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Why Flash Player shutting down in the end of 2020?

New Here ,
Feb 21, 2020 Feb 21, 2020

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Hi,

I'm curious why Adobe stopped developing this technology and decided to shut it down in 2020?

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LEGEND , Feb 21, 2020 Feb 21, 2020

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Feb 21, 2020 Feb 21, 2020

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Community Beginner ,
Feb 23, 2020 Feb 23, 2020

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Short Answer: Flash Player is NOT MOBILE (although people found ways to make it mobile). HTML5,

WebGL, and Adobe AIR are mobile.

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Engaged ,
Feb 24, 2020 Feb 24, 2020

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Flash player is an unnecessary burden on the user. And it didn't evolve as it was supposed to.

That is what I think was the final nail in the coffin.

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Dec 27, 2020 Dec 27, 2020

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My answer is that Facebook, Google and Apple wanted full control of the web and financially encouraged Adobe to make it happen.

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