Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 21st Aug 2007 06:08 UTC, submitted by Kaj de Vos
Syllable, AtheOS Kelly Wilson ported the Gnash Flash player clone to Syllable [screenshot], enabling the playing of Adobe Flash content. It uses the Boost C++ libraries, the SDL and Anti-Grain Geometry libraries for graphics rendering and FFMPEG for multimedia decoding. Work on the player is continuing to add the FreeType library and make the player native to Syllable, so it can be integrated in the web browser. Also, on some Adobe Flash news, an upcoming update will be supporting native h.264 videos, HE-AAC audio support, as well as hardware accelerated, multi-core enhanced full screen video playback.
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RE: h.264 videos, HE-AAC
by spikeb on Tue 21st Aug 2007 18:22 UTC in reply to "h.264 videos, HE-AAC"
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uh, they're always behind by design. you can't be a clone of something and lead in the development, and you can't just make new codec features up out of the blue when you aren't the one who defines the spec. duh.

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