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Is Adobe Shockwave Player discontinued?

Is Adobe Shockwave Player discontinued?

Adobe has discontinued Shockwave Player from April 9, 2019. You can no longer download the Shockwave Player for Windows from the Adobe website.

How do I install Adobe Shockwave?

How do I install Adobe Shockwave player?…At that website you can:

  1. Check if Shockwave Player is installed on your computer.
  2. Download the latest version of Shockwave Player.
  3. Install Shockwave Player.
  4. Enable Shockwave Player in your browser.
  5. Verify whether Shockwave Player is installed.
  6. Troubleshoot installation issues.

How do I get Adobe Shockwave?

While using the 32-bit version of your Web browser, go to: (the Shockwave Player Download Center). The download center installs Shockwave Player in your 32-bit Web browser. You are now ready to view content using Shockwave Player in your 32-bit browser.

Do I still need Adobe Shockwave Player?

The final update for Adobe Shockwave Player was released on March 15, 2019. Shockwave Player is no longer available for download (as of October 8, 2019), and it cannot be used anymore since web browsers have blocked the Shockwave Player plug-in upon its discontinuation.

Why are Xtras included in Adobe Shockwave Player?

This new installation experience was created as part of an effort to reduce the file size of the installer and in turn improve player installation success rates. The following is a list of the Xtras included with the Adobe Shockwave Player version 10.0 and 8.5.

Where can I download the Adobe Shockwave installer?

Users can download the slim installer located on the Shockwave download center. or the full installer located on the alternates page at:

Is it safe to download a shockwave Xtra?

Generally speaking, any Xtra that provides a Shockwave movie involuntary access files or directories on an end user’s system poses a security risk and cannot be marked as ‘safe’. Developers cannot be expected to make ‘safe’ versions of such Xtras.

Which is the latest version of Shockwave Player?

The information in this TechNote applies only to Shockwave players version 10.0 and 8.5. There has been changes made to the default Set of Xtras in Shockwave Player (Starting with version 10.1).