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Flash 8 is bloat-ware

Saturday June 03, 2006

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Not that anyone cares about my personal opinions on Macromedia/Adobe Flash, but, I am not happy with Flash 8 on my Mac. I've used Flash since version 2 and have never had too much of a problem with it. Right now, I'm really disappointed in its performance on a G4 15" laptop (1.2 GHz, 512MB). It's very unresponsive to shortcut keys and everything seems to lag. I went back to MX2004 and was surprised at how springy it seems in comparison.

Of course, nothing will seem as fast as Flash 5 on OS 9...but hey, I can hope.