To view content with Flash Player in the Chromium open source web browser, install the Flash Player plug-in.


Unlike Chromium, the similar Google Chrome browser includes Adobe Flash Player built-in. Accordingly, Chrome users do not need to download Flash Player separately. To learn more about the enhanced support for Flash Player in Google Chrome, see Flash Player with Google Chrome.

How do I view Flash content in Chromium?

To view content with Flash Player in Chromium, install the Flash Player plug-in. The installer installs Flash Player as a system plug-in for Chromium.

I am a developer, designer, or advanced user that creates or tests Flash content. How can I run debugger or alternate versions of Flash Player in Chromium?

Chromium uses the Netscape-compatible plug-in version of Flash Player currently installed on your system. Install the appropriate release, debugger, or prerelease version of Flash Player as a Netscape-compatible plug-in to use it in Chromium.

I have Flash Player installed, but I am unable to view Flash content in Chromium. How do I enable Flash Player to view this content?

If you have installed Flash Player for Chromium, but cannot see Flash-based content, you may have disabled Flash Player in Chromium. (You can get Flash Player for Chromium by visiting in your Chromium browser.) To re\enable it:

  1. Type about:plugins into the address bar at the top of a Chromium browser window.
  2. Click Details at the upper-right corner of the page.
  3. Find the Flash or Shockwave Flash listing on the Plug-ins page and click the corresponding Enable button.
  4. Close all Chromium windows and restart the browser.