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Adobe launches sneak preview of 64-bit Flash player for Windows, Mac, Linux

Updated Dec 19th, 2018 6:48PM EST

If you’re rocking a 64-bit operating system, you are probably acutely aware that your 64-bit browser has to utilize Adobe’s Flash plug-in in 32-bit mode. Yesterday, Adobe announced a sneak preview of their 64-bit Flash implementation they are calling “Square.” As the press release states:

This preview includes support for two new areas, namely enhanced support for Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 9 Beta and native 64-bit support for all major desktop operating systems including Linux, Mac, and Windows. […] The community has been very vocal around the need for native 64-bit support and we’ve heard you loud and clear. Today we’re also sharing a refresh of the Linux 64-bit version of Flash Player together with the first preview of both the 64-bit Windows and Mac versions.

The company is encouraging those with 64-bit browsers to give the new code, complete with 32 extra bits, a try. Hit the read link for more information and the download instructions.