AMD Accelerates Flash Player 10.1 with ATI Stream Technology

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Dec 2, 2013 (3 years and 11 months ago)

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AMD Accelerates Flash Player 10.1 with ATI Stream Technology




W
orld’s

most pervasive multimedia platform

deliver
s

impressive video quality
and
advanced
application performance

on
platforms

powered by

Vision Technology from AMD −


S
unnyvale, Calif.


Nov. 17
, 2009


AMD

(NYSE: AMD)

announced that the
beta

Adobe
®

Flash
®

Player 10.1
beta released
today supports
platforms powered
by Vision Technol
ogy from AMD

to deliver high
-
quality, high definition (HD)
o
n
Flash

platform
-
based

video and

other

rich

Web based content and

applications
.

Flash Player 10.1 leverages
ATI Stream

technolog
y
and a balanced approach

using
both AMD CPUs and GPUs for
an amazing experience, including
improved video
playback, reduced CPU utilization and extended battery life
.

Flash Player 10.1 targets the standard DXVA APIs in Windows to take
advantage of available hardware acceleration
from

supported AMD

product
s running
the appropriate
ATI Catalyst™
driver

on

Windows
-
based

PCs
1
.

AMD worked closely
with Adobe to leverage the DirectX application programming interface an
d
ATI
Stream

technology to decode H.264 video with the GPU.




AMD and Adobe have
collaborated
to enable

ATI Stream technology
through Adobe Flash Player 10.1
to help end users
more easily

experience
, create
and share their visual media,” said

Rick Bergm
an, senior vice president of AMD’s
Products Group
. “Adobe Flash Player is
one of the
world's most pervasive
multimedia

platform
s and the number one video platform on the web today. By
taking advantage of both the CPU and GPU resources available on AMD plat
forms,
the new player delivers video that looks and performs better than ever before
.”

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“AMD

has been

at the forefront of utilizing both the CPU and GPU on x86
-
based platforms to improve the performance of popular runtimes like
the

new

Adobe Flash

Player 1
0.1
,” said David Wadhwani, general manager and vice
president, Platform Business Unit at Adobe. “
Consumers
will be able to enjoy a
smooth

viewing experience when accessing rich,
HD

video content built with the
Adobe
Flash Platform on
AMD based Windows

PCs
.


The collaboration with
Adobe is another milestone for AMD and it’s
new
identity in retail and e
-
tail environments called VISION
,
that
focuses

on
enabling a
rich PC experience for consumers through AMD platforms, including vivid HD and
Blu
-
ray video play
back, life
-
like 3D games, brilliant, clear photos, and multi
-
tasking
power for editing photos, music and videos.
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In June 2009, AMD and Adobe
announced

a
b
eta plug
-
in

for
Adobe® Premiere® Pro CS4

that dramatically
enhances

the performance o
n

a range of complex video editing tasks.
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Developers can download the beta version of Flash Player 10.1for preview
from Adobe’s web site today. Flash Player 10.1 i
s expected to be generally available
from Adobe in the first half of 2010.
Abode Flash 10.1 will be accelerated on
notebook and desktop platforms that
featuring AMD graphics, including:



ATI Radeon


HD
4000, HD 5700 and HD 5800 series graphics



ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD
4
000 series graphics (and higher)



ATI Radeon™ HD 30
00

integrated graphics (and higher)



ATI FirePro


V3750, V5700, V7750, V8700 and V8750
graphics
accelerators
(and later)


Supporting
Resources



Download

the Flash Player 10.1 beta



Check out
new

blog post on Flash Player 10.1 acceleration from Nigel
Dessau, CMO, AMD



See For Yourself Video



More information about

ATI Stream technology



About AMD

Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE: AMD) is an innovative technology
company dedicated to collaborating with customers and
technology partners
to ignite the next generation of computing and graphics solutions at work,
home and play. For more information, visit
www.amd.com
.



AMD, the AMD Arrow logo, ATI, the ATI logo,
Catalyst, FirePro, Mobili
ty, Radeon,
and combinations thereof
are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Other names are for informational purposes only and may
be trademarks of their respective owners.



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Appropriate

ATI graphics processor and

Catalyst driver required to supp
ort the new Flash Player

2

Blu
-
ray drive and HD
-
capable panel or exterior monitor required for Blu
-
ray playback

3

Not all features will be supported on all machines. Check with your PC manufacturer for specific model capabilities and
supported technologies.

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The Beta plug
-
in for
Adobe® Premiere® Pro CS4

demonstrates significant increases in video encoding performance. When
installed, the plug
-
in encoded an
H.264, 1440x1080i 29.97 frames
-
per
-
second, High
Quality file in 47.3s; without the plug
-
in,
Adobe Premiere Pro encoded the same file in 372.5s (Custom pre
-
set based on 1440x1080i 29.97 frames
-
per
-
second High
Quality where Video Bitrate = CBR 15 Mbps & Audio Bitrate = 128 kbps)
, demonstrating an almost 8
x faster encode time.



System Specifications: AMD Phenom™ II X4 955 3.2GHz processor; 8GB Corsair Dominator CM3X2G1866C9D memory;
Sapphire ATI Radeon™ HD4870 1024MB; Windows Vista Ultimate x64 SP1.
Performance of the Adobe Premiere Plug
-
In will
vary based on system configurati
on, ATI Radeon product, source file and output settings used.