Good news! Flash Player v11 beta for Mac fixes everything

Flash Player v11 – currently in beta – seems to fix video playback stuttering and excessive CPU activity. Yes, you too can now watch smooth fullscreen videos on YouTube without feeling like your Macs fans are about to take off. Here’s what to do…

  1. Download the latest Flash Player v11 build from here:  http://labs.adobe.com/downloads/flashplayer11.html
  2. Run the installer, it’ll automatically update everything except Chrome
  3. (For Chrome users) Type “about:plugins” (sans quotes) in the address bar and hit return, click “+ Details” in the top right to expand the additional plugin information. Disable your current version of Flash, and enable the v11.x beta
  4. When you’re done, go test it out and watch the best video on YouTube… http://youtu.be/v31qxrXsxv0