[NetBehaviour] Ruffle – the Flash Player emulator

Helen Varley Jamieson helen at creative-catalyst.com
Mon Feb 1 17:58:44 CET 2021

that is good news. i wonder how they define "famous" ... ;)

On 30.01.21 16:17, Graziano Milano via NetBehaviour wrote:
> Dear all,
> Last week I found out by reading the Independent's article by Andrew
> Griffin, that the Internet Archive announced two months ago that *“it
> would be cataloguing famous Flash content so that they could be
> preserved even after the technology is discontinued. Users will be
> able to use a Flash emulator to play animations and games.”*
> The Internet Archive, which has already saved over thousands playable
> DOS games, books and a copy of the entire internet, said that it would
> be using a Flash emulator called Ruffle to let animations play in the
> browser.
> Viewers do not need to have a Flash plugin themselves installed, and
> the system works on Firefox, Chrome, Edge, and Safari. Here are more
> info about that published at the Internet Archive’s blog:
> – Flash Animations Live Forever at the Internet Archive:
> http://blog.archive.org/2020/11/19/flash-animations-live-forever-at-the-internet-archive/
> – Flash Back! Further Thoughts on Flash at the Internet Archive:
> http://blog.archive.org/2020/11/22/flash-back-further-thoughts-on-flash-at-the-internet-archive/
> And here is *Ruffle* – https://ruffle.rs – the Flash Player emulator
> built in the Rust programming language that can be installed on a
> website we own, as a browser extension and using it as a desktop
> application.
> Graziano
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