* 100% Flash-free MP3 + MP4/AAC where supported, compatible with Apple iPad 3.2, iPhone/iOS 4 * Fallback to Flash for MP3/MP4 support, as needed * SM2 API is unchanged, transparent; HTML5/flash switching handled internally * HTML5 API support approximates Flash 8 API features, minus ID3, plus buffering * Some other formats (WAV/OGG) supported via HTML5, depending on browser * See soundManager.useHTML5Audio for implementation details.
* RTMP / Flash Media Server streaming support (new, experimental) * MPEG-4 (AAC, HE-AAC, H.264) audio support * "MultiShot" play (layered/chorusing effects) * Waveform/frequency spectrum data * Peak (L/R channel volume) data * Audio buffering state/event handling
* Full API Documentation with examples and notes * console.log()-style debug output and troubleshooting tools * Community-based discussion/support
A few nifty sites that have implemented SM2 for driving audio:
* Muxtape * SoundCloud / The Cloud Player * 8tracks * Last.fm * Opera (media player component) * Discogs * Mixcrate
Project home, documentation, live demos etc.: www.schillmania.com/projects/soundmanager2/