Apple's browser `` Safari '' enters the countdown phase of end of Adobe Flash support



`` Adobe Flash '' developed by Adobe once flourished as a standard for handling rich contents such as movies and games, but Adobe itself announced that it will end development and distribution of Flash Player at the end of 2020 In recent years, its role is ending. Meanwhile, it has been announced that Flash support has finally been completely discontinued in the developer preview program for Safari, a web browser developed by Apple.

Release Notes for Safari Technology Preview 99 | WebKit

After a decade of drama, Apple is ready to kill Flash in Safari once and for all | Ars Technica

Safari, the default browser for iOS used on the iPhone, has released

Safari Technology Preview as a preview program that allows developers to quickly check out new browser features. The latest version of Safari Technology Preview Release 99, released on January 22, 2020, has revealed that Flash support will be completely removed.

With the end of Safari's Flash support, Adobe Flash will no longer be able to install and view Flash content on Safari running on macOS. At the time of article creation, it has been discontinued within the developer preview program, but changes to the preview program will be made publicly available soon.

Apple has been calling for the decommissioning of Flash for many years, and in 2016 Adobe Flash was disabled by default from Safari.

Adobe Flash will be disabled from the beginning in the next `` Safari 10 ''-gigazine

According to news media Ars Technica, 'Flash has been turned off by default for a long time now, and most users will not even notice that Flash has been completely discontinued. The developers have replaced Flash content with other technologies, mainly HTML5 and WebGL . '

'When the iPhone first introduced the mobile version of Safari in 2007, lack of Flash support was one of the main criticisms of the iPhone,' said Ars Technica. Thirteen years ago, people argued that they did not expect to be able to use web features without Flash, stating that the times could be seen.

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