A week ago we’ve announced that Adobe will support h.264 video recording in the next version of Flash Player 11. Since then we’ve made some tests . Here’s our setup: Flash Player Incubator preview version a special build of our video recorder (HDFVR). Flash Media Server 4 a Microsoft LifeCam Cinema HD web cam. Run of the mill laptop with Dual Core Intel P8400 @ 2,26GHz CPU Here are our conclusions: Recording HD (1280×720) H.264 video (main profile) maxes the  CPU  at about 20 fps. It would go higher in fps if I would have a better CPU. The sound is encoded with Speex, there’s no AAC option. On the media server the video+audio data is saved in a F4V[…]

Adobe has finally publicly announced that the next version of Flash Player will support H.264 encoding. This means we’ll have higher better quality video chat/streaming/recording directly from the browser. So far Flash Player only decoded such video content while for encoding it used a really old video codec ( Sorenson Spark). More details: http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/flashplatformruntimes/incubator/ http://corlan.org/2011/05/13/flash-player-10-3-for-desktop-and-mobile-is-out/ http://www.bytearray.org/?p=3066 This is great news everyone!!! I’ll provide more info as I go trough the details and try the beta ;).