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Mobile Flash Deaded

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iOS is a mobile operating system developed and distributed by Apple Inc. Now, it has been extended to support mostly popular Apple devices, such as iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, iPad Mini and Apple TV. Until now, Flash still can't be used on iOS devices. This article will intro you how to play Flash SWF video on iOS devices.

If you want to permanently store the SWF video on your iOS devices and play it anywhere and anytime with media players, converting SWF to iOS devices supported formats is the best choice. SWF Converter for Mac and SWF to iOS Converter allows to you convert Flash SWF to MOV for Mac or SWF to MP4 for Mac etc iOS supported formats, then you can import and play the SWF files on iOS devices directly, including play SWF on iPad, iPhone, iPod, iPad Mini, Apple TV etc.

Apple was the first to announce that it wouldn’t be supporting Flash on iOS. At the time of the announcement, Apple was severely criticized for not offering Flash support, as Flash was almost ubiquitous on the web.

Today, Google confirmed that Flash won’t be available for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the latest version of Android.

It was assumed that Apple would see the error of its ways, and eventually work with Adobe to include Flash support on iOS, but that day never came.

Adobe seems to have confirmed that it will ship Flash for Android 4.0 before the end of 2011, but that it will be its last Flash release for Android.

Initially, when Android was still in its infancy, it was one of the few reasons, why anyone would choose Android over iOS. Flash support on Android pretty much sucked, but at least it was there.

When Windows 8 was launched, Microsoft announced that it wouldn’t be supporting Flash support in the Metro view of Internet Explorer, which pretty much confirmed that even Microsoft didn’t believe Flash could ever perform well on mobile devices. Since the launch of Windows Phone, it was assumed that Flash would eventually come to the platform, but even that never happened.

Finally, around two weeks ago, Adobe gave up on Flash on mobile. It announced that it would be ending all future development on Flash player for new mobile devices, and would instead focus on HTML 5. Here’s why: Why Adobe Had to Kill Flash for Mobile

1:Maybe Steve Jobs was right all along. Flash was never meant for mobile.
2:Flash hasn’t been released for ICS yet so as far as we know, Adobe will support Flash for ICS. Google
3:With the top 3 mobile platforms – iOS, Android and Windows Phone – officially not supporting Flash anymore, it’s dead.
4:So we don’t really know whether or not Flash is going to be available on Ice Cream Sandwich, but it’s very likely that it won’t be.

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