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Adobe has announced that it intends to end of life the multimedia plugin and player called "Flash" in 2020. In doing so, it will backstab decades of created content.
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Adobe has announced that it intends to end of life the multimedia plugin and player called "Flash" at the end of 2020. In doing so, it will backstab decades of created content.
  
 
This working page is meant to gather information on this situation and create possibilities for prolonging Flash, even as an open-source player of content already created.
 
This working page is meant to gather information on this situation and create possibilities for prolonging Flash, even as an open-source player of content already created.
  
== Resources ==
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== Projects ==
  
 
* Data Horde's '''[https://datahorde.org/?page_id=1244 Flash Player Emergency Kit]'''
 
* Data Horde's '''[https://datahorde.org/?page_id=1244 Flash Player Emergency Kit]'''
  
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* [https://bluemaxima.org/flashpoint/datahub/Main_Page Flashpoint] are collecting Flash games, and have written a standalone web server you run locally to play the games, they respect takedown requests from content owners.
  
== Various Articles and Sources==
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== Various Articles and Sources ==
  
 
* [https://www.wired.com/story/adobe-finally-kills-flash-dead/ Adobe Finally Kills Flash Dead], Wired Magazine, July 2017
 
* [https://www.wired.com/story/adobe-finally-kills-flash-dead/ Adobe Finally Kills Flash Dead], Wired Magazine, July 2017
 
* [https://www.theverge.com/2017/7/25/16026236/adobe-flash-end-of-support-2020 Adobe Will Finally Kill Flash in 2020], The Verge, July 2017
 
* [https://www.theverge.com/2017/7/25/16026236/adobe-flash-end-of-support-2020 Adobe Will Finally Kill Flash in 2020], The Verge, July 2017

Revision as of 13:39, 5 December 2020

Adobe has announced that it intends to end of life the multimedia plugin and player called "Flash" at the end of 2020. In doing so, it will backstab decades of created content.

This working page is meant to gather information on this situation and create possibilities for prolonging Flash, even as an open-source player of content already created.

Projects

  • Flashpoint are collecting Flash games, and have written a standalone web server you run locally to play the games, they respect takedown requests from content owners.

Various Articles and Sources