Shockwave released

A new version of the Shockwave player is available from Adobe. The official download page correctly shows the new version as, and that’s what you’ll get if you install Shockwave Player from there.

Unfortunately, Adobe still lags behind in updating other web resources related to Shockwave. The Shockwave Player help page, which detects the version you’re running, correctly identifies the installed version, but claims that the newest version is The release notes page for Shockwave 12.x lists the latest version as

If you use a web browser with Shockwave enabled, you should install version as soon as possible, because there are almost certainly security fixes in the new version.

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Jeff Rivett has worked with and written about computers since the early 1980s. His first computer was an Apple II+, built by his father and heavily customized. Jeff's writing appeared in Computist Magazine in the 1980s, and he created and sold a game utility (Ultimaker 2, reviewed in the December 1983 Washington Apple Pi Journal) to international markets during the same period. Proceeds from writing, software sales, and contract programming gigs paid his way through university, earning him a Bachelor of Science (Computer Science) degree at UWO. Jeff went on to work as a programmer, sysadmin, and manager in various industries. There's more on the About page, and on the Jeff Rivett Consulting site.

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