Wandering around Apple discussion forum for finding out if you can get Adobe Flash Player for the new iPad 3 or other Apple devices, you may disappoint that the answer is No. Here is why there’s no Flash available for iDevices including the new iPad 3. Adobe was unable to provide a suitable solution to the needs of battery powered mobile devices when browsing Internet since current Adobe Flash player used too much memory which ate battery life. In addition Flash has been abandoned by many sites since they begin to provide their own custom app with supported technologies such as HTML5. Meanwhile, most Flash users are weary of the constant need to update Flash to (fix security holes for the most part) on their organizations desktops and laptops for multiple browsers and OS's.
While don’t be upset that Apple device does not support Adobe Flash Player natively, there are some apps that can help display Flash videos and websites on the new iPad 3. This article offers top 10 Flash Player apps for the new iPad 3.
NO. 1 Skyfire Web Browser - $2.99
Skyfire Web Browser is a mobile web browser which runs on Android and iOS devices. This app allows you to watch and enjoy Flash videos from various web sites on iPad, iPhone, iPod touch.
NOTE: Since Skyfire is focused on video only currently, it does not support Flash websites, apps or games.
TIME - Skyfire named a Top 50 App of 2012
NO. 2 iSwifter Browser - Free ($4.99 after 7 days)
iSwifter Flash Browser empowers you to watch your favorite Flash videos, TV shows, movies and polular mid-core Facebook Social Games from Kixeye, Kabam and Ubisoft on iPad.
iSwifter Entertainment Browser is available free for the first 7 days for you to evaluate. If you like the experience, you can upgrade to the paid version of the app using an in-app purchase to get unlimited access and enhanced performance levels.
NOTE: iSwifter currently requires a Wi-Fi connection.
No. 3 Splashtop Remote Desktop - $6.99
It simply allows you play Flash content on the slate. Instead, Splashtop Remote Desktop connects to the user’s PC or Mac and permits them to interact with PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook, Quicken, IE, Firefox, Safari, World of Warcraft and other PC or Mac applications over Wi-Fi or 3G, OR 4G networks wherever applicable. On sale for $6.99 when we last hit up the iTunes link, the reel out Flash-based videos and games.
NO. 4 Cloud Browse - $2.99
The Basic download gives you 10 minute browser sessions, which is perfect for catching up on news, watching short videos, looking at restaurant menus, and other light browsing activities on your iPad. You can upgrade to Unlimited and Premium service levels for increased performance and unlimited browser sessions if you want to use Cloud Browse to play Flash games, view longer videos, or engage other higher bandwidth content on the web.
NO. 5 Photon Flash Web Browser - $4.99
Photon Browser is a powerful browser with Flash capability designed to enhance your browsing experience on the iPad. It should permit you to play Flash games, utilize Flash apps, watch Flash videos and even listen to music streamed via Flash Player. It blends in native browsing for normal websites and remote browsing for Flash sites, while enabling users to switch between both modes or peruse them simultaneously in multiple view modes. You can download the app from iTunes for $4.99.
NO. 6 Puffin Web Browser -£1.99
Puffin Web browser is specially designed for iPhone and iPad 3 but you can install it on iPod Touch too for flash support. With the help of cloud servers, Puffin is capable of supporting flash players on your iPad. Puffin has two versions available. One is free but it doesn’t support flash video streaming.
NO. 7 Peregrine Player – Free
Peregrine is downloader and player both which can download and play almost all video formats including FLV file. Peregrine is completely free and supports multiple video formats. Faster download with resume support. Main specialty is it can download video files which are in parts into one. Peregrine can be install on iPad and iPhone only.
NO. 8 OPlayer HD - $4.99
OPlayer HD is called alternative for adobe flash player for iPad. You can search flash videos on the net or play flash videos from storage of iPad. It supports Flash objects with great quality.
NO. 9 SocialGames - $3.99 (Play Free Flash Games)
Social Games app is for iPad to play flash games. This app could be a great for game lovers. Facebook has huge collection of flash games such as Zynga's Cityville, Farmville, Frontierville, Empires & Allies, Millionaire City, Pet Society, and Bubble Island and this app supports those flash games. Social games app is specially design for US based users and made some unique features especially for US users.
NO. 10 Frash Player
Frash Player also provides flash support for iPad device but we do not recommend you to use Frash player for iPad 3 because to use it you need to jailbreak iPad device first so if you are not familiar with jailbreak then it will damage your iPad device software.
Please refer to the Pavtube iPad Video Specials and get more instructions related to the new iPad 3. For example, you are able to find solutions here to watch BD/DVD movie on iPad, to transfer videos and movies from computer to iPad via iTunes, to encode MKV/AVI/WMV to iPad compatible video, and to play Flash videos on iPad without jailbreaking.