Android 2.2 Flash Player 10.1 Beta Available for Download

Android-Flash

This morning Android 2.2 (better known as FroYo) was announced at Google I/O, including the promise of Flash support. Those lucky dogs already packing a 2.2 handset can now download the Flash Player 10.1 beta from Adobe, enabling them to nab the necessary software from the Market and do what few iPhones dare to dream: play stupid Flash games in the native browser. Adobe has been trying Flash and Air for mobile with beta testers for a little over a month now, but we’ll have some hands-on time with it later today, so stick around for a video and impressions.

Although it’s been proven to be technically possible, Apple is vehemently avoiding Flash in favour of HTML5, something Google wasn’t shy about chiming on during the announcement. Android, in all of its recent and future incarnations on a variety manufacturers, will reap a significant advantage over iPhone at least as far as the mobile web goes.There’s a wealth of Flash-based content online right now that simply isn’t easily accessible on mobile, and Google gets the gold star for being first.

It’s not even a question of developers chosing  either the newer HTML5 on iPhone, or the well-established Flash on Android – Android can handle both, so it’s kind of a no contest. It’s true that much of the content that Flash is used to access can be built into an iPhone app, but many web sites would rather not have to put in the work and instead have their content immediately accessible through the browser. On the other hand, modernizing with full HTML5 support is likely in their best interest, and making an app will benefit both them and Apple. On top of that, as well as Android is doing, iPhone is still doing much better, so anyone who wants a piece of that pie will have to bend to Apple’s standards.

If  you’ve got a capable handset, visit www.adobe.com/go/getfp10android on your new and improved Android browser to get downloading Flash Player 10.1 beta.

  • wkng

    Make everythink eazy.

  • enrique

    gracias

  • DKAnderson

    Says it's not available for my LG Ally with Android. Just lists the NEXUS…. Bummer!

    • Stefan Constantinescu

      The LG Ally doesn’t have Android 2.2, that’s why.

  • mike russell

    I’ve got 2.2 FroYo running on my moto Droid and the adobe link says the content was not found.

    • philbrando

      how did u get the froyo on ur droid phone

    • Alex

      I’ve got the same problem Mike. I think since FroYo for Droid was released fairly recently they still haven’t put flash 10.1 on the market for Droid…which totally sucks. Hopefully the website will stay true to it’s word that it will be released late summer, which is basically now or sometime very soon.

      • Rahulpm

        Bro i have an LG optimus one android 2.2 froyo but still i can’t find d flash player n d market… Wtf?

  • aaron

    i second what Mr. Russell says

  • marty

    States that it is not available. I have a HTC EVO with Froyo 2.2 I received my android update this week

  • Christine Siepka

    Same here, not available yet…..

  • chrissy

    It is not available directly through adobe. you have to wait until your carrier makes it available after your device is updated to 2.2.

  • walt

    Still waiting… this is the whole reason I got a Droid to begin with. We were promised by mid summer, then promised it would be with froyo, now we have to wait some more, with possibly more delays and no official release date. I know “it’s coming,” but frustrating nonetheless.

  • Kerry

    I will be glad when they update the cliq for 1.5 to something else. Or do I need to change services and buy an iphone.

  • http://none tobtwan

    Still waiting for it to be available for the Samsung Moment. Sprint needs to get wt the program. ..ASAP

  • Brian

    Forget flash – Don’t like Apple but for once they are right – Flash stinks, Adobe don’t seem to get it right, so roll on HTML 5. Somethng not contolled by either Adobe or Jobs has got to be a better option,

  • Tyffg

    I’m hungry

  • Bloodmp

    My android is a laptop how the hell I work this peace of cuss word

  • The_miracle11

    Where the f k can i doenload it?

  • Kikkiwkeng

    Thank

  • ankit shokeen

    Where can i download it. Plz sombody tell me?

    • Fransjobsearch

      some androids wont let u dl directly to droid. dl to puter. go market dl app installer. copy extracted file to root directory of droid. installer will allow u to open then voila u have flash plaer

    • Fransjobsearch

      some androids wont let u dl directly to droid. dl to puter. go market dl app installer. copy extracted file to root directory of droid. installer will allow u to open then voila u have flash plaer

  • Casper21206

    this is bs they need to make it available now i bought the phone thinking it would be available what a joke

  • DRASTIKSMOM

    some androids wont let u dl directly to droid. dl to puter. go market dl app installer. copy extracted file to root directory of droid. installer will allow u to open then voila u have flash plaer

  • Ale172

    how do you download to the root directory?

  • Kiyetonu

    I have samsung galaxy pro which is android 2.2.2 froyo but still then
    I can’t download flash 10.1. Plese help me how can I download it?.

    • Harish_mahor2

      SAME PROBLEM IS HERE

  • Ashvini Kumar

    Hi ,i have Samsung galaxy pro android 2.2 support .is there any flash player to play on line tv.pls suggest me ,

  • Advamolpalkar

    I am not able to download on Acer liquid mini, havinf flatform of Android 2.2 froyo

  • Yrohan1541

    I am not able to download on htc p3470 

  • marcia da mata bomfim

    model de cel e samsung GT-I5510T gostaria de saber se ja tem adobe flash para ele porque o flash 10.1 não servi

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