Adobe releases Flash Player 11.7.700.169

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Date: Wednesday, April 10th, 2013, 08:15
Category: iOS, iPad, News, security, Software

A hefty update is never unappreciated.

On Wednesday, Adobe released Flash Player 11.7.700.169 for Mac OS X, a 16.9 megabyte download via MacUpdate. The new version adds the following fixes and changes:

Fixed Issues:
– On Retina-enabled OS X devices, Flash applications are scaled incorrectly upon opening (3496539).

-In AIR on iOS, loading a SWF with and embedded video can cause a crash in some circumstances (3514499).

– In AIR on iOS, loading an image from a remote server can cause a crash (3476445).

– On OS X, setting stage.fullScreenSourceRect when renderMode is set to “GPU”, leads to inaccurate mouse position reporting (3512232).

– In the Chrome browser, the copy shortcut (Ctrl/Cmd+C) fails (3496300).

– Attempting to embed a Flash project into Microsoft word can result in a crash (3498002).

– In AIR for iOS, some apps get rejected for missing push notification entitlement (3501744).

– In AIR for iOS, Flex applications running on iPad2 over 3G connections can experience a crash (3435401).

– In AIR for iOS, reloading of pure asset SWFs isn’t allowed (3516971).

– On OS X, some fonts do not rending properly when viewing Flash content in the Google Chrome browser (3506958).

New Features:
– Sandboxing enhancements.

– Prevent Cloud backup for Shared Objects (iOS).

– Use CPU render mode for selected devices (iOS).

– Externally host secondary SWF files (iOS).

Adobe Flash Player 11.7.700.169 requires an Intel-based Mac running Mac OS X 10.6 or later to install and run.

If you’ve tried the new Flash Player and have any feedback to offer, please let us know in the comments.

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