Firefox Nightly now plays Amazon.com Flash videos using Shumway
cpeterson at mozilla.com
Fri Feb 13 02:26:28 UTC 2015
The Firefox Nightly channel now uses Shumway to play Flash videos on
Amazon.com. The Shumway team has been improving compatibility with Flash
video players and will whitelist more Flash video sites soon.
Shumway will play Amazon's "Product Tour" and user-submitted review
videos like these:
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00JG8GOWU (Click the Kindle "Product Tour"
button on the left.)
Note that Shumway will *not* play Amazon's "Instant Video" films and TV
shows. Those videos use Microsoft's Silverlight plugin for DRM.
This test is restricted to the Nightly channel on Windows Vista+ and OS
X. Shumway needs H.264 video decoders that may not be available on
Windows XP or Linux.
If you have any questions, please drop by the #shumway IRC channel. If
you'd like to test Shumway on more websites, you can install the full
Shumway add-on that is not limited to Amazon.com here:
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