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When Adobe Flash Player was first developed, it was the applications for all users’ streaming needs – with an ability to run an array of games, office software and more. It also offered general animation to most animated website ads.

It’s been a number of years since Adobe Flash Player was released and the program is still being used today throughout the Internet.

How Is Adobe Flash Player Used

Anybody who’s been surfing the Internet has dealt with the “infamous” error, notification and warning from Adobe that said it was needed to view content. Of course, the content viewers check out is dependent upon their age and interest – a game in the browser or a testing tool of some sort.


Flash hosts an array of games, and many websites happen to use it for people of all ages to enjoy – it doesn’t matter if it’s a shooting game or a role-playing game of some type. Flash is used for all kinds of games.

Keep in mind that the majority of Flash games don’t need huge gaming rigs to play while most games don’t include graphics that can compete with the modern-day titles. One reason is that Flash isn’t completely optimized and there’s just not enough money from the Flash gaming industry for big-name companies to invest in it.

Web Applications and Animations

If Flash does anything well, it’s definitely animations. It doesn’t matter if a person wants to animate their website banner or for media streaming services – videos and music, short clip or whole movie. Whatever it is, Flash can do it for users.

One of the easiest applications to put into action is Flash. It’s also the easiest to make money from and use in terms of web applications. No matter what website a person visits, they’re going to see some sort of Flash on it.

Still, developers are moving away from rely for the basic web animation, as nobody wants to force users to do something just to experience the whole website. However, there are alternatives to Flash that are just as easy to use with some folks claiming it’s much easier than Flash.

HTML5 lets users to directly embed both MP3 and MP4 files without having to learn about web development language, without any reliance on plugins and with some uniformity between devices – computers, smartphones, Smart TVs and tablets.