Adobe Kills Mobile Flash Player

Adobe recently killed the Mobile Flash Player and will instead focus its efforts on Flash for desktop computers.

Adobe conceded that Flash just isn’t suited for mobile devices and that HTML 5 and CSS are much better options — something Apple has been saying for years. The change isn’t much of a surprise since Apple has been anti-Flash for some time, and Microsoft recently said it won’t support Flash in Internet Explorer 10’s Metro touch-based mode.

This doesn’t signal the end of Flash, but it does take away much of the incentive Web developers have to code for the platform since mobile devices are becoming more popular for online surfing.