Adobe has released the final scheduled update for its popular plug-in called Flash playerWeeks before the official retirement program.
And as it is Stated On the company’s website, it released the latest update to the flash driver outside of China, which contains a separate version of the program.
Adobe will stop supporting the Flash player on December 31, 2020, and Flash content will be banned on January 12, 2021.
The company said: With the final update of the flash driver software, we have updated the functions for a quick uninstall process, in order to encourage people to uninstall the flash player before the end of its life span To help educate users that, as of January 12, 2021, Adobe is banning Flash content.
And Adobe provided Summarizing in the release notes, the company says: We want to thank all of our customers and developers who have used Flash and created amazing Flash content over the past two decades.
We are proud that Flash Player has played a critical role in developing web content through animation, interaction, audio and video, and we are excited to help lead the next era of digital experiences.
Flash has been out of business since 2017 when the company announced it was planning to end support.
Flash content has been phased out in major web browsers, and in 2015 Adobe urged developers to move to newer standards, such as HTML5.
Although it has been criticized for frequent security flaws, Flash Player software has played an important role in the entire history of the Internet.
And the Flash content has seen numerous efforts to make it last, as the eponymous open source emulator allows Ruffle For old flash files to work through the desktop app or web browser.
The Internet Archive website Ruffle is used to preserve more than 1,000 games and animations, and the massive flash portal Kongregate has partnered with The Strong National Museum of Play to maintain its own library of projects.