Adobe Flash Player

Adobe Flash Player

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
2.5
out of 680 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    10.2
  • Total Downloads:
    38,572,741
  • Date Added:
    Feb. 09, 2011
  • Price:
    Free

Editors' Review

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Adobe's latest version of the Flash Player browser plug-in is just as trouble-free as previous versions, existing unobtrusively in your system until Web-based animations, games, or ubiquitous Flash ads require its services.

The latest version downloads and installs quickly, and will probably always require a browser restart. Our tests turned up nothing to make us scratch our heads, and upgrading from version 9 to the current one has fixed for many people a bug that caused embedded video to freeze.

You need a Flash Player to experience the Web at its fullest, so users at any level of expertise should have no qualms about installing or upgrading to Flash 10.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    1.5

    out of 26 votes

    • 5 star 1
    • 4 star 1
    • 3 star 2
    • 2 star 2
    • 1 star 20
  • All Versions

    2.5

    out of 680 votes

    • 5 star 149
    • 4 star 87
    • 3 star 63
    • 2 star 57
    • 1 star 324
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1 stars

"Doesn't install"

May 12, 2011  |  By Russ_in_OR

 |  Version: Adobe Flash Player 10.2

Pros

I don't know, didn't blow up my computer?

Cons

Doesn't install

Summary

Back in the day, software companies tested their software before releasing it. FAIL!

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1 stars

"Total garbage"

May 10, 2011  |  By suzeb1964

 |  Version: Adobe Flash Player 10.2

Pros

None. This version is terrible.

Cons

Crashes both IE & Firefox, and Adobe has not acknowledged the problems and offered a fix.

Summary

Do not upgrade to this version if you can possibly avoid it.

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1 stars

"Not a favorite."

May 03, 2011  |  By simp2005

 |  Version: Adobe Flash Player 10.2

Pros

Adobe is alright with some things but a lot of crashes in some things like YouTube or any other video site.

Cons

I personally don't like adobe their updates are lazy. Their security is not good and their flash player sucks. There has to be updates to their flash player all the time cause of security reasons same goes for other adobe products that i don't like.

Summary

Bottom line adobe is not good with security and if they want to keep their pride up then provide more updates that help secure a browser while watching videos or what not don't keep on releasing updates that crash every now and then. Like 10.3 and 11 of adobe flash player when will we see that they take to long with the updates and their security not great.

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1 stars

"always crashes"

April 22, 2011  |  By tararrr

 |  Version: Adobe Flash Player 10.2

Pros

No pros at all

Cons

I've spent the past 2 days uninstalling it and reinstalling it to make it work, and looking for an older version that works. I'm sick of this happening every time it updates

Summary

get this fixed Adobe!!!!!!!

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5 stars

"Its the best!"

April 21, 2011  |  By martha7151

 |  Version: Adobe Flash Player 10.2

Pros

Never a problem with this player

Cons

I love this player.
Easy to work with!

Summary

This is the best vlc ever.
I love it, it give me series in the morning!!!!
No Problems!!!

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1 stars

"Horrible software... locks my browser up..JUNK!!"

April 05, 2011  |  By CBrayinga

 |  Version: Adobe Flash Player 10.2

Pros

It's great if you enjoy pulling the power cord for your computer out of the wall in order to get internet explorer to close.

Cons

Locks up internet explorer. Caused multiple 'clicking' as if I was going ballistic with my mouse left-click. Absolute garbage.

Summary

Get the older version of flash, at least it works. Newer is NOT better.

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1 stars

"lousy software"

April 01, 2011  |  By jake4695

 |  Version: Adobe Flash Player 10.2

Pros

not much good about it

Cons

Frequently crashes , slow loading regardless of browser used and has many errors.

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2 stars

"Adobe Flash Player Update"

March 26, 2011  |  By Nissj

 |  Version: Adobe Flash Player 10.2

Pros

Adobe released an update in March. to patch a vulnerability. New version is 10.2.153.1 If this is not that version, go to Adobe's website for the latest update. To check your installed version: http://www.adobe.com/software/flash/about/

Cons

This player besides its many issues is constantly compromised, either by outside sources or vulnerabilities Adobe missed during its creation. I have had Adobe Flash installed and received a popup indicating it was not.

Summary

I have Adobe downloaded in 3 browsers. I recently discovered Adobe's global settings affects all installations. I could not get anything but a black screen on all players until I started changing the global settings in one browser.

If you have the same issue, right click on a flash video screen and select Global Setting. The settings will open in a new tab. Using the list on the left side of the screen, select Global Storage Settings Panel. When the setting panel opens, set the disk space to 100kb less or more if you wish, and tick Allow third party flash.... and Store Common Flash..... Further below select Website Storage Setting Panel and set the storage to a number . For me sometimes this seems to make a difference, although it constantly reverts back to 0.

For local settings, right click on a flash player and select Settings. The first item, Display, for some it works when Hardware Acceleration is ticked and for some when it is not ticked. The third item, Local Storage, again set this to a number you prefer.

If you have flash player installed and continue to get the popup indicating it is not, it may help if you use the Adobe Flash removal tool (search Google), reboot, reinstall Adobe and reboot again.

I would love to get rid of Adobe Flash player, however all the other flash players are so bloated!

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3 stars

"It works ok for me"

March 25, 2011  |  By justice99

 |  Version: Adobe Flash Player 10.2

Pros

It does what it suppose, too.

Cons

It is not fast enough.

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1 stars

"began to hate all adobe products,and myself too,......."

March 21, 2011  |  By anazamalek

 |  Version: Adobe Flash Player 10.2

Pros

may work with win.7

Cons

does not work on old computers , even on new machines it often crash.

Summary

youtube works on flashplayer 10.2 ,and the player is not working !!!!!,no other choice......,SO,for old computers owners-you/re happily kicked out of youtube-congratulations PURE ACT OF SLAVERY .

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 10.2

Flash Player 10.2 contains several new features and enhancements

  • Stage Video hardware acceleration
  • Support for full screen mode with multiple monitors
  • Internet Explorer 9 hardware accelerated rendering support
  • Native custom mouse cursors
  • Sub-pixel text rendering

General
Publisher Adobe Systems
Publisher web site http://www.adobe.com/
Release Date February 09, 2011
Date Added February 09, 2011
Version 10.2
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Other Browser Add-ons & Plugins
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Server 2008, Windows, Windows Vista, Windows 2003
Additional Requirements Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Safari, or Google Chrome.
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File Size Not Available
File Name UNKNOWN
Popularity
Total Downloads 38,572,741
Downloads Last Week 9,137
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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