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Old 03-20-2006, 06:00 PM
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Default Pocket Flash Player (PFlashP) v2.0 Released

<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://www.tweaks2k2.com/portal/staticpages/index.php?page=20050228103228923' target='_blank'>http://www.tweaks2k2.com/portal/sta...050228103228923</a><br /><br /></div><img src="http://www.pocketpcthoughts.com/images/web/2003/wey-20060321-PFlashP.gif" /><br /><br />PFlashP has just been updated to support Windows Mobile 5.0, 240 x 240 displays, and VGA displays. Its dependency on Internet Explorer Mobile has been dropped, and the application now makes full use of the .NET Compact Framework 2.0 (it's a free download, so <a href="http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=9655156b-356b-4a2c-857c-e62f50ae9a55&DisplayLang=en">grab it</a> if you haven't already). PFlashP is available for $7.00 from our <a href="http://www.handango.com/ampp/store/PlatformProductDetail.jsp?siteId=311&productId=143919&productType=2">affiliate software store</a>. If you own a previous version, then this latest version is a free update for you.
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Old 03-20-2006, 06:18 PM
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Thanks Darius!
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Old 03-20-2006, 06:39 PM
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Do we have to have the .net framework 2.0 for this to work? If so, is this not built into WM5? If not, how much storage space does that take up on the PDA, as the download is 24.6MB!!

If I'm going to commit a lot of memory to the .net framework 2.0, are there other benefits to it besides being able to run this handy utility?

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Old 03-20-2006, 06:41 PM
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those 24 mb includes the .NET for all kind of windows ce devices in the market. You can download from my site the cab files for 2003/se and wm5 devices.
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Old 03-20-2006, 06:48 PM
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those 24 mb includes the .NET for all kind of windows ce devices in the market. You can download from my site the cab files for 2003/se and wm5 devices.
Thanks for the info, and the offer to grab them from your site. While I undersatnd the footprint for .net 2.0 is a LOT less than 24mb (thanks to citanic), anyone know how much space is required for WM5, or perhaps if its already included from the factory in the Cingular 8125? Perhaps its not

ALSO, I'm not very clear what this utility is / does.....not only do you need the .net framework, but you need to install the Macromedia ActiveX PIE add in (which claims its only compatible with Pocket PC 2003, not WM5)......if I'm going to do that, why do I need this utility?
 
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Old 03-20-2006, 06:51 PM
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Do we have to have the .net framework 2.0 for this to work? If so, is this not built into WM5? If not, how much storage space does that take up on the PDA, as the download is 24.6MB!!

If I'm going to commit a lot of memory to the .net framework 2.0, are there other benefits to it besides being able to run this handy utility?

Thanks!
.NET CF 2.0 is 5.4mb installed on your device. So far I have not found a strong enough need for any applications that need it. Even if you try to install it to a storage card it still installs to main memory. It may be worth it to some folks, just be aware that it takes up a lot of storage.

It is not included in WM5.0.

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Old 03-20-2006, 08:27 PM
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those 24 mb includes the .NET for all kind of windows ce devices in the market. You can download from my site the cab files for 2003/se and wm5 devices.
Thanks for the info, and the offer to grab them from your site. While I undersatnd the footprint for .net 2.0 is a LOT less than 24mb (thanks to citanic), anyone know how much space is required for WM5, or perhaps if its already included from the factory in the Cingular 8125? Perhaps its not
It's not included in any device AFAIK
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ALSO, I'm not very clear what this utility is / does.....not only do you need the .net framework, but you need to install the Macromedia ActiveX PIE add in (which claims its only compatible with Pocket PC 2003, not WM5)......if I'm going to do that, why do I need this utility?
The Macromedia ActiveX is compatible with WM5 and you need that anyway if you want to access Web pages that have any macromedia object inserted. I don't understand that last question but if you are asking about PFlashP the answer is to play .swf files (macromedia files). Without a tool like PFlashP the only way to play .swf is to create a .html file with your .swf inserted and then open the .html file using PIE.
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Old 03-20-2006, 09:10 PM
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So what is this software doing ?

I don't get it. It claims to be a flash player, but it requires the Flash ActiveX to run ?

So it is an SWF opener basically.

I don't like when software claim to do something they actually don't do.

But maybe I did not understand.

Explain to me please
 
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Old 03-20-2006, 09:12 PM
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download from the web any .swf file and try to "play" it in your device. Then you will understand.
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Old 03-20-2006, 09:22 PM
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Do we have to have the .net framework 2.0 for this to work? If so, is this not built into WM5? If not, how much storage space does that take up on the PDA, as the download is 24.6MB!!

If I'm going to commit a lot of memory to the .net framework 2.0, are there other benefits to it besides being able to run this handy utility?

Thanks!
.NET CF 2.0 is 5.4mb installed on your device. So far I have not found a strong enough need for any applications that need it. Even if you try to install it to a storage card it still installs to main memory. It may be worth it to some folks, just be aware that it takes up a lot of storage.

It is not included in WM5.0.

Dave
If you are using WM5 you should have enough ROM to install this CF. One of the thing I have noticed with CF2 is that .NET applications run faster. About applications that require CF2 I could mention:

WiFiFoFum
http://www.aspecto-software.com/xoop...id=1&amp;lid=4
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