How to Update Shockwave Flash

By Ryan McAlister

Adobe Shockwave is used to view any programs created with Adobe Director, such as presentations, games, applications and other forms of entertainment. Adobe Shockwave and Adobe Flash are often used together to create Internet content, so it is beneficial for users to have both programs to assure that they can view Internet content without issue. As of 2010, the latest version of Adobe Flash Player is 10.1. This can be used to view Flash content through your Internet browser. The latest version of Adobe Shockwave Player is 11.5.8.612.

Adobe Flash Player

Step 1

Access the Adobe Flash Player website (See Resources.)

Step 2

Click on the "Agree and Install Now" button.

Step 3

Click "Install" on the box that appears. The program will install automatically and you will be required to close and reopen your Internet browser for the update to take place.

Adobe Shockwave Player

Step 1

Access the Adobe Shockwave Player website (See Resources).

Step 2

Click on the "Agree and Install Now" button.

Step 3

Click "Install" on the box that appears. The program will install automatically and you will be required to close and reopen your Internet browser for the update to take place.