Adobe Systems' Flash, a proprietary computer programming environment for creating presentations that involve video and motion graphics.

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If iPhones/iPads don't support Flash, how do they play YouTube?

Which technology do iPhones and iPads use to play YouTube without supporting Flash?
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Where are FLV cache files stored?

I want to download some videos which are streamed through a Flash player. Since the website does not give me the option to download the video, I would like to know where are the FLV files stored when ...
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How to go truly Flash-free in Mac OS X?

After the Mountain Lion install I'm trying to now go Flash free. Really, really 100% Flash free. This is fine for 99% of content out that I access, but sadly there are some videos that I still cannot ...
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Flash plugin crashes frequently

In various websites, at random times and with no apparent pattern, the Flash plugin will crash. This has occurred in every browser, and I typically have at least one crash a day. According to ...
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Fake Webcam / Webcam Emulator Mac Os 10.7.4 64Bit running as a Virtual Machine.

I am looking for fake webcam solution for Mac OS 10.7.4 64bit running as a Virtual Machine. What I tried: ManyCam - only works with 32bit Browser and then not with all flash applications CamCamX - ...
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Temporary files listed by lsof don't exist

I like copying flash videos for offline viewing later. I used to do this by loading the video in the browser (Firefox or Google Chrome), then running this command to see where the flash file was being ...
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Disable Safari plugin without (re)moving the file

I've been Flash-free in Safari (5.0.3, my primary browser) for a while now, using Chrome with its bundled Flash Player whenever I have to. I'm also developing a little bit in Flash for school, and ...
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What rtmp streaming software solutions exist?

I've been doing some live streaming lately, and learned that Adobe's Flash Media Live Encoder is cross-platform. Unfortunately, it's been ludicrously unstable crashing occasionally during use, and ...
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Is there an app embedding the Flash player?

Is there an app embedding the Flash player? I don't want to install the flash player in osx. I just want to use this app when I need it. Does it exist?
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How do I watch Youtube videos without Flash on Safari?

Is there a way to watch Youtube videos without Flash installed on Safari? If not, are there any other solutions?
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Is it possible to install Flash on a jailbroken iOS device?

We all know iOS devices can't support Flash, but how much is just the restrictions placed on the OS? Is it possible to install it with a jailbroken device?
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What Yammer clients available on the Mac?

People in my new job seems to like Yammer. I'm aware that Yammer has a desktop client for the Mac, but I find the interface rather unappealing (version 300222 of the Adobe Air client is not responsive ...
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Hardware acceleration for flash videos in Google Chrome

Is there any way to enable flash video hardware acceleration in Google Chrome? I get up to 300% cpu usage, while playing flash video. Using OSX 10.9.5 and latest Chrome on a MBPr 13" late 2013. In ...
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How can I have ClickToFlash except for YouTube?

I use the ClickToFlash Safari extension, out of concern for Flash security vulnerabilities and to remove annoyances. However, I do not like its replacements for YouTube video players over YouTube's ...
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Flash Player breaks Safari!

As of a few days ago, some Safari webpages (the first and most frequently-occurring of which was Facebook's News Feed) would start loading but then freeze up. I went into Activity Monitor, and while ...
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Flash not working on a specific site in Safari 7 Mavericks

I've tried the following site in Safari: http://www.2dayfm.com.au/listen/ which seems to activate plugin but stalls while loading: This site works fine in Chrome... It may well be a site specific ...
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Flash on OS X Lion

Flash is not supported in OS X Lion i.e. Safari, how can I browse webpages with flash content and actually view the flash content?
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Is there any free solution to convert a SWF video to an iPhone/iPad compatible format?

I tried several programs to convert a SWF file to a video format and so far none of them seems to work. 4media Converter Video xConverter Pinguin ffmpegx Easy WMV I expect a video in any format ...
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Where did the /proc directory go in Mountain Lion?

I used to find the location of cached flash videos by lsof | grep Flash, the result is something like this Google 38571 lamnk 74u REG 1,2 156826302 37061768 /Users/lamnk/Library/Application ...
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How come YouTube videos play without Flash support in OS?

A relative told me that iOS can playback YouTube videos. I thought that YouTube requires Flash. How come this is possible without Flash in iOS?
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Adobe Flash Player ungodly slow in OSX

I have the mid-2009 Macbook Pro (Core 2 Duo, 2.53 Ghz, 4GB RAM, OSX 10.7.2), and use the most recent version of Chrome. However, it seems every time I visit a website with Flash, whether it be ...
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All of my Adobe CS4 apps beachball in Lion and will not run at all

I upgraded my laptop to Lion last night. I decided to not upgrade my Mac Pro yet in case I ran into issues. Turned out to be a wise move, because while things went smoothly for the most part, I did ...
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Standalone Flash player app for swf -files

I use nowadays Opera because it just works for these swf -files. No other browser work. However, the problem with Opera is that it is big. Is there any tool by which you can just view SWF -files? ...
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How can I install Adobe Flash manually or without giving root access?

Background info: I've locked down my /Library folder so even the admin group can't write (only root can). The Adobe update app opens the password dialog when I click "install". Is it possible to ...
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Youtube videos do not resume after pause in Safari

One opens a youtube video in Safari. One clicks pause, waits a while, then clicks resume - nothing happens. One has to move the progressbar of the video a bit (the thing that shows at what point the ...
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How can I run Flash applications on iOS?

