Nexus 7 Flash Player: How to Play Flash on Nexus 7

There have been quite a number of Nexus 7 users' complains that they can't stream or play flash videos on the Google Chrome's browser. Yeah, it lacks of flash support on Nexus 7. To make it worst, neither Google nor Adobe has any plans (at the time this article was written) to add flash support to any future version of Android. Well, I supposed you'll want to find a great Nexus 7 flash player. Consider it done here. This article focuses mainly on how to play flash files on Nexus 7. You'll also be able to pick up some great tips about your Nexus 7.

Part 1. Supported File Formats for Nexus 7

If you're unsure what type of files is supported for your Nexus 7, simply check out the list below. You might need to convert the file formats that are not in the list prior to transfer or playback. Read more on how you can choose the right video converter for yourself.

Video Files:

  • MPEG-4
  • VP8
  • H.264
  • H.264 AVC

Audio Files:

  • AAC
  • FLAC
  • MP3
  • MIDI
  • PCM
  • WAVE
  • Vorbis
  • AMR-WB
  • AMR-NB

Part 2. Best Video Settings for Playback on Nexus 7

The best video settings for playback on the Nexus 7 is when it's stored in an MP4 container paired with codec recommended as below:

Video Settings:

  • Encoder: H.264
  • Resolution: 854*480
  • Frame Rate: 30 fps
  • Bit Rate: 2000 kbps

Audio Settings:

  • Encoder: AAC
  • Channel: 2
  • Sample Rate: 44100Hz
  • Bit Rate: 128 kbps

If you have a pre-installed video converter or an alternative converter, you can adjust or key in the settings mentioned to get the best quality out of your videos. If you don’t, check out thes two articles on how you can convert your files both through online website and through a desktop converter.

Part 3. Play Flash on Nexus 7 With A Doable Nexus 7 Flash Player

Using an available Nexus 7 flash player is indeed the easiest way to allow you to directly play an online flash video from most video-sharing sites. However, you have to add flash support to the Google Nexus 7 first. To install flash on Nexus 7, there are 3 simple steps involved.

Step 1 On Nexus 7, go to the Android Settings android settings. Open Security and then tick the Unknown sources checkbox. Then, download Adobe Flash Play 11.1 apk from XDA Developers.

Step 2 From the Android market, download Nexus 7 flash player on Firefox Beta browser.

Step 3 Firefox Beta sets plugins to On demand by default, which will cause some inconveniences. To remedy it, you can go to its  Settings> Plugins and then Enabled it.

Please take note that I have tried it on different browsers including Chrome, ICS+ Browser as well as Dolphin Browser HD. All of them can't work with the flash plugin in Android 4.1. The Firefox Beta (Note: not Firefox) seems to be the only browser that works with the method mentioned above currently. If you still have no luck and the method doesn't work for you, you can try a more feasible way described in Part 4 in order to play your flash videos on the Nexus 7.

Part 4. Play Flash on Nexus 7 by Downloading and Converting Flash Videos to Nexus 7

In this part, we've resorted in using an all-in-one flash video downloader and converter to help download our favorite flash videos from most video-sharing sites. Subsequently, the downloaded files are converted to Nexus 7 compatible formats. At last, we transferred these videos to Nexus 7 for a 100% success rate of playback.

The navigation, downloading and conversion process made through the iTube Studio is extremely fast and easy. As a matter of fact, it's only within a few clicks.

iTube Studio - Video Downloader & Converter

  • Download videos from YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, and other 10,000+ pupular sites.
  • Convert downloaded videos to many formats and devices including MOV, AVI, MP4, MP3 and much more.
  • Batch download videos like YouTube playlists & channels at high speed.
  • Download YouTube HD videos (even 1080p HD and 4k videos) and YouTube 3D videos.
  • Download YouTube high bit-rate MP3 in one-click.
  • Download videos 3X faster with task scheduler.
  • Support downloading online videos in Safari, Firefox and IE.
  • Record screen or any video from online websites.
  • A built-in video player to play videos.

Step 1 Find your favorite online flash videos.

Launch one of the browsers that you’ve selected during this app’s installation. And then access to video-sharing sites to find and play your desirable flash online videos. Note that you must play the online flash video.

Step 2 Select Nexus 7 as the output format.

Go back to the Download tab. At the top-right corner of the interface, you need to switch on the Download then Convert switch. Immediately, there will be an output format list popping up. Here, you can go to Android >Google Nexus.

play flash on nexus 7

Note: Enabling the Download then Convert option means you will download and spontaneously convert flash videos to Nexus 7 supported formats with only one-click.

Step 3 Start online flash videos download and conversion.

This application can automatically detect the online flash videos. You can then use one of the two methods below to download online flash videos:

  1. Hit the floating Download icon on the top of each online flash video to start flash video download.
  2.  flash player for google nexus 7

  3. Click the +Paste URL button in the Downloads interface to paste the URL of the flash video.

 flash player for google nexus 7

Now, you can see this YouTube online video downloader is downloading these online videos (with the display of the progress bar). After downloading, this application will automatically help you to convert the flash videos, so it's compatible for Nexus 7.

Step 4 Transfer flash videos to Nexus 7

When it's done, you can find the converted files by going to the output folder according to the output path. Plugin the Nexus 7 device to your computer via the USB cable and then transfer the converted video files to Nexus 7 for smooth playback. That's all you need to do!

Let's watch the video tutorial below to download and convert video in one click:

iTube Studio
Oct 29,2018 9:54 am / Posted by to Tips & Tricks about Video Downloaders
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