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Flash player alternative for stopping autoplay

Asus / X99 deluxe
January 1, 2021 at 05:33:08
Specs: Windows 10 x64 pro, 32GB DDR4
Flash player is being killed off for good,need an alternative.
Currently flash disables autoplay video/streams on webpages for me.
Tried various plugins/addons for firefox,most do indeed stop autoplay but all allow the stream/video to display a still/pic,flash also stopped this.

How to stop streams/videos autoplaying/displaying a still/pic of the stream/video when I visit website/page,using firefox portable.

No idea what format the websites/pages I visit stream/videos?


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#1
January 1, 2021 at 06:36:40
With flash being discontinued, almost every website has changed to html5 (which newer versions of Firefox should natively support). That may or may not apply to FF Portable.

See if there's something here that may help:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/k...

"Channeling the spirit of jboy..."


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#2
January 1, 2021 at 12:19:28
Flash player is being killed off for good,need an alternative.

For an alternative try here:

https://bluemaxima.org/flashpoint/

MIKE

http://www.skeptic.com/


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#3
January 2, 2021 at 05:03:25
I don't think the websites I visit are flash based,they play straight off if no flash player installed.
Pretty sure it's just html5 being streamed?

Tried various video/html5 blockers/stoppers etc
They work to a degree but it's like they stop after 1 second,so there's always a still/pic of the stream/video.
When I have flash player installed these streams/videos are a blank screen,click to allow.
Firefox has built in video/audio blockers but they do the same thing.

I suppose flash player will still do it's magic on the websites I visit,so long as they are not flash based?
So maybe my post is a bit misleading as I'm not entirely sure what the 'ending' means?
Will my FF flash plugin still work etc after 'the end'?


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#4
January 2, 2021 at 05:54:05
"...as I'm not entirely sure what the 'ending' means?
Will my FF flash plugin still work etc after 'the end'?"

https://www.theverge.com/2020/12/31...

https://www.infosecurity-magazine.c...

https://www.infoworld.com/article/3...

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#5
January 2, 2021 at 11:25:31
Note in the final article:

"Adobe will no longer support Flash Player after this month; Flash content will be blocked from running in Flash Player beginning on January 12, 2021.


Adobe advises all users to immediately uninstall Flash Player to protect their systems."

"Channeling the spirit of jboy..."


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#6
January 2, 2021 at 18:26:30
T-R-A quoted:

> "Adobe will no longer support Flash Player after this month;
> Flash content will be blocked from running in Flash Player
> beginning on January 12, 2021."

What the F????? How does that make even the tiniest bit of sense?

Especially considering the sentence immediately preceeding the part
you quoted:

> "The final release was made on December 8."

Are they saying that they released an updated version of Flash Player
on December 8, and that Flash Player will stop working on January 12,
just a month and four days later??? Why would they release a new
version and then immediately make it non-functional????

A month and four days is less time than it usually takes me to learn that
an update is available, and it could be another month before I get around
to downloading it. And typically several more days before I install it.

Why would anybody make their program cease functioning ever?????

Does whatever player is embedded in HTML5 play Flash animations?

It better!

There must be millions of websites that have Flash content, many of
which can never be updated because the people who made them are
dead, or otherwise incapable of changing a web page they wrote ten
or twenty years ago.

And HTML5 can't play video. It is hypertext markup language. It can
call another program to play videos. So what program does it call?
Does it call the same program to play Flash videos that it calls to play
other videos? Who wrote this program?

And this bit:

> "Adobe advises all users to immediately uninstall Flash Player to
> protect their systems."

What??? Is it going to explode? Why the FFFFF would it need to be
uninstalled????? Do I need to uninstall it from my Windows 98 SE
computer? Will the Flash player I installed 15 years ago stop working
on January 12? What about the Flash player I installed 5 years ago?
Is it going to turn into goo on my hard drive?

-- Jeff, in Minneapolis

message edited by Jeff Root


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#7
January 2, 2021 at 19:32:09
T-R-A quoted:

> "Adobe will no longer support Flash Player after this month;
> Flash content will be blocked from running in Flash Player
> beginning on January 12, 2021.""What the F????? How does that make even the tiniest bit of sense?

Especially considering the sentence immediately preceeding the part
you quoted:

> "The final release was made on December 8."

That's what the article says. I'm not stating anything (nor am I really concerned about Flash since I stopped using it long ago...not for security's sake, just that it chewed up too much bandwidth on my former mediocre AT&T "broadband" connection). I don't succumb to FUD from Adobe, M$ or any other source. Having been online since 1995 (and only having one virus-hiccup), I think I can decide for myself what I want or do not want happening on my machine(s)....

"Channeling the spirit of jboy..."


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#8
January 13, 2021 at 04:19:07
Yes but they all show a pre image of the video.

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