Why is Flash so slow on Mac ? Tinic explains
This is a fact, Flash performes not perfectly on Mac, but why ?. Tinic Uro, senior computer scientist on the Flash Player team describes accurately the reason and the new joint effort of Adobe and Apple to speed up Flash using Core Animation, a low level Objective-C framework. The final public release of FP 10.1 for Mac should leverage such technology to address this “legendary” issue.