Flash Player 10.1 Now at 85% Penetration

The December 2010 Flash Player penetration study is in:

– 85.3% of people in mature markets are using the current version, Flash Player 10.1
– 87.4% in US/Canada and 86.2% in Europe
– 82.4% in emerging markets

The September 2010 Flash Player 10.1 penetration numbers broke all the previous rate records with 74% mature market penetration in just 3 months. The December 2010 study validates those statistics: as FP 10.1 penetration in mature markets is now over 85% and over 82% in emerging markets. At this rate, Flash Player 10.1 is expected to be at over 90% penetration before summer.

Visit the Flash Player team blog for more details on why we perform the studies, how they are completed, and why they are so important to developers.


Matt Rozen. @mattyroze

Matt is group manager for Creative Cloud and Brand social media teams at Adobe. His teams are focused on social engagement, developing and executing product & brand campaigns to drive awareness for the awesomeness that is Creative Cloud and Adobe. In his spare time, Matt manages Candy Gurus, an entertaining if not irreverent reviews site for candy lovers.

Matt Rozen. @mattyroze