Gnash Alternatives

    Gnash is described as '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' and is an app in the Video & Movies category. There are seven alternatives to Gnash for a variety of platforms, including Firefox, Windows, Linux, Mac and Google Chrome. The best alternative is Ruffle, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Gnash are Lightspark (Free, Open Source), BlueMaxima's Flashpoint (Free), Swfdec (Free, Open Source) and XMTV Player (Free).

    This page was last updated Apr 25, 2021

    1. Ruffle is a Flash Player emulator written in Rust. Ruffle runs natively on all modern operating systems as a standalone application, and on all modern browsers through the use of WebAssembly.
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    2. An open source Adobe Flash Player implementation, designed from the ground up to be efficient on current and (hopefully) future hardware.

    3. the webgame preservation project.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Swfdec (pronounced "swiff deck") is a decoder/renderer for Macromedia Flash animations.


      The program is no longer updated.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

      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      • Amazon Appstore
      • SAM - SlideME Application Manager
      • 1Mobile
      • Google Cast
      • Yandex Store
      • Firefox
      • Mobogenie
      In the beginning was the need for a player. Check out XMTV’s key features: Play live and VOD streams. Browse and play local multimedia files. Share live streams directly with friends. Display detailed info for the stream.
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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Google Chrome
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      • Firefox
      CheerpX for Flash - Saving flash applications from extinction a solution for organisations to extend the life of Adobe Flash applications on modern browsers post-2020 based on the Adobe Flash Player for full compatibility supports ActionScript 2 and 3 supports Flex...
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Microsoft Edge
      • Firefox
      Browser extension with a one-click Flash emulator, making Flash playable in 2021 and beyond.
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