Lightspark, a FOSS Flash player the developer says is "designed from the ground up to be efficient on current and (hopefully) future hardware" is now available as a beta version.
on 05/20/2010 – Made popular on 05/20/2010
Back in May we reported on the Lightspark Flash Player that was developed by a free software developer using Adobe's released SWF/Flash documentation and has hit a point where its ActionScript 3.0 support is nearly complete, has a JIT engine that leverages LLVM, supports OpenGL rendering, and boasts various other
The Lightspark project has released version 0.4.4 of its free, open source Flash player. The latest version of the alternative Flash Player implementation includes a number of bug fixes and several new features.
Lightspark, an LGPLv3 licensed Flash player and browser plugin written in C++/C that runs on Linux and that aims to support Adobe's newer Flash formats and AVM2 virtual machine, is now at version 0.7.0. After good months of development, the developers of Lightspark have returned with a new version, featuring numerous improvements.
The Lightspark project has released version 0.4.8 of its open source Flash player. The latest version of the alternative Flash player now supports video sharing service Vimeo as well as Google's YouTube video site.