Adobe offers free Flash license for mobile development


The Flash logoAdobe has announced the launch of the Open Screen Project with support from notables like Nokia, Samsung, Intel, and NBC, amongst others. The Open Screen Project hopes to make the mobile internet experience better by giving away Flash for mobile device development, as well as opening up some of the protocols used in the software. The aim is to give developers a standard environment to develop for, rather than having to build, in some cases, over a hundred different versions to run across as wide an array of devices as possible. Flash is becoming more and more prevalent on mobile phones, with Adobe expecting it to ship on over a billion devices by 2009, so this very good news for the industry as a whole.