How to Install Flash Player 8 for Free

By Jennifer Patterson

Flash Player 8 is free to anyone who wants to download it to his computer and other devices such as mobile phones. With this free software program, you can enjoy captivating animations, various applications, content and videos right at your fingertips. The installation of the Flash Player 8 is a simple process that can be done by anyone with basic computer skills. With a few basic steps, you can have the free version of Flash Player 8 installed and ready to use.

Step 1

Download the free Flash Player 8 from (See Resources.) Click the link that says "Download Flash Player 8." You will be taken to a new window. Choose the location where you want the Flash Player file to be saved.

Step 2

Click "OK" and double-click on the saved file to start the installation process for your free Flash Player 8.

Step 3

Click on "Run" to unzip the compressed files to your computer. The InstallShield Wizard will appear. Click on "Install" and then click on "Finish" when the installation is completed. Flash Player 8, the free version, is now installed on your computer.