Adobe released the beta version of Flash Player 9 for Linux, giving users the opportunity to try the product before the final version is released, which, according to information published on the Adobe Labs page, is expected in early 2007.
Most of the features in this product are present in the Windows and Macintosh versions, with the exception of the Express Install and auto components.updates. The beta version also does not include the ability to reproduce in full-screen, contrary to what will happen in the final version.
The first beta of Flah Player 9 was tested on Red Hat and Novell platforms and, according to Adobe, is prepared to work with most Linux-based operating systems.
The Adobe Flash Player development team continues to work on supporting 64-bit platforms, although a date for the completion or launch of these versions has not yet been defined.
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