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Shumway Alternatives

Shumway is described as 'HTML5 technology experiment that explores building a faithful and efficient renderer for the SWF file format without native code assistance. Our goal is to create a general-purpose, web standards-based platform for parsing and rendering SWFs' and is a Flash Player in the web browsers category. There are seven alternatives to Shumway for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Firefox, Windows, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is Lightspark, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Shumway are Gnash, XMTV Player, Swfdec and Cloud Browse.

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Shumway is an HTML5 technology experiment that explores building a faithful and efficient renderer for the SWF file format...

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  1. Lightspark icon

    Lightspark

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Firefox
    8 alternatives to Lightspark 

    An open source Adobe Flash Player implementation, designed from the ground up to be efficient on current and (hopefully) future hardware.

    Lightspark show­ing video.
  2. Gnash icon

    Gnash

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Konqueror
    • AmigaOS
    • Opera
    • Firefox
    8 alternatives to Gnash 

    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.

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    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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  3. XMTV Player icon

    XMTV Player

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • Amazon Appstore
    • SAM - SlideME Application Manager
    • 1Mobile
    • Google Cast
    • Yandex Store
    • Firefox
    • Mobogenie
    4 alternatives to XMTV Player 

    In the beginning was the need for a player. Adobe Flash Player Alternative! Google Cast feature for Android TV.

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    Discontinued

    The last version is from 2018 and can no longer be downloaded from the official website, but you can still find it on websites like APKPure icon APKPure.

    XMTV Player is a free multimedia and online TV streams player for android made for enjoying, Easy way to monetize your video content.
  4. Swfdec icon

    Swfdec

    16 alternatives to Swfdec 

    Swfdec (pronounced "swiff deck") is a decoder/renderer for Macromedia Flash animations.

     Swfdec has no features, suggest some!
    Discontinued

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

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    Cloud Browse

    • iPhone
    16 alternatives to Cloud Browse 

    Cloud Browse is an app that allows you to watch Flash videos and run Flash and Java games from your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad. To do this, Cloud Browse runs Firefox on a remote server and displays it on your mobile device, so that you get a full desktop experience.

     Cloud Browse has no features, suggest some!
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  6. Gordon

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    3 alternatives to Gordon 

    An open source Flash™ runtime written in pure JavaScript

    Gordon lets you run your SWF movie files in a JavaScript based environment, without the need of any plugins or additional software. It takes advantage of the latest web technologies like SVG to render vector based graphics.

     Gordon has no features, suggest some!
  7. Smokescreen

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    3 alternatives to Smokescreen 

    A Flash player written in JavaScript. Now with more bugs! This version is a major rework of what was demoed last year. It is better in many ways, but also less complete in many ways. It also uses Canvas to render instead of SVG.

     Smokescreen has no features, suggest some!
    Discontinued

    Latest commit 1333cff on Feb 22, 2011. See https://github.com/cesmoak/smokescreen

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