Which is the Best Flash Player for iPad ?
NEW UPDATE (Jan 2013): Related articles for IPad Flash solutions -
- Part 2 - IPad Flash on IPhone, Android and Blackberry
- IPad Flash Player Solutions described in this page: ISwifter, Skyfire, Photon, Frash. Read Below..
Apple products will give lots of surprises and also controversies and this is true especially related to the Flash Player for IPad. When iPad launched to the market, lots of people hailed it as an innovative products and once again, Apple created a new trend and even new segment in consumer electronics market. But still, there are some factors on iPad3 lamented by iPad owners and one of them is the lack of the device compatibility with Flash applications.
There is no clear reason why Apple put away Flash platforms from the iOS, the platform used in iPhone and iPod. But it is quite certain that the lack of Flash Player for iPad becomes a huge issue for huge numbers of consumers. No wonder since Flash used in many different web applications including games and internet experience using iPad would be less fun without Flash on it. However, there’s nothing impossible on the term of technology.
There are several solutions you could choose to run Flash Player for iPad. Off course, most of us would like to get ready to use flash player on iPad solution and fortunately, there are several apps that could really useful. One of the most popular ones is a mobile browser that plays flash Player for iPad. This app is called Cloud Browser and could be found on apps store for free. This app allows you to run remote browser and play Flash videos and games on the web. It is also more secure as it runs the browser on separate machine than your iPad. Other popular apps are Flash player for iPad. Those applications could enable flash contents to be played on iPad. Skyfire is among the widely used in this category but it seems Skyfire has the strongest contender on iSwifter. Unlike the limited ability of Skyfire, iSwifter offers full featured Flash web browsing capability.
If you are more tech-savvy, you could take the risk to make some improvement on your iPad platforms. The first thing you need is to jailbreak your iPad (not familiar with jailbreak? Goggle it!). There is a great source on a tech blog guiding how you can install Frash, a Flash runtime originally built for Android platform, on a jailborken iPad and successfully use it as flash player on iPad. Another advanced resource offers guideline to use Debian package of Ubuntu on iPad. Both resources claimed to be successful but off course with the same warning; Do it at your own risk! These solutions work on Flash Players for IPad 2 and IPad 3 as well.
This app can help your iPad to use flash player, by using this application you can browsing to a website that uses flash player for iPad. Some features of Skyfire are a Flash Video that used to play flash videos on your iPad, some features of Skyfire are: Facebook QuickView is a feature that allows you to access your Facebook account, except that there is also Twitter QuickView for easy access to your twitter account, Fireplace Feed Reader, Google Reader, Facebook Like Button, Share, User Agent Switching, Private Browsing to your security during browsing, Full Screen Browsing Mode.
You can direct download Skyfire at itunes for $4.99
In contrast to Skyfire, Frash is iPad flash player free app that, using Frash iPad be transformed in order to run flash, but it would be a bit tricky to install frash on iPad, but if you are familiar with the mac it is not difficult to install flash player for iPad, This is a way to install frash on iPad:
- Download the file Frash.deb
- SSH your iPad
- Move to the directory: /var/root/Media
- Go to the Media Directory
- Create New Folder then named it “Cydia”
- Open the “Cydia” folder
- Create New Folder again then named it “AutoInstall”
- Upload files to there Frash.deb
- Reboot Your iPad
The app can also be an alternative to make iPad flash player. In addition to support all flash content on websites iSwifter also allows you to access all flash-based games.
Photon Browser – IPad Flash Player
Photon Flash Web Browser from AppsVerse is a revolutionary product that seems to deliver a rich experience on the Web for Flash on the IPad. Like other iPad browsers which have flash enabled, the Photon browser kicks into a virtual session when you encounter Flash content you want to play and you just click on the “Lighting” icon to download the flash video, you would like to see. This product is highly recommended.
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That is some of these applications are solution for flash player for iPad.