25 July 2010
When you specify the publish settings for SWF files in Adobe Flash Professional, you can enable the SWF file to use hardware acceleration. If the playback system does not have sufficient hardware to enable acceleration, Flash Player reverts to normal drawing mode automatically. For best performance on web pages containing multiple SWF files, enable hardware acceleration for only one of the SWF files. Hardware acceleration is not used in Test Movie mode.
When you publish your SWF file, the HTML file that embeds it contains a
wmode HTML parameter. Choosing Level 1 or Level 2 hardware acceleration sets the
wmode HTML parameter to
Note: Turning on hardware acceleration overrides the Window Mode setting you may have chosen in the HTML tab of the Publish Settings dialog box, because it is also stored in the
wmode parameter in the HTML file.
To enable the SWF file to use hardware acceleration, follow these steps:
To learn more about hardware acceleration, see the article titled Flash Player 10.1 hardware acceleration for video and graphics.