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[Sigia-l] Macromedia Flashpaper [was: Acrobat reader ?]

From: David Mendels (dmendels)
Date: Thu Jan 13 2005 - 02:08:14 EST


Hello,

If you are interested in reletive saturation of Flash player, by version, vs
Acrobat, visit here for a study by NPD:
http://www.macromedia.com/software/player_census/flashplayer/

HTH,
David

> -----Original Message-----
> From: sigia-l-bounces_at_asis.org
> [mailto:sigia-l-bounces_at_asis.org] On Behalf Of Austin Govella
> Sent: Wednesday, January 12, 2005 9:18 AM
> To: Gray, Laurie
> Cc: sigia-l_at_asis.org
> Subject: [Sigia-l] Macromedia Flahpaper [was: Acrobat reader ?]
>
> On Wed, 12 Jan 2005 Gray, Laurie wrote:
> > Does anyone know/have a resource that can tell us what the most
> > commonly-used Acrobat Reader version is? We have a
> developer who wants
> > to scope a project with 6.0 - we want to make sure we play to the
> > largest crowd.
>
> Laurie:
>
> You might consider using Macromedia Flashpaper in place of Acrobat:
> * http://www.macromedia.com/software/flashpaper/
>
> Flaspaper works just like Acrobat, except it uses the Flash
> plug-in to display the document.
>
> I'm testing it now at the University of Houston (where
> faculty love huge PDF files). It opens faster in the browser,
> doesn't have the hang time Acrobat does, and hasn't crashed
> my browser once (as Acrobat is wont to do).
>
> And theoretically, Flash has better market saturation than
> Acrobar (in the high 90s?).
>
> Just a thought,
> --



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