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More on LinuxToday Swfdec Officially Adds Flash 7 Video Support (But Not 8 or 9)

Mar 27, 2007, 09:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nathan Willis)

"Free software fans of YouTube jumped for joy last week when developer Benjamin Otte announced on his blog that the free Swfdec Flash player has reached the point where it can play YouTube's Flash video content. At that time the feature was only working in the project's Git repository, meaning only those users willing to clone the Git sources and automake their way to a binary could enjoy it. That, too, has now changed: Otte released updated packages to the public yesterday.

"The new release--tagged 0.4.3--is so far only available as source code, but in a friendly format most nondevelopers can work with..."

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