Software Update: Adobe Flash Player 11.8.800.94

Adobe has released version 11.8 of Flash Player and 3.8 of the Adobe Integrated Runtime. With Adobe Flash Player it is possible to play Flash content, mainly swf files, on the computer. Popular video sites such as YouTube and Google Video, among others, offer their visitors the opportunity to play videos with the stand-alone Flash Player. Adobe AIR provides a cross-platform environment for developing and playing so-called Rich Internet Applications. The release notes for this release can be found below.

New Features

  • Support for rectangular textures
  • Support for large textures
  • Support for recursive stop on MovieClip
  • Gamepad support
  • Instaback (Win 8 only)

Fixed Issues

  • Player crashes when playing live protected ABR stream (354877)
  • Improved performance when web pages are loaded from disk (3538945)
  • Flash Player projector will no longer self-report as damaged on OS X 10.7+ with Gatekeeper Enabled (3575204)
  • [Mac] Sound stops after a few seconds on some Youtube clips (3569476, 3570138)
  • [Mac] XML.appendChild() does not work correctly when appending to multiple parents (3548918)
  • Firefox 18+ settings panel doesn’t respond to clicks (3486204)
  • [Chrome] Step seeking in video playback doesnt work (3544435)
  • [Chrome] Hardware Acceleration controls not available in the Settings UI (3526304)
  • [Chrome] Profiling with Adobe Scout doesn’t work on Chrome Windows (3535273)
  • [Chrome] Video not rendering or rendering poorly (jitter, artifacts, stalls) on various hardware and encoding schemes (3543957, 3532402, 3532303, 3543953, 3549938, 3563797, 3544931, 3561104)
  • [Chrome] Win XP only – audio playbackdistorted and stuttering in some limited instances (3532587)
  • [Chrome] does not present the default file type in the save dialog (3563782)
  • [Chrome] Pixels on the right and bottom borders of cropped videos are not rendered correctly (3532361)
  • [Chrome] Youtube: White screen rendered for the first 5-10 seconds of a video in Full-Screen mode (3538088)
  • [Chrome OS x65] Multiple stability improvements to DRM and HTTP Live Streaming video playback (3556861, 3571817, 3579087)
  • Crash encountered during when updating Flash Player on a 64-bit Windows system while using 64-bit Internet Explorer (3548883)
  • [Windows] Full-Width CCJK characters entered into a standard Flash TextField via IME are not correctly displayed at full width (3542324)

Security Enhancements

Known Issues

  • Under extreme load conditions with multiple tabs loading embedded videos/pictures, results in unresponsiveness (#3536564)
  • CubeTextureStreamingCompAsync only textures one side of the cube for two of the mip levels (3536370)
  • Intermittent loss of audio after refreshing the web page on Windows 8 and IE10 configuration (3532585)

Version number 11.8.800.94
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Android, Windows XP, macOS, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, iOS, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8
Website Adobe
License type Freeware