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Does Adobe Reader for Android have the Flash Player Runtime

Mar 9, 2012 6:22 PM

I have a PDF document that I generate which contains an embedded Flex application.

It works fine with the desktop version of PDF reader. However. It doesn't appear that

PDF reader for Android contains the Flash Player runtime.


Can someone from Adobe confirm this ?




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    Mar 9, 2012 6:36 PM   in reply to developer_ethan



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    Mar 22, 2012 7:18 AM   in reply to Dov Isaacs

    Dov, you confimed that Adobe Reader for Android has the Flash Player Runtime - I thought this feature is necessary to be able to show embedded  (flv) videos?


    What about viewing cross platform proof PDF files containing mp4 (H.264) embedded videos?


    Up to now I’m forced to show ezPDF Reader in my workflow scenarios - think about the bad psychology that I always will have explain that the rich media PDF workflows could work with Adobe products, but Adobe itself seems to limit PDF use cases in order not to become a competitor of let’s guess of FOLIO?

    Please explain me why? No market? I would like to contradict as much as I can.


    If someone starts to weaken the big possibilities for PDF even on mobile devices this seems to be Adobe itself: Where are the Adobe show cases showing rich media PDFs on mobile devices?

    Almost everything Adobe is showing with rich media information is in DPS  based on Folio  (slide shows, videos etc).

    You might get all the functionality much easier using PDF (seen from a classic DTP workflow using Word, FrameMaker or InDesign)

    Why didn’t Adobe add more multimedia features?  Where is the 3D support on mobile devices?

    Has Adobe changed the overall PDF strategy?

    Where is an  Adobe PDF cross platform strategy for using rich media PDFs on PC, Macs, Android and iPhone/iPads?

    Dieter Gust

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    Mar 22, 2012 8:24 AM   in reply to DieterGust

    I confirmed that the Adobe Reader for Android does not have the Flash Player runtime. Read developer_ethan's question carefully.


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    Mar 22, 2012 2:46 PM   in reply to Dov Isaacs

    If I read the text again,  you are right of course...

    I'm sorry...


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