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screenshotFlash Player for the Web  |  Download Play flash content in any browser via a javascript flash emulator.

Some of the important features of the Flash Player for the Web addon are listed below. This is followed by an overview of this addon. This summary contains few words about the addon, its function, and its features. Next is FAQ, this section is useful to get information about how this addon works in your browser. If you couldn't find a specific answer, please fill the bug report form on this page or the contact form on the homepage to let us know about your question. Following the FAQ, is the bug report form. It is designed to collect user feedbacks and bugs about this addon. Users can suggest improvements or feature requests through this form too. The next section is for submitting comments about this addon which uses the Facebook comments plugin. The last section is dedicated to reports submitted through the GitHub website. We hope the information provided on this page, could help you get all the basics you need about this addon and enable you to have a better experience with Flash Player for the Web.

In short, Flash Player for the Web is an addon that let you easily play flash content on any website via a javascript flash emulator. Please check the YouTube tutorial below to get an idea of how this addon works in your browser. If you want to contribute to the developement of this addon, please fork it on GitHub, and push your changes to a named branch. Moreover, you can review all the comments made on GitHub commits.

4 Reasons to Use Flash Player for the Web

  • Allows you to play flash content.

  • Toolbar popup has an ON|OFF switch.

  • Shows you a banner on any page when the flash player is active.

  • Available for all browsers and platforms (Windows, Linux, and Mac).

YouTube Tutorial

This video gives you an idea of how the extension works in your browser.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • 1. What is Flash Player for the Web?

    Flash Player for the Web, is a simple and powerful add-on that ley you play adobe flash media on any webpage. It uses an opensource javascript project called Ruffel. Modern browsers do not allow the adobe flash plugin anymore, therefore if you want to play flash content, this addon could be very useful. It uses only a javascript engine to play flash and therefore is safe compared to the old adobe flash plugin. To active the addon, please navigate to a page with flash content and then open the toolbar popup UI and press the - ON - button (the button with red F symbol). Likewise to turn off the addon, please press the - OFF - button.

  • 2. How can I work with this addon?

    As mentioned above, please first navigate to a website with at least flash content. You can open the test page provided in the addon by clicking on the - checkmark - button at the top-right corner of the toolbar popup UI. When the test page is loaded completely, please open the toolbar popup and then click on the red - F - button (ON). A red banner should be placed at the top-left corner of the page (showing the flash payer is active) and all the flash content should play normally. Please note that there might be some bugs in playing flash as the ruffle project is still a work in progress. To turn off the addon, please press the grey - F - button on the toolbar popup (top-right). Please note that when you press on the - OFF - button the page will be reloaded.

  • 3. How can I download the source code for Flash Player for the Web?

    To download the source code for this extension from Chrome Web Store, it is recommended to use Extension Source Downloader. With this addon, you can download the source code as a ZIP or CRX format to your machine. If you want to download the source code from the Firefox addons store, please open the firefox download link (if available) in the Firefox browser and then right-click on the - Add to Firefox - button and select - Save Link As... - item. Choose the destination folder on your machine and then save the file in XPI format. You can then rename the XPI format to a RAR or ZIP file. Some extensions may have a GitHub repo address, which you can use to download the source code as well. But, it may not be the latest version of the addon. Therefore, downloading the source code from the official web stores is the best option as it always gives you the latest version of the addon.

  • 4. Are there any background activities when the addon is OFF?

    No, this addon does not have any background activities when it is OFF.

  • 5. Are there any options or settings to adjust in this addon?

    There is not a separate options or settings page for this addon. All the settings required to operate with this addon is available in the popup UI.

  • 6. Is this addon available for mobile browsers?

    Yes, this addon is available for both mobile and desktop machines in all operating systems (Windows, Linux, and Mac).

  • 7. How can I disable this addon?

    To disable this addon, please head to the extensions tab and then click on the disable button next to the addon name. Alternatively, as mentioned above, you can open the toolbar popup UI and then click on the - OFF - button (grey F button).

  • 8. What project is behind the Flash Player for the Web?

    This addon is built based on the Ruffel project. Ruffle is an open-source flash player emulator written in javascript. It simply replaces all the flash embedded media with the native javascript ruffle-embedded elements. It then compiles all the available flash content natively in javascript. It works for most flash objects, but you might see some bugs, especially for complex and big flash items.

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Reporting Bugs

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