How to Install Adobe Flash
Adobe Flash, formerly Macromedia Flash, is a cross-platform plug-in for Internet browsers that enables the user to view animations and movies on the web. It is available for Windows, Macintosh OS X, Linux, Solaris, and a number of mobile operating systems, and is a necessary component in enjoying the experience of using the Internet to its fullest. Flash Player is free software available from the Adobe website and is available in a number of languages.
How to Install Macromedia Flash
Go to www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/ and download the newest edition of Flash Player. Once the executable file has downloaded, double-click the file and begin the installation process.
Follow the steps outlined in the installation process until the player is completely installed.
Restart your computer.
Tips & Warnings
- Your internet browser must be closed before beginning the installation process. Flash is a necessary component for playing a large variety of browser-based video games.The term "Flash" refers to not just the player but the authoring software and the files themselves, which use the extension .SWF.
- Flash has the capability of installing small tracking files, similar to cookies, on the user's computer without their prior knowledge.