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Adobe Releases Flash Player Gala Preview with Hardware Acceleration
Thursday, April 29, 2010 - 3:44 AM EST
Posted by: Brian

Adobe has announced the release of the Flash Player Gala preview with support for H.264 video hardware decoding on certain Macs running Mac OS X 10.6.3. This support allows Flash Player to offload H.264 video decoding tasks from the CPU to deliver smooth, high quality video with minimal overhead, improving video playback performance, reducing system resource utilization, and extending battery life. In fact, AnandTech has already run some tests showing a nice decrease in CPU utilization. But to receive this benefit, you'll need a Mac with NVIDIA GeForce 9400M, GeForce 320M or GeForce GT 330M graphics.

It should also be noted that you'll be able to recognize when video hardware decoding is in use when you see a small white square appear in the upper left corner of a video.



The final version of the Flash Player 10.1 with this support is scheduled to come out later this year. Until then, you can grab a copy of the Flash Player Gala preview here (direct download) if you are interested.



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