Software : Adobe : Flash Player

Adobe Flash Player

(as of 8/23/2017)

Software Overview

Main Features

  • Standard plugin for nearly every web browser
  • Play Flash content
  • 2D or 3D GPU hardware accelerating graphics rendering
  • Support for high-quality HD video
  • Protect deliverable content by using Adobe Access

Adobe Flash Player is a freeware application used to play Flash content, which includes video, audio, animations, and Internet applications. It runs as a web browser plugin, on supported mobile devices, and directly on operating systems.

Flash Player is installed on nearly all Internet-connected desktops and compatible with popular web browsers, such as Google Chrome (bundled with the browser), Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, and Opera. The player lets you run media-rich applications on sites, such as YouTube and supports 3D graphics, vector and raster graphics, embedded ActionScript language, and streaming video and audio.

Flash Player offers 2D or 3D GPU hardware accelerating graphics rendering by Adobe, which optimizes OpenGL and DirectX graphics. The application supports high-quality HD video with codecs such as H.264 and AAC. Flash Player also allows you to deliver content protected through Adobe Access, which boasts UltraViolet approved DRM technology. By using this feature, you can deliver secure content through live broadcasts, HD rental, subscription, and video on demand methods.

If you’ve streamed any multimedia on the Internet, you have most likely used Flash Player, as it is used by web browsers and many mobile devices to deliver rich multimedia content. If you want to surf the web and get the full experience, install Adobe Flash Player.

Supported File Types

Primary file extension

.SWF – Shockwave Flash Movie

Other file extensions used by Adobe Flash Player 26

Supported File Types
.ABCActionScript Byte Code File
.F4AAdobe Flash Protected Audio File
.F4PAdobe Flash Protected Media File
.F4VFlash MP4 Video File
.FLVFlash Video File
.FXGFlash XML Graphics File
.PBJPixel Bender Bytecode File
.SOLFlash Local Shared Object File
.SPLFutureSplash Animation
.SVGScalable Vector Graphics File
.SWZAdobe Flash Player Cache File
.VIEWLETQarbon Viewlet
.X32Adobe Xtra File
Additional Related File Formats
.T3DTicTacTi Advertisement Definition File
.VP6TrueMotion VP6 Video File

Updated: August 23, 2017