Download Adobe Flash Player 19 Offline Installers

Adobe Flash Player 19 has been released and is available for download and testing. The latest release has been codenamed as Quint. The new Flash Player 19 includes enhancements and bug fixes related to performance, security, stability and device compatibility. The fixes are for both Flash Player 19 and Adobe Air 19.

Update: Flash Player 20 has been released. Please download the latest Flash Player 20 here.

Normally if you have Flash Player installed on your computer and have automatic updates enabled, the new version will be installed automatically when the final version of Flash Player 19 is released. But if you want to go a step ahead, then you can download and install the latest beta versions of the Flash Player installer.

Download Links

We will discuss the changes, new features and enhancements to Flash Player 19 but first let’s go through the download links so that you can download the latest version quickly.

Download Flash Player 19 for Internet Explorer Windows EXE installer

Download Flash Player 19 for Firefox based Browsers (Windows EXE installer)

Download Flash Player 19 for Chrome based Browsers (Windows EXE installer)

Download Flash Player 19 for Safari and Firefox based Browsers (Mac OS X DMG installer)

Download Flash Player 19 for Chrome based Browsers (Mac OS X DMG installer)

Download Flash Player 19 stand alone installer for Windows 32-bit

Download Flash Player 19 stand alone installer for Mac 32-bit

The direct download links have been removed on Adobe’s request. If you are on the same system on which you want to install Flash Player, you may directly click on the following link to get the latest Flash Player installer.

https://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/

And if you want to download and install it for another system, you may go to the following page:

https://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/otherversions/

Note: The ActiveX Flash Player in this release is not compatible with Windows 8 or 8.1. Flash Player for Windows 8 is available as part of the generally available Windows 8 update. Same applies for Windows 10.

You may find this video useful for installing Flash Player 19.

Adobe Flash Player: Download/Install

Features and Enhancements

Let’s go through some of the features and enhancements made in the latest Flash Player 19. Most of the new features and enhancements are targeted for the Flash developers but they may be useful for techie users as well.

insertAt() and removeAt() feature

These two new APIs are for insertion and removal of elements in Vector and Arrays. This will give better performance when used for single element instead of using the old splice method.

Concurrency on iOS

Concurrency feature has been introduced for iOS in AIR 19. With the new feature in place, each additional worker will be created from a separate swf. For more details visit this link.

Sample Snippet

Lets the developer load an external swf file using a Loader.

For code examples and detailed features, please see this Flash Player 19 release notes PDF document.

Fixed Issues in Flash Player 19

  1. Security and stability fixes
  2. Black Screen is observed when second SWF is loaded
  3. UI elements, text, and videos get displayed at incorrect sizes when using IE

Some issues are known and yet to be fixed which include the following:

  1. PopUp shows data from the background main screen.
  2. Flash Player volume mixer settings reset every time Firefox is closed.
  3. Performance lag is observed in application that implements Shine MP3 encoder library on MAC

Uninstalling Flash Player 19

If you are not satisfied with this release of Flash Player 19, you can uninstall this build using the method given below:

Windows

  1. Download the Flash Player beta uninstaller for Windows
  2. Go to your download folder.
  3. Find the uninstaller file, double-click it and follow the prompts.

Macintosh

  1. Download the Flash Player beta uninstaller for Mac OS X
  2. Go to your download folder.
  3. Find the uninstaller file, double-click it and follow the prompts.

Why it is important to install the latest Flash Player

And last but not least, why you should always keep an updated installation of Flash Player? Not so long ago, Flash vulnerabilities were found and most of the experts stopped recommending Flash Player installation on production systems.

This is mainly because hackers make use of open vulnerabilities to hack into the systems without the actual knowledge of the user and then they exploit different things to take control of the system. That’s why it’s very important to keep your system and everything that is installed in it always updated. The updated version of Flash Player 19 comes with some security fixes which will make sure your system is safe from wild random hacker attacks.

Update: Flash Player 20 has been released. Please download the latest Flash Player 20 here.