Shockwave Flash Plug-in (32-bit)

Shockwave Flash Plug-in (32-bit)

Average User Rating:
2.5
out of 682 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.0r4
  • Total Downloads:
    38,632,083
  • Date Added:
    Apr. 20, 1998
  • Price:
    Free

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1 stars

"P.O.S. Software"

January 07, 2015

 |  Version: Adobe Flash Player 16.0.0.235

Pros

none, all it does is crash and update constantly

Cons

I hate this program and wish the internet world could find alternative to this crappy software. It's big and bulky, wastes valuable hd space, freezes up your browser and computer frequently, updates almost every day and crashes more often then that. If I could get rid of this P.O.S. software I would.

Summary

unfortunately, you're stuck with it and all the headaches that go along with it. Adobe really needs to start from scratch and fix it right instead of doing patches that just make it worse!

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1 stars

"The internet would be so much better without Flash"

December 30, 2014  |  By m_petrock

 |  Version: Adobe Flash Player 16.0.0.235

Pros

None. Every update is horrible.

Cons

Takes up disc space and does nothing but crash and because it always crashes, it's nearly impossible to get things to work right.

Summary

It's almost as if the developers say to themselves with every update, "Let's see what user interface/experience we can screw up next."

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1 stars

"Crashes more than any other software I've ever used"

December 19, 2014  |  By falconsdream

 |  Version: Adobe Flash Player 16.0.0.235

Pros

When it works, it does what it's supposed to do as a minimal functionality embedded video player.

Cons

Adobe Flash crashes more than any other commercial software (not a small freeware/shareware app) I have now or have ever had. It crashes at least once a day on both Firefox (my primary browser) and Chrome (secondary), and sometimes crashes as many as 10x in just a few hours if I'm working in a lot of windows with extensive Flash, which I do often in my research work. I used to think it was a memory limitation on my duo core 32 bit Win7 PC with only 3.3 GB of usable memory (4GB installed). But it still does it on my 64 bit Win 8.1 laptop with 8 GB of usable memory, and much less software on it that could be competing for memory. I found that if I rolled my Flash version way back to 10.xx, it stopped crashing. Then Firefox started blocking add-ons that have security vulnerabilities, so I couldn't use Flash at all anymore without upgrading to the latest version. Of course, when I upgrade to later versions of Flash it's back to constantly crashing again - seriously limits my productivity!!

Summary

I HATE Adobe Flash Player more than any other software - arghh, it drives me crazy! If there was any way around it without limiting my web use in any way, I would jump on it in a heartbeat. I can hardly wait until everyone replaces their sites' Flash video plugin with HTML5!!!

The fact that it's also one of the biggest security threats on my computer just compounds my intense dislike for this sorry excuse for a software app. Adobe has completely missed the boat on this one and amazingly, just keeps making it worse! Is there something about the Seattle area climate or culture that causes poor software design and reliability but doesn't stifle marketing dominance and monopolistic business practices?

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5 stars

"It's free and top of the line."

December 18, 2014  |  By PrestonSergio

 |  Version: Adobe Flash Player 16.0.0.235

Pros

It's free and top of the line.

Cons

Still searching for any!

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1 stars

"Junk added by CNET.....disappointed"

December 17, 2014  |  By cwilliamc

 |  Version: Adobe Flash Player 16.0.0.235

Pros

Worthless program

Cons

When I try to download this program, CNET wanted me to download a LOT OF JUNK along with.........STUPID

Summary

Go somewhere else to get this program!

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1 stars

"Not happy with 16"

December 10, 2014  |  By mary93518

 |  Version: Adobe Flash Player 16.0.0.235

Pros

I see none.

Cons

after updating from 15 which I liked a lot,for the many websites I visit ,to 16 which doesn't show the YELLOW folder in the local storage folder..I can't use my cam.I need my cam to work correctly as it was before the update!

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1 stars

"Malicious damaging software"

November 24, 2014  |  By I like Huitica

 |  Version: Adobe Flash Player 15.0.0.223

Pros

No positive function

Cons

Will install LSO cookies(multiple) on your hard drive, stealing all available data and sending it to adobe(my security software caught this and banned it from accessing the internet)

Summary

I will be sending thoughts of misfortune and mayhem to adobe personnel,their friends, families and possessions(house, car, etc.)

Updated on Nov 24, 2014

It appears the main function of adobe software is to gather information and send it to adobe.The player will actually change values of your bootloader allowing it to add other software and phone home at random times. This is the case with ALL adobe software. The reason for the crashes is the alteration of the bootloader and phone home occurrences.

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1 stars

"Piece of crap!!"

September 07, 2014  |  By VHarleyFatBoy

 |  Version: Flash Player 10.0.12.36

Pros

NONE, I WISH SOMEONE WOULD GIVE US A DIFFERENT CHOICE

Cons

CRASHING ISSUES OVER AND OVER AND OVER AGAIN

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2 stars

"Controls not reliable, can't identify video sources"

July 23, 2014  |  By Bill_Levinson

 |  Version: Adobe Flash Player 14.0.0.145

Pros

Plays interactive content; probably indispensable

Cons

Does not always respond to user commands.

Right-clicking does not identify the source of unwanted content, which means unwanted content cannot be banned with parental or similar controls. Business IT departments may similarly be unable to ban unwanted video sources.

Summary

The problems show a relatively low level of pride in Adobe's workmanship. Even though this product is free, it does reflect on the company.

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1 stars

"Adobe needs to allow access for Kindle Fire!"

May 28, 2014  |  By Christiangirl177

 |  Version: Adobe Flash Player 13.0.0.214

Pros

None that I could think of!

Cons

Not available for the Kindle Fire system nor the Android based tablets! Adobe needs to allow us to have access to their Flash Player. I am very disappointed with this company right now! I really don't have anything positive to say about Adobe right now. Hopefully, they'll rectify this situation.

Summary

Adobe needs to see what people are saying about their product, not that it would matter to them.

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General
Publisher Adobe Systems
Publisher web site http://www.adobe.com/
Release Date April 20, 1998
Date Added April 20, 1998
Version 3.0r4
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Other Browser Add-ons & Plugins
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows 95, Windows NT
Additional Requirements Windows 95/NT, Netscape Navigator 2.02 or Microsoft IE 3.02
Download Information
File Size Not Available
File Name UNKNOWN
Popularity
Total Downloads 38,632,083
Downloads Last Week 8,691
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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