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Adobe finally brings Flash support to iOS devices

Adobe finally brings Flash support to iOS devices

Adobe has finally figured out a workaround to bring Flash video support to the iOS platform, where Apple adamantly refuses the format. During the IBC trade show today, the company unveiled the Adobe Flash Media Server 4.5 and Adoble Flash Acess 3.0 products that will allow publishers to deliver Flash content to iPhones, iPads, and iPod touch devices.

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Adobe Muse promises site building with drag’n’drop simplicity

Adobe Muse promises site building with drag’n’drop simplicity

Adobe has launched its latest web tool intended to democratize establishing an online presence, Muse, which claims to allow complex HTML sites - with HTML5 and CSS support - to be created as easily as if being laid out for print. Currently in beta, Muse borrows UI and layout concepts from Adobe InDesign, with drag-and-drop menus, slideshows and other widgets that require no coding skills to implement.

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Adobe Edge HTML5 app could eat Flash from the inside

Adobe Edge HTML5 app could eat Flash from the inside

The latest Flash rival has arrived, and bizarrely it's from Adobe itself. The company has launched Adobe Edge, currently in pre-beta, blending HTML5, JavaScript, CSS and more to create online animations and interactive gadgets. Described as building on the HTML5 output already present in Creative Suite 5.5, Edge creates HTML5-based content that will work not only in desktop browsers but in mobile browsers such as those found on Apple's iOS-based iPhone and iPad.

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Skyfire VideoQ iOS App To Queue Flash Videos

Skyfire VideoQ iOS App To Queue Flash Videos

Skyfire, popular for their mobile browser that enables viewing of Flash videos on the iOS platform, has just released a new iOS app called VideoQ. The app has similar functionality to its browser in allowing users to watch Flash videos on iOS after the files have been converted remotely, but focuses on the playback element.

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Adobe Shutters AIR Marketplace And InMarket

Adobe Shutters AIR Marketplace And InMarket

Adobe will be shutting down its two app stores, the AIR Marketplace and the InMarket. The decision shows signs of defeat as well as wisdom, as Adobe reasons that developers now have many newer and more popular marketplace platforms to which they can distribute their apps. And given that, Adobe feels it should refocus resources on making it easier for developers to publish to multiple platforms rather than continuing to support its own platforms.

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Adobe admits OS X Lion Flash claims were false

Adobe admits OS X Lion Flash claims were false

Adobe has backtracked on claims that OS X Lion dropped hardware acceleration for Flash video, after a knowledge base article suggested that Apple had disabled the systems used to speed up rendering of such clips. In a statement on the company's Flash Player Team blog, Adobe admits that Apple "provides the same support for Flash hardware video acceleration as Mac OS X Snow Leopard" and that their false suggestion was based on misinterpreting results from a pre-beta Lion build.

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Adobe: Save 50% if you dump Apple’s Final Cut Pro X for our app

Adobe: Save 50% if you dump Apple’s Final Cut Pro X for our app

Earlier this week we pondered out loud whether Adobe - in addition to releasing various video tutorials showing dissatisfied Apple Final Cut Pro X users how easy it was to jump to Premiere Pro - would sweeten the deal with a discount; what we didn't expect was that discount to amount to a whopping 50-percent. If you've bought Final Cut Pro or Avid Media Composer, you can save half on a new copy of Adobe CS5.5 Production Premium or Premiere Pro CS5.5.

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Adobe courts grumpy Final Cut Pro X users with switch endorsements

Adobe courts grumpy Final Cut Pro X users with switch endorsements

Adobe has gone on the charm offensive with dissatisfied Apple Final Cut Pro X users, attempting to persuade them to jump ship from the allegedly "dumbed-down" video editing package to its own Premiere Pro software. The company has pushed out a number of videos and profiles highlighting previous switchers - and the success they've had since - as well as tutorials showing how straightforward it can be to make the jump from Final Cut Pro.

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Adobe Flash Builder 4.5 and Air 2.7 available for BlackBerry PlayBook

Adobe Flash Builder 4.5 and Air 2.7 available for BlackBerry PlayBook

RIM has announced that yesterday some update plug-ins for the BlackBerry PlayBook landed from Adobe. The plug-ins are for Adobe Flash Builder 4.5 and Adobe AIR 2.7. The updates allow apps to work across multiple devices and make it easier for devs to build apps that will run on all sorts of devices. AIR 2.7 supports lets devs access all that Air has to offer with support for Flex and ActionScript.

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