Adobe Shockwave Player (formerly Macromedia Shockwave Player) is a browser plug-in that provides advanced multimedia capabilities. Adobe Shockwave Player is the web standard for powerful multimedia playback and has been installed on over 450 million Internet-enabled desktops.
Adobe Shockwave Player displays web content that has been created using Adobe Director and allows you to view interactive web content like games, business presentations, entertainment, and advertisements from your web browser.
What is the difference between Adobe Shockwave Player and Flash Player?
- Flash Player displays content created with Flash Professional, such as web application front ends, high-impact website user interfaces and animations and rich Internet applications (RIAs) created using Flex.
- Shockwave Player displays content created with Adobe Director software such as high-performance multiuser games, interactive 3D product simulations, online entertainment, and training applications.
Last Update: September 29, 2016
Current Version: 188.8.131.52
Languages: Multiple Languages
Supported Operating Systems:
Windows XP SP3+ / Vista SP2+ / 7 SP1+ / 8 / 8.1 / 10 (32-Bit, 64-Bit)
Developer: Adobe Systems Inc.