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Lightnin
Scratch Team
1000+ posts

Some projects laggy due to pesky change in Adobe Flashplayer

Lots of you have noticed that after upgrading to the most recent version of Flash on your computer (11.8), suddenly the Scratch player gets very laggy when playing some projects. The reason has to do with something called “Pixelbender” - it's code that applications written in Flash can use to speed up graphic effects. Adobe removed support for the bits of Pixelbender that allowed it to run fast in the most recent version of their Flash player. As a result, projects that use graphic effects are quite a bit slower.

Not surprisingly, lots of people are upset by this change - as it breaks or slows down many pieces of software that were written in Flash (not just Scratch.) If you are curious, you can read more about that here: https://bugbase.adobe.com/index.cfm?event=bug&id=3591185

We're working on a different solution that should speed things up again - but it will take some time. Fixing this is now our 2nd highest priority (the first is getting the alpha version of the offline editor out the door so Scratchers can test it out, and give feedback!)

Scratch On!
Lightnin, on behalf of Scratch Team
turkey3
Scratcher
1000+ posts

Some projects laggy due to pesky change in Adobe Flashplayer

Awesome! First post! Interesting how not just Scratch is affected.

Last edited by turkey3 (Aug. 13, 2013 16:03:19)


dracae
Scratcher
1000+ posts

Some projects laggy due to pesky change in Adobe Flashplayer

1st reply, and I hope this gets fixed soon!
(11.7 FTW)

turkey3
Scratcher
1000+ posts

Some projects laggy due to pesky change in Adobe Flashplayer

dracae wrote:

1st reply
I don't think so

Last edited by turkey3 (Aug. 13, 2013 16:05:25)


dracae
Scratcher
1000+ posts

Some projects laggy due to pesky change in Adobe Flashplayer

turkey3 wrote:

dracae wrote:

1st reply
I don't think so
Argh ninja'd by 0 seconds!?!?!?!

Lightnin
Scratch Team
1000+ posts

Some projects laggy due to pesky change in Adobe Flashplayer

Wow, the first post thing. Do you guys just keep a first post in your copy paste buffer at all times, so all you have to do is ctrl C and submit?
We have to figure out how to redirect that first-post energy for leaving constructive comments on projects by beginning Scratchers.. Anyhow, I'm not helping the off topicness situation much here.

Everyone! Repeat after me:
stay on topic… stay on topic……stay on topic….

XD
mrsrec
Scratcher
500+ posts

Some projects laggy due to pesky change in Adobe Flashplayer

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

I Needed First Post
turkey3
Scratcher
1000+ posts

Some projects laggy due to pesky change in Adobe Flashplayer

Lightnin wrote:

Wow, the first post thing. Do you guys just keep a first post in your copy paste buffer at all times, so all you have to do is ctrl C and submit?
We have to figure out how to redirect that first-post energy for leaving constructive comments on projects by beginning Scratchers.. Anyhow, I'm not helping the off topicness situation much here.

Everyone! Repeat after me:
stay on topic… stay on topic……stay on topic….

XD
Haha! Basically everyone on here races to the announcements section, we always remember the number of topics, and when it goes up… Vroom!

BlueDogXL
Scratcher
100+ posts

Some projects laggy due to pesky change in Adobe Flashplayer

Ok! Hope it works!

SEMICOLON SHALL LIVE
dracae
Scratcher
1000+ posts

Some projects laggy due to pesky change in Adobe Flashplayer

Lightnin wrote:

Wow, the first post thing. Do you guys just keep a first post in your copy paste buffer at all times, so all you have to do is ctrl C and submit?
Nah, I was just lucky/unlucky.
(Dang, that ninja…)

Lightnin wrote:

We have to figure out how to redirect that first-post energy for leaving constructive comments on projects by beginning Scratchers.. Anyhow, I'm not helping the off topicness situation much here.
Well, I somoetimes surf the recently shared project, so..

Lightnin wrote:

Everyone! Repeat after me:
stay on topic… stay on topic……stay on topic….
Of course. (Get it? Of course :: Off course? XD)

mrsrec
Scratcher
500+ posts

Some projects laggy due to pesky change in Adobe Flashplayer

dracae wrote:

Lightnin wrote:

Everyone! Repeat after me:
stay on topic… stay on topic……stay on topic….
Of course. (Get it? Of course :: Off course? XD)
I SHALL PUT THAT IN MY SIGNATURE!!!!!!!!!

Last edited by mrsrec (Aug. 26, 2013 00:55:44)

dracae
Scratcher
1000+ posts

Some projects laggy due to pesky change in Adobe Flashplayer

mrsrec wrote:

dracae wrote:

Of course. (Get it? Of course :: Off course? XD)
I SHALL PUT THAT IN MY SIGNATURE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I love puns.

mrsrec
Scratcher
500+ posts

Some projects laggy due to pesky change in Adobe Flashplayer

dracae wrote:

Lightnin wrote:

Wow, the first post thing. Do you guys just keep a first post in your copy paste buffer at all times, so all you have to do is ctrl C and submit?
Nah, I was just lucky/unlucky.
(Dang, that ninja…)

Lightnin wrote:

We have to figure out how to redirect that first-post energy for leaving constructive comments on projects by beginning Scratchers.. Anyhow, I'm not helping the off topicness situation much here.
Well, I somoetimes surf the recently shared project, so..

Lightnin wrote:

Everyone! Repeat after me:
stay on topic… stay on topic……stay on topic….
Of course. (Get it? Of course :: Off course? XD)

dracae wrote:

mrsrec wrote:

dracae wrote:

Of course. (Get it? Of course :: Off course? XD)
I SHALL PUT THAT IN MY SIGNATURE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I love puns.
I Put It In!!!!
turkey3
Scratcher
1000+ posts

Some projects laggy due to pesky change in Adobe Flashplayer

13 posts. A few on lag? Back on topic.

Epicness123
Scratcher
1000+ posts

Some projects laggy due to pesky change in Adobe Flashplayer

For some reason it only lags for me in Google Chrome,while Internet Explorer is running perfectly.

kek
technoboy10
Scratch Team
1000+ posts

Some projects laggy due to pesky change in Adobe Flashplayer

Lightnin wrote:

Everyone! Repeat after me:
stay on topic… stay on topic……stay on topic….
xD

On topic (), does this affect Ubuntu?

my github | my blog | scratcharchive.cf
“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be” -Douglas Adams
Centrifugal
Scratcher
500+ posts

Some projects laggy due to pesky change in Adobe Flashplayer

Well, my procrastination about updating has finally paid off it seems

Settlers of Inland - Age of Ƭɍeasoƞ

zippynk
Scratcher
60 posts

Some projects laggy due to pesky change in Adobe Flashplayer

technoboy10 wrote:

Lightnin wrote:

Everyone! Repeat after me:
stay on topic… stay on topic……stay on topic….
xD

On topic (), does this affect Ubuntu?
No, Adobe stopped supporting flash for ubuntu after 11.2, so they didn't even release flash 11.8 for it.

Last edited by zippynk (Aug. 13, 2013 18:14:56)


technoboy10
Scratch Team
1000+ posts

Some projects laggy due to pesky change in Adobe Flashplayer

zippynk wrote:

technoboy10 wrote:

Lightnin wrote:

Everyone! Repeat after me:
stay on topic… stay on topic……stay on topic….
xD

On topic (), does this affect Ubuntu?
No, Adobe stopped supporting flash for ubuntu, so they probably didn't even release flash 11.8 for it.
Yay… I guess.

my github | my blog | scratcharchive.cf
“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be” -Douglas Adams
ProdigyZeta7
Scratcher
1000+ posts

Some projects laggy due to pesky change in Adobe Flashplayer

I never upgraded to 11.8, so no lag for me! (yay)



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