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Dec 18, 2020 Dec 18, 2020

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Hi,

 

I would like to know if an Electron application embedding the flash player will continue working also after the Flash EOL.

 

As I know there are two deadlines here:
1 Jan 2021: Chrome should block flash plugin. Does this extend to the chromium browser embedded in an electron application?
12 Jan 2021: Flash player will stop running flash content. Does this extend to the flash player eventually embedded in an Electron application?

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Adobe Employee , Dec 18, 2020 Dec 18, 2020
Embedding and distributing Flash Player in your desktop application without a redistribution agreement from Adobe would be in violation of our EULA.     You can set the system date on your machine forward to 13 Jan 2021 to see what happens, but I believe that it should stop working.  Future versions of Chrome and Chromium will remove PPAPI support entirely.  I imagine that will propagate to Electron at some point, so you'd most likely also end up in a position where you're stuck and unable to ta...

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Embedding and distributing Flash Player in your desktop application without a redistribution agreement from Adobe would be in violation of our EULA.  

 

You can set the system date on your machine forward to 13 Jan 2021 to see what happens, but I believe that it should stop working.  Future versions of Chrome and Chromium will remove PPAPI support entirely.  I imagine that will propagate to Electron at some point, so you'd most likely also end up in a position where you're stuck and unable to take updates to Electron.

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