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Adobe Flash Player Version Penetration

Worldwide Ubiquity of Adobe Flash Player by Version June 2008
  Flash Player 6 Flash Player 7 Flash Player 8 Flash Player 9 Flash Player 9.0.115*
Mature Markets1 No longer surveyed 99.0% 98.7% 97.7% 81.7%
US/Canada No longer surveyed 99.1% 98.9% 97.8% 83.3%
Europe2 No longer surveyed 98.5% 97.9% 96.5% 78.6%
Japan No longer surveyed 99.3% 99.3% 98.8% 81.3%
Emerging Markets3 No longer surveyed 97.3% 97.1% 96.2% 82.4%

*Flash Player 9 Update 3, released on 12/4/2007, introduced H.264 video and HE-AAC audio playback, multi-core support, hardware scaling of HD quality full-screen video and component caching. Includes v9.0.115 and v9.0.124.

Worldwide Ubiquity of Adobe Flash Player by Version March 2008
  Flash Player 6 Flash Player 7 Flash Player 8 Flash Player 9 Flash Player 9.0.115*
Mature Markets1 No longer surveyed 98.8% 98.5% 97.2% 61.8%
US/Canada No longer surveyed 98.7% 98.5% 97.3% 62.1%
Europe2 No longer surveyed 98.5% 98.1% 96.5% 61.9%
Japan No longer surveyed 99.8% 99.5% 98.0% 61.0%
Emerging Markets3 Not surveyed in this wave

*Flash Player 9 Update 3, released on 12/4/2007, introduced H.264 video and HE-AAC audio playback, multi-core support, hardware scaling of HD quality full-screen video and component caching.

Worldwide Ubiquity of Adobe Flash Player by Version December 2007
  Flash Player 6 Flash Player 7 Flash Player 8 Flash Player 9
Mature Markets1 98.8% 98.8% 98.3% 95.7%
US/Canada 99.0% 99.0% 98.5% 96.8%
Europe2 98.1% 98.1% 97.6% 94.3%
Japan 99.5% 99.5% 99.3% 95.3%
Emerging Markets3 97.4% 97.3% 95.5% 93.3%

 

Worldwide Ubiquity of Adobe Flash Player by Version Sept 2007
  Flash Player 6 Flash Player 7 Flash Player 8 Flash Player 9
Mature Markets1 99.1% 99.1% 98.4% 93.3%
US/Canada 99.0% 99.0% 98.5% 94.1%
Europe2 99.2% 99.2% 98.2% 93.7%
Japan 99.5% 99.5% 99.0% 91.3%
Emerging Markets3 Not surveyed in this wave

Notes

  1. Mature markets include US,Canada,UK,Germany,France,Japan
  2. Europe includes UK, Germany, France
  3. The Emerging markets are surveyed every other wave. They include China, S. Korea, Russia, India and Taiwan. Percentages are carried over from the previous wave when emerging markets are not surveyed.