Ben Elliott · Feb 7, 2011 at 06:00 am

Flash Game Player Opens Up A New World of Games on Android

One of the great selling points about Android phones is that they are fully capable of displaying Flash content. Nonetheless, there are still many Flash-based web games which will not work with Android for one simple reason: the controls have not been correctly implemented to allow their use on a mobile device.

Normally, you have to wait for the Flash developer to manually make his or her contribution to the online world friendly with our phones and tablets. However, XDA member Kazeari has created an extremely useful free application, which is designed to allow Android users to use almost any Flash game, regardless of whether or not they have been written to work for the platform.

To try Flash Game Player out, Kazeari recommends having a high-end Android device and Adobe Flash 10.1 installed. The application allows .swf files to be played from your device’s SD card. More information is available in the project thread.


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Ben Elliott

ben_duder is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. Hi! My name's Ben, and I'm proud to be one of the news writers at xda-developers. I live near London and have spent the last ten years wasting all the money I get my hands on on new gadgets with which to fulfil my technolust. I first got into HTC phones when I found a Lobster 700TV (the HTC Monet) at a very good price, and I'm ashamed to say that I couldn't have cared less about what operating system the phone was running as long as I could watch The Simpsons on the bus. As fellow Monet owners might know, the 'TV' part of the phone's alternate title was somewhat deceiving and was completely abandoned by the service providers in England. However, by then I had already fallen in love with the freedom Windows Mobile had given me. After the Monet came a Universal, with a Touch Pro following that. I've just bought a G1 (yeah, I know, get with the times!) because I'm really interested in Android as a budding operating system and don't think I could ever cope with a 'dumbphone' now that I know what's on offer. Although I haven't contributed much to the site in terms of programming or cooking help, I hope that I can give a bit back by letting you guys know what's new through my articles. If you have any questions, suggestions or complaints about those articles, feel free to get in touch with me via PM using the URL above. View ben_duder's posts and articles here.
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