Lightspark Alternatives

    Lightspark is described as 'An open source Adobe Flash Player implementation, designed from the ground up to be efficient on current and (hopefully) future hardware' and is an app in the Web Browsers category. There are six alternatives to Lightspark 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 Lightspark are Gnash (Free, Open Source), BlueMaxima's Flashpoint (Free), XMTV Player (Free) and CheerpX for Flash (Free Personal).

    This page was last updated Jul 19, 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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      Papel Rust based Flash Player emulator. Still in early development
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Konqueror
      • AmigaOS
      • Opera
      • Firefox
      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.

      Discontinued

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

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    2. the webgame preservation project.
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      • 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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