On August 15, Adobe will no longer offer Flash for Android through the Google Play store. Any Android device that does not already have Flash will be unable to download it any longer. It is the end of a very long, difficult road for Adobe as it cedes video on mobile browsers to HTML5.

Come tomorrow, if you do not already have Flash on your Android smartphone, you will not be able to get it. Adobe has planned to put Flash for Android to rest since fall 2011. The company announced on June 28th that it would un-publish Flash from Google Play on August 15.

Tomorrow will not bring the complete end of Flash support on Android devices. Existing Flash for Android users will continue to receive security updates, but that is the extent to which Adobe will continue to support the plug-in.

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