Tag Archives: SWF specs

SymbolClass Tag

We have been doing some enhancements about how we show information about SymbolClass tags in ASV (and UAE). Usually, I don’t post about technical matters like this because the info might be used by either competitors or SWF obfuscator vendors. We decided this one is sufficiently harmless, so here we go… A SWF file can […]

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And Then Premium Features Arrived…

On March 28, 2012, Adobe announced and introduced the anxiously awaited Flash Player Premium Features for Gaming, with Flash Player 11.2 and AIR 3.2. Also Roadmap for Flash Runtimes was updated. (BTW, the problem with the road-map is that it’s just some plans, ‘official gossip’ as I call it, it offers no commitment or legally binding […]

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Why will Premium Flash Player Features Kill Flash?

SWF file format, the format for Flash files, is proprietary. Flash has been criticized for this by many, including late Steven P. Jobs. But SWF format has been open, since 1998 with the initial release of SWF specifications. And this is what we all said against proprietary format argument. Openness of SWF format meant that any 3rd […]

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SWF 10 Specs Available for Download

Wow, this was fast. Emmy Huang announced the availability of updated SWF and FLV specs. As for the action model of SWF 10, there were no changes from SWF 9. Considering that SWF 9 action model consisted of the DoABC tag which contained AS3/ABC data, this is hardly surprising. As far as I can see, […]

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SWF 9 Specs released!

Emmy Huang announced the release of SWF version 9 specs, which includes FLV specs, yesterday. Changes in the SWF specifications from version 8 are relatively minor compared to contents of the new AS3 actionscripts tag: DoABC. ABC (Actionscript ByteCode) format was made available earlier. As with SWF 8 specs, you need to agree to the […]

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