Upcoming Version of IE Requires Updates to “Active Content” Tags

Due to upcoming modifications in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser, changes will have to be made to web sites that use embedded “active” content such as Macromedia Flash, Shockwave, Authorware content, QuickTime video, Java applets, etc. You can find out more about the upcoming version of Internet Explorer on Microsoft’s website at:


Macromedia’s goal is to ensure developers are able to easily update their sites, so we created the Active Content Development Center to assist them. This site provides information, tools, and resources. Once these changes are implemented (sometime early next year), the result should be completely transparent for the end-user. The Active Content Developer Center can be found here:


For active content update related discussions, check out the Macromedia Active Content Update forums here:


Check out the active content update FAQ here: