Free Adobe Flash Player Alternatives

    The most popular alternative is Lightspark, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 12 alternatives to Adobe Flash Player so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Adobe Flash Player alternatives are Gnash (Free, Open Source), Ruffle (Free, Open Source), Swfdec (Free, Open Source) and XMTV Player (Free).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Jan 13, 2021

    • Lightspark is an LGPLv3 licensed Flash player and browser plugin written in C++/C that runs on Linux and Windows.
      Almost everyone thinks this is a great alternative to Adobe Flash Player.
    • GNU Gnash is the GNU Flash movie player — Flash is an animation file format pioneered by Macromedia which continues to be supported by their successor company, Adobe.
      Most users think this is a great alternative to Adobe Flash Player.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 0.8.10, released in February 2012, can be still downloaded from Git.

      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Konqueror
      • AmigaOS
      • Opera
      • Firefox


    • Ruffle is a Flash Player emulator built in the Rust programming language.
      Almost everyone thinks this is a great alternative to Adobe Flash Player.
      No screenshots yet
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Google Chrome
      • Firefox
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      Ruffle can emulate many Flash games. Ruffle doesn't support ActionScript 3 yet, but it's a good program to keep an eye on.
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      Positive comment • 4 months ago 7 users agree and 1 doesn't

      CreaZyp1541030235
      Still in developement but already works fine for a lot of games and websites.
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      Positive comment • 22 days ago 3 users agree and 1 doesn't

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      Support Games and Animations very Well Though with lot of Bugs
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      Positive comment • 4 months ago 4 users agree and 5 don't

    • Swfdec (pronounced "swiff deck") is a decoder/renderer for Macromedia Flash animations.
      Most users think this is a great alternative to Adobe Flash Player.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 0.8.4, released in December 2008, can be still downloaded from the official website.

      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
    • In the beginning was the need for a player.
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      Google Cast feature for Android TV.
      Almost everyone thinks this is a great alternative to Adobe Flash Player.
      • Free
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      • Amazon Appstore
      • SAM - SlideME Application Manager
      • 1Mobile
      • Google Cast
      • Yandex Store
      • Firefox
      • Mobogenie
    • the webgame preservation project.
      Most users think this is a great alternative to Adobe Flash Player.
      • Free
      • Windows
      Gu
      easy to install and theres alot of games archived. The future of flash!
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      Positive comment • 27 days ago 1 users agree

    • Shubus Viewer is unique of its kind utility which allows create texts and HTML pages, view pictures, play games.
      • Free
      • Windows
    • SuperNova Player allows systems to play .SWF files in a standalone player launched from any browser.
      No screenshots yet
      • Free
      • Windows
    • CheerpX for Flash - Saving flash applications from extinctiona solution for organisations to extend the life of Adobe Flash applications on modern browsers post-2020
      No screenshots yet
      • Free Personal
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Google Chrome
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      • Firefox
    • The Adobe Flash Player Projector is a player for content created on the Adobe Flash platform.
      No screenshots yet
      • Free
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Adobe Flash Player