle to the browse in which it is running?

I'm a heavy web user that uses the address bar constantly while browsing the web. I often use Ctrl + T to open a new tab or Ctrl + D to move focus to the address bar so it is very annoying that these ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Jerky flash playback in Chrome

I'm running Windows 7 Home Premium on an iMac 24" (early 2008) using BootCamp. Sometimes when I try and play a video in full screen I get jerky playback, although never when watching YouTube videos ...
0
votes
1answer
121 views

Is Flash a secure content delivery technology for password protected digital content?

We are working on a project that would be a competitor to Yudu for online publishing and what we are debating is whether to use Flash for content security protection as Yudu does. See for example ...
0
votes
3answers
2k views

Why don't keyboard shortcuts e.g CTRL+P for play/pause work on flash-based media players?

I use netvibes to listen to podcasts when I am home. It can stream a podcast so I don't have to download it, or subscribe to it like iTunes, Zune etc. It uses a flash-based player to do this. ...
2
votes
1answer
159 views

Adobe Flash Media Server - What are the application instances for?

In using the Adobe Flash Media Server administrative tools, under View Applications I can create several instances of the same application. Can anyone please enlighten me why I would need to start ...
1
vote
3answers
3k views

Streaming flash video does not work on my Mac OS X

Flash videos do not work properly on my Mac. On this Vimeo video, for example, it shows only the beginning frame, and audio stutters like crazy, playing audio for a quarter second or so, then silence, ...
0
votes
1answer
7k views

Random blue screen of death Windows 7 ntkrnlpa.exe?

I have just installed Windows 7 32 bit. I keep having a blue screen of death. So times it happens every other week, some times it happens every other day. I have noticed that it occurs during flash ...
4
votes
4answers
862 views

How does Vista ReadyBoost speed up the PC , since FLASH drives are slower than HDD's?

Flash Drives tend to be in the 10-30 MB/s transfer rate speed compared to HDD's in the 100+ MB/s range. I realize that seek time is shorter for the Flash drive, but if you've defragged your page file ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

windows 7 screen saver does not turn on

I'm running win7 on a desktop. Power scheme is always on. Only the monitor is supposed to turn off. Sometimes it will turn off, other times it won't. Usually when it does not, what I have on screen ...
3
votes
3answers
270 views

Practically expected transfer rates for SDHC class 6

I went and bought an expensive SanDisk Extreme III SDHC 8GB class 6 chip. However, when I dump data from the card to the machine via a USB 2.0 cable, it's only getting 5.0 MB/second maximum ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

E: The package adobe-flashplugin needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it. Ubuntu 9.10

I had some problems with amarok player, I couldn't get any sound from it. Anyway, I fixed it somehow, from terminal, with some packages, after a couple of reboots, now I have problem with the ...
0
votes
2answers
14k views

How do I download “Adobe Presenter” (Flash) files to replay them on my computer? (both Windows and Mac solutions appreciated)

I have tried a couple of Flash downloaders but I don't arrive at downloading "Adobe Presenter" Flash documents. I'd like to have a particular presentation offline to show it to a group of students ...
2
votes
2answers
93 views

Problem with all flash uploaders, on all sites

This just started happening to me, and Im not sure why. Every single flash uploader online seems to upload files virtually instantly, and large file (400mb+) upload in a few seconds, but of course the ...
0
votes
1answer
253 views

Have they fixed the flash playback issues on the 27 inch iMacs yet?

I have read very credible reports that there are some issues with cpu intensive tasks like flash playback on the new iMacs. As soon as they fix it, I am out to get one. Anyone know if it is fixed ...
1
vote
4answers
1k views

Does the swf file download to user's PC before it starts playing/How does Flash Files play on user's PC

I would like to know how a flash file plays/loads in the users PC. For instance, if my code is as below - <object classid="clsid:d27cdb6e-ae6d-11cf-96b8-444553540000" ...
2
votes
5answers
1k views

Adobe Flash eating processor on Win 7

If I have any flash object in a browser for more than about 30-45 minutes my processor use jumps from about 30% on both cores to 100%. Even I close Firefox, Chrome, IE, or the Hulu desktop app when ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Full screen flash lags on Windows 7

I have been experiencing an issue since I've up upgraded to Windows 7 where all flash videos have horrible frame rates when run in full screen mode. I have tried multiple browsers and i have the ...
0
votes
1answer
92 views

nytimes.com has big blank area when I view using Firefox. Looks ok with IE

Anybody else with this problem? It's the only website I have trouble with. I've uninstalled, re-installed Adobe Flash, thinking that might the cause. I've cleared the browser cache. It's been ...
1
vote
1answer
548 views

Flash Player 10

I'm trying to install flash player 10 on a win 2000 system that doesn't have web access. Can Flash be installed without it?
1
vote
1answer
157 views

Un-grant access to webcam

I have granted access to my webcam to a website, which I want to cancel now, but I can't... I had checked a box "Remember" and it seems the website can have access to my webcam for ever ! I would ...
1
vote
2answers
281 views

No audio on Flash videos - Both FF and IE

Windows XP Pro. I have suddenly lost audio on Flash videos on both FF and IE. Googled till I am blue in the face, tried all the registry fixes (wavemapper=msacm32.drv), uninstalled and re-installed ...