0 Replies Latest reply on Jan 8, 2013 5:26 PM by chris.campbell

    1/8/2013 - Flash Player 11.6 Beta

    chris.campbell Adobe Employee

      Flash Player Beta Channel Update


      The weekly Flash Player Beta update,, is now available for direct download and automatic installation via Background Update.


      The latest version of Flash Player Beta is available here: http://www.adobe.com/go/flashplayerbeta


      For full details on our new features please see our Release Notes.


      New Features:

      • Full Screen Permission Dialog UI Improvement

      Changed the location of the permission dialog to the middle of the screen. Also improved the user experience when going into full screen mode by adding the "Cancel" button.

      • Graphics Data Query

      Developers can read the structure of the display object and vector data at runtime. Game developers can use this feature to create complex Sprite Sheets, or exporters for any file format (e.g. SVG) at runtime.

      Notable Fixes and Enhancements:

      3342421 - WinXP Only - Corrected issue where the left indicator in the microphone tab always showed red and the microphone dropdown list always displayed as empty

      3433449 - Windows 8 Only - Corrected an issue where Stage3D content did not render in IE 10

      3367675 - Scout: Corrected an issue where memory metrics for the Chrome Pepper plug-in sometimes reported that Average Total Memory was less than Used Memory

      3428099 - Fixed an issue where the IME candidate window would cover a targeted multi-line textfield.

      3367993 - Chrome Pepper Only - Corrected an issue where Flash Player would hang on the Dungeon Defender loading screen

      3371574 - Scout and Chrome Pepper: Fix issue where the polling metric for Stage3D draw call computation isn’t always sent to Scout in the Chrome Pepper plug-in.

      3429282 - Corrects a hang in Windows 7 when uninstalling Flash Player using a Power User account with UAC enabled.

      3365321 - Windows 8 Only: Fixes an issue where the Display/Hardware Acceleration tab was missing from the Flash Player settings dialog

      3369139 - Safari - Retina Display Only: Corrects an issue where the Settings entry in the Flash Player context menu could not be disabled via ActionScript

      3364760 - Multi-bitrate Video Decoding - Fixes an issue where video will not play if the buffer time is set to zero

      3367011 - Windows 8/IE 10 Only: Multi-bitrate Videos now play correctly in Win8/IE10

      3370483 - Mac Only: Corrects an issue where Flash Player would not always repaint correctly when the browser window was resized.

      3301447 - Win8 Only: Corrects an issue where Flash Access protected content was not playing correctly in the Plug-In version of Flash Player

      3213241 - Fixes a problem where some users accessing live video streams delivered via Flash Media Server experience choppy or intermittent sound


      Known Issues:

      3428187 - Flash Access content in ActiveX DebugRelease builds does not play back

      3430032 - On Windows XP, Flash Access content is throwing an erroneous Output Protection Error (3338)


      We have moved to a rapid beta release cycle using "Background Update". We encourage you to subscribe so you can get the latest and the greatest Flash Player without a single mouse click. We also recommend you subscribe to our Twitter channel @FlashPlayerBeta to stay on top of the current release schedule updates.


      You can find instructions for getting started with this release here: Flash Player 11.6 Labs Page


      We encourage you to let us know what you think over on our 11.6 Labs forums