The latest version of Flash is available on Adobe's official website, Get.Adobe.com. Adobe Flash Player supports all versions of Windows later than Windows XP, as well as Mac OS X 10.6 to 10.11 and Linux. Flash Player runs from a Web browser as a plug-in for embedded media in Web pages.
Adobe Flash Player is a browser plug-in and Internet application that provides audio/video playback and advanced user input features suitable for games, animations and interfaces for interacting with Webpages. As of 2015, Flash over 1.3 billion systems have Adobe installations. Flash comes pre-installed in the Web browser Google Chrome, but requires installation in other browsers.
Adobe Flash Player allows for high-quality 2D and 3D visuals used in video games and animations, as well as advanced user input features. The multimedia and software platform Adobe Flash allows creation of content for Flash. Adobe Flash is capable of creating Internet applications as well as software, mobile applications and mobile games.
Flash began in 1996, owned by Macromedia as Macromedia Flash. Adobe acquired Macromedia in 2005, and released the first major version of flash, Adobe Flash CS3 Professional, in 2007. Adobe continues to release updates to Flash and Flash Player, as of 2015.