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Gnash 0.8.9 released

Item posted by Rob Savoye <rsavoye> on Sun 20 Mar 2011 05:52:50 PM UTC.

 Open Media Now! and the Gnash community are happy to announce the release of Gnash v0.8.9. Gnash the GNU Flash player is a free/libre SWF movie player, with all the source code released under GPLv3. Gnash is available as both a standalone player and also as a browser plugin for Firefox (and all other Gecko based browsers), Chromium and Konqueror. Currently Gnash has been ported to most GNU/Linus distros, embedded GNU/Linux, *BSD, non x86 architectures - ARM, MIPS, PowerPC, and even 64 bit processors. And yes, Gnash plays Youtube!!

 The last few months have been pretty eventful, and Gnash has made several important advances. 

Improvements since 0.8.8 release are:

   Gnash is used as a plugin, starting with Firefox 4.0 (GTK GUI).

   for interactive applications.


You can grab the Gnash sources from http://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/gnash/0.8.9,or from Gnash Git using the release_0_8_9 branch. Experimental binary packages built by the Gnash team are also available at http://www.getgnash.org/packages, along with source napshots. Binary packages for Debian or RPM based systems will be available from your GNU/Linux distribution, and from whatever BSD variant you are using.

Questions about Gnash or offers of help can go to the developer's
email list at gnash-dev@gnu.org. Free software doesn't exist without your support, for donation information, go to http://www.openmedianow.org/?q=node/32.

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