Macromedia releases new version of Flash 6 player

There was some serious issues with the previous version of the Flash 6 player:

Macromedia – Flash TechNotes: Updated Macromedia Flash Player Active X control resolves streaming issues

The issues should have been fixed in the new version of the Flash 6 player that is out now.

The fixes include:

  • Interrupting of loading media into player does not halt, rather queues and loads entire file.
  • LoadSound continues to download even though the object is stopped, unloaded, or deleted
  • When an event sound is playing and the sound object gets deleted, the sound still plays even though there are no more references to the sound object.
  • Large Media (video, MP3) causes Flash Player to lock up.
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