Adobe AIR 2

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Adobe AIR 2 is now available for Windows, Mac and Linux on Adobe.com.

The AIR 2 release includes many new features including:

  • Native Process API
  • Open documents with the user’s default application
  • Microphone data access
  • Mass storage device detection
  • Updated, faster WebKit with enhanced support for HTML5 and CSS3
  • Multi-touch
  • New networking support including UDP and server sockets
  • Screen reader support
  • Reduced CPU usage on idle
  • Up to 30% reduction in memory usage without recompiling an application
  • … and many more

For complete details, please see the Release notes for Adobe AIR developers.

If you would like to learn more about the new features, there’s a great article by Sarah Perez here and, as always, visit the Adobe AIR Developer Center for complete details, samples, and news.