Media9 is becoming obsolete Dec 2020 due to Adobe dropping Flash support. Is there any replacement out there that does not rely on Flash that will allow the inclusion of video and audio in latex documents?

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    The package is still under active development (last commit just a week ago, see gitlab.com/agrahn/media9/commits/master) so this may be fixed by the maintainer. You can open an issue on Gitlab if you want to ask about this directly. – Marijn Nov 11 '19 at 21:35
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    Thanks for the notice. Do you know of any official statement by Adobe on his regard? Especially in connection with embedded media support in PDF? – AlexG Nov 12 '19 at 7:10

Official Adobe documents on embedded multimedia support (MP4/h.264 video, MP3 audio) in PDF, such as https://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/using/adding-multimedia-pdfs.html, are still Flash-centric. Thus, it seems Adobe have not yet decided on the future of multimedia in PDF beyond Flash EOL. Maybe, they are working on it, but nothing has been disclosed to the public yet.

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    According to the following site: adobe.com/products/players/flash-player-distribution.html They are suggesting contacting HARMAN for more information. – Shawn Way Nov 12 '19 at 13:18
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    Thanks. As for PDF and multimedia we will have to wait how Acrobat (Reader) will look like after Flash EOL. Maybe Adobe will publish another addendum to the ISO PDF specification. – AlexG Nov 12 '19 at 13:46

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