a multimedia platform used to add animation, video, and interactivity to web pages
Adobe Flash (formerly Macromedia Flash) is a multimedia platform used to add animation, video, and interactivity to web pages. Flash is frequently used for advertisements, games and flash animations for broadcast. More recently, it has been positioned as a tool for "Rich Internet Applications" ("RIAs").
There is no Adobe Flash Player for iOS devices (iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch). This hurts Adobe's ability to market Flash as a ubiquitous mobile platform. However, Flash content can be made to run on iOS devices in a variety of ways. Read how...
Questions having the flash tag regards the User Experience of flash.