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Make Flash Player open source

This petition had 21,891 supporters


Adobe has decided to discontinue Flash Player by the end of 2020.

After 2020, Adobe will stop releasing updates for Flash and web browsers will no longer support it. The companies are encouraging developers to migrate their software onto modern programming standards.

Created more than 20 years ago, Flash was once the preferred software used by developers to create games, video players and applications capable of running on multiple web browsers. When Adobe acquired Flash in its 2005 purchase of Macromedia, the technology was on more than 98 percent of personal computers connected to the web, Macromedia said at the time.

If you have been on the internet for quite a while, used and played multiplayer games, they have most likely been Flash. One of a fairly popular game which currently still utilizes flash is Club Penguin Rewritten.

One solution would be for Adobe to release the Flash Player under an open source code where people who actually love it can maintain it.



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