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Adobe launches new version of AIR and joins the Linux Foundation

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Adobe yesterday announced a new version of its software multiplatform development, which will be compatible with the Linux operating system, the same day that it made public an agreement with the Linux Foundation.

According to the manufacturer, AIR – Adobe Integrated Runtime -, a plug-in that allows you to start and create Web applications both in online like offline, appears in the alpha version, improving the previous offer, launched last month.

In addition to this version being compatible with Linux, it is also prepared to work with mobile devices.

Regarding the agreement with the Linux Foundation, Adobe says that the objective is to promote the development of RIA – Rich Internet Applications, compatible with the open source operating system. With this merger, the manufacturer joins companies like Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Google and Nokia, which are already members of the foundation.

According to C | net, the company is still preparing to launch a new version of the Photoshop image editor, this time compatible with Linux.

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