On December 31st, 2020, web format Flash officially dies. Adobe will stop distributing the interactive vector video player, and cease all security updates. I feel uniquely sad about the death of Flash, because I feel I owe it so much for my career as it is now. This is a tribute to Flash, and its legacy, shaping the world wide web.
Adobe is rolling out the final release of Flash Player. After this year, Flash Player will no longer be supported, and starting in early January, Adobe will block Flash content from running in Flash Player.
Microsoft is laying the groundwork for Adobe Flash's removal from Windows. The company released a manual update that removes Flash from Windows 10 systems ahead of its expected rollout through Windows Update in 2021.
Years after the initial announcement of Adobe Flash Player's end of support, the technology is finally being phased out. After 2020, Microsoft will no longer support Adobe Flash Player on its browsers.
Adobe may have let it slip on its forums that it will no longer pursue development of Flash 10.1 for Windows Mobile 6.5. The question was asked about the availability of Adobe Flash 10.1 and a forum member, that some are identifying as a Adobe representative replied, "As for WinMo, we have made the tough decision to defer support for that platform until WinMo7. This is due to the fact...