Adobe Flash Player 11.8.800.149 Beta is available for download. This pre-release includes new features as well as enhancements and bug fixes related to security, stability, performance, and device compatibility for Adobe Flash Player 11.8 and AIR 3.8.
Adobe Flash Player 11.8 drives innovation for rich, engaging digital experiences with new features for cross-platform browser-based viewing of expressive rich internet applications, content, and videos across devices. This beta release provides access to the Adobe Flash Player 11.8 runtime for Mac OS and Windows desktop environments.
Important note: The Adobe Flash Player 11.8 beta is designed for evaluation purposes only. Adobe do not recommended that this release be used on production systems or for any mission-critical work.
What’s new in Adobe Flash Player 11.8 Beta?
Adobe Flash Player 11.8 beta provides access to the Adobe Flash Player 11.8 runtime for Windows and Mac OS. The key features and benefits of Adobe Flash Player 11.8 are:
Sandboxing enhancements: This feature adds enhancements to the existing sandbox feature by better addressing application launches in protected mode.
Recursive stop on MovieClip: For Flash Player, this feature allows a game developer to effectively pause/stop a running SWF without having to iterate through all of the objects on the DisplayList.
Datagram Socket (iOS & Android): DatagramSocket APIs are now supported for iOS and Android also. This will work only with swf-version 21 or later.
Server Socket (iOS & Android): ServerSocket APIs are now supported for iOS and Android also. This will work only with swf-version 21 or later.
LZMA SWF support (iOS & Android): LZMA compressed swfs can now be packaged for iOS and Android targets and are supported.
4096×4096 texture support: With this feature, a new profile, BASELINE_EXTENDED is introduced in the class flash.display3D.Context3DProfile, which will support a maximum texture size of 4096X4096.
Rectangle Texture Support: Rectangle Textures are now supported in BASELINE as well as BASELINE_EXTENDED profile. The texture formats supported for Rectangle Textures are BGRA, BGR_PACKED and BGRA_PACKED. Details for usage can be found in the language reference
Additional feature details available in the release notes.
Download Adobe Flash Player 11.8.800.149 Beta (August 20, 2013)
Adobe Flash Player 11.8.800.149 Beta is available here: Adobe Lab Download Center. Download the files appropriate for you:
Note: The ActiveX Flash Player in this release is not compatible with Windows 8. Flash Player for Windows 8 is available as part of the generally available Windows 8 update.