On the last day of 2020, Adobe stopped supporting Flash format, and there was no more Flash Player. The company asked developers in 2015 to use HTML5 and today – along with the world – it has moved on.
Although Adobe won’t block Flash content until January 12th, it will not work in major browsers and Windows will also raise a security warning.
Scene from the 2000 cartoon Stardudes
Since 1996, the flash as a vector for multimedia vector animation has been one of the major phenomena of the early Internet Cultural Revolution. Its historical significance is immortalized in the Internet Archive collection.
In 2009, it ran 99 percent of desktop computers, but the arrival of the mobile era sealed its fate. In an open letter in 2010, Steve Jobs explained why Apple devices did not support the format: they had security flaws, were seriously draining battery power, were unreliable and hadn’t been optimized for touchscreens.
Frog Blender was downloaded 110 million times in 2000
Since 2015, it has been blocked by Apple’s Safari browser and partly by Google Chrome. In July 2017, Adobe announced that it would no longer support the Flash format.
In many ways, HTML5, which replaces Flash, is still unable to catch up with its predecessor. At the top, swf file can be redirected and played on all devices. The creative software available for creating flash was very reliable and easy to use. Critics say HTML5 has become a world of programmers with issues of text dependency since then On mobile devices He also had problems with it, as he practically did not solve many of the problems that surrounded him with creativity.