Adobe Flash Player for Mac

Adobe Flash Player for Mac

Download Editors' Rating:
3
Good
Average User Rating:
2.4
out of 196 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    16.0.0.235
  • Total Downloads:
    2,130,410
  • Date Added:
    Dec. 09, 2014
  • Price:
    Free

Editors' Review

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Adobe Flash Player for Mac lets you access Flash content in Web sites when using browsers like OS X's Safari. The plug-in integrates seamlessly and through a preference pane, gives you control over the type of access each Web site has to your system. The only downside to using it is that it suffers from performance issues.

Pros

Configurable: The plug-in adds a new preference pane in System Preferences where you will be able to adjust your local storage, camera, mic and peer-assisted networking settings to either allow the feature for all Web sites, on a per-request basis, or to deny all requests.

Per-site settings: All the features listed above support per-site settings for even more precise control.

Advanced options: The app lets you delete all Flash-related data and settings as well as audio and video license files, deauthorize the computer, and access trusted locations for developer testing.

Cons

Performance issues: Despite its long history with OS X, this software tends to slow down your computer and drain your battery.

Bottom Line

If you're constantly visiting Flash-based Web sites, you will have to install either this plug-in, or a browser like Google Chrome, which has built-in Flash support. Generally, the better way to go would be to use Chrome since there will be a lower performance impact on your system. But if Chrome is not your kind of browser, then this plug-in remains a viable solution for enjoying Flash content on your Mac.

 
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User Reviews
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2 stars

"Difficult installation"

August 18, 2014  |  By M. Pitts-Campbell

 |  Version: Adobe Flash Player 14.0.0.176

Pros

Seems to work, when I finally got it installed.

Cons

Download was unable to upgrade/delete the previous version. I went back and forth to Adobe's Web site, always coming up with the same unworkable solution. I eventually had to god through my files, manually, and delete, manually, everything related to Flash. THEN it was happy to install, as a new installation rather than an upgrade.

Summary

Be VERY wary of downloading this.

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5 stars

"What is all this crap about it not working?"

February 22, 2014  |  By Mark Thornton

 |  Version: Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.70

Pros

I have 12 installed. I don't recall ever having a problem with any of them. Installation problems??? - It should be a no brainer automatic install, as Mac systems remind you of updates . . .

Cons

I don't know of any.

Summary

It never occurred to me that it would be a problem, especially with so many of the "reviewers". I have to guess there is something wrong with their Macs . . . .

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1 stars

"Adobe Flash Player on Mac is a joke"

December 21, 2013  |  By radrians

 |  Version: Adobe Flash Player 11.9.900.170

Pros

None. If it doesn't work consistently and properly, then it ain't worthy of any stars. CNET...you need a minus-star above.

Cons

As with some many other reviewers, my MacBook Pro "hates" Adobe Flash Player. After repeated downloads over many months...it never has worked properly. Will hang up in the system, will not let me "allow" the Mac to load it, will disappear from the computer mysteriously. I think Mac hates Flash so much that it spits it out like a bitter pill.

Summary

Since Flash (and Silverlight player, forget it, it's Microsoft) are the only two players that Amazon Prime streaming video accepts, you might as well cancel your subscription to Amazon video streaming on your computer. The folks at Amazon should raise holy heck with Adobe AND Apple to get their heads out of their butts and settle their differences.

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1 stars

"Useless. Not needed."

November 15, 2013  |  By poseidon629

 |  Version: Adobe Flash Player 11.9.900.152

Pros

0!!!!!!!! Forget this garbage.

Cons

Rated X. Site is frozen. This is nearly 2014 and the geeks can't get it right. Flash is over.

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1 stars

"Installer for version 11.8.800.94 hangs"

July 09, 2013  |  By KerryGinn--2008

 |  Version: Adobe Flash Player 11.8.800.94

Pros

(not applicable)

Cons

The version of the installer of Flash version 11.8.800.94 for Mac OS was available on July 9, 2013 froze at the Update step.
(AdobeFlashPlayerInstaller_11_ltrosxd_aaa_aih.dmg 943,382 bytes; Mac OS X 10.8.4).

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4 stars

"Works for me"

April 25, 2013  |  By rx_schlegel16

 |  Version: Adobe Flash Player 11.7.700.169

Pros

I worked fine for me.

Cons

none that I found yet

Summary

Not sure what the problem people have is. it worked fine for me.

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1 stars

"New one won't download!!!!"

April 09, 2013  |  By vision4u

 |  Version: Adobe Flash Player 10.1.53.64

Pros

ABSOLUTELY NONE!!!!!!! Want 10.1 back.

Cons

Hate the new one won't download!!!! I deleted my 10.1 I want it back!! Is there any way to get it?

Summary

New Version is awful!!!!!!!!

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5 stars

"how can I download flash player for my mac pro?"

March 17, 2013  |  By ardeshir bagheri

 |  Version: Adobe Flash Player 11.6.602.180

Pros

how can i download adobe flash player for my mac pro os x 10.82?
adobe flash is needed for mac,without it, how can we see videos?
it,s not fair,we suffer for companies disagreements.please some one helps me.

Cons

this is a TALEBAN-BEN-LADAN act.cut it and solve this problem please.

Summary

i love adobe flash player all products

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1 stars

"extremely unfriendly dowloads"

March 15, 2013  |  By Bruce R Nelson

 |  Version: Adobe Flash Player 11.6.602.180

Pros

I have NEVER been able to make FLASH download to my Mac 10.6 for over 2 years now. All I get when flash pops up is "allow/disallow"" for which NOTHING EVER HAPPEWNS when I click "allow"

Cons

your site rejects donwload to MAC for over 2 years

Summary

if you can't make flash user friendly then why am I forced to deal with you?

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1 stars

"CPU melting piece of dog do-do!"

January 17, 2013  |  By toadc69

 |  Version: Adobe Flash Player 11.5.502.146

Pros

convenient way to let third party cookies, spyware onto your system

Cons

overheats and slows every CPU regardless of OS X or Windows. Even with 8GB of RAM, Adobe Flash player will crank up your CPU usage and slow your whole system.
Also, every single video you play is going to make you want to punch someone - due to the proprietary "allow/don't allow" popup dialogue box that remains in center of your screen even after you've clicked "don't allow". This goes on until you configure some dumb Abobe Flash Player Global settings. Who ever though of this obviously didn't do well in school.

Summary

Soon HTML5 is supposedly going to make this jerkware obsolete. And I hope cause some layoffs for the dimwits employed by this firm.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 16.0.0.235
  • Fixed Flash Player shows "plug-in failure" when system language is Hebrew
  • Multiple security and stability fixes
  • PPAPI Installers
  • Stage3D - Standard Constrained Profile
General
Publisher Adobe Systems
Publisher web site http://www.adobe.com/
Release Date December 09, 2014
Date Added December 09, 2014
Version 16.0.0.235
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Other Browser Add-ons & Plugins
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.10, Mac OS X 10.6, Mac OS X 10.8, Mac OS X 10.9, Mac OS X 10.7, Macintosh
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 11.04MB
File Name UNKNOWN
Popularity
Total Downloads 2,130,410
Downloads Last Week 2,740
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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