Flash Camera Issues Have Been Fixed For OSX

If you work with applications that utilise the webcam in Flash you may have noticed some recently introduced issues with some Apple iSight cameras on Mac OSX.

The problem described in this bug report has been reported fairly widely and has frustrated many. For some users the uninstall of the ‘Google Camera Adapter’ resolved things, for others the recent Skype Beta seemed to be the culprit. The problem first emerged with flash Player version 10.1.102.64

Now there is good news. The problem has reportedly been fixed in the release candidate 10.2 of Flash Player which is available now on Adobe Labs. I recommend you upgrade now.

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By Stefan Richter

Stefan is a certified Flash Developer who has been involved with Flash Media Server since its very early days. From his home office in the UK he has handled a variety of projects, specializing in Flash Video and Rich Internet Applications for clients that include CNET, USA Network and Unilever. Stefan is the author of a series of Adobe Developer Center articles, has spoken at several industry events and contributes a regular column on Flash Video to Streaming Media Magazine. His site www.flashcomguru.com is one of the largest online resources on Flash Video.

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