Resolved Flash for safari?

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by Scuba629, Jun 23, 2012.

  1. Scuba629, Jun 23, 2012
    Last edited: Jun 25, 2012

    macrumors regular

    Jul 14, 2010
    Do most install flash for safari/firefox or just use chrome?
  2. macrumors Westmere


    May 16, 2008
    Many do use Flash on Safari and Firefox. For Flash-related issues:
    • Find your Flash version and make sure it's the latest version available. Never install or update Flash from a pop-up on a website. Always go to Adobe's site to get Flash or updates.
    • Install ClickToFlash (Safari), Flashblock (Firefox) or FlashBlock (Chrome) to control which Flash content plays on websites.
    • Try using the YouTube HTML5 Video Player to watch YouTube videos, when available. (May impact fullscreen viewing. See link for details.) As far as performance impact, YMMV.
  3. macrumors member

    Apr 27, 2008
    I personally feel like I get a better experience leaving flash completely off Safari and just using Chrome when I absolutely need to see something with flash.

    Chrome essentially sandboxes flash so you get that security benefit and I find click to flash annoying so I don't have to deal with that.
  4. macrumors Core


    Jan 23, 2005
    I do the same thing. By using Safari without Flash installed many sites that otherwise use Flash will detect you do not have Flash installed then serve up a HTML5 version instead. Much better.
  5. thread starter macrumors regular

    Jul 14, 2010
    Sounds like its not needed. I'll just stick to Chrome and use a flash app for it.

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