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Best way to watch flash video??

Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by nc1169, Dec 13, 2012.

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    Hey so I really would like to watch flash videos for either movies or clips, what is the best way/app to watch flash videos whether the app is free or not it doesnt matter.
    could someone tell me the most effective app and has experience with it? Thanks!
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    Various browsers support Flash. Do a search here and you'll get a few hits on the browsers that support it.
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    These browsers are not free are they? and do they drain battery life? do you have any experience with them?
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    Flash itself is insecure and resource-heavy, which are some of the reasons I think Apple refused to implement it. Flash is also dead for mobile devices, adobe is no longer developing it. HTML 5 will make flash obsolete. Even if Apple had a change of heart and wanted to implement it, it would be too late now. As time goes on you'll see less and less flash videos on the web.
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    i completely agree, but in the meantime most videos/movies i want to watch use flash :p
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    This might be for you. $4.99 in iTunes.

    http://www.appsverse.com/Browser

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    Nc1169...there are many threads as what ijamesH mentioned that discuss various browser that support flash based sites.

    Have a look at these links--to give you an idea of what is out there. I have iSwifter which was $4.99. I used it for playing FB games. It's a little laggy, but with the updates it seems better. There is also puffin that is available as well.

    Take a look at these:

    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-help/54705-flash-ipad.html

    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-apps/14770-puffin-browser-anyone-tried.html

    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-help...n-flash-pages-when-ipad-does-not-support.html


    With this-we will now close this thread. Thank you for your understanding.
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