How can I run Flash applications on iPad?
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Running flash on MacBook Air V1

I run applications that use Adobe Flash. This causes my MacBook Air (1st generation) to heat up and end up becoming unusable. Someone suggested running flash after creating a new Windows Partition, ...
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How to add sites to the Safari Power Saver exclusion list?

In Safari, a feature I really like is that flash plugins are automatically blocked by default and you have to click in order to start the flash plugin (see, e.g., ...
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Could I trust such a FlashPlayer update?

On the same track than this old question: How do I tell if the Flash Player Installer is a virus? I see a new proposal regularly poping up during my web browsing: Nothing within this installer ...
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Disable Flash in Safari for all but YouTube

I dislike Flash intensely (from a security standpoint, plus constantly nagging me to install security updates) and would love to uninstall it in its entirety but unfortunately YouTube requires it. Is ...
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Fullscreen Flash video only shows 1/4 of video

When I maximize some Flash (version 15.0.0.xxx) videos to fullscreen, only the top left quarter of the screen is showing video, the rest is completely black. I've tried this on OSX 10.9 and 10.10, ...
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Watch youtube moview on a Mac using QuickTime

Is it possible to watch youtube videos on a Mac using QuickTime as it is on iOS? How to force Safari to render youtube video stream in QT plugin.
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Adobe Flash Player installation failed

Background When the Adobe Flash player update was auto-updated, I had to quit Safari and then continue the installation. Accidentally, I started Safari again right during the installation procedure. ...
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How to get rid of booby-trapped pop ups to update flash player?

I'm coming across a malicious pop up to update my flash player. The message in the pop up: Warning! Your Adobe Flash Player version is outdated. Security risks. Please update now. I've seen this ...
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Mac OSX upgrade Adobe Flash Player, download stops

I am on Yosemite 10.10.1. For some reason (maybe corrupted initial download) the 1.2MB installer stops at around 30% (34%, 35% or 36%) downloading the full installer.
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Safari Extension for right click menu: Open in Google Chrome?

Is it possible for an extension to add items to the right click menu in Safari? If you enable developer mode, there is a menu item called "Open Page With..." and Google Chrome is a choice if it's ...
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How do I close cfprefsd so that I can update Flash on mavericks

I have downloaded the Flash 12 updater and tried to run the update. The updater complains that I need to close cfprefsd. When I force quit cfprefsd though the Activity Monitor, it restarts it's ...
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iPad Flash emulator

I am using an Apple iPad. I have a number of programs that need Adobe Flash v10. Two of the programs have to do with my husband's business, accounting and load tracking. He is a trucker, I am his ...
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Why does Skype 5.7 on Lion require Adobe Flash?

Does anyone know why Skype requires Flash? Is this new? Are there any "recent" versions of Skype that do not? I'm guessing it requires it solely for it's "Skype Home" section, which is pretty ...
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Is there a Mac utility to create an executable Zip/archive?

Is there a corresponding utility similar to the Windows Zip-to-Exe utility? I would like to compress an archive with a flash presentation (containing a lot of files), and make it executable in Mac, ...
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MacBook Pro constantly freezing/pausing for fractions of a second

I've got a 2008 MacBook Pro (Late 2008/Unibody, MB471LL/A, MacBookPro5,1, A1286) with 6GB of memory and a 160GB OCZ Vertex 2 SSD running 10.6.7 (1OJ869). Around a month ago I noticed the machine is ...
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Alternative methods for viewing flash content on the iPad?

Is there currently a way to view flash content on an iPad besides VNCing to a desktop computer? Currently you can connect a VNC client to a desktop computer to view flash content, but I am looking ...
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Mavericks and App nap

One thing i've been wondering about is how Mavericks handles flash etc.... In the demo that Craig F did on stage, he hid a browser video (or animation) behind another window and then the activity ...
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How can I put a Lion installer on a Flash Drive?

Could someone please list the steps to make a backup Lion install on a flash drive? Is it as simple as copying the Lion installer?
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Flash doesn't appear in my Chromium “chrome://plugins” page

I recently upgraded Chromium manually from http://build.chromium.org I tried loading some Flash content and it won't load. First I was thinking that maybe there's a problem with the plugin so I went ...
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How do I install Flash in the guest account only?

Is there a way to install Adobe Flash to the Guest account (only)? I'd like to install to the Guest account so it gets wiped out on reboot. I rarely use Flash, so I want to not have to track ...
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Add item to Security & Privacy > Privacy > Accessibility

I am trying to give a flash application access to accessibility features. The plug in lives in Macintosh HD > Library > Internet Plug-ins. I cannot drag and drop this into the Security & Privacy ...
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Install Flash Player 11.9 on case-sensitive filesystem

I'm trying to install Flash Player 11.9 on Mac OS X running on a case-sensitive filesystem. The installation fails with a (very unsatisfactory) error message. What can I do to complete the ...
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YouTube doesn't work on a brand new MacBook

YouTube doesn't work in Safari on mid-2013 MacBook Air 13". I've tried enabling HTML5 video at http://www.youtube.com/html5, and some videos did start playing after that, but most videos still don't ...
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Flash doesn't work on some sites OSX [closed]

I'm on OSX 10.8.2, flash 11,5,502,146 installed, and firefox 18.0.1 On some sites, e.g. TED, playing flash video would not work. I get the error: Error #2032 But other sites, like Youtube, works just ...