Here you will learn to install Flash Player in your Mac OS X. It doesn’t matter which type of browser you are using to run adobe flash. For the readers who don’t know, Flash Player from Adobe is an application runs at the user end on user’s web browser, to make many “videotic” things run.
Most of the browsers do not come with built in Flash plugin, so they always required to be install to view many of the websites that offer videos. However, there are some browser who have built in support for Flash Player and do not required to be install, or update, such as Google Chrome.
Steps to Install Flash Player on Mac OS X
Step 1: Visit Adobe website and Download Flash “Installer”
First of all, you need to download installer for flash. You need to visit adobe’s official web page in order to download flash installer.
Follow this link https://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/ and download installer form there by clicking “download now” button.
Depending upon your internet browser you are using, it will ask you where to save file. Safari will automatically save the file in the same download directory.
Step 2: Open the Downloaded File “Installer”
After downloading it, if your file does not automatically open then go to download folder and open file that you just downloaded.
It will be the file with .dmg extension. Open this file and open the installer program it contains. And click or tap installer to run.
Step 3: Click or Tap “Open” to run the “Install Adobe Flash Player” program
Now you will be asked if you really want to run “Install Adobe Flash Player” program. If you think this is the actual file you have downloaded, then confirm this. You can check the file name, date and time of download in order to confirm. Now click or tap the “Open” button if you’re ready.
Step 4: Check the box to Agree with the Terms & Conditions and click/tap “Install”
Now installer is running. You will be prompted and asked to read the terms and condition in order to download flash. If you agree with terms and conditions, then check the box and click or tap the “Install” button.
Step 5: Provide the Username & Password and Click or tap “OK” to continue
Installer program requires to put system files in your computer. It does not have permission to do so. You will be asked to put your username and password in order to allow installer to save and modify files on your computer. Then click or tap “OK” button.
Now adobe flash will start installing itself in your computer.
Good thing with adobe flash is, that it’s able to automatically check for updates. Flash is found vulnerable to security issues. So, it is highly recommended that flash should be up to date in order to avoid security risks. Or you can also uninstall Flash Player in your Mac OS X.
The option of “Allow Adobe to install updates” will allow flash to automatically connect adobe and make a regular check for updates. But if you think it does not suit you because of limited date rate then you can choose the option of “Notify me to install updates“. Flash will still check for updates, but it will need your permission to install latest updates.
The option of “Never check for updates” will make you rely on this version that you just installed. It won’t check for updates so it some security issues may be compromised.
Once you select appropriate option then click or tap “Done”.
Congratulation, you have successfully installed adobe flash on your mac OS X