Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 29th Aug 2007 21:55 UTC, submitted by deanna
Multimedia, AV The fourth alpha release of Gnash has just been made at version 0.8.1. Gnash is a GPL'd Flash movie player and browser plugin for Firefox, Mozilla, Konqueror, and Opera. Gnash supports many SWF v7 features and ActionScript2 classes. Gnash also runs on many GNU/Linux distributions, embedded GNU/Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, non x86 processors, and 64 bit architectures. Ports to Darwin and Windows are in progress for a future release. The plugin works best with Firefox 1.0.4 or newer, and should work in any Mozilla based browser. There is also a standalone player for GNOME or KDE based desktops.
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RE: gnash vs swfdec
by zizban on Wed 29th Aug 2007 23:39 UTC in reply to "gnash vs swfdec"
zizban
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2005-07-06

sfwdec hasn't quite mastered places like lulu.tv and has some sound issues with YouTube but its getting there.

Also swfdec is only for Linux and FreeBSD while gnash is for everything.

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