Lightspark 0.6 Released, an Adobe Flash Alternative

The best open source alternative to Adobe Flash Player

The new release of Lightspark, version, features lots of improvements, new features, and bug fixes, among which we can mention:

· Support for LLVM 3.1;

· Better support for fonts;

· Support for AIR desktop apps;

· Better matrix handling;

· Better serialization robustness;

· Support for video player;

· RTMP support enabled by default (requires librtmp);

· IEvent­Dis­patcher imple­men­ta­tion pat­tern support was fixed;

· Private namespaces are now properly supported;

· Implemented name­space pool­ing and string, in order to reduce memory consumption;

· A PulseAu­dio volume issue was fixed.

To install Lightspark on your Ubuntu distribution, open a terminal and paste the following commands, one by one:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:sparkers/ppa

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install lightspark

Fedora users can install Lightspark by pasting the following commands in a terminal:

- Standalone player :

su -c ‘yum install lightspark –enablerepo=rpmfusion-free-updates-testing’

- Mozilla plugin :

 su -c 'yum install lightspark-mozilla-plugin --enablerepo=rpmfusion-free-updates-testing'

Download Lightspark right now from Softpedia.

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