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Flash

Flash is a web platform based on a VM installed in browsers. It has seen enormous uptake across the web for streaming video, games and dynamic content (before the popularity of AJAX).

Flash Players (browser plugins)

Player

Description

Free

Wheezy

Squeeze

Gnash

Gnash is a Free Flash movie player from GNU,
most capable of the free players.
supports SWF v7 features, and many v8.5

yes

0.8.11

0.8.8

FlashPlayer

Adobe Flash Player (formerly Macromedia Flash Player)

no

see FlashPlayer

see FlashPlayer

Lightspark

Lightspark is a flash player and browser plugin,
aiming to support newer Flash formats and AVM2 virtual machine.

yes

0.6.0.1

n/a

PepperFlashPlayer

For Chromium and Chrome. Owned and maintained by Google. It is newer than Adobe Flash Player.

no

Backports 1.2

n/a

SwfDec

swfdec supports most of v7 SWF.
Integrates with gstreamer. No longer developed.

yes

dummy package to browser-plugin-gnash

n/a (571666)
dummy package to browser-plugin-gnash

Shumway

For Iceweasel/Firefox. Created by Mozilla. A HTML5 replacement for Adobe Flash Player. How to install it.

yes

0.8.375

?

SWF Tools

Packaging

todo