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Adobe Flash Player

Supported Product

Adobe's Flash Player is a recommended plug-in for viewing multimedia files on the web. With Flash installed, you can view animations, hear streaming audio, and participate in interactive demos. To check for current versions of all your web browser plug-ins, please go to Mozilla's plug-in check here.

General Information

Download

Flash Player is a free plug-in; it is available for download from Adobe's web site.

  • Download the Windows version of Flash Player for Firefox and Internet Explorer (Flash Player is integrated in Google Chrome)
  • Download the OS X version of Flash Player for Firefox and Safari (Flash Player is integrated in Google Chrome)

Configuration

No further configuration is necessary.

Training

A number of Schools and Centers at Penn are providing lynda.com training to their faculty and staff. Some training is offered for Flash Player. For more information, see the lynda.com @ Penn page.

Related resources

Security advisory: Adobe has acknowledged vulnerabilities in versions of Flash Player for OS X and Windows prior to 23.0.0.185​. Information Systems & Computing (ISC) strongly suggests upgrading to Flash Player 23.0.0.185 or later.

Windows 10 compatibility

Flash Player is integrated within Windows Internet Explorer 11 and compatible with Windows 10. It is also compatible when used within desktop versions of Chrome and Firefox.

macOS Sierra compatibility

Flash Player versions 23.0.0.185 and above function correctly in macOS Sierra.