Adobe Flash Player is freeware software offered by Adobe, for using content created on the Adobe Flash platform, including viewing multimedia, executing rich Internet applications, and streaming video and audio. It is the high performance, highly expressive client runtime that offers powerful and consistent user experiences across major operating systems, browsers and mobile devices. Many websites offers live streaming using Adobe Flash Player or by its extension with the help of google chrome apps extensions. It is used by individuals as well as by organizations. It is used throughout the world. It was released in 1996, available for Windows, macOS, Linux, Chrome OS etc. It is product of Adobe Systems Incorporated, an American multinational computer software company. The company is headquartered in San Jose, California, United States.
Features Adobe Flash Player:
Adobe Flash Player is a runtime that executes and displays content from a provided SWF fileeven it deosn’t have in-built features to modify the SWF file at runtime , execute software written in the ActionScript programming language which enables the runtime manipulation of text, data, vector graphics, raster graphics, sound and video. The player can also access certain connected hardware devices, including web cameras and microphones, after permission for the same has been granted by the user.
It supports the following different multimedia formats which it can natively decode and playback MP3, FLV( Flash Live Video), PNG(Portable Network Graphics), JPEG(Joint Photographic Experts Group) and GIF(Graphic Interchange Format)