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ActionScript 2.0 Language Reference for Macromedia® Flash® 8 by Shimul Rahim, Robert L. Dixon, Jen deHaan, Francis Cheng

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Video

Object
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  +-Video

public class Video
extends Object

The Video class enables you to display live streaming video on the Stage without embedding it in your SWF file. You capture the video by using Camera.get(). In files published for Flash Player 7 and later, you can also use the Video class to play back Flash Video (FLV) files over HTTP or from the local file system. For more information, see the NetConnection class and NetStream class entries.

Flash Player 7 supports Flash video (FLV) encoded with the Sorenson Spark video codec. Flash Player 8 supports Flash video (FLV) encoded with either the Sorenson or the On2 VP6 codec and also supports an alpha channel. The On2 VP6 video codec uses less bandwidth than older technologies, and offers ...

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