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What is Macromedia Flash alternative in Ubuntu?

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Do you mean the Flash player (the browser plugin to play swf files) or the Macromedia Flash IDE (the application to produce swf files)? – Sergey Aug 31 '12 at 3:31

You can use Lightspark.

Lightspark, is a free, open source Flash player. Lightspark is an LGPLv3 licensed Flash player and browser plugin written in C++/C that runs on Linux. It aims to support Adobe's newer Flash formats and AVM2 virtual machine. The last released version is, download it from here.

Lightspark currently supports YouTube well enough for daily use.1


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gnash is an alternative Package details:

The homepage for gnash is:

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You can download Google Chrome Browser, it has a built-in Flash player that work very well and support all version of flash. You can play your flash in it or surf web using it.

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Here is your answer. Quick, Brief and Precise:

  1. gnash (open source alternative)
  2. flashplugin (abobe)
  3. swfdec (mozilla)
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use light spark as an alternative. The required information is given in this screenshot. enter image description here

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