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ctwist

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Flash is deprecated
Posted: 06-Nov-2017 17:22
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Since Flash is in its death throes, it is no longer used by Mirage 9.1 if you use a modern web browser.

However, for legacy support, Flash is still used in these scenarios, but only if Flash is installed. If Flash is not installed, the video will not play.
  • A YouTube video in Internet Explorer 8.
  • An MP4 video in Firefox on Windows XP.
  • An MP4 video in Firefox version 20 or earlier.
  • An MP4 video if the web browser does not support the "video" tag.
  • An FLV video if "Video support" is not selected.

Edited by: ctwist on 07-Nov-2017 15:25
Clarification: In previous releases, Flash was just used to play videos for some combinations of operating system and web browser. Mirage never used Flash for its overall behaviour.
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