Flashify for Android lets you use Chrome browser, run Flash content


The Google Chrome beta web browser for Android is fast, powerful, and offers some nifty features such as the ability to synchronize your bookmarks and currently open browser tabs across multiple devices.

But one thing it doesn’t support is Adobe Flash. If you want to view a Flash video or play a Flash game, you’ll have to switch web browsers. A new free app called Flashify makes that very easy to do.

Flashify

Basically you can surf the web using Google Chrome (or any web browser), and when you run across a page with Flash content, just hit the Share button and then choose the Flashify menu option.

A list of web browsers will pop up, and you can choose to open the web page in any of the browsers installed on your device. Most will probably support Flash, as long as you have the Adobe Flash plugin installed.

This lets you continue using Chrome as your primary web browser, while switching only when you run across content it can’t handle.

Flashify was originally called “Another Browser,” but the developer changed the name on April 12th to avoid confusion. The app is open source and you can access the source code and view the change log at github.

via reddit

Brad Linder

Brad Linder is editor of Liliputing and Mobiputing. He's been tinkering with mobile tech for decades and writing about it since 2006. Brad has also worked with NPR, WHYY, PRI, and AOL.

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