Flash player will be terminated by the end of the year

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Flash player will be terminated by the end of the year

Postby Juanm » Monday July 20th, 2020 11h08:35

When is the Flash Player end-of-life (EOL)?

As previously announced in July 2017, Adobe will stop distributing and updating Flash Player after December 31, 2020 (“EOL Date”). We made this announcement in collaboration with several of our technology partners – including Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Mozilla – which issued complementary announcements with more technical detail on what the Flash Player EOL will mean for developers, enterprises, and consumers using their specific OS environments or browsers. 

There will be NO update after December 2020, NO download will remain available.

Users will be prompted by Adobe to uninstall Flash Player on their machines later this year and Flash-based content will be blocked from running in Adobe Flash Player after the EOL Date.

(all quoted content comes from here: https://www.adobe.com/products/flashpla ... -life.html)

This is the end of a 20 years experience, started with Macromedia Flash player and then continued under Adobe. Until now.

The evolution of open standards is cited as the main reason for the phase-out

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