Silverlight 4 February 2011 Update Release Available Now!

Microsoft has released an update to the Silverlight 4 runtime. This update, dubbed internally as "GDR3," provides an update in the following key areas (KB2495644):Timestamp issues with media playback and VC-1 codecVisual Studio IDE crash when profiling a Silverlight application which has a pixel shaderEnabling Silverlight to run as a 32-bit process in 64-bit Firefox […]

Microsoft has released an update to the Silverlight 4 runtime. This update, dubbed internally as "GDR3," provides an update in the following key areas (KB2495644):

  • Timestamp issues with media playback and VC-1 codec
  • Visual Studio IDE crash when profiling a Silverlight application which has a pixel shader
  • Enabling Silverlight to run as a 32-bit process in 64-bit Firefox on OSX
  • DRM fixes for a "6207" error when playing protected content after upgrading to a version of Silverlight
  • Memory leak fixes with regard to the use of in-line DataTemplate
  • Out-of-browser applications failing to update if the application name was changed
  • Media playback error when the media streams have redirect information
  • Improving network latency (KB2505882)

As with all service updates, this update will be made available to customers via Microsoft Update. If you are a developer and don't want to wait, you can download the bits here (please be aware network propagation across the globe might take a few hours):

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