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Flash Player

Date added: - Freeware
  • Latest Version:

    Flash Player LATEST

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    Mac OS X (Intel)

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    Adobe Systems Inc / Flash Player

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Flash Player is one of the most important freeware software solutions in the history of the internet. From the moment it appeared on the market in distant 1996, Flash Player has enabled the tremendous rise of the use of multimedia on the internet that could be reproduced directly inside web browsers without the need of any other plugins or user customizations. This common platform for multimedia delivery enabled countless developers of the world to target Flash as their development platform and not some singular operating system or web browser.  Once crated app or Flash Player could be reproduced on wide variety of operating systems (Windows, Mac OS X, Android, iOS and many others), with all new Flash Player software version being backwards compatible with the previous ones.  

With both cross-platform and backward compatibility present, Flash Player set its aim for many uses, which include rendering of vector, raster graphics, 3D graphics, and support for streaming of video and audio sources of all modern codecs. The driving force of Flash Player are web browsers that run ActiveX-based software, which includes all modern internet browsers excluding browser that is accessible inside Windows 8 Metro. Other supported browsers are Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Opera and many forks of WebKit browsers). Flash Player also reaches users on many dedicated devices such as home consoles (PS3, PSP, Wii), and older operating systems such as Pocket Mac, Windows Mobile, BlackBerry Tablet OS, Maemo and others.

Top new features in Flash Player:

Stage 3D accelerated graphics rendering
Explore a new architecture for high-performance 2D/3D GPU hardware accelerated graphics rendering by Adobe, which provides low-level Stage3D APIs for advanced rendering in apps and gives framework developers classes of interactive experiences.

Native 64-bit support
Flash Player can now take advantage of native support for 64-bit operating systems and 64-bit web browsers on Linux®, Mac OS, and Windows®.

H.264/AVC software encoding for cameras
Stream beautiful video from your computer's camera with higher compression efficiency and industry-wide support, enabling both high-quality real-time communications (such as video chat and video conferencing) and live video broadcasts.

Content protection support for mobile
Flash Access content protection support is now available on Android devices. Broadcasters can now reach and monetize an even broader range of customers on their favorite mobile device.

Note: This download is the standalone installer for Firefox, Chrome, Opera and other Gecko-based browsers, and if you are looking for older versions they can be downloaded from Adobe’s website at

